mercoledì 30 settembre 2009

Outdoor Channel Unveils New Shows as Part of Its Action-Packed Fourth Quarter Programming Lineup

Temecula, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Outdoor Channel (NASDAQ:OUTD), America's leader in Outdoor TV, today announced the addition of three new series - "Outdoor's 10 Best," "Trophy Quest" and "Jimmy Big Time" - to its compelling fourth quarter (Q4) programming schedule. The addition of these originals rounds out the cable network's robust and popular lineup of hunting, fishing, shooting and adventure programs.

"Our spectrum of best-in-class programming has been enhanced by this fall's new series - just in time for hunting season," said Tom Hornish, COO at Outdoor Channel. "Viewers and advertisers will find this quarter's roster filled with high quality entertainment that speaks directly to their favorite outdoor pursuits."

"Outdoors 10 Best" premieres Friday, October 2nd at 10:00 p.m. ET. "Trophy Quest" premieres Saturday, October 3rd at 10:30 p.m. ET. "Jimmy Big Time" premieres Saturday, October 3rd at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Program Overviews:

Outdoor's 10 Best - Fridays at 10:00 p.m. ET, Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. & Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

What are the top 10 duck hunter's dream hunts? Where are the 10 best elk destinations in the country? What animals make up the deadliest hunts ever?

For decades, outdoorsmen have been hotly debating questions like these in base camps and trophy rooms around the world. "Outdoor's 10 Best" will provide the answers in an exciting and fast-paced documentary countdown format from number 10 all the way down to number one. Utilizing one of the largest collections of HD outdoor footage in the industry and expert opinions from the country's best outfitters and adventurers, the program promises to be destination television for Outdoor Channel viewers.

Hosted by country artist Kristy Lee Cook - no stranger to top tens herself as a finalist on season seven of "American Idol" - "Outdoor's 10 Best" will break through the clutter, inspiring hunters and anglers of all skill levels to create their own must-hunt list.

Trophy Quest - Saturdays at 10:30 p.m. ET

With today's ever changing technology, firearm systems that are able to take an animal upwards of 1000 yards, scent blockers and full body 3D camo clothing, some sportsmen feel that the art of "hunting" has been lost.

Avid outdoorsman and host John Wilson of Trophy Quest International has decided to harvest every North American big game species with one single gun: a gun from his childhood. John will turn back the hands of time and revert back to the very first rifle his father gave him; an open sighted, lever action .30-30. Follow John through several "Trophy Quest" episodes as he begins his quest of the North American 29 - the 29 animals that comprise Safari Club International's famous North American Grand Slam, including Alaska-Yukon caribou, American bison, Central Canada caribou, Coastal or Continental black bear, Columbia black-tailed deer, desert mule deer and Rocky Mountain or California bighorn sheep.

Jimmy Big Time Presented by Polaris - Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. ET & 11:30 p.m. ET

"Jimmy Big Time Presented by Polaris," Outdoor Channel's first ever scripted comedy, follows the exploits of Jimmy 'Big Time' Miller, the self-described 'Father of Outdoor Television.' This Outdoor Channel original series highlights one man's quest to become the greatest outdoor television host in history. Shot in mockumentary format, "Jimmy Big Time" is an irreverent look at what happens behind the camera in the highly competitive world of outdoor television.

As the authority on the outdoors, Outdoor Channel reaches its passionate viewers through multiple platforms, including high definition (HD), video-on-demand (VOD) and a dynamic website Currently, Outdoor Channel is the only full-time outdoor cable network dedicated to HD; the network will boast a 100 percent HD lineup in 2010. Additionally, Outdoor Channel's roster of almost 40 groundbreaking, original series is unrivaled in the outdoor genre.

To find Outdoor Channel in your area, check your local listings or log onto and enter your zip code.

About Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.

Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America's leader in outdoor TV, and Winnercomm Inc., an Emmy Award winning production and interactive company. Outdoor Channel offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, off-road motorsports, adventure and the Western lifestyle and can be viewed on multiple platforms including high definition, video-on-demand, as well as on a dynamic broadband website. Winnercomm Inc. is one of America's largest and highest quality producers of live sporting events and sports series for cable and broadcast television. Winnercomm also owns and operates the patented Skycam and CableCam aerial camera systems which provide dramatic overhead camera angles for major sports events, including college and NFL football. For more information please visit

Source: Outdoor Channel

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