On Thursday, April 14th, Animal Planet announced they have greenlit “Finding Bigfoot,” which is likely to air either later this year or in early 2012. They haven’t said if it’s a series or a one-time special, but I would guess it’ll be a series just like MonsterQuest, but only focused on the search for Bigfoot.

Here is Animal Planet’s description of the new “Finding Bigfoot“:

From small towns in the South to remote areas of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, four eccentric but passionate members of the Bigfoot Field Research Organization (BFRO) embark on one single-minded mission – to find the elusive “creature” known as Bigfoot or the Sasquatch. Comprised of a former roadie (Bobo), a high school science teacher (Cliff), a skeptical scientist (Ranae) and BFRO president Matt Moneymaker, the foursome engage in the ultimate sleuth in search of proof that Bigfoot really does exist… and is alive and well in the United States! By examining photos and videos of the creature, speaking to local witnesses, using new technology and luring the mysterious beast with Bobo’s “Squatch” call, the team uncovers startling evidence of the mysterious and highly intelligent enigma that has eluded capture for centuries and fascinated man for just as long.

Stay tuned to MonsterQuest Guide for further details on this series. We’ll bring them to you as soon as we get them in.