From Sportsman Channel - Sportsman Channel and Penn Jillette Set to Conjure Series Launch of
“Camp Stew” on Thursday, July 17 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
“The Best of the Worst of the Great Outdoors”
New Berlin, Wisconsin -
and magician Penn Jillette is
teaming with Sportsman
Channel, the leader in outdoor television for American sportsmen and women,
for the launch of the network’s newest original program Camp Stew, exclusively premiering on Thursday, July 17 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT.
Camp Stew – a reference to a favorite hunters’ dish
comprised of a mishmash of ingredients including ground beef, chicken, pork,
beans, corn, tomatoes and other additions – on Sportsman Channel will comprise
of a variety of clips from all facets of the outdoor lifestyle. The new and
exciting 10-episode program will showcase some of the craziest outdoor videos
ever recorded, with Penn adding his unique brand of commentary to these
incredible clips. Each 30-minute episode will feature host commentary from Penn
Jillette in front of clips of some of the wildest adventures ever caught on
Clips will include footage involving “Girls and Guns,” “Backyard
Rambos,” “Wild Hunts and Cold Outdoors,” “Outdoor Pranks,” “Unreal Shots,” and
many more scenes that will elicit a smile, offer a grimace, and even educate. Camp Stew is the third show produced in
conjunction with Sportsman Channel and Pilgrim Studios. Executive Producers are
Craig Piligian, Jake Shelton and Brett Boydstun.
“A series never tasted so good.
This show will entertain and engage viewers with the sometimes amazing
and sometimes humorous side of the outdoor lifestyle,” said Marc
Fein, executive vice president of programming and production for Sportsman
Channel. “Having Penn Jillette as the host of Camp Stew is
“I'm happy to be a part of the
Sportsman Channel family,” added Jillette,
a noted firearms enthusiast and second amendment advocate. “I’m way excited
to host Camp Stew, a show about
serious outdoor fails. No camera tricks, no magic, just plain funny real-life
wackiness in the great outdoors.”
Additionally, Sportsman Channel has
engaged John Deere in a significant partnership for the duration of Camp Stew. John Deere is
one of the biggest and most respected brands in the world and will provide a
presence in Camp Stew throughout the
Sportsman Channel is a part of the nation's
largest multimedia company targeting and created exclusively to serve the
information and entertainment needs of outdoors enthusiasts. Sportsman Channel
is dedicated to providing the most entertaining and informative hunting,
shooting and fishing multimedia content while also promoting conservation and
the tradition of the sportsman lifestyle.
Join the Twitter
conversation @SPORTSMANchnl and let your voice be heard by using #CampStewTV.
About Sportsman Channel:
Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel, and Sportsman HD, is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to sportsmen in the United States, delivering entertaining and educational programming focused exclusively on hunting, shooting and fishing activities. Sportsman Channel reaches more than 31 million U.S. television households and is available in HD. Visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl (twitter.com/SPORTSMANchnl) and Like on Facebook, facebook.com/sportsmanchannel
Pilgrim Studios: Craig
Piligian’s Pilgrim Studios produces a wide variety of unscripted and scripted programming for television, including hit series Fast N’ Loud, Street Outlaws and #BikerLive for Discovery; Ghost Hunters and the upcoming The Wil Wheaton Project for Syfy; The Ultimate Fighter for FOX Sports 1; Down East Dickering for History; Orange County Choppers and Swamp Pawn for CMT; Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s and Raising Whitley for OWN, as well as the eight-part documentary Lindsay; David Tutera: Unveiled for WEtv; Wicked Tuna and its recently announced spin-off, Wicked Tuna: North vs. South, for National Geographic Channel; and Bring It! for Lifetime.