With Uggie stealing hearts in “The Artist,” snagging the spotlight at celebrity events and reportedly preparing for a sketch with Oscar host Billy Crystal, Hollywood really has gone to the dogs this year. There’s even a brand-new awards show honoring canine performers.
Animal Planet has made some changes to this year’s “Puppy Bowl” But don’t fret, the adjustments are part of an effort to turn the cuteness factor up to 11.
“Whale Wars” star Capt. Paul Watson and his Sea Shepherds are returning to Animal Planet for another whale defense campaign in June.
Into every family holiday gathering, a little TV viewing must fall. TheWrap’s gift to you: a list of TV marathons lengthy and diverse enough to make sure everyone in the house has something to whet their appetites, TV-wise.
America: we’re full of “Pickers,” “Chopper’s,” “Loggers,” and now – “Suffers.” Premiering on Animal Planet on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 10/9c, “American Stuffers” follows Daniel Ross, the owner of an Arkansas-based taxidermy shop specializing in pet preservation. (Or more specifically, as detailed on the Xtreme Taxidermy website, “freeze dry preservation.” Shudder.) Daniel and his “sassy” […]
“I wouldn’t be alive today if it were not for my dachshund, Sammy Davis,” says Patrick Major, a dialysis patient featured in Animal Planet’s new docu-series, “Saved” (Monday, 8/7c). The show follows people who, at their darkest hours, have been healed by the power of animals. Major, who has battled an incurable bone and muscle […]
Now you can add turtles to the list of critters being hunted by Man on TV – a list that already includes feral hogs, alligators and bottom-dwelling fish. Turtles come to the list courtesy of TV’s newest entry in the “man vs. critters” category – a new series titled “Call of the Wildman,” due to […]
UPDATED: The lead role in “Da Brick” — the HBO pilot based on the early life of Mike Tyson — has reportedly been cast. The role will be played by John Boyega, a young actor with just two previous credits, according to the Internet Movie Database. The Hollywood Reporter reported the casting news — which […]
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. […]
Taking care of whales can be a pretty life-consuming task, as Capt. Ahab would gladly tell you. Which is why, as EW.com is reporting, Animal Planet is diving back into the water following the success of its series “Whale Wars.” That show chronicled the work of the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd as it battled […]