"TANKED" RETURNS TO ANIMAL PLANET WITH BIGGER TANKS AND BIGGER CELEBRITY BUILDS
-All-New Season Premieres Friday, October 6 at 9PM ET/PT -
Wayde King and Brett Raymer of Animal Planet's TANKED are two of Sin City's most imaginative businessmen and owners of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM), one of the country's most successful builders of elaborate aquariums. On the series, the guys have been tasked with building awe-inspiring tanks and aquariums for celebrities and athletes, luxury hotels and casinos, Fortune 500 businesses and private homeowners. Wayde and Brett take their tank build talents to a whole new level by tackling sports stadiums when TANKED returns for a new season Friday, October 6 at 9 PM ET/PT.
Wayde and Brett are challenged this season on TANKED by intricate designs, demanding clients and making the impossible possible. Celebrity clients include world renowned athletes such as Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Adrian Peterson of the New Orleans Saints and the NBA's Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans. Also, returning client and NBA great Dwight Howard of the Charlotte Hornets calls on his favorite aquatic innovators to create a new home for his two beloved snakes.
In addition to one-of-a-kind tanks in athletes' homes, Wayde and Brett take on stadiums this season with a 14-foot, 1300-gallon outdoor saltwater tank designed and installed for the San Francisco Giants outfield and a 2000-gallon racetrack shaped shark tank installed for the San Jose Sharks to brighten up their newly renovated Chairman's Lounge.
TANKED is produced for Animal Planet by Glass Entertainment Group where Nancy Glass, Eric Neuhaus and Matt Carter are executive producers. For Animal Planet, Pat Dempsey is producer.
About Animal Planet
Animal Planet, a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, is the network of hit franchise series and special programming dedicated to animals and the natural world that includes RIVER MONSTERS, DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN VET, PIT BULLS & PAROLEES, TANKED, TREEHOUSE MASTERS, THE VET LIFE, THE ZOO and PUPPY BOWL, the largest non-sports TV event on Super Bowl Sunday. Animal Planet is the premiere TV, digital and social community for all things animal, providing immersive, engaging, high-quality content across all Animal Planet platforms including: Animal Planet television network, available in more than 90 million homes in the U.S., that is complimented with a deep Video On Demand offering; online assets www.animalplanet.com, the ultimate online destination for animal lovers and pet owners; the Animal Planet Go app that allows viewers to catch up on full episodes of their favorite shows anytime anywhere; Animal Planet L!VE, the go-to digital destination for round-the-clock, unfiltered access via live cameras around the globe in a variety of animal habitats; Animal Planet Social including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram via @AnimalPlanet.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.