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New Season of Sportsman Channel’s “MeatEater” with Steven Rinella Premieres on August 13

Spectacular locations and adventures, along with return appearances from Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen highlight new season


NEW BERLIN, WI – (August 10, 2015) – From the wilds of Alaska to the cold of the Bering Sea, season six of MeatEater, airing exclusively on Sportsman Channel, will take viewers on an outdoor experience across international territories and through uninhabited locations in America. New episodes continue with Rinella heading out alone to Arizona for Coues deer. He immerses himself in the quiet Southwest desert and gets up close with one of the most wary animals in the West. Giant felines threaten the story but Rinella stays on course and articulates why solo time in trophy country is good for the soul.

MeatEater airs exclusively on Sportsman Channel on Thursday, August 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Primitive landscapes, wild adventure, secluded hunting and flavorful wild game cooking are all on the menu during this season of the award-winning series with Steven Rinella. Additionally, the show welcomes back the comedic duo of Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen for an unpredictable spring turkey hunt in California’s Napa Valley region on September 3. The last time Rogan and Callen went out with Rinella, they were soaked head to toe and came home meatless.  Rinella remedies that situation this year by keeping the guys happy in the most fertile area in California known for wine – and turkeys.

"Viewers are going to be surprised by the variety of this new season, both in terms of the locations and the visual style,” said Rinella. “We've got episodes coming from the Bering Sea to Napa Valley wine country, and from a place of boisterous humor to one of silent solemnity. MeatEater continues to evolve in a way that our entire team is excited about, though we still hold dearly to the guiding principles that have directed us from the beginning,”


About Steven Rinella: Steven Rinella is an avid outdoorsman, writer, and television personality best known for his ability to translate the hunting lifestyle to a wide variety of audiences. He is the author of The Scavenger’s Guide to Haute Cuisine, the award-winning American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon, and most recently, Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter. He is a correspondent for Outside magazine, and his writing also has appeared in the New York Times, Glamour, O the Oprah Magazine, Men’s Journal, and more traditional hunting and fishing publications like Field and Stream and Petersen’s Hunting. 

About Zero Point Zero: Zero Point Zero Production is an award-winning production company located in Manhattan. Founded by Executive Producers Chris Collins and Lydia Tenaglia in 2003, with Partner and Managing Director Joe Caterini coming aboard in 2009. Zero Point Zero has produced hundreds of hours of television in over 80 countries around the world, including the two Emmy Award-winning series Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations and Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie. Zero Point Zero has produced television series and specials for CNN, Travel Channel, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, PBS, Sportsman Channel, The Weather Channel, and Bravo.   Visit www.zeropointzero.com for additional information.

About Sportsman Channel: Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel/Sportsman HD is a television and digital media company fully devoted to honoring a lifestyle that is celebrated by millions of Americans. A division of Outdoor Sportsman Group, Sportsman Channel delivers entertaining and informative programming that showcases outdoor adventure, hunting and fishing, and illustrates it through unique and authentic storytelling. Sportsman Channel embraces the attitude of “Red, Wild & Blue America” – where the American Spirit and Great Outdoors are celebrated in equal measure. Sportsman Channel reaches more than 36 million U.S. television households. Stay connected to Sportsman Channel online at thesportsmanchannel.com, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. To find Sportsman Channel in your area click here.


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