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[09/18/17 - 07:09 AM]
"Monsters Inside Me" Returns to Animal Planet for a New Fear Inducing Season Featuring All New Invaders
Season eight reveals some never before seen invaders causing the most gruesome cases yet with victims of deadly attackers such as parasites, viruses, bacteria, foreign objects and fungi.

[03/28/17 - 08:08 AM]
Animal Planet Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Programming Slate
In 2016, Animal Planet ranked among the top 30 cable networks (#30) among Adults 25-54.

[12/01/16 - 12:09 PM]
Animal Planet Announces "Super Cute Holiday Week" Featuring Fan-Favorite Programming
This two-week celebration kicks off Monday, December 12 and "wraps" Sunday, December 25.

[09/15/16 - 12:51 PM]
Animal Planet Gets Inside Your Head - and Body - When "Monsters Inside Me" Returns This October
Biologist Dr. Dan Riskin is back as host and provides scientific perspective on the terrors plaguing these unsuspecting victims.

[03/31/16 - 11:26 AM]
Animal Planet Announces 2016-2017 Upfront Programming Slate
As Animal Planet approaches its 20th anniversary in October, the network ranked among the top-20 ad-supported cable networks in Primetime among Men 25-54 in 2015.

[11/18/15 - 08:05 AM]
Animal Planet Wraps Up 2015 by Gifting Viewers with Holiday-Themed Programming During "Wild Winter Nights"
Beginning Monday, December 14 and continuing through Friday, January 1, the network kicks off a 19-day celebration with holiday-themed episodes of fan-favorite series and exclusive sneak peeks of what's to come in 2016.

[09/28/15 - 01:26 PM]
"Monsters Inside Me" Returns to Animal Planet Halloween Week: Here's the Trick... You're the Treat
The nightmare begins with two back-to-back episodes premiering Thursday, October 29, and November 5, from 9 PM to 11 PM (ET/PT).

[12/01/14 - 08:28 AM]
Animal Planet Offers a December to Remember with Holiday-Stuffed Episodes During Its Annual "Holiday Best Fest"
Beginning Monday, December 15 and continuing through Wednesday, December 31, Animal Planet kicks off a 17-day celebration, thanking its viewers by stuffing their stockings with seasonal-themed episodes of fan-favorite series.

[09/17/14 - 08:17 AM]
New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" Premieres October 9
Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.

[11/19/13 - 08:46 AM]
'Tis the Season for Fan Favorites and Holiday-Themed Episodes!: Animal Planet's Holiday Best Fest Stuffs Your Stockings
Highlights include holiday-themed episodes of "Call of the Wildman," "Monsters Inside Me," "My Cat from Hell," "North Woods Law," "Pit Bulls and Parolees," "Tanked," "Too Cute!," and "Treehouse Masters."

[08/29/13 - 09:18 AM]
Beware of Deadly Uninvited Guests in an All-New Season of Animal Planets "Monsters Inside Me"
The series returns with new episodes on Wednesday, October 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[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."

[12/10/12 - 07:36 AM]
The Weather Channel Makes Big Catch with "Reel Rivals"
Produced by Optomen, the six episode series will premiere in May 2013.

[09/11/12 - 10:02 AM]
Expect the Unexpected in an All-New Season of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me"
The series returns Friday, October 5 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[04/14/11 - 08:32 AM]
Animal Planet Unleashes Entertainment Slate for the 2011-12 Upfront Season
Set to return are "Must Love Cats," "Monsters Inside Me," "Fatal Attractions," "Infested!" and more!

[05/03/10 - 12:36 PM]
Animal Planet's Monsters Inside Me Returns
Episodes from this season feature sand flies, worms, parasitic eggs and an entire episode devoted to shape shifters.

[05/03/10 - 10:28 AM]
Exclusive: Animal Planet to Bow Michael Jackson Documentary, Four Originals in June
Due next month: new seasons of "Whale Wars" and "Monsters Inside Me" as well as the premieres of "Last American Cowboy" and "Last Chance Highway."

[04/12/10 - 12:05 PM]
Dan Riskin Named Host of Discovery Channel's Multi-Year Event Curiosity: The Questions of Life
The five-year programming event is part of the company's multi-platform initiative.

[04/08/10 - 06:06 AM]
Animal Planet Reveals Surprisingly Human Side for 2010-11 Upfront Season
Newcomers include DOLPHIN WARRIORS, MUST LOVE CATS, SKUNK WHISPERER and WORLD'S DEADLIEST TOWNS.

[03/05/10 - 12:37 PM]
Two Frighteningly Successful Series Return to Animal Planet in 2010
MONSTERS INSIDE ME and THE HAUNTED will both return later this year.

[06/29/09 - 03:03 PM]
Discovery, Animal Planet, Others Lock in More Premieres
Plus: updates from Fox Reality, History and TNT.







MONSTERS INSIDE ME (ANIMAL PLANET)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/1/09 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
8 (12 episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its eighth season on 12/17/17; has yet to be renewed for a ninth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Animal Planet's press release, September 2017) Not all monsters lurk in the shadows. Some of the most horrifying and destructive monsters are microscopic in size and breach our immune systems to wreak havoc on our bodies. Host and biologist Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective on the cringe-worthy creatures making their homes within the hidden crevices of our bodies as MONSTERS INSIDE ME returns for an all-new season Sunday, October 15th at 9PM. Season eight reveals some never before seen invaders causing the most gruesome cases yet with victims of deadly attackers such as parasites, viruses, bacteria, foreign objects and fungi. This season, MONSTERS INSIDE ME investigates mystifying medical cases including; a young girl with stabbing pains in her scalp infested with flesh-eating parasites, a young boy with a mysterious infection who becomes plagued with the sensation that something is alive inside his head, and a woman with a mysterious Teratoma filled with teeth and hair. Watch as doctors race the clock to diagnose and treat these debilitating and sometimes life-threatening illnesses before it's too late.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Parry as EP
· Dawn Sinsel as EP (AP)
· Dominic Stobart as EP
· Steve McLaughlin as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Optomen Television