Whale Wars

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, Aug. 13, 2010

Wife Swap

Wife Swap
8/7c ABC
The sixth-season finale features a flamboyant metropolitan couple who dress as superheroes everywhere they go and are on a mission to rid the world of boring relationships. The wife's daughter is embarrassed by their antics. The other family is as serious as a heart attack: They moved to the country to protect their kids from the bad influences of the city so the kids could concentrate on chores and disciple. When these women walk a mile in each other's moccasins, it'll be a strange stroll indeed.

Read on for previews of Whale Wars, Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, Good Morning America, Den Brother, Women's Tennis and Smallville. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, July 16, 2010

Flashpoint

Flashpoint
10/9c CBS
The SRU team members are given a delicate assignment: rescue a baby who is being held hostage. The kid is taken when a carjacker steals the vehicle the baby is in. It all comes to a climax at a seedy motel where the captor, who may be a serial killer, is staying. — Tim Holland

Eureka

9/8c Syfy
At the end of last week's episode, we saw the gang return to a slightly different Eureka than the one they knew before they traveled back in time to the town's foundation. While the charming-yet-devious Trevor (James Callis) adjusts to skipping 60 years of history, Fargo acclimates to a surprising career change. Let's hope his new job description includes these words: "Must know how to deal with red indoor lightning."

Read on for previews of Eureka, Whale Wars, DC Cupcakes, The Jensen Project, Golf and Supernatural. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, June 4, 2010

Whale Wars

Whale Wars
9/8c Animal Planet
In the Season 3 premiere, Captain Watson leads a fleet of three anti-whaling ships against the wily Japanese — surely a recipe for three times the adventure. A former Norwegian whaling ship and a speedboat have joined the mission, but the Sea Shepherds still find themselves trying to evade a Japanese reconnaissance ship that has been trailing them through the Antarctic. If something doesn't change, odds are a battle will ensue.

Read on for previews of Good Morning America, Today, National Spelling Bee, Stargate Universe, Party Down and Hal Sparks: Charmageddon. read more

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

Mike Tyson

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

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, June 19, 2009

Don't Forget The Lyrics

Good Morning America
7 am/ET ABC
Is it just our intuition or does Jamie Foxx have an upcoming tour to promote? As it happens, his Intuition (that's his latest CD) Tour kicks off July 3 in Las Vegas. He'll be busy before that, too: Spike's Guys Choice awards on Sunday and The BET Awards (which he'll host) on June 28. Maybe there'll be an Obama impression someplace, but Foxx's focus this morning on GMA's Central Park concert will be on keeping up the momentum from "Blame It," his platinum single from Intuition.

Read on for previews of Mr. Troop Mom, Don't Forget the Lyrics!, Real Time with Bill Maher and Whale Wars. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, June 5, 2009

Whale Wars

Good Morning America
7 am/ET ABC
He has won six Grammys, including one this year. He performed at President Obama's pre-Inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial. He gave a commencement address at an Ivy League college (University of Pennsylvania's College of Arts and Sciences, his alma mater). And this morning, John Legend is headlining a GMA summer concert in New York City's Central Park. Evolver, the R&B superstar's latest album (his third) recently went gold, and he'll be supporting it on tour this summer.

Read on for previews of Today, Whale Wars, Home by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Plastic Fantastic Brain. read more

Tonight's TV Hot List: Friday, Dec. 19, 2008

Colin Hanks and David Krumholtz, Numb3rs

NUMB3RS
10 pm/ET CBS
Charlie doesn't like it, but he's forced to team up with an archrival (Colin Hanks) to solve a case.

Read on for previews of Degrassi in Ecuador, Don't Forget the Lyrics!, Whale Wars and Ghost Whisperer. read more

VIDEO: It's Pirates vs. Pirates in Whale Wars

Whale Wars

Only one group of brave people stand between 750-ton-whale-killing machines and their prey — and those are the brave people of the Sea Shepherd in Animal Planet's newest series, Whale Wars. These guys and gals risk their lives to stop illegal whalers by ramming ships, boarding the other vessels and even throwing rotten butter "bombs" on the whalers' decks. They may be using "non-violent" means, but that doesn't stop the other party from using real gunfire to keep them away. Get the scoop on what life on the Sea Shepherd ship is like and what celebrity names back the cause.

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Premiered: November 07, 2008, on Animal Planet
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Following a marine-conservation organisation on its quest to stop Japanese whaling operations in the Antarctic.

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