Tag Archive for Animal Planet

Bigfoot Captured breaks History: Channel continues to fake out viewers

WOW! History Channel pulled a “Mermaids” gimmick. Why would they sabotage their credibility? Oh wait, ever since it became the “Hitler” Channel a while ago, it’s been heading downhill. According to this review of their latest special program, Bigfoot Captured, a “shameful fake documentary” about Bigfoot, it’s hit rock bottom. Reviewer Jim Vorel of Paste Magazine takes the…

AL the Anomallama finds this shark story alarming. Here’s why he shouldn’t. (Hint: STUPID TV)

What a bunch of baseless assumptions, speculation and fear mongering! Sploid has posted this story without ANY critical thought whatsoever because MONSTERS! And now it’s getting a ton of attention from people who are not thinking about it whatsoever, just passing it on. It’s making the rounds on mystery mongering sites where the commentators have…

Animal Planet and Discovery channels make MONSTROUS missteps for Monster Week

Last week was Monster Week on Animal Planet. This weekend is Monster Weekend on Discovery Channel. (The two channels are affiliated under the Discovery Network). I came across a series of stories today that relate to these Discovery Channel/Animal Planet offerings. I decided to put them all together. From the past offerings of a dubious…

Smoking gun shark photo that was doctored by Discovery

There were plenty of allegations about what was faked in the fake documentary by Animal Planet about Megalodon. Here is a piece of clear evidence. Did Discovery Channel fake the image in its giant shark documentary? | George Monbiot | Environment | theguardian.com. The suspicion that the Discovery Channel had abandoned its professed editorial standards…

Animal Planet’s downward plunge – more mermaids

For some incredibly ridiculous reason*, Discovery Network’s Animal Planet continues to push the idea that mermaid can be real. More spectacularly anti-intellectual, mystery mongering and outright FAKE footage coming your way this weekend with a mini Monster-themed programming schedule. *ad revenue BusinessMirror – Animal Planet’s ‘Monster Week’ creeps back. ANIMAL Planet presents Monster Week, a…

Pet psychics featured in Baltimore Sun. At least there are some level-headed comments included.

Terri Deiner is a pet psychic or communicator. Animal behaviorists and skeptics have something to say about that. Thanks to Animal Planet’s show “Pet Psychic”, this is now a common thing. ‘Pet psychics,’ aka ‘animal communicators’ know what your pet is thinking – baltimoresun.com. Diener’s work isn’t recognized by many mainstream veterinarians. There’s no professional…

Irony alert: Book about Finding Bigfoot from people who have never found Bigfoot

Everything you need to know about how we make money off not finding Bigfoot. Animal Planet is releasing a book based on their successful series “Finding Bigfoot”. Amazon.com: Finding Bigfoot: Everything You Need to Know . A howl in the distance. The biggest footprint you’ve ever seen. A blurry figure in the distance. These are…

Finding BigRatings: Animal Planet ditches reality for docudrama dollars

Finding Bigfoot announces new season and expansion around the globe. But no Bigfoot. ‘Finding Bigfoot’ Gets Even Bigger! Animal Planet Takes Search for Squatch Worldwide This November, FINDING BIGFOOT, one of Animal Planet’s top-performing series ever, delivering more than 1.3M P2+ viewers in its second season, returns with 11 all-new episodes and two specials that…

Get ready for a Squatcherific Squatchtacular Halloween Squatch-fest

ANIMAL PLANET’S FINDING BIGFOOT RETURNS TO THE WOODS TO INVESTIGATE SASQUATCH’S ORIGIN IN HALLOWEEN SPECIAL : Discovery Press Web. The Finding Bigfoot “experts” will star in a 2-hour Halloween Special examining the origin of the Sasquatch legend on Animal Planet Channel. The team of three guys and “skeptic” scientist woman are set to examine the…