The Internet’s Furriest Home Videos Return! Nat Geo WILD Announces New Season Of Howie Mandel’s Animals Doing Things

Season Two of Howie Mandel’s Best Internet Animal Videos From the Popular @AnimalsDoingThings Instagram Account Premieres June 2019 on Nat Geo WILD

Nat Geo WILD announced today that the network’s “fur-ociously” funny clip series Howie Mandel’s Animals Doing Things is returning for its second season this summer. Comedy legend, TV superstar and animal lover Howie Mandel has once again teamed up with Doing Things Media’s Instagram account @AnimalsDoingThings to bring the internet’s funniest animal videos to TV. Mandel takes the best submissions from @AnimalsDoingThings, which has 2.8 million followers, and brings them exclusively to Nat Geo WILD. Each episode of Howie Mandel’s Animals Doing Things is narrated with his signature comedy, bringing the LOLs to never-before-seen videos of animals doing amazing, adorable and hilarious things. The new season of Howie Mandel’s Animals Doing Things premieres June 2019 on Nat Geo WILD.

Mandel made the announcement today during the National Geographic Global Networks’ TCA presentation at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, California. He was joined on stage by his son Alex and a Boa constrictor.

“We have packed even more hilarious, heartwarming and surprising animal clips into this exciting new season,” said Mandel. “As an animal lover, I am thrilled to team up with Nat Geo WILD for more of Animals Doing Things, because there’s nothing better than combining work that you’re passionate about with something you love. I think viewers will enjoy what we have in store for them in these new episodes!”

From viral videos of fainting goats and clumsy kittens, to clips of adorable puppies and heartwarming animal BFFs, Howie Mandel’s Animals Doing Things has something for everyone. Each clip is set up and paid off by Mandel’s jokes and witty commentary. Videos are submitted from all around the world and each episode is packed with animals of all breeds, shapes and sizes.

Additionally, animal experts will join the fun to provide professional insights into the real behavior and science behind the animal antics.

With Mandel’s voice and comedic brilliance, insights from animal experts and a library of never-before-seen animal clips curated by the host himself, each episode of the new season of Howie Mandel’s Animals Doing Things will be packed with funny, exciting and unpredictable moments!

Howie Mandel’s Animals Doing Things is produced by Alevy Productions and Leepson Bounds Entertainment and Doing Things Media for Nat Geo WILD. Executive producers are Howie Mandel, David Leepson, Aaron Rice, Reid Hailey, Derek Lucas and Max Benator. Co-executive producer is Thomas O’Brien. For Nat Geo WILD, executive producer and senior vice president of development and production is Janet Han Vissering.

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