Animal Planet ends the year with a best of package

MUMBAI: As 2004 comes to a close Animal Planet will feature a two hour special series on the best that it had to showcase for the year.

This will air from 27 December to 31 December at 8 pm.. The series will include 12 of the broadcaster's highest rated programmes.

Viewers can savour both international and India-specific programmes, offering stories on wildlife mysteries, animals addictions, human intervention and its damaging consequences, and even animal entrapments.

The series will also showcase episodes by animal experts, including David Attenboroughs programme on polar bears, Jeff Corwins encounters in Ranthambhore and Gujarat and John Downers celebration of animals' inventiveness and ingenuity, informs a media release.

Discovery Networks India VP programming Pankaj Saxena said, "Best of Animal Planet is a consequence of the incessant demand made by Indian viewers. It is a compilation of our best shows of the year, from highly acclaimed documentaries to wildlife reality TV and animal soap drama. The series is extremely entertaining while at the same time also provoking a debate on invasion of animal privacy."

The shows that will air in this block include

On the Edge: Crocodile Hunter Diaries Working with Legends on 27 December at 8 pm. The programme chronicles life behind the scenes at an Australian Zoo, presenting amazing animal adventures and the zoo staffs daily encounters.

The Jeff Corwin Experience: India on 27 December at 9:30 pm: Jeff Corwin travels from Ranthambhore to Gujarat to encounter the near-extinct Bengal Tiger and the Asiatic Lion. Between these two riveting encounters, Jeff meets fascinating people and encounters other animals, including the King Cobra and the Soft-Shell Turtle.

Animal Planet Reveals Asia: The Life of Birds: To Fly Or Not To Fly 29 December at 8 pm. Perhaps the most popular and perfectly adapted life forms on earth, Animal Planet presents dramatic images of birds, illustrating the latest research on their enduring survival spirit.

Temple of the Tigers on 30 December at 9 pm: Temple of the Tigers is a remarkable story of a group of ten monks who have taken on the task of protecting tigers by offering them a home within the walls of their temple. This programme explores each monks life and their one-of-a-kind relationship with tigers.

The Most Extreme on 31 December at 9 pm. This looks at how the best and worst of the human world stacks up against the residents of the animal kingdom. The journey to find the answer, however, is far from straightforward - the path twists between natural history, science, history and trivia.

Latest Reads
US$ 4.5 bn expected from IPL rights; SC recommends accounts scrutiny

The Supreme Court on Friday froze all financial transactions between the BCCI and state cricket associations by directing the apex body not to disburse any funds till it resolves to abide by the Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations on reforms by 3 December . The top court ordered that none of...

Television TV Channels Sports
TVS Tyres is co-presenter for Asian Champions Trophy 2016

Continuing its strong connect with sports, TVS Tyres has associated with Asian Champions Trophy 2016 by becoming the co-presenter. The Asian Champions Trophy is one of the premier hockey tournaments, a much sought after annual international competition promising some great hockey action. This...

Television TV Channels Sports
Q2-17: Zee Learn declares maiden interim dividend

The board of directors of the Essel group’s education company Zee Learn Limited (ZLL) have declared a first time ever dividend of 5 percent per equity share of Re 1 each for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 (Q2-17, current quarter).

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Whether BARC action can stop unethical practices?

MUMBAI: Can businesses and industries practise their art of selling fairly although they have 'Fair Practices' training during academic courses, workshops and several ISO and other certifications? There seems to be the fear of the lawman, and not the law in India. If the traffic cop is watching,...

Television TV Channels Viewership
TV Superhighway: beIN, Yaddo, AfricaXP have joined us, says Magine CEO Ambuj Goyal

CANNES; Magine has secured partnerships with four of the industry’s most exciting sports, documentary and entertainment content providers. Partnerships with beIN, the international media group and owner of MIRAMAX; Yaddo, the new documentary streaming service headed up by former head of The BBC’s...

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
Colors emerges strong on strength of Naagin I & II

MUMBAI: One of the top rated shows Naagin Season 2 helped Colors reach a top-ranking position.

Television TV Channels GECs
Pakistan Broadcasters Association to oppose PEMRA Indian content ban

MUMBAI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) shocked both Pakistan and Indian broadcasters when it issued an order blanking out  all Indian content from Pakistan’s television channels on 19 October.

Television TV Channels GECs
Sony Pix to telecast 'Jurassic World' on 22 October

Sony Pix will take the viewers on a thrilling, adventurous journey with cloned dinosaurs in their Billion Dollar Premiere property. The channel plans to air Jurassic World on 22 October at 1 pm and 9 pm.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
Sony AXN scripts deal with Pinewood; buys stake in SVOD service Hopster

Folks at Sony Pictures Television (SPT) are in a celebratory mood. Not only has it signed a six-series deal with Pinewood Television but has also acquired a minority stake in the London-based video subscription service for kids content - Hopster.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories