ANIMAL PLANET TRIGGERS SIXTH SEASON OF "PIT BULLS AND PAROLEES"
- Season Five of PIT BULLS AND PAROLESS Achieves a Series High with Women 25-54 -
(New York, NY) - Animal Planet's PIT BULLS & PAROLEES has followed Tia Torres for five seasons as she poured her heart and soul into keeping Villalobos, the largest pit bull rescue in the United States, alive. After relocating the facility from Northern California, Tia has rebuilt her rescue and her life in New Orleans, a city that desperately needed her help and commitment and welcomed her with open arms. Animal Planet will bring viewers yet another emotional season of Torres and her family working together to save two of society's most judged members - PIT BULLS & PAROLEES. The sixth season will begin later this year.
PIT BULLS & PAROLEES season five premiered in November 2013 and ended in late February delivering 1 million P2+ viewers. PIT BULLS & PAROLEES also achieved a new series high with W25-54 (409K) with the episode "From the Shadows," which aired February 15, 2014.
PIT BULLS AND PAROLEES is produced for Animal Planet by 44 Blue Productions and Rive Gauche Television. Rasha Drachkovitch is the executive producer for 44 Blue Productions. For Animal Planet, Lisa Lucas is the executive producer, and Patrick Keegan is the producer.
Animal Planet Media (APM), a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, is the world's only entertainment brand that immerses viewers in the full range of life in the animal kingdom with rich, deep content via multiple platforms and offers animal lovers and pet owners access to a centralized online, television and mobile community for immersive, engaging, high- quality entertainment, information and enrichment. APM consists of the Animal Planet television network, available in more than 95 million homes in the US; online assets www.animalplanet.com, the ultimate online destination for all things animal; the 24/7 broadband channel, Animal Planet Beyond; and other media platforms including a robust Video-on-Demand (VOD) service; mobile content; and merchandising extensions.