The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

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List of popular Animal Planet shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled Animal Planet TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Animal Planet TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Animal Planet, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

Meerkat Manor and River Monsters are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Animal Planet on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Animal Planet TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Animal Planet television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Animal Planet network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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    The Crocodile Hunter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    The Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin, Sui the Dog

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    River Monsters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    River Monsters Jeremy Wade, Daniel Göz

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    Wild Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Wild Kingdom

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    Meerkat Manor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Meerkat Manor Flower the Meerkat, Mozart the Meerkat, Bill Nighy

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    Pit Bulls & Parolees is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Pit Bulls & Parolees Tia Torres, Tania Torres, Mariah Torres

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    The Most Extreme is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    The Most Extreme

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    Dogs 101 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Dogs 101

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    The Jeff Corwin Experience is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    The Jeff Corwin Experience Jeff Corwin

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    Animal Cops: Houston is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Animal Cops: Houston Robert Leigh

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    Pets 101 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Pets 101

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    Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet Jeff Young

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    Crocodile Hunter Diaries is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Crocodile Hunter Diaries Steve Irwin, Bindi Irwin, Terri Irwin

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    Untamed & Uncut is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Untamed & Uncut

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    Dave Salmoni

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    Weird, True & Freaky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Weird, True & Freaky

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    Animal Cops: Miami is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Animal Cops: Miami

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    Animal Cops: Detroit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Animal Cops: Detroit

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    I Shouldn't Be Alive is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    I Shouldn't Be Alive Sebastian Knapp, Eric Meyers, Tom McKay

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    Animal Cops: South Africa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Animal Cops: South Africa

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    Croc Files is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Croc Files Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin

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    Eugene Cussons

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    Michael Madsen, Timothy Stack

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    Animal Cops: Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Animal Cops: Phoenix

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    Must Love Cats is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Must Love Cats

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    Breed All About It is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Breed All About It

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    Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet Michelle Oakley

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    Wildlife SOS

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    Mario Lopez

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    Cats 101

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    The Grizzly Man Diaries is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    The Grizzly Man Diaries Timothy Treadwell

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    Groomer Has It is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Groomer Has It Jai Rodriguez

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    Fatal Attractions

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    Whale Wars is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Whale Wars Laura Dakin, Molly Kendall, Luke Van Horn

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    Animal Cops: San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Animal Cops: San Francisco Andrea Runge

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    Ken Scott, Jonathan Hanrahan Only hour-long sitcom on TV!

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    Housecat Housecall is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Housecat Housecall

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    Rogue Nature is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Rogue Nature Dave Salmoni

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    After the Attack is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    After the Attack Dave Salmoni

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    Lost Tapes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Lost Tapes Loren Coleman, Dallas Santana, Jessica Lynch Alfaro

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    The Future Is Wild is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    The Future Is Wild Cedric Smith, Christian Rodska

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    I'm Alive is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    I'm Alive

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    Feeding Frenzy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Feeding Frenzy Christopher Douglas

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    Viking Wilderness is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Viking Wilderness

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    Lassie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Animal Planet TV Shows

    Lassie Vanessa Lengies, Corey Sevier, Walter Massey

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    Chantal Sutherland, Alex Solis, Kayla Stra

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