It's unclear how many episodes Animal Planet has picked up for the new edition, but prior seasons aired between six to eight episodes each.
River Monsters' fifth-season finale aired last week and drew a series-high 2.2 million viewers. The season overall brought in River Monsters' highest ratings yet, averaging 1.8 million viewers.
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