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Palm Springs Savant & Co Behind the Scenes: Jimmy Van Patten

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Go Behind the Scenes with Jimmy Van Patten, star of the new Animal Planet reality TV series 'Who Let the Dogs Out'. Jimmy is an accomplished actor, writer, producer and director-- and son of Hollywood TV legend Dick Van Patten. As "The Boss" in Animal Planet's 'Who Let the Dogs Out', he dispatches the Natural Balance Pet Foods canine sports team on a mission to travel the country in search of the most talented dog in America. His talented group of dogs, led by Tillman, the World's Fastest Skateboarding Bulldog lead the way hosting casting calls and meeting all kinds of cool dogs at Petco stores and in US cities nationwide. Animal Planet viewers are in for a treat as they get to know a different side of Jimmy Van Patten, who in recent years has become known for his role as Dr Hefner in the wildly popular 'Saw' horror film series. This interview provides new insights to the man who has demonstrated his broad range of talent. From his recent appearance in the acclaimed independent thriller film "A Thousand Cuts" to the upcoming Broadway show "The Flunky the Musical", Jimmy is a fascinating person who has a passion for animals and pets of all sizes. You can learn more about Jimmy Van Patten from the show website: http://wholetthedogsout.tv. Who Let the Dogs Out can be seen Saturday mornings on Animal Planet, check local listings.