“Dog Whisperer” moving to Nat Geo Wild in April

Ten new episodes are to begin production, set to air on the recently-launched net in 2012, while the library of its previous seven seasons makes its move next month.
March 14, 2011

As first announced at the Realscreen Summit, after seven years on National Geographic Channel in the U.S., the eighth season of Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan is moving to its new sister net, Nat Geo Wild.

Also, the series’ 141 completed episodes will be moving over to the recently-launched network beginning in April. Episodes of the MPH Entertainment-Emery/Sumner Productions series will continue to run on NGC into the third quarter of 2011.

Millan will serve as EP on the new, 10-episode season, which is beginning production immediately for an early 2012 premiere on Nat Geo Wild.

“Cesar has built a global franchise around this series, and we are thrilled that he has decided to continue the series in the National Geographic family,” said Geoff Daniels, senior vice president, Nat Geo Wild and National Geographic Channels International, in a statement.

About The Author
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 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.