Release the hounds: DogTV — touted as the first TV network aimed at man's best friend — is a real 24-hour channel that will be unleashed on DirecTV starting Aug. 1. For the first two weeks of August…
Animal Planet exec Charlie Foley will lead Discovery Communication’s newly forged Original Content Group and create content across the company’s portfolio of cable nets. Foley is tasked with…
Americans’ fascination with mermaids seemingly knows no bounds, as Animal Planet drew a network-record audience on Sunday for “Mermaids: The New Evidence.” The special, kicking off Monsters Week on…
Fans of Animal Planet skeins will be pleased to learn that the cabler is rolling out a slate of digital programming to complement its existing on-air shows. Original Web series will dovetail off the…
Animal Planet has greenlit two new projects, "Money Barn" from Original Prods. and "Swamp'd!" from Leftfield Pictures.
Animal Planet has renewed hourlong reality skein "Gator Boys" for a second season.
Animal Planet has licensed rights to three films in the Disneynature series from Disney-ABC Domestic TV.
Animal Planet has ordered new seasons of Saturday primetime series "Pit Boss," My Cat From Hell" and "Pit Bulls and Parolees."
Animal Planet is developing its own version of Discovery Channel's Shark Week with a programming stunt dubbed Monster Week to be unveiled at the Television Critics Assn. press tour today.
Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell" has clawed its way up the ladder from three-part mini to full-blown series, with a second, six-ep season greenlit by the Discovery wildlife cabler.
Whitney Holland has been named VP of program planning and scheduling for Animal Planet.