"MONSTERS INSIDE ME" RETURNS TO ANIMAL PLANET FOR A NEW FEAR INDUCING SEASON FEATURING ALL NEW INVADERS
New Season Premieres on Sunday, October 15th at 9PM ET/PT
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.
MONSTERS INSIDE ME is produced for Animal Planet by Optomen Productions, an All3Media company. For Optomen, Ben Parry is showrunner, and Steve McLaughlin and Dominic Stobart are executive producers. For Animal Planet, Dawn Sinsel is the executive producer, Meredith Russell is the associate producer, and Paris Peckerman is the production coordinator.
About Animal Planet
Animal Planet, a multi-media business unit of Discovery Communications, is the network of hit franchise series and special programming dedicated to animals and the natural world that includes RIVER MONSTERS, DR. JEFF: ROCKY MOUNTAIN VET, PIT BULLS & PAROLEES, TANKED, TREEHOUSE MASTERS, THE VET LIFE, THE ZOO and PUPPY BOWL, the largest non-sports TV event on Super Bowl Sunday. Animal Planet is the premiere TV, digital and social community for all things animal, providing immersive, engaging, high-quality content across all Animal Planet platforms including: Animal Planet television network, available in more than 90 million homes in the U.S., that is complimented with a deep Video On Demand offering; online assets www.animalplanet.com, the ultimate online destination for animal lovers and pet owners; the Animal Planet Go app that allows viewers to catch up on full episodes of their favorite shows anytime anywhere; Animal Planet L!VE, the go-to digital destination for round-the-clock, unfiltered access via live cameras around the globe in a variety of animal habitats; Animal Planet Social including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram via @AnimalPlanet.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.