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#OUTDOORSPORTSMANAWARDS Nominees Announced

Polls are Open for Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel’s Outdoor Sportsman Awards “Fan Favorite Host(s)”

By: TheSportsmanChannel.com Staff

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DENVER (November 28, 2016) – Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel, part of Outdoor Sportsman Group – Networks, present the 17th Annual Outdoor Sportsman Awards powered by RAM. The Outdoor Sportsman Awards are among the most coveted accolades for outdoor-lifestyle programming. Nominees for the Outdoor Sportsman Awards are listed below and fans of both networks are invited to cast their vote for the Fan Favorite Host(s) category – just two of 20 lauded awards presented at this year’s ceremony.

The Outdoor Sportsman Awards show will be held on the night of Thursday, January 19, 2017 at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas during the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual industry gathering, the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference. Subscribers of MyOutdoorTV.com also will have the opportunity to view the Outdoor Sportsman Awards via live streaming.

This year’s hosts include: Tom McMillan of Sportsman Channel’s MCMILLAN and Michael Waddell of Outdoor Channel’s Realtree Road Trips with Michael Waddell and Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector.

The following are among the other awards that will be presented by network talent and special guests at the Outdoor Sportsman Awards:

BEST OVERALL:

  • Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector
  • Driven with Pat & Nicole
  • Facts of Fishing
  • Gun Stories
  • The Gunfather presented by Brownells
  • GunnyTime with R. Lee Ermey
  • Into High Country
  • Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures
  • Major League Fishing Cups
  • Trev Gowdy’s Monster Fish
  • Crush with Lee & Tiffany
  • YoungWild

 

BEST NEW SERIES – OUTDOOR CHANNEL:

  • Carter’s W.A.R.
  • Dropped
  • Nick’s Wild Ride
  • NOMAD
  • The Adventure Series
  • The Journey
  • The Seahunter
  • True Magnum TV
  • Viking Chronicles
  • YoungWild

 

BEST NEW SERIES – SPORTSMAN CHANNEL:

  • Beyond Rubicon
  • Cabela’s Instinct
  • GunVenture
  • #Hunter
  • Just Junie
  • Made for the Outdoors
  • The Bucket List
  • The Life
  • “The Takedown” with Matt Hughes
  • Wild Billz

 

BEST DEER HUNTING:

  • Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector
  • Buck Commander
  • Drury’s THIRTEEN
  • Easton Bowhunting
  • Fear No Evil
  • Hunt Masters
  • Major League Bowhunter
  • MCMILLAN
  • The Most Wanted List
  • Sasquatch Mountain Man

 

BEST BIG GAME:

  • Bowhunter
  • Driven with Pat & Nicole
  • Into High Country
  • Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures
  • Pigman: The Series
  • Shawn Michaels’ MRA
  • Skullbound TV
  • Territories Wild
  • The Bucket List
  • Crush with Lee & Tiffany
  • The Western Hunter
  • YoungWild

 

BEST SMALL GAME:

  • Arrow Affliction
  • Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector
  • Easton Bowhunter
  • Furtakers
  • Gun It with Benny Spies
  • MeatEater
  • Nick’s Wild Ride
  • Predator Nation
  • Relentless Pursuit
  • Western Extreme

 

BEST FISHING:

  • Big Water Adventures
  • Facts of Fishing
  • Hook N’ Look
  • In-Fisherman TV
  • Major League Fishing Cups
  • Trev Gowdy’s Monster Fish
  • Pro Team Journal
  • The Outfitters Built by Ford F-Series
  • Wild Billz
  • Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show

 

BEST SHOOTING SPORTS:

  • Gun Stories
  • The Gunfather presented by Brownells
  • GunnyTime with R. Lee Ermey
  • Guns & Ammo
  • Handguns and Defensive Weapons
  • NRA All Access
  • Shooting Gallery
  • Shooting USA
  • Shootout Lane
  • Viking Chronicles

 

BEST GENERAL INTEREST:

  • The Best Defense
  • Carter’s W.A.R.
  • Dropped
  • GunnyTime with R. Lee Ermey
  • Gun Stories
  • The Most Wanted List
  • Raised Hunting
  • Sasquatch Mountain Man
  • Skullbound TV
  • SWAROVSKI OPTIK Quests

 

BEST COMEDY:

  • Fear No Evil
  • Gun It with Benny Spies
  • MCMILLAN
  • Modern Fishing with Jared Jeffries
  • Realtree’s Monster Bucks
  • PSE’s Wild Outdoors
  • Red Arrow
  • Team Elk
  • The Bucket List
  • Whitetail Fix

 

BEST COMMERCIAL:

  • Control Freak
  • Gold Tip – Damn Straight
  • FN America – Warrior
  • Mossy Oak
  • RAM – Small
  • Realtree Pros
  • Remington Arms Company – You
  • Seahunter Boats
  • Under Armour – These Are My Boots
  • Winchester Ammunition – American Legend

 

BEST GRAPHICS:

  • Bow Madness
  • Dream Season
  • Dropped
  • Drury’s THIRTEEN
  • Fight to Survive
  • In-Fisherman TV
  • Lake Commandos
  • Made for the Outdoors
  • Trev Gowdy’s Monster Fish
  • Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show

 

BEST SHOW OPEN:

  • Deadliest Hunts
  • Driven with Pat & Nicole
  • Heartland Bowhunter
  • Heartland Waterfowl
  • Just Junie
  • Made for the Outdoors
  • Rival Wild
  • The Western Hunter
  • Viking Chronicles
  • Winchester Deadly Passion

 

BEST SOUND DESIGN:

  • #Hunter
  • American Rifleman
  • Arrow Affliction
  • The Best Defense
  • Fear No Evil
  • Gun Stories
  • Jim Shockey’s UNCHARTED
  • Red Rising
  • Wild Billz
  • Whitetail Fix

 

BEST TURKEY:

  • Backwoods Life
  • Country Boys Outdoors
  • Craig Morgan’s All Access Outdoors
  • Headhunters TV
  • Nick’s Wild Ride
  • PSE’s Wild Outdoors
  • Realtree Road Trips
  • Crush with Lee & Tiffany
  • The Habit
  • Wildlifers

 

BEST VIDEOGRAPHY:

  • The Best Defense
  • Carter’s W.A.R.
  • Dirt Trax Television
  • Driven with Pat & Nicole
  • Facts of Fishing
  • GunnyTime with R. Lee Ermey
  • Jim Shockey’s UNCHARTED
  • Trev Gowdy’s Monster Fish
  • Raised Hunting
  • YoungWild

 

BEST WINGSHOOTING:

  • Arrow Affliction
  • Brotherhood Outdoors
  • Gun Dog TV – Ducks
  • Gun Dog TV – Quail
  • Heartland Waterfowl
  • Pure Hunting
  • Shawn Michaels’ MRA
  • The Flush – Kansas
  • The Flush – North Dakota
  • Wildlifers

 

BEST CONSERVATION:

  • Big Boys TV
  • Carter’s W.A.R.
  • Fly Rod Chronicles
  • Hunting the Country
  • Hunt Masters
  • In-Fisherman TV
  • North American Whitetail
  • Out Da’ Bayou
  • RNT-V
  • Wardens

 

Last year, thousands of fans of both networks took part in selecting their favorite TV show hosts.

To show sincere gratitude to the loyal and avid fan base, Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel will reward a select few fans with prize packs brimming with outdoor-centric swag. The Fan Favorite voting sweepstakes will include prizes for eight winners – four per network, who will be chosen at random via a prize draw.

The voting period runs now through December 4, 2016.

Visit each network’s page to vote for your favorite Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel hosts:

Outdoor Channel: http://outdoorchannel.com/vote

Sportsman Channel: http://www.thesportsmanchannel.com/vote

About Outdoor Sportsman Group: Outdoor Sportsman Group is comprised of the world’s foremost media and entertainment brands for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. It includes three leading multichannel networks: Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network. The Group also consists of a number of established integrated media assets: 15 outdoor magazines including Guns & Ammo, Petersen’s Bowhunting and Florida Sportsman, and 19 top websites, including BassFan.com. Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group includes television production operations, Winnercomm, as well as aerial camera businesses, SkyCam and CableCam. For more information, visit www.outdoorsg.com. Check out the My Outdoor TV app for iOS and Android to stream outdoor entertainment anytime, anywhere. #AdventureToGo

About Outdoor Channel: Outdoor Channel has been taking viewers across America and around the world on unparalleled adventures since 1993. Dedicated to the outdoor lifestyle and conservation, the independent cable network is a division of Outdoor Sportsman Group and provides a complete spectrum of riveting hunting, fishing, shooting and adventure entertainment. Outdoor Channel is the largest outdoor TV footprint in the country and is available in more than 50 countries internationally. Outdoor Channel can be viewed in HD and is accessible by broadband and mobile platforms. For program times and other information, visit www.outdoorchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. #WhatGetsYouOutdoors

About Sportsman Channel: Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel/Sportsman HD is a television and digital media company fully devoted to honoring a lifestyle that is celebrated by millions of Americans. A division of Outdoor Sportsman Group, Sportsman Channel delivers entertaining and informative programming that showcases outdoor adventure, hunting and fishing, and illustrates it through unique and authentic storytelling. Sportsman Channel embraces the attitude of “Red, Wild & Blue America” – where the American Spirit and Great Outdoors are celebrated in equal measure. Stay connected to Sportsman Channel online at thesportsmanchannel.com, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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Media Contact:
Tom Caraccioli | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212.852.6646 | tcaraccioli@thesportsmanchannel.com

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