The official word: Due to the extreme heat wave and drought in Central Texas, A&E
is moving the premiere date of “American Hoggers,” a
new original real-life series that follows the Campbell family and their
struggle to rescue Texas residents and ranches from the devastating chaos caused
by millions of invasive wild boars. The 8-episode half-hour series originally
was slated to premiere August 16 but now will air this fall (date TBD).
“Due to the recent extreme weather in Texas, we think it’s best to move ‘American
Hoggers’ to the fall out of consideration to the
Campbell family, the crew, and the horses and dogs the family use to hunt,” said
David McKillop, Executive Vice President, A&E
Programming. “In this record-breaking heat, even the hogs can use a
A&E will announce the new premiere date for “American Hoggers” shortly.