Animal Planet

  • Tia Torres did reality TV because she and her kids needed to eat

  • Animal Planet: Call of the Wildman did not kill, drug animals

  • Call of the Wild not only fake, but abused, even killed animals

  • Behind the scenes details about Top Hooker, the fishing competition almost called “Master Baiter”

  • Reality TV tries to stop poaching of rhinos and elephants

  • Top Hooker: a new competition from Top Shot’s producers for Animal Planet

  • Animal Planet’s faux documentary on mermaids still fooling people

  • Animal Planet gets into the cupcake reality show field with vegan cupcake baker series

  • Taxidermy business that freeze-dries dead pets being filmed for a new Animal Planet show

  • Pit Bulls and Parolees ratings double during special episode, so Animal Planet giving $50K

  • Must-watch The Cove airs on Animal Planet, spin-off series follows former Flipper trainer

  • Mike Tyson will race pigeons in new Animal Planet series Taking on Tyson

  • The Cove will become Dolphin Warriors, an Animal Planet series starring Ric O’Barry

  • Animal Planet will broadcast The Cove, the documentary about dolphin slaughter

  • Huber wins Groomer Has It 2 after super-ironic Samantha Harris appearance

  • Joe Talamo riding favorite I Want Revenge in the Kentucky Derby along with three other Jockeys

  • Discovery, TLC, BET, Animal Planet, Travel Channel renew, add reality shows

  • Groomer Has It returns Saturday night

  • Animal Planet renews Jockeys, which was more docu than drama during its first season

  • Jockeys debuts tonight on Animal Planet

  • Whale Wars ratings increase, renewed for second season

  • Whale Wars is compelling real-life drama in the Antarctic

  • Grizzly Man Diaries debuts tonight, features bear footage shot by Timothy Treadwell

  • Animal Planet moves into edgier, compelling territory with Whale Wars, Grizzly Man Diaries

  • Meerkat Manor returns tonight; meerkat killed by car