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[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.

[04/02/13 - 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.

[11/26/12 - 01:05 PM]
Shorty Takes the Show on the Road in a New Season of "Pit Boss"
Look for the new season to roll out Saturday, January 5 at 9:00/8:00c on Animal Planet.

[09/06/12 - 07:43 AM]
Animal Planet Announces Fall Line Up Featuring Small Paws, Bigfoot and a Cornucopia of Creatures in Between
Look for the return of "Finding Bigfoot" and "Pit Boss" this November.

[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.

[03/29/12 - 09:13 AM]
Animal Planet Triggers New Seasons of "Pit Boss," "My Cat from Hell" and "Pit Bulls & Parolees"
The trio helped drive record viewers to the network's Saturday night in first quarter and delivered all-time highs for each of its recent season.

[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."

[12/06/11 - 09:15 AM]
All-New Episodes of Animal Planet's "Pit Boss" and "My Cat from Hell" Premiere on Saturday, January 7th
Both series will return with six all-new, one-hour episodes.

[06/22/11 - 12:24 PM]
Emotion, Humor and Drama in Season 3 Premiere of Animal Planet's "Pit Boss" on July 16
The new season will once again air Saturday nights at 10:00/9:00c 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!

[02/02/11 - 08:48 AM]
Animal Planet Renews Two Record-Breaking Series "Confessions: Animal Hoarding" and "Pit Bulls and Parolees"
The returning series will roll out third quarter 2011 and fourth quarter 2011, respectively.

[01/24/11 - 12:48 PM]
Fan-Favorite, "Pit Boss," Returns to Animal Planet for Second Season With 12 New Episodes This January
The new season, due January 29, will once again air Saturday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/08/10 - 12:56 PM]
Exclusive: Animal Planet to Open 2011 With Three New Series
"I, Predator," "Infested!" and "Swarm Chasers" will join four returning series in January.

[08/30/10 - 05:26 PM]
Exclusive: Animal Planet Books Five Originals for October
"The Haunted," "Fatal Attractions," "I Shouldn't Be Alive" and "Pit Bulls & Parolees" are all due back during said month.

[08/18/10 - 10:52 AM]
The Bar Is Raised as "America's Next Top Model" Goes High Fashion for the Landmark 15th Cycle Premiering Wednesday, September 8 on the Cw
The netlet details the latest participants on the veteran reality series.

[06/22/10 - 12:07 PM]
The Pit Boss Is Back and with a Bigger Bark and Bite Than Ever as Animal Planet Unleashes New Episodes This Summer
Fresh installments of the series resume Saturday, July 17 on the cable channel.

[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.

[02/26/10 - 08:00 AM]
Animal Planet Orders All New Episodes of Popular Docu-Series Pit Boss to Air This Summer
The network has ordered 14 additional episodes of the series.

[01/04/10 - 12:18 PM]
Shorty's Bark Is Bigger Than His Bite in New Pit Bull Rescue Series About Little People and Big Dogs
"Pit Boss" premieres Saturday, January 16 at 10:00/9:00c on Animal Planet.

[12/03/09 - 12:45 PM]
Animal Planet Adds "Maneaters," "Pit Boss"; TLC Orders "Imploders"
Animal Planet will offer up eight original series during the month of January.







PIT BOSS (ANIMAL PLANET)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/16/10 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
6 (12 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its sixth season on 3/30/13; has yet to be renewed for a seventh season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Animal Planet's press release, November 2012) Shorty Rossi is the PIT BOSS. A little person with a big attitude, Shorty spent 10 years in prison for gang-related activities and vowed to turn his life around after his release. Since then, he's built his life around his two passions: entertainment and pit bulls. He runs a Hollywood talent agency for little people and a pit bull rescue with a mission to save and protect the maligned breed he holds close to his heart. On Saturday, January 5 at 9 PM (ET/PT), an all-new season of PIT BOSS premieres and viewers will find that at Shorty's Rescue and Shortywood Productions change doesn't come easy! Past seasons of PIT BOSS have followed Shorty and his employees and fellow little people Ronald, Sebastian and Ashley as they join forces to save the pit bull breed one dog at a time. Knowing full well what it's like to be judged, the foursome has taken on the gargantuan task with passion. This season begins with Shorty taking his mission and his trusty sidekick Hercules on the road to meet and greet fans across the country, educating them about pit bulls. As the season continues, the drama only grows when Ashley considers opportunities outside Shortywood and Shorty adds a new assistant to the fold - Christian, a shy little person who has to learn to meld with the rest of the team.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Shorty Rossi
CREW INFORMATION:
· Erin Wanner as EP (AP)
· Kevin Dill as EP
· Mechelle Collins as EP
· Vaibhav Bhatt as SP (AP)
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Intuitive Entertainment