Nick’s Wild Ride

June 27, 2016

Outdoor Channel Unveils New Travel and Outdoor Adventure Series, “Nick’s Wild Ride,” Starring Award-Winning Fiddle Player and Country Music Artist Nick Hoffman

“Nick’s Wild Ride” Debuts on Friday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m ET / 6:30 p.m. CT on the Outdoor Lifestyle Cable Network

NASHVILLE & DENVER (June 27, 2016) – This summer, Outdoor Channel is premiering the highly- anticipated, new travel and outdoor adventure TV series, Nick’s Wild Ride, starring award-winning fiddle player and country artist, Nick Hoffman. The half-hour, 13-episode series will make it’s debut on the network Friday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. CT.

Screen Shot 2016-06-27 at 1.39.32 PMHoffman, a former member of Kenny Chesney’s band, is a member of the country music trio THE FARM. He has also performed with music superstars Sara Evans, Keith Urban, Brooks & Dunn, John Mellencamp, Trace Adkins, Steve Miller, James Otto, and more.

Produced by Watermarc Productions and Ugly Duckling Entertainment, Nick’s Wild Ride is unlike other hunting or fishing shows. The Nowthen, Minnesota native and Nashville transplant goes beyond hunting and fishing to explore the music, food, culture, history and heartbeat of each stop he makes along his journey. The show’s aim is to reveal fascinating places and captivating people around the world.

Viewers will follow Hoffman as he explores interesting locations, hunts and fishes for unusual species, and dives into the culture of each place he visits. The first episode takes Hoffman to Louisiana, where he learns from locals how to make hot sauce. The host then travels the Mississippi River and hits the swamps to hunt turkey and catch crawfish. From hunting waterfowl in Nebraska and checking out the best microbreweries in Denver to spending time in the Argentine Republic capital of Buenos Aires to hunting javelina in Mexico, get on board with Hoffman to see where this wild ride ends up.

The series is part of Outdoor Channel’s Friday night “country” programming roster, which includes the return of new episodes of Craig Morgan All Access Outdoors, the debut of Nick’s Wild Ride, along with a slate of classic and modern western cinema blockbusters.

Watch the trailer for Nick’s Wild Ride here and tune in to Outdoor Channel on Friday nights at 7:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. CT to catch the riveting new series.

Viewers can join the conversation by using: #NicksWildRide. Follow the series on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

About Nick Hoffman:

Growing up in the country-side of Nowthen, Minnesota, award-winning recording artist, musician, and songwriter Nick Hoffman not only developed a passion for the outdoors, but also learned to play the fiddle at the young age of four. Hoffman is most commonly known as former long-time member of Kenny Chesney’s band for over 12 years and most recently as member of country-trio THE FARM. In 2012, Hoffman won the Country Music Association’s esteemed award for Touring Musician of the Year. Performing alongside many artists including Trace Adkins, Sara Evans, Keith Urban, Brooks & Dunn and more, Hoffman has established a fanbase of his own. Combining his passion for music, his affinity for travel, and his love for the outdoors, Hoffman is excited to premiere his new travel/hunting television series “Nick’s Wild Ride.”

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

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

For Nick Hoffman:

Heather Blankenship | Lone Star PR | 615.739.6597 | heather@lonestarpr.com

For Outdoor Sportsman Group:

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

Nancy Zakhary | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212.986.6667 | nancy@braincomm.com

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