Man Vs. Critters: TV Swamped By Animal-Pursuit Shows

Can we please just leave these poor fish alone? Our concern for innocent fish arises on the occasion of this weekend’s premiere of “Hillbilly Handfishin’ ” – Sunday (Aug. 7) at 10/9c on Animal Planet. This unscripted series sheds light on the obscure sport of “noodling,” which has nothing at all to do with pasta. […]

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Hog-Hunting TV Series Delayed Due To Texas Heat

NEW YORK — The Texas heat is forcing the A&E television network to call “time out” on a new series about hunting hogs. The network’s “American Hoggers” series was set to premiere Aug. 16, focusing on the Campbell family of central Texas. They hunt wild boar seen as a scourge by some residents and ranchers. […]

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It’s Man vs Wild Pig in New A&E Series ‘American Hoggers’

A&E has gotten downright piggish. The network announced a new summertime series, “American Hoggers,” which will follow the Campbell family and their struggle to rescue Texas residents and ranches from the devastating chaos caused by millions of invasive wild boars. Produced by Thom Beers, the man responsible for “Deadliest Catch,” “Ice Road Truckers,” and “Storage […]

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