Outdoor Channel Announces the Winners of the 12th Annual Golden Moose Awards (2012)

Outdoor Channel Announces the Winners of the 12th Annual Golden Moose Awards (2012)

Leading Industry Award Show Hosted by Michael Waddell with Musical Guest Zac Brown Band

WHAT: Outdoor Channel (NASDAQ: OUTD), America's Leader In Outdoor TV, unveiled the winners of the 12th Annual Golden Moose Awards at a ceremony held last night during the National Shooting Sports Foundation's (NSSF) annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show and Conference (SHOT Show).

The popular outdoor television awards extravaganza presented the producers and on-air talent from Outdoor Channel's industry-leading programming with 24 awards, including a "Lifetime Achievement" award and several "Fan Favorite" accolades. The award show was also streamed live on OutdoorChannel.com, allowing audiences from around the country and the world to tune-in to the highly anticipated event.

WHO: This year, the celebration was hosted by Michael Waddell of Outdoor Channel's "Realtree Road Trips with Michael Waddell" and "Bone Collector." The show also included a live performance from two time Grammy-winning artist Zac Brown Band. Zac, a lifelong outdoorsman who has made appearances on Outdoor Channel's "Fear No Evil" in 2011, will also appear in the new show "Red Arrow," which will air on the network later in 2012." Furthermore, approximately 2,000 outdoor industry leaders, TV personalities, media personnel and lucky fans attended the awards ceremony.

WHERE: The awards show was held at the famed Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

WHEN: Yesterday -Thursday, January 19, 2012

And the Golden Moose goes to the following series…

Best Overall | Winner: Benelli Presents Duck Commander

Best Big Game | Winner: Driven with Pat and Nicole

Best Deer |Winner: Craig Morgan All Access Outdoors

Best Show Open | Winner: Driven with Pat and Nicole

Best Bird Hunting | Winner: Headhunters TV

Best Shooting Sports | Winner: MidwayUSA's Gun Stories

Best Off-Road | Winner: Fisher's ATV World

Best Turkey | Winner: Craig Morgan All Access Outdoors

Best Fishing | Winner: Trev Gowdy's Monster Fish

Best Adventure | Winner: Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures & Jim Shockey's The Professionals

Best Conservation | Winner: Shawn Michaels' MRA

Best Commercial | Winner: Ram Outdoorsman

Best Educational / Instructional | Winner: MidwayUSA's Gun Stories

Best Blooper / Outtake | Winner: Jimmy Big Time

Best Videography | Winner: Jim Shockey's The Professionals

Best Sound Design | Winner: Buck Commander Protected by Under Armour

Best Graphics | Winner: Buck Commander Protected by Under Armour

Best Online Original | Winner: Babes with Bullets

Fan Favorite Best Overall | Winner: Ted Nugent Spirit of the Wild

Fan Favorite Best New | Winner: Team Elk

Fan Favorite Best Hunting | Winner: Bone Collector

Fan Favorite Best Fishing | Winner: The Bassmasters

Fan Favorite Best Host | Winner: Ted Nugent Spirit of the Wild – Ted & Shemane Nugent

Golden Moose Honorary AwardLifetime Achievement | Winner: Jim Zumbo

SOURCE: Outdoor Channel

CONTACT: Kathleen Hopkins, Brainerd Communicators, Inc., +1-212-986-6667, khopkins@braincomm.com

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