July 27, 2007
“The Federal Experience” to Make its Debut on VERSUS
ANOKA, Minn.—Federal Premium’s new TV show kicks off its inaugural season with its first primetime airing 10:30 am (EST) on August 4. Host Tim Abell heads to South Dakota in search of a trophy whitetail in the first episode of what promises to be an interesting and unique journey.
Viewers will watch each week as this Hollywood actor and novice hunter heads out in search of a variety of quarry, learning valuable lessons along the way. To help with these lessons, Abell will hunt alongside a new expert each week in hopes of making himself, and the viewer, a better hunter.
“The Federal Experience” will continue to run a new episode each week, with rebroadcasts scheduled between primetime airings. For the full schedule, please see below. The primetime airing of all episodes on VERSUS is Saturday at 10:30 a.m. (EST) with one exception as noted.
Week 1 Saturday Airdate 8/04/07
South Dakota Whitetail
Week 2 Saturday Airdate 8/11/07
High Desert Quail
Week 3 Saturday Airdate 8/18/07
South Dakota Pheasant with Tom Knapp
Week 4 Saturday Airdate 8/25/07
***Week 5 Primetime Airing is Thursday September 6, 2007 at 7 p.m. Eastern with a rebroadcast at 11 p.m. Eastern.
Week 6 Saturday Airdate 9/08/07
Montana Turkey with NWTF CEO Rob Keck
Week 7 Saturday Airdate 9/15/07
Week 8 Saturday Airdate 9/22/07
Namibia Plains Game
Week 9 Saturday Airdate 9/29/07
Namibia Plains Game
Week 10 Saturday Airdate 10/06/07
British Columbia Bruin
For more information on Federal Premium®, visit www.federalpremium.com.
About ATK Ammunition Systems Group
Headquartered in Edina, Minnesota, ATK Ammunition Systems Group is a leading supplier of small and medium caliber military ammunition, ammunition propellant, commercial and military smokeless powder, law enforcement and sporting ammunition, ammunition related products and an operator of two U.S. Army ammunition manufacturing plants. The organization employs approximately 5,000 people. More information is available at www.outdoorwriters.atk.com.
ATK is a $3.9 billion advanced weapon and space systems company employing approximately 16,500 people in 21 states. News and information can be found on the Internet at www.atk.com.
About Orion Multimedia
Denver-based Orion Multimedia is America's largest producer of field sports programming with 14 series airing on the Comcast-owned VERSUS network reaching 71 million homes coast to coast. Orion's team of editors, producers, writers, animators, and cinematographers have won more national Emmy Awards than the rest of the outdoor TV production industry combined, and Orion's world-wide HD footage library is among the largest in the genre.