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 Award – Lifetime Achievement | Winner: Jim Zumbo
SOURCE: Outdoor Channel
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