An interview with Puppy Bowl rufferee Dan Schachner, who talks about the show’s mission to save animals in shelters—and how it’s expanding this year with the Dog Bowl.
Animal Planet’s My Cat from Hell star Jackson Galaxy will star alongside Zoe Sandor in a new, similar series: Cat vs. Dog.
Animal Planet is bringing the family of Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin—an early reality TV star—back to the network. Terri, Bindi, and Robert Irwin will develop shows for the network.
An interview with Nate Schoemer and Laura London of Animal Planet’s Rescue Dog to Super Dog, on which they train shelter dogs to become service dogs.
Animal Planet will debut River Monsters season 9 in April, but it will be the last season for Jeremy Wade’s show, which has been cancelled.
An interview with the producers of Ocean Warriors, a six-hour Animal Planet series that follows people who are trying to stop illegal fishing.
Hi, I’m 100 Miles from Nowhere, Animal Planet’s most-promising series in years, since Whale Wars, and I’ve been ruined by terrible narration and too many disorienting close-ups. Originally titles Matt on the Run, this new series follows three friends who take four-day, 100-mile run/hike/climbs in frequently dangerous places. They’re assisted by food and supply drops at the end… continue reading
The Animal Planet series Pit Bulls & Parolees, now in the middle of its sixth season, is about how Tia Torres and her staff of parolees save pit bulls. But the reality TV show literally saved her and her organization, the Villalobos Rescue Center. A 2007 profile in Los Angeles Magazine led to offers from producers. Though she considers herself… continue reading
After Mother Jones reported late last month that Animal Planet’s staged reality show Call of the Wildman resulted in “Drugs, Death, Neglect” for some of the animals. While the article included a statement from the network and an interview with a representative from the production company, I was surprised by the comments Animal Planet’s president… continue reading
Animal Planet’s series Call of the Wildman has been revealed to not only be staged, faking its animal rescues by planting animals and using them as props in a scripted series. It’s even caused death to one of the animals it is supposed to be about saving. The network’s press release for the show’s second… continue reading