Animal Planet is looking to the future. Recently, the network announced their new series for the 2017-2018 season.
New shows include Animal House, which follows “a team of designers as they convert drab spaces into dream living arrangements for homeowners and their pets,” and Cat Meets Dog, a show about how to help cats and dogs get along.
Check out the full list of Animal Planet‘s new series below:
The network’s 2017-2018 slate of new programming will include:
ANIMAL HOUSE (WT) follows HGTV Design Star winner, Antonio Ballatore, and his right-hand dog, Chewie, along with project manager, Grace, and a team of designers as they convert drab spaces into dream living arrangements for homeowners and their pets. Each week, Ballatore and his team meet with pet-owners looking to add custom-designed, pet-centric builds to their homes. The ANIMAL HOUSE designers and builders are up to the challenge of finding creative ways of building new customized spaces for homeowners to share with their beloved pets.
Millions of dogs live in shelters in the U.S. waiting for their forever homes. Tens of millions of people in the U.S. live with physical, mental or neurological disabilities. In Animal Planet’s new series, RESCUE DOG TO SUPER DOG (WT), shelter dogs are given a second chance to become a companion to someone in need. Dog trainers Nate Schoemer and Laura London work hand in paw to train dogs to improve the lives of the people they serve, proving that people may rescue dogs, but dogs rescue people, too.
MY FAT PET– Who hasn’t laughed at a shared internet video of a fat cat trying to fit through a cat door? But the unfortunate truth is that the U.S. pet overweight and obesity rate for dogs and cats is more than 50%, mostly the result of being overfed and not getting enough exercise. In Animal Planet’s all-new series MY FAT PET, animal expert and trainer Travis Brorsen works with pets and their owners through a four-month weight-loss journey. MY FAT PET premieres on Animal Planet in 3Q17.
CAT MEETS DOG (WT) – What happens when nature’s worst enemies are forced to live together? Cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy (MY CAT FROM HELL) and dog trainer Zoe Stathis-Sandor come together to establish harmony in households with cats and dogs who don’t get along. Throughout the series, Jackson and Zoe also educate one another on their preferred species and try to convince the other who has the most pawsome pack.
During the nine seasons of Animal Planet’s #1 rated series River Monsters**, Jeremy Wade explored some of the world’s most important waterways. He returns to Animal Planet in MONSTER RIVERS (WT), an all-new series which explores the health of the world’s rivers and the lives of the people and wildlife dependent upon these waters.
EXPEDITION MUNGO – Paul “Mungo” Mungeam is known as one of the premiere adventure cameramen and has traveled to more than 90 countries to capture the world’s wild and wonderful – and sometimes hostile – environments. Mungo now steps in front of the camera to lead viewers on his own adventures, exploring myths and legends he’s heard during his 20 years traveling the world. Throughout Mungo’s travels, he encountered locals with fascinating, bone-chilling tales of mythical creatures that have been passed down as legend and lore from generation to generation. Now he leads a trusted team of fellow adventurers to some of the most remote and undiscovered corners of the globe in hopes of separating fact from fiction. On each quest, he meets eyewitnesses and sets out to find clues and evidence in hopes of finding the truth behind extraordinary and mysterious animals and capture it on film.
EXTINCT OR ALIVE – The search is on! From eyewitness accounts to the last known photographs, Animal Planet audiences will follow wildlife biologist and adventurer Forrest Galante as he explores the corners of the world to prove whether species are really extinct. Galante will explore long-held myths to find out the real stories behind these extinct creatures.”
What do you think? Do you watch Animal Planet? Which new shows will you watch?