Following a highly rated season one finale, Animal Planet has renewed Call of the Wildman for a second season. The new 20 episodes will premiere sometime in 2013.
‘Turtleman’ Ernie Brown Junior was understandably excited by the renewal, exclaiming, “Yi yi yi yi, come git some!”
Here’s the press release with some additional details:
ANIMAL PLANET’S “CALL OF THE WILDMAN” ENDS ON HIGH NOTE AND SNARES SECOND SNAPPERLICIOUS SEASON
— Back-to-back Finale Episodes Each Deliver 1.3M P2+ Viewers With Season-High Episode Grabbing 1.8M P2+ Viewers —
(New York, September 10, 2012) – There’s no rest for the wickedly loveable… Deep within the Kentucky backwoods, Ernie Brown Jr., aka ‘Turtleman,’ worked hard this Labor Day weekend, ending his CALL OF THE WILDMAN season with a huge, live-action snap, helping Animal Planet achieve its best-ever Labor Day Weekend ever!