| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Everybody loves to hear a whopper fish tale, and cable channel National Geographic Wild is only too happy to please with the premiere of the new season of its giant fish series, "Monster Fish."
"Monster Fish" stars fish biologist Zeb Hogan, who...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:30 AM
For unscripted TV producers, manipulation -- and even downright staging of events -- is the new normal.
With the necessity to balance production budgets paired with an audience (and network) demand for louder, more entertaining content, the landscape...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:19 PM
BOMBAY BEACH — The eerie pre-dawn haze over the deserted Salton Sea shoreline created the perfect haunting apocalyptic atmosphere for the filming of a promo for Animal Planet’s series “River Monsters.”
Known for coming face-to-...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:09 AM
DANVILLE — A Waynesburg man who makes occasional appearances on Animal Planet's "Call of the Wildman" has been arrested for flagrant non-support and lodged in the Boyle County Detention Center.
Jacob Dewayne Ison, 38, is known as "Handyman" Jake...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 7:40 PM
On Friday, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center mourned the loss of Jewelie, a Sitka black-tail deer, in Portage.
Jewelie the deer was a long-time animal ambassador and passed away earlier this week, according to the AWWC.
Jewelie was orphaned in...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:28 PM
Next Sunday, chances are you and millions of other Americans will be invited (or forced) to watch the Super Bowl. Even if you haven't paid attention to a full game of football in your life, there are plenty of things to enjoy about the big game, which...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:30 PM
There could be a lot of "Mad Men" fans grumbling on the West Coast come Sunday.
Time Warner Cable subscribers in Los Angeles accustomed to watching new episodes of the AMC series in high definition at 7 p.m. PT will be in for a surprise when the series...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:30 AM
OFF THE COAST OF SAN PEDRO -- Tricycles are rarely meant to be pedaled on the water, and if they are, they’re probably not meant to be fished from.
Yet several miles out at sea, there were Chris Wright, Patrick Crawford and a number of other...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:30 PM
TNT and NBC set the pace in primetime for the first week of the summer season, with the former riding three games of the NBA Playoffs and the latter led by top entertainment series "The Voice."
The hoops action and music competition accounted for the...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Americans' fascination with mermaids seemingly knows no bounds, as Animal Planet drew a network-record audience on Sunday for "Mermaids: The New Evidence."
The special, kicking off Monsters Week on Animal Planet, averaged 3.6 million viewers, according...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Online sensation Philip DeFranco has found a new online home.
The popular YouTube host has joined forces with Discovery Communications Inc.'s Revision3 in a deal scheduled to be announced Thursday. DeFranco will become senior vice president of...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:30 PM
As the end of the television season gave way to the start of summer, live programming dominated in primetime last week -- with Univision and TNT among those cashing in.
The Spanish-language Univision, with its weeknight novelas always in originals, was...