Animal Planet

Animal Documentaries
British television channels

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Facts and stats

Animal Planet is a television channel in the United Kingdom. The channel is dedicated to programming that highlights the relationship between humans and animals.

Launched1 September 1998
OwnerDiscovery Networks UK and Ireland
Former namesDiscovery Animal Planet
Viewing figures:Weekly top 10BARB

Contact Animal Planet

Postal addressDiscovery House
Chiswick Park Building 2
566 Chiswick High Road
W4 5YB
Telephone+44 117 954 9139
Official website

Social media

Twitter@DiscoveryIncTV (106,620 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Jeremy Wade to navigate Dark Waters in new Animal Planet show
Rapid TV News - published 22 March 2019, 5.48pm edt
Animal Planet, Coyote Peterson develop first long-form series
Rapid TV News - published 17 November 2018, 5.37pm est
Discovery’s Dinnage to be Premier League CEO
Rapid TV News - published 14 November 2018, 10.07am est
TV giant Discovery to shut European hub as it mulls post-Brexit plan
The Guardian - published 28 May 2018, 10.24am edt
Discovery transforms EMEA operation
Broadband TV News - published 30 November 2017, 10.19am est


…at Discovery Networks UK and Ireland

Clare Laycock Head of Channels

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