Dorsey Pictures Announces New Outdoor Series Sporting Classics with Chris Dorsey

Series will premiere on Outdoor Channel July

Denver, CO (6/17/19) Officials from Dorsey Pictures, the world’s largest independent producer of outdoor lifestyle television, announce the new series Sporting Classics with Chris Dorsey will premiere on Outdoor Channel on July 1st.  The series brings one of America’s greatest adventure magazines to the television space, featuring the finest hunting and fishing destinations on Earth, and presents the Sporting Classics Magazine creed ‘The Heritage, The Romance, The Art of Hunting and Fishing’ to a new audience. 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 in the world.

Sporting Classics TV will showcase epic sporting adventures with the highest production values in the genre to viewers across the US, Canada and throughout Europe via unprecedented television distribution in cable and satellite, syndication and through international affiliates as well as all manner of digital and OTT platforms,” said series host and executive producer Chris Dorsey.  

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 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.

For More Information on Sporting Classics TV or Dorsey Pictures, contact Kevin Fay.

Follow us on Instagram @SportingClassicsTVAbout 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.