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River Monsters breaks records at Animal Planet

The second episode of Icon Films' River Monsters, airing on Animal Planet, scored the highest ratings for a prime time telecast ever for the channel. The 1.4 household rating also ranks Animal Planet in the top five of all cable at 10pm on Sunday evening. River Monsters follows angler Jeremy Wade on a quest to find mysterious, and often dangerous, fish.
April 15, 2009

The second episode of Icon Films’ River Monsters, airing on Animal Planet, scored the highest ratings for a prime time telecast ever for the channel. The 1.4 household rating also ranks Animal Planet in the top five of all cable at 10pm on Sunday evening. River Monsters follows angler Jeremy Wade on a quest to find mysterious, and often dangerous, fish.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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