Big trouble for Animal Planet

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Animal Planet is the target of an investigative report by Mother Jones.

The allegations include drugging animals, deaths and putting other animals in danger, to produce so-called reality shows.

For more details, go to this link to the Mother Jones article.

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Animal Planet Live launches at APL.TV and on connected devices

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Discovery Communications has announced the debut of Animal Planet Live, billed as a 24/7 digital video destination.

The press release:

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– New Offering Features 11 HD Channels, Available at APL.TV and on Connected Devices –

Silver Spring, Md. – Whether exhibiting human-like behavior or living an existence so foreign it is fascinating, the animal kingdom has the power to mesmerize. Today, Discovery Communications announces the debut of Animal Planet L!VE, featuring unfiltered, round-the-clock access to the compelling worlds of the beautiful, cute and misunderstood. The 24/7 digital experience builds on Discovery Communications’ long-standing success with live animal cams, including Penguin Cam and Shark Cam, and acts as a digital complement to Animal Planet and its on-air programming.

“Animal Planet L!VE marries the most popular Internet video category, animals, with the most powerful animal-related media brand in Animal Planet. This exciting new digital video experience advances Discovery Communications’ mission of being the #1 nonfiction media company across allscreens,” said JB Perrette, Chief Digital Officer, Discovery Communications. “’Live’ is a key way that we connect with our audiences – on air and online, and Animal Planet L!VE will feed audiences’ passion for the animal world on their computers, tablets, smartphones and connected TVs. We’re delighted to bring this unprecedented breed of ‘ambient entertainment’ to our viewers and superfans.”

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