Animal Planet Will Be Dashing Through the Snow this Season with a Sleigh Full of Premieres and Holiday Marathons!

— November 29, 2013

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TORONTO (November 29, 2013) – As the snow is falling and the air is crisp, viewers are invited to cozy up with Animal Planet for its new holiday specials including TANKED: HOLIDAY SPECIAL (Dec. 20), TREEHOUSE MASTERS: SANTA’S WORKSHOP(Dec. 23), and MY CAT FROM HELL: HELL-IDAY SPECIAL (Dec. 27).  Viewers can grab some hot cocoa and continue snuggling with Animal Planet’s “Must-See” AP Holiday Marathon Extravaganza, 13 fun-filled nights full of fan-favourites, from the fierce and brave on SHARK MEN to the charming and loveable on MEET THE SLOTHS, and everything in between!

 Making spirits bright! “Must-See” AP holiday marathons include MEET THE SLOTHS, TREEHOUSE MASTERS and SHARK MEN

 Wrapping up the year, Animal Planet’s holiday specials include:


Friday, December 20 at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) when Wayde and Brett are challenged to build two tanks filled with holiday cheer. 


Monday, December 23 at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT

Just one day of Christmas cheer isn't enough for a real-life Santa and Mrs. Claus, who celebrate the season 365 days a year in Southern California. Old St. Nick and the missus call on Pete and his crew to spruce up their yard with some holiday magic.


Friday, December 27 at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT

Jackson Galaxy tries to save the holidays for three Boston families who have cats that are up to “snow” good.

Tis the season of giving! And beginning Monday, December 23 and running through Saturday, January 4 at 6 p.m. ET/ 3 p.m. PT, Animal Planet is presenting a holiday marathon extravaganza!  Throughout the holiday season tune into “Must-See” AP for multi-episode marathons of TREEHOUSE MASTERS (Dec. 23), TOO CUTE! (Dec. 24), MY PET’S GONE VIRAL (Dec. 25), GATOR BOYS (Dec. 26), MY CAT FROM HELL (Dec. 27), SHARK MEN (Dec. 28), WILD OBSESSION (Dec. 29), FINDING BIGFOOT (Dec. 30), NORTH WOODS LAW (Jan. 1), AUSTIN STEVENS ADVENTURES (Jan. 2), TANKED (Jan. 3), and MEET THE SLOTHS (Jan. 4).  Viewers can visit for full holiday marathon schedule information.


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