Tucson, AZ - Safari Club International announced their sponsorship with the upcoming television series Sporting Classics with Chris Dorsey produced by Dorsey Pictures. The series will premier July 1, 2019 on Outdoor Channel and brings one of America’s greatest adventure magazines to the television space, featuring the finest hunting and fishing destinations on Earth.
“Sporting Classics TV will bring the highest production values in the genre and bucket-list hunting destinations to viewers across the US, Canada and throughout Europe via unprecedented television distribution in cable and satellite, syndication, digital and OTT platforms,” said series host and executive producer Chris Dorsey. “We are thrilled to have Safari Club International as a sponsor for Sporting Classics TV. SCI is the leader in protecting our right to hunt and in promoting wildlife conservation worldwide, making them a perfect partner in-line with the core values shown within the series.”
In addition to the television reach of the series, Sporting Classics magazine will run regular features from the TV production locations as well as ads in every issue supporting the series along with regular updates from the Sporting Classics Daily and sportingclassics.com in addition to its extensive social platforms.
Chris Dorsey is among the world’s most widely traveled sportsmen having hunted and fished on five continents and he's served in board leadership and advisory roles of numerous conservation and sporting advocacy organizations. He's a biologist, author of six books on outdoor subjects, is a past editor-in-chief of Sports Afield and Ducks Unlimited magazines and his work has appeared in most of the outdoor magazines in the English-speaking world as well as National Geographic, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and the Robb Report. He's been called the 'brandfather' of outdoor television having launched 55 hunting and fishing series in addition to scores of other popular television programs for mainstream cable networks.
Sporting Classics airs Saturdays at 12:30 pm, Sundays at 11 pm, Mondays at 3 pm, and Thursdays at 11:30 am (all times ET). In the inaugural season, host Chris Dorsey will be joined by guests including General Walter Boomer and Emmy-winning actor Gerald McRaney, as well as a wide assortment of experts, family and friends. A tease reel was recently uploaded to the Sporting Classics TV Instagram page here.
Dorsey Pictures – A Red Arrow Studios Company -- are the only producers in the outdoor industry named to Real Screen Magazine’s Global 100 List of the largest and best production companies.
For More Information on Safari Club International, go to www.safariclub.org
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About Safari Club International
Safari Club International (SCI) is a not-for-profit organization of hunters whose primary missions are to protect the freedom to hunt and to promote wildlife conservation. SCI's 50,000 members and 180 chapters in the US and around the world are passionate about hunting and about wildlife conservation. Hunters take pride in carrying on the ancient traditions and practices of the hunt. Hunting is part of human nature and it is what enabled humans to feed ourselves, defend ourselves from danger, form societies and develop art such as the cave paintings tens of thousands of years old that depict hunting because it was essential to the survival and growth of humankind.
About Dorsey Pictures
Founded 20-years ago by Chris and Amy Dorsey, Dorsey Pictures has produced 55 series in the outdoor genre for ESPN, TNN, OLN/NBC Sports Network, Spike, Outdoor and Sportsman Channels. In addition, they’ve created dozens of outdoor-centric productions for mainstream networks including Discovery, National Geographic, History, Oxygen, WGN America, Nat Geo Wild, Travel, HGTV, DIY, Great American Country, and others. The Castle Rock, CO - based company has produced more than 2,000 episodes of outdoor programming and has amassed a 100,000+ hour HD library of outdoor content from across the globe. Dorsey Pictures helped pioneer branded outdoor entertainment content with distribution strategies maximizing audience reach through cable, syndication, digital, social, and international reach. The company is part of Red Arrow Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of ProSieben Sat1, Germany’s largest media company with 21 production companies, channel systems, and distribution affiliates throughout the world.