Animal Planet’s Rico the Rooster—described as the most interesting rooster on the planet, although we can’t imagine the competition is very stiff—hosts the animal-focused channel’s year-end programming extravaganza, which includes series such as Pit Bulls and Parolees, Tanked, Cat vs. Dog and more.


Group EVP, Marketing: Lara Richardson

SVP, Marketing Strategy: Josh Kovolenko

VP Marketing Creative: Pablo Pulido

VP, Marketing Strategy: Megan DeSouza

Producer: Nick Giattini

Producer: Joe Carey

Director – Production: Lisa McKenna,

Director – Marketing: Monica Zeitlin

Marketing Coordinator: Ayanna Carter

Agency: Big Machine​

Director: Ken Carlson

Executive Producer: Charlie Pomykal

DP: Michael Alden Lloyd

AD: Mary Brown

Production Manager: Greg Epstein

Sr. Post & Graphics Producer: Crystal Deones

Lead Designer/Animator: Ana Lossada

Designers/Animators: Freddy Morales & George Melhem

Animators: Matt Salas & Stephen Sprinkles

Editor: Ken Carlson & Brian Moghari

Intern: Shu Xiang


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