FORT SMITH, AR – Walther Arms, INC. is proud to announce their sponsorship with the upcoming television series Sporting Classics 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, as well as the best sporting equipment including Walther Arms.
“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. “Walther Arms is the industry leader in sporting, defense, and law enforcement firearms, and we are thrilled to have them as the official handgun sponsor of the series. The legendary Walther name is perfectly in line with the premium Sporting Classics brand.”
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 Saturday at 12:30 pm, Sunday at 11 pm, Monday at 3 pm, and Thursday 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.
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.
Walther Arms offers Powered Performance with an entire line of handguns ranging from .22 to .45. Over the past 130 years, Walther has been devoted to innovation and customer satisfaction in a fast-growing industry. Follow and subscribe to Walther Arms online: www.WaltherArms.com, www.facebook.com/WaltherArms, www.instagram.com/waltherarms/, www.twitter.com/waltherfirearms, and www.youtube.com/waltherfirearms.
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. For More Information on Sporting Classics TV or Dorsey Pictures, contact Kevin Faykfay@dorseytv.com
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