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Animal Planet gets “Tanked” up again

U.S. net Animal Planet has ordered a second season of its aquarium-focused reality series Tanked (pictured), commissioning 10 new episodes to premiere spring 2012.
September 27, 2011

U.S. net Animal Planet has ordered a second season of its aquarium-focused reality series Tanked (pictured), commissioning 10 new episodes to premiere spring 2012.

The order builds on the initial six-episode first season commission for Nancy Glass Productions (NGP). According to Animal Planet, the inaugural season delivered 789,000 P2+ viewers, with the finale delivering nearly one million P2+ viewers (955,000).

The show looks at Wayde King and Brett Raymer’s family business, which designs and installs creative tank and aquariums builds for top celebrities, luxury hotels, Fortune 500 businesses, private homes and millionaire homeowners. Casting for the second season is currently in progress.

Tanked was developed by Animal Planet’s Charlie Foley. Nancy Glass and Eric Neuhaus are the exec producers, and Katie Sullivan is co-executive producer for NGP. Melinda Toporoff is the exec producer for Animal Planet.

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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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