Outdoor Channel announced its second quarter programming, which includes the return of Savage Wild, Step Outside, and Archer’s Choice all in HD. Spring programming also includes the debut of a new show called The Baja Unlimited, a behind-the-scenes look at off-road desert racing in Baja. The Baja Unlimited will premiere on Monday, Mar. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Eastern.
The new season of Savage Wild will start Saturday, April 3 at 10 p.m. ET. Archer’s Choice will start its new season on Sunday, April 4 at 12-noon. And, Step Outside’s new season will start the same day at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Outdoor Channel’s programming is simulcast in both standard and high definition, and the network plans to be completely HD native by July 2010. See below for upcoming show descriptions.
Savage Wild – New Season Debuts Saturday, April 3rd at 10 p.m. ET
Armed with only his wits, the most rudimentary tools and devices, and zero armor, predatory master Manny Puig will guide viewers through some of the murkiest waters and most dangerous places on earth. “Savage Wild” is a heart-stopping half hour that will make you think twice before going below the surface. This season viewers will experience incredible new adventures and locations – from the open sea, where Manny interacts with huge mako and blue sharks to other mysterious and dangerous worlds that few would dare trespass. In one adrenaline pumping episode, Manny is bitten by a very large western diamondback rattlesnake and rushed to the emergency room in Texas!
Step Outside – New Season Debuts Sunday, April 4th at 2:30 p.m. ET
These days, the future of outdoor heritage and how to assure the importance and practice of hunting and fishing for the next generation is among the list of hot topics for outdoor enthusiasts. Produced in partnership with the National Shooting Sports Foundation, “Step Outside” is a program that encourages sportsmen and sportswomen to introduce family, friends and special guests to traditional outdoor pursuits. “Step Outside” is co-hosted by Doug Painter and Kelly Gotch.
Archer’s Choice – New Season Debuts Sunday, April 4th at 12-noon ET
Go behind the scenes with the longest running hunting couple on TV: Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo. Learn what makes them tick, and see why since the 90’s Ralph and Vicki have been branded “America’s Favorite Hunting Couple.” Viewers get an inside look at the couple’s unique relationship and incredible bowhunting adventures. This season, travel with the couple to remote locations as they stalk deer, moose, musk ox, black bear and more!
For full scheduling of Outdoor Channel programs visit http://outdoorchannel.com/Schedule.aspx.