Hallmark lands 'Animal Adventures' rights
Jack Hanna series to premiere Oct. 3Hallmark Channel has acquired exclusive cable rights to "Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures" from Litton Entertainment.
As part of the deal, Hallmark also acquired digital-distribution rights to the series on HallmarkChannel.com, and for distribution under the Hallmark brand name on third-party sites such as iTunes.
The channel will premiere "Animal Adventures" on Oct. 3 and run it weekly on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
The series features popular naturalist Hanna, director emeritus of the Columbus Zoo, as he travels around the world to showcase animals and the places they live.