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Whale Wars

Whale Wars, which mostly followed Sea Shepherd’s efforts to stop Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean, aired eight seasons and two specials on Animal Planet from 2008 to 2015.┬áIt was exceptional, thrilling television that you can now watch online or via DVD.

Whale Wars season 7: more episodes, more emotion

Whale Wars season 7 debuts tonight, and unlike last year’s one-night special, the outstanding Animal Planet series is actually three episodes, all three of which air back to back tonight. They follow Sea Shepherd on last winter’s “Operation Relentless” campaign in the Southern Ocean to stop Japanese whaling. Sea Shepherd’s Peter Hammarstedt was the primary subject of last year’s …

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Why Whale Wars has been gone so long, and how this season was produced

Whale Wars returns tonight, and the two-hour special, “A Commander Rises,” concludes with an incredible confrontation that is more intense than most things I’ve seen on scripted shows this year. There’s also an online “episode”: Blood and Water, which is not about this season of Survivor but instead about the conflict that has fueled the …

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