In the state of Maine, the Game Warden Service patrols more than seven million hectares of rugged terrain filled with wild animals – and wild people. Animal Planet’s NORTH WOODS LAW follows Maine’s game wardens as they navigate the rugged terrain during hunting season – one of the busiest and most perilous times of the year. Premiering Thursday, June 6 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, each episode – and each punch of the time clock – is a ticket to extreme danger and drama with undercover stings and intense rescues all in a day’s work. These “State Police of the Woods” truly never know what to expect from one moment to the next…  The drama and danger of Maine’s Game Warden Service examined in Animal Planet’s NORTH WOODS LAW, June 6.

Read More →

KANGAROO DUNDEE – also known as Brolga – is a strapping Australian who lives in the desert Outback with a mob of orphaned kangaroos. He rescues baby joeys from the roadside when their mothers are killed and nurses them back to health. Premiering Sunday, May 12 at 8 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT, this hugely entertaining one-hour special features the now-famous bachelor – who dedicates his life to saving red kangaroo orphans and returning them to the wild – arrives just in time for Mother’s Day 2013! Interweaved with the intimate story of raising and releasing orphaned kangaroos is stunning wildlife footage of this strange and enchanting creature – the icon of Australia. 

Read More →

As the only animal entertainment brand that captures the drama and compelling characters of the animal kingdom, Animal Planet obviously hearts the planet! And so, to celebrate Earth Day 2013 – the largest, most-celebrated environmental event worldwide – Animal Planet offers up four special presentations. The festivities begin Sunday, April 21 at 7 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT with a three-hour marathon of ATTENBOROUGH: 60 YEARS IN THE WILD, Sir David Attenborough’s very own “Diamond Jubilee.” Then, on Earth Day itself – April 22 – Animal Planet presents a bold, signature lineup of provocative programming that highlights the most compelling stories in the animal kingdom today, including: JANE’S JOURNEY, WHALE WARS: SEAL WARS and the Canadian premiere of WHALE WARS: OPERATION BLUEFIN. 

Read More →

Always heart-warming, sometimes heart-breaking, SAVE MY PET returns for a second season, featuring dramatic re-enactments of pets in crisis. Premiering Monday, April 8 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PTon Animal Planet, each episode delves into true stories about people and the animals that have changed their lives. When trouble strikes and pets are in the midst of a medical emergency, their families commit to saving them and take boundless measures to help the creature they care for! From frantic dashes to the emergency room, through to successful recoveries, SAVE MY PET is sure to touch the hearts of all animal lovers. 

Read More →

Journey along on the ups and downs of impossibly cute yet plucky baby emperor penguins, snow monkeys, polar bears, arctic foxes, reindeer, and otters as these SNOW BABIES discover what it takes to survive the first year of life in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Premiering Wednesday, March 27 at 8 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT on Animal Planet, the cute-as-can-be one-hour special is narrated by acclaimed British actress Caroline Quentin (MEN BEHAVING BADLY). With the help of family and friends, can the babies survive their first year of life in a world of snow and ice?

Read More →