July 6, 2015 |
Nancy Glass slid open a door at her TV production company in Bala Cynwyd to a soothingly darkened room. There, video editor Travis Greene was tweaking the first episode of a Discovery ID special based on the book Let's Kill Mom . In another room on the same floor, three staff members were editing video shot earlier this year in Cuba for an episode of the Travel Channel coffee series Dangerous Grounds . "We do great incredible television in...
February 2, 2015 |
Meet Jamison. He was found in Philadelphia in August at 3 weeks of age, weighing less than four pounds, and suffering from parasites, cigarette burns, and seizures. He was rescued to Marlton by a compassionate Christian lady and later adopted by a nice Downingtown couple. Despite a hellish start, he has grown into a happy, friendly fellow with an athletic bent, an open heart, and, oh, what a nose. On Sunday, he goes national. Jamison, a pit bull-boxer mix, is in the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl XI, airing on Animal Planet.
April 22, 2013 |
There's gold in them thar hills! And rubies, sapphires, platinum, and silver. Who could resist that siren call? Not Philly guy Americo DiSantis. "It was a chance to change my family's life," says the 31-year-old father of two, who works for AmeriDrill in Levittown. "How could you not do that?" Actually, a few reasons spring to mind. First of all, them thar weren't hills. They were rugged, forbidding mountains. In Greenland. With one of the most inhospitable and treacherous climates on the planet.
January 30, 2012
Who: Jack Russell mix rescued by Northern Liberties' Street Tails, star in "Puppy Bowl VIII" on Animal Planet, 3-5 p.m. Sunday. Age: 15 weeks Found: At 7 weeks, 1.5 pounds, part of a litter in a box dropped off at the city's Animal Control & Care Team shelter in August. (Since they were too young for the city shelter, Street Tails took them in.) Now: Queen Village Naming rights: Adoptive moms Pat Bigley and Kate Donegan named him Josh Baskin after Tom Hanks' character in "Big," because when they first got him, he was so small, "People would stop us on the street to ask if he was real," said Bigley.
February 10, 2011 |
It seemed like random dinner-table chatter about cable TV: "There are so many pets on Animal Planet ," derided a wilderness-loving boy, "they ought to call it Pet Planet . " But when the scene moved to the living room of this Pennsburg, Montgomery County, home an hour later, it became evident the remark was no mere throwaway line from a youngster unimpressed by what TV offers. A dinner guest took a seat on the couch. "Bring your iPad," he had been asked, to break the ice with the family he was meeting.
February 10, 2011
SO MUCH television, so little time: _ Fox's "Glee," which drew 26.8 million viewers on Sunday for its post-Super Bowl appearance, was back to a more real-world 11.47 million on Tuesday for its Valentine's Day episode. But if you're wondering how the show-choir kids did against others who've gotten the post-Bowl boost, the answer's: just OK. Last year's "Undercover Boss" premiere on CBS averaged 38.65 million viewers, the most since 2001, when CBS also aired the game and drew some 45.37 million for the premiere of "Survivor: Australian Outback.
August 4, 2010
9 tonight ANIMAL PLANET The series continues its examination of this psychological condition and its effects. The owner of an overwhelmed cat center is accused of hoarding, while another woman is losing her grown daughters and even her husband to her obsession.
June 2, 2010
Starting Sunday, Animal Planet will inherit the Discovery Channel's series, "Life," the Oprah Winfrey-narrated documentary series featuring amazing close-up photography of nature. After Sunday's premiere, Animal Planet will continue to air "Life" from 8-10 p.m. Sundays, ending with a marathon of all 11 episodes on July 4. 'Fellas' reunion To celebrate the 20th anniversary of "Goodfellas," Spike TV is bringing together two of the films stars, Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta, at the network's fourth annual "Guy's Choice" awards.
July 16, 2008 |
Carol Yancho was driving through Kensington when she saw a man in the middle of the street chasing a ram. Yancho was on her way to work at the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, where she is working with the TV show Animal Cops as it follows humane-law officers investigating cruelty cases and rescuing dogs and cats - and that ram, which would have been sacrificed in a religious ritual had PSPCA officers not recovered it...
February 27, 2008 |
Camera crews from Animal Planet will follow animal-control agents of the Pennsylvania SPCA throughout the summer for the series Animal Cops: Philadelphia. Producers opened an office recently at the society's headquarters, in Juniata. Episodes will begin in the summer; the show will be taped into the fall. "They've been discreet," said PSPCA director Howard Nelson. "They seem very knowledgeable about animals and the process. " The PSPCA will be paid a location fee, producers said.