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[07/08/14 - 10:52 AM]
"Gator Boys" Returns to Animal Planet with a Giant Croc of New Episodes Starting Sunday, August 3
The two-part season premiere airs on Sunday, August 3, with "Mission to Mexico" at 8:00/7:00c and "Mayhem in Matzalan" at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/03/14 - 06:19 AM]
Animal Planet Roars About Its Dramatic Upfront Slate
This fall, Animal Planet also plunges into scripted territory, retelling the story that inspired the iconic novel, Moby Dick, in "Revenge of the Whale" (working title).

[12/31/13 - 11:44 AM]
Animal Planet Wins Its Best Year Ever!
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/20/13 - 10:56 AM]
Animal Planet Takes a Bite Out of the New Year with 10 All-New Episodes of "Gator Boys"
Said run kicks off Sunday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[08/27/13 - 12:51 PM]
Animal Planet Sets Sizzling Summer Ratings Records with Best Summer Ever
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the summer to date.

[07/30/13 - 12:53 PM]
This July, Animal Planet Achieves Most-Watched Month in Network History
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month to date.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[04/04/13 - 09:33 AM]
Animal Planet's Best Year Ever Propels Network Toward Its Wildest Entertainment Slate
The cable channel's 14 returning series include "Call of the Wildman," "Finding Bigfoot," "Gator Boys" and "Monsters Inside Me."

[04/02/13 - 06:07 PM]
Q1 in Review: How 280 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date for the first quarter of 2013.

[04/02/13 - 01:48 PM]
Animal Planet Scores Its Best-Ever First Quarter and March
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of March and the quarter to date.

[03/13/13 - 08:21 AM]
Animal Planet Renews "Gator Boys" and Heads Back to Florida
Later this year, look for 10 all-new episodes of the hit series.

[02/26/13 - 11:05 AM]
"Puppy Bowl" Sweeps February, Helping Animal Planet Score Its Best-Ever February Prime and Total Day
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/29/13 - 12:25 PM]
Standout Series "Finding Bigfoot," "Gator Boys" and "Northwoods Law" Drive Stellar Ratings for Animal Planet in January
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month to date.

[01/08/13 - 02:22 PM]
Animal Planet's "Gator Boys" Snaps Up 1.3 Million Viewers in Season Two Debut
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, January 6.

[01/03/13 - 01:35 PM]
Animal Planet Has Its Best Year Ever - 2012 Scores Milestone with Most-watched Year Ever in Prime and Total Day
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/13/12 - 09:50 AM]
Paul and Jimmy Take on Mississippi in New Season of Animal Planet's Hit Series "Gator Boys"
Look for the show's sophomore run on Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c beginning January 6.

[08/01/12 - 10:48 AM]
Animal Planet's "Gator Boys" Renewed for a Second Season
In 2013, the one-hour reality series will embark on its second season.

[07/10/12 - 12:41 PM]
Animal Planet's "Call of the Wildman" and "Gator Boys" Set Record Highs Over the Weekend
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, July 8.

[06/26/12 - 12:00 PM]
Animal Planet Has Best Quarter Ever! Network Ranks Among Top 20 in Cable and Boasts Double-digit Gains in Major Demos
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[05/30/12 - 12:09 PM]
Animal Planet Slays With Best-Ever May in Network History
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month of May.

[04/10/12 - 11:11 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: A&E, ABC Family, AMC, Animal Planet, BET, Bravo & Cartoon Network
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[04/05/12 - 09:47 AM]
Animal Planet Gets Ahead of the Pack With Its 2012-13 Upfront Entertainment Slate
The Planet's bringing back 13 returning "Surprisingly Human" hit series and introducing a pack of new titles.

[01/13/12 - 01:13 PM]
"Hillbilly Handfishin'" Returns to Animal Planet on Sunday, February 12; "Must Love Cats" on Saturday, March 10
Plus: the cable channel recaps its various premieres for the first quarter of 2012.

[01/13/12 - 09:59 AM]
Animal Planet Announces "Monster Week" Programming Stunt - Hosted by "River Monsters'" Jeremy Wade
For eight nights, the mysterious menaces of the animal world take over the network's lineup.

[12/14/11 - 02:11 PM]
Animal Planet Adds "Snake Man of Appalachia" to Busy Winter Lineup
The six-episode series follows the lives of the Shorts, "an extraordinary Appalachian family with deep roots in the serpent-handling religion."

[12/12/11 - 07:31 AM]
All-New Series "Gator Boys" Shows the Hands-On Gator Wrangling of Paul and Jimmy, Beginning Sunday, January 8 on Animal Planet
The six-part, one-hour series follows their Florida business, "Gator Boys Alligator Rescue."







GATOR BOYS (ANIMAL PLANET)
Returns Sunday, August 3
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/8/12 - ???
STATUS:
returning this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Animal Planet's press release, July 2014) Paul Bedard, Jimmy Riffle and the rest of the GATOR BOYS are back again for an all-new installment of 10 action-packed episodes, starting off with a dangerous swim in uncharted waters when they head to Mexico to meet the dodgy cousins of their Floridian friends - crocodiles. Paul takes the gang on this important mission south of the border because he's been enlisted to help launch a no-kill crocodile rescue at an aquarium in Mazatlan. The two-part season premiere airs on Sunday, August 3, with "Mission to Mexico" at 8pm and "Mayhem in Matzalan" at 9pm ET/PT. Leading up to the premiere, a special "Mississippi Mayhem" episode airs at 7pm ET/PT, taking the GATOR BOYS on a trip down memory lane as they recall the big, bad, ugly gators and all-out weird experiences of their monster-filled month in Mississippi. The series airs regularly Sundays at 8 pm ET/PT. The men and women of Gator Boys Alligator Rescue risk life and limb to capture and save wild alligators that have been designated as a nuisance. The front runners of the rescue are Paul Bedard and Jimmy Riffle. Using just his hands and a catchpole, Paul is known for his commanding personality and unmatched skill capturing any-sized gator underwater, using just his hands and a catchpole. And Jimmy has been gator wrestling since the age of 11, giving him the ability to stay quick on his (bare) feet to fearlessly handle dangerous reptiles with ease.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jimmy Riffle
· Paul Bedard
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brian Puterman as EP
· Dawn Sinsel as EP (AP)
· Eric Streit as EP
· Mike Mathis as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Mike Mathis Productions