Outdoor Channel Announces Nominees For It's 10th Annual Golden Moose Awards

Star of Outdoor Channel's "Bone Collector" & "Realtree Road Trips" Michael Waddell to Host

Guitar Legend & "Spirit of the Wild" Host Ted Nugent to Perform Live

Jan 18, 2010, 08:00 ET from Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTD), America's leader in Outdoor TV, today unveiled the list of nominees for its 10th Annual Golden Moose Awards, the most popular and longstanding outdoor television awards event in the country. In a ceremony to be held on January 21, 2010 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas during this year's SHOT Show, Outdoor Channel will honor the production teams and hosts of its most popular programming of 2009.

Hosted by Michael Waddell of Outdoor Channel's "Bone Collector" and "Realtree Road Trips," and featuring an exclusive performance from Outdoor Channel's "Spirit of the Wild" host and guitar legend Ted Nugent, the 10th anniversary of the Golden Moose Awards will honor fan favorites, new superstars and deserving shows in front of thousands.

"The Golden Moose Awards is our opportunity to honor our celebrity talent and top-notch production teams who've helped make Outdoor Channel the clear category leader," said Tom Hornish, COO at Outdoor Channel. "They share in our commitment to delivering the highest-quality outdoor programming available, and this is our chance to celebrate them. With superstar host Michael Waddell, guitar legend Ted Nugent, the best in the industry will entertain thousands of loyal fans. These are the brightest stars in outdoor television at the biggest outdoor enthusiast celebration of the year."

Several "Fan Favorite" awards will also be honored at the event.  These awards were determined by over 15,000 viewers voting online over a four week period.

2009 GMA Nominees:

BEST OVERALL

Benelli Presents Duck Commander

Hunt Masters

Bone Collector

Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures

The Crush with Lee & Tiffany

The Best of the West

Bow Madness

Leupold's Big Game Profiles

On Your Own Adventures

Whitetail Freaks

BEST BIG GAME

Hunt Masters

Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures

The Crush with Lee & Tiffany

On Your Own Adventures

Realtree Roadtrips

Limbsaver's Addicted to the Outdoors

In Pursuit with Greg Miller

Ultimate Hunting

Bone Collector

Biologic & Drury's Wildlife Obsession

BEST FISHING

Penn's Big Water Adventures

Classic Patterns

The Crush with Lee & Tiffany

The Jackie Bushman Show

Bill Dance Saltwater  

BEST BIRD HUNTING

Benelli Presents Duck Commander

Outdoors 10 Best

Pheasants Forever

Ted Nugent Spirit of the Wild

Benelli's American Bird Hunter

BEST TURKEY

Bone Collector

On Your Own Adventures

Realtree Road Trips

Muzzy's Bad to the Bone

The Choice

BEST CONSERVATION

Pheasants Forever

Beyond the Hunt

Knight & Hale's Ultimate Hunting

Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures

Leupold Big Game Profiles

BEST EDUCATIONAL / INSTRUCTIONAL

Bass Pro Shops Next Generation

The Best of the West

Gold Fever

On Your Own Adventures

In Pursuit with Greg Miller

BEST VIDEOGRAPHY

Benelli Presents Duck Commander

Bone Collector

Limbsaver's Addicted to the Outdoors

The Crush with Lee & Tiffany

The Stihl Dogs N Logs World Championship

Hunt Masters

Destination Polaris

Tracks Across Africa

BEST SOUND DESIGN

The Best of the West

Whitetail Freaks

Hunt Masters

Benelli's American Safari

The Crush with Lee & Tiffany

BEST GRAPHICS

Bone Collector

Hunt Masters

She's Beyond the Lodge

Bass Pro Shops Next Generation

Full Frame

BEST COMMERCIAL

Benelli - "Vinci"

The Best of the West - "Gunwerks LR-1000"

Duck Commander - "Carry-Lite Decoys"

Knight & Hale - "Pack Rack Tease"

Remington

BEST BLOOPER / OUTTAKE

Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures

Inside Outdoors TV

Limbsaver's Addicted to the Outdoors

The Jackie Bushman Show

Realtree Roadtrips

About Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.

Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTD) owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America's leader in outdoor TV, and Winnercomm Inc., an Emmy Award winning production and interactive company. Outdoor Channel offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, off-road motorsports, adventure and the Western lifestyle and can be viewed on multiple platforms including high definition, video-on-demand, as well as on a dynamic broadband website. Winnercomm Inc. is one of America's largest and highest quality producers of live sporting events and sports series for cable and broadcast television. Winnercomm also owns and operates the patented Skycam and CableCam aerial camera systems which provide dramatic overhead camera angles for major sports events, including college and NFL football. For more information please visit www.outdoorchannel.com.

SOURCE Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.



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