Hallmark Channel Snares Hanna's Animal Adventures

The Hallmark Channel has bought the cable rights to Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures.

The Litton Entertainment-distributed show will bow on the network Saturday, Oct. 3, where it will air at 6-9 a.m., as well as Sunday mornings at from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Hallmark also acquired the digital rights and will be able to distribute the series under the Hallmark brand to sites like iTunes.

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