Posts with tag "animal planet"

  • Mike Tyson Talks Pigeon Racing at Animal Planet Premiere [Video]

    Posted Mar 4th 2011 at 04:25 PM by Ben Trivett

    Most people have an image in their head when they hear the name "Mike Tyson." But now the legendary athlete and film star is heading to the small screen to give everyone a whole new perspective. 'Taking On Tyson' takes a look at Mike's true passion -- pigeons. We caught up with Tyson at the premiere and he gave us a little insight into the show as well as pigeon racing. Check out what Mike had ...

  • Pigeon Experts Weigh in on New Mike Tyson TV Show

    Posted Mar 17th 2010 at 07:00 PM by Zach Dionne

    After learning Animal Planet is developing a series about Mike Tyson racing pigeons -- and hearing PETA's trepidation -- we went to the experts: Folk who call themselves pigeon "fanciers" and know the ins and outs of the sport. We asked two pigeon veterans for their gut reactions about the forthcoming TV show, tentatively titled 'Taking on Tyson,' and whether they've ever seen a character quite ...

  • PETA Dubious of Mike Tyson Racing Pigeons on TV

    Posted Mar 15th 2010 at 05:32 PM by Zach Dionne

    PETA worries a new Animal Planet show featuring Mike Tyson racing pigeons will "showcase cruelty and profiteering at animals' expense," the animal rights organization's president, Ingrid Newkirk, tells PopEater. The program, tentatively titled 'Taking on Tyson,' is set to begin filming in New York City this spring and is slated to air in early 2011. "I may have stopped fighting," the one-time...

  • Adventure on the High Seas - Rihanna, Matt Kemp and 'Whale Wars'

    Posted Jan 6th 2010 at 12:04 PM by Sam Brand

    Talk about wet and wild! Rihanna and Matt Kemp frolicked with dolphins down in Cabo yesterday. Horror director and 'Inglourious Basterds' actor Eli Roth was attacked by sea urchins. And Japanese whaler Shonan Maru 2 nearly killed 6 whale huggers when it rammed their boat in the Arctic. This is What You're Searching For Today......

  • 'SuperFetch' Stars Show Off Their Tricks

    Posted Oct 9th 2009 at 01:18 PM by PopEater Staff

    Last week, we brought you an interview with Zak George, the host of Animal Planet's new show 'SuperFetch' that features awesomely absurd tricks people can teach their pets. This week, we've got more canine fun in the form of Zak and his dog Venus showing off some some incredible (seriously... the dog acts hurt and walks backwards!?!) tricks in our PopEater offices. Check It Out: PRODUCTION PL...

  • Awesome Dog Tricks + TV = 'SuperFetch'

    Posted Oct 2nd 2009 at 11:39 AM by Denise Warner

    Extreme animal trainer Zak George has a new show on Animal Planet called 'SuperFetch,' (premieres 10/3 @ 8PM) where he helps people teach their animals to do amazing tricks. George sat down with us to talk about his new show, and what it really means for pet owners."The illusion is that we're training the dog, the reality is that the dogs are teaching us," he tells PopEater. Check Out Photos of...

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