Tonight Marks the Start of ‘Monster Week’ on Animal Planet

River Monsters has made a splash with Animal Planet viewers (the best-performing series in network history), so it’s only natural that it would inspire something a bit bigger, a bit creepier. So, beginning tonight at 8pm ET/PT, Animal Planet will bring you Monster Week — a full week of River Monsters, new episodes of Call of the Wildman and Finding Bigfoot, and a the two-hour CGI special, Mermaids: The Body…

Animal Planet is ‘Finding Bigfoot’ on Sunday Night

Just in time for Halloween… Animal Planet takes a new look at the mystery of Bigfoot in Finding Bigfoot: Birth of a Legend this Sunday at 9pm ET/PT. On this two-hour special, the Bigfoot Field Research Organization team trudges deep into California’s Redwood forest and uses new technology to investigate one of the most infamous and disputed pieces of Bigfoot evidence ever – the Patterson-Gimlin footage that allegedly captured Bigfoot in motion.…

Animal Planet Looks at Gulf Coast Devastation in ‘Black Tide: Voices from the Gulf’

Last April, the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig left a tragic loss of life in its wake and devastated the culture and spirit of countless Gulf Coast businesses and residents. Tonight at 9pm ET/PT, Animal Planet airs Black Tide: Voices from the Gulf, in which Emmy award-winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger tracks the lives of Louisianans living in the aftermath of the largest offshore oil spill in American history. The two-hour special…

Discovery Channel Explores Mind Control in ‘Deception with Keith Barry’

Controlling minds, implanting thoughts, predicting behavior and hacking into the subconscious may sound like science fiction (remember Inception?)… but that’s not the case for world-renowned mentalist Keith Barry, who takes viewers into the human mind in Discovery Channel‘s Deception with Keith Barry. In scenarios ranging from dealing with criminals to dating, Barry will take skills from the Vegas stage and apply them to the real world. A sneak peek of…

Discovery Channel Announces Special Detailing Historic Bin Laden Operation

Yesterday night, the United States waited anxiously for the President to address the nation with shocking and historic news: Osama Bin Laden, the man behind the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center and other crimes against humanity, had been found and killed. Today, Discovery Channel announced that it will leverage its documentary storytelling expertise in Killing Bin Laden (wt), an intimate second-by-second account of the Bin Laden operation, debuting…