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[05/14/18 - 09:01 AM]
All-New Series from Animal Planet and The Dodo - "Dodo Heroes" - Spotlights Powerful Bonds Between Animals and People
The project marks Animal Planet's first-ever global series launch which will premiere on Saturday, June 9 at 9:00/8:00c in the U.S. and in over 220 countries and territories worldwide.

[04/10/18 - 01:45 PM]
Discovery, Inc. Introduces New Company to the Marketplace
The company's expanded portfolio is highlighted by Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Animal Planet, Velocity, Travel Channel, Science Channel and DIY Network.

[12/19/17 - 05:20 AM]
Animal Planet Greenlights "Dodo Heroes" (WT) from Group Nine's The Dodo
"Dodo Heroes" (WT) will feature inspiring stories of animals from around the world in dire need, and those who go to unimaginable lengths to help them.







DODO HEROES (ANIMAL PLANET)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/9/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 7/14/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from Discovery, Inc.'s press release, April 2018) Animal Planet and The Dodo (part of Group Nine Media and a leading animal brand on digital), come together on this all-new series that features inspiring stories of animals from around the globe in dire need, and those who go to unimaginable lengths to help them. The series documents true heroes and the animals they save, including, among other stories, Pen Farthing, a former British Royal Marine who has reunited more than 700 street dogs with the soldiers who befriended them while serving in Afghanistan; an Australian family whose life's mission is to save the rapidly declining Koala population; and Derrick Campana who has dedicated his life to building custom prosthetics and braces for animals of all sizes, from elephants to rabbits.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Hayley Lozitsky as PROD
· Izzie Lerer as EP
· Jared McGilliard as EP
· Joanna Zelman as PROD
· John Collin as EP
· Keith Hoffman as EP (AP)
· Matt Pickar as PROD
· Sarah Russell as PROD (AP)
· Yujung Kim as PROD
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Dodo, The
· Nomadica Films