Animal Cops: Detroit

2002, TV Show

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PETA: Mike Tyson's Pigeon-Racing Show Cruel and Likely Illegal

PETA is not pleased with Mike Tyson's new Animal Planet show about pigeon racing.

The animal welfare group wants New York City prosecutors to investigate Tyson's Brooklyn-based reality show, saying it is cruel to animals and its races could involve illegal gambling.

"Animal Planet needs more programs like Whale Wars and Animal Cops, in which people go to bat for animals, and fewer programs that showcase cruelty and profiteering at animals' expense," PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk said in a statement.

Mike Tyson arrested in airport scuffle

Taking on Tyson, which is scheduled to begin filming next month and air next year on Animal Planet, will follow the former heavyweight champion as he competes in what a news release describes as the "intensely competitive and bizarrely fascinating world of pigeon racing." The news release adds that Tyson is a novice pigeon racer, but ...  Read Full Article

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PETA: Mike Tyson's Pigeon-Racing Show Cruel and Likely Illegal

PETA is not pleased with Mike Tyson's new Animal Planet show about pigeon racing.

The animal welfare group wants New York City prosecutors to investigate Tyson's Brooklyn-based reality show, saying it is cruel to animals and its races could involve illegal gambling.

"Animal Planet needs more programs like Whale Wars and Animal Cops, in which people go to bat for animals, and fewer programs that showcase cruelty and profiteering at animals' expense," PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk said in a statement.

Mike Tyson arrested in airport scuffle

Taking on Tyson, which is scheduled to begin filming next month and air next year on Animal Planet, will follow the former heavyweight champion as he competes in what a news release describes as the "intensely competitive and bizarrely fascinating world of pigeon racing." The news release adds that Tyson is a novice pigeon racer, but ... read more

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Premiered: May 13, 2002, on Animal Planet
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Detroit Humane Society officers combat animal abuse and neglect. Subsequent seasons followed investigators in Texas and California.

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