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Animal Planet extends hunt for “Bigfoot”

U.S. cable net Animal Planet is building upon its recent series Finding Bigfoot (pictured) by adding a one-hour special, Finding Bigfoot: Behind the Search.
July 8, 2011

U.S. cable net Animal Planet is building upon its recent series Finding Bigfoot (pictured) by adding a one-hour special, Finding Bigfoot: Behind the Search.

The special, slated to air July 17 at 10 p.m. EST, features members of the Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) team as they discuss their excursions to find the mythical creature in depth.

Gathering for a town-hall meeting in Oregon, Bigfoot fans get the chance to ask the team probing questions about the series and their adventure.

Finding Bigfoot: Behind the Search is produced for Animal Planet by Ping Pong Productions. Keith Hoffman is the exec producer for Animal Planet, while Brad Kuhlman and Casey Brumels are the exec producers for Ping Pong Productions. Marc Etkind is VP of development for Animal Planet.

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