Canceled / Ended Animal Planet Shows

The Haunted

The Haunted

  • Animal Planet
  • 2 seasons
  • Drama, Family, Horror, Thriller

THE HAUNTED is a chilling and frightening show featuring true horror stories about animals, humans and the paranormal. Each program features one or two stories recounted by the people who actually experienced them. Cinematic recreations serve to heighten the drama caused by animal and human contact with the unexplainable and to bring the witnesses' testimonies to life.

First aired November 22nd, 2009.

Meerkat Manor

Meerkat Manor

  • Animal Planet
  • 4 seasons
  • Adventure, Family

Meerkat Manor is a British television programme produced by Oxford Scientific Films for Animal Planet International that premiered in September 2005 and ran for four series until its cancellation in August 2008. Blending more traditional animal documentary style footage with dramatic narration, the series told the story of the Whiskers, one of more than a dozen families of meerkats in the Kalahari Desert being studied as part of the Kalahari Meerkat Project, a long-term field study into the ecological causes and evolutionary consequences of the cooperative nature of meerkats. The original programme was narrated by Bill Nighy, with the narration redubbed by Mike Goldman for the Australian airings and Sean Astin for the American broadcasts. The fourth series, subtitled The Next Generation, saw Stockard Channing replacing Astin as the narrator in the American dubbing.

First aired September 12th, 2005.

Pit Boss

Pit Boss

  • Animal Planet
  • 3 seasons
  • Family, Reality TV

This show follows Shorty Rossi, a little person who runs a rescue group that trains and rehabilitates dogs that people have abandoned.

First aired January 16th, 2010.

Lost Tapes

Lost Tapes

  • Animal Planet
  • 3 seasons
  • News, Documentary, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Each of the 10 new episodes of LOST TAPES encounters creatures you wish didn't exist. Every peculiar and unbelievable encounter caught on film will not only make you believe but leave you feeling the hair standing up on the back of your neck. LOST TAPES takes an up close look at footage discovered at the sites of suspicious disappearances and gruesome deaths and delves deeply into the mysterious circumstances behind them. Specialists in the field of the paranormal and cryptozoology explain the history and science behind the undiscovered creatures that may be responsible for these unexplainable incidents. Despite criticism from their peers and a lack of physical support for the existence of these creatures, these specialists continue to investigate sightings and evidence in an attempt to prove their existence.

First aired October 30th, 2008.

Dogs 101

Dogs 101

  • Animal Planet
  • 2 seasons
  • Reality TV

Dogs 101 is a visual encyclopedia of dog breeds celebrating a variety of fascinating facts surrounding man’s best friend.

With over 800 types of dog recognized worldwide, the spotlight will fall on the adorable, the feisty and the unexpected. From labrador retrievers and poodles, to beagles, dachshunds and chihuahuas you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about these animal companions. Each episode explores the history, purpose, temperament, amazing accomplishments, and emotional attachments to some of the most popular breeds in the world. Using canine experts, dog owners and narration, the series focuses on the basic elements that make each dog breed unique.

First aired October 11th, 2008.

Cats 101

Cats 101

  • Animal Planet
  • 4 seasons
  • Reality TV

Which kitty is the only cat breed named after a person? Which cat is nicknamed the 'parlor panther'? And which feline is the Border Collie of the cat world? Cats 101 is a visual encyclopedia of cat breeds celebrating a variety of fascinating facts surrounding these furry creatures. From the Persian and Siamese, to the Spynx and American Short-Hair - find out which of these animal companions has the longest whiskers and which breed is born cross-eyed.

Using experts, cat owners and narration, the series focuses on the characteristics that make each feline unique.

Discover everything you need to know about your feline friend in this series which highlights the frisky, feisty and contagiously cute behaviors that helped these cute creatures become one of the most popular pets in the nation. Learn about the various breeds, their genetic history, famous felines and quirky cat facts.

First aired May 12th, 2012.