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 (104,013 followers) compare

Latest news stories

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
Dinnage appointed global president, Animal Planet
Broadband TV News - published 9 November 2017, 3.06pm est
Animal Planet doc profiles rescuing heroes of Hurricane Harvey
Rapid TV News - published 9 September 2017, 4.51am edt


…at Discovery Networks UK and Ireland

Clare Laycock Head of Channels

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