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[12/14/10 - 09:25 AM]
New Travel Channel Adventure Series Brings Us Back to Our Roots - Awakening "The Wild Within"
The Steven Rinella-led newcomer launches Sunday, January 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from Travel]

New Travel Channel Adventure Series Brings Us Back to Our Roots - Awakening "The Wild Within"

Let the hunt begin. New Travel Channel personality, Steven Rinella, embarks on an exciting adventure to reconnect to the wild places around the corner and around the globe in the original series, THE WILD WITHIN, premiering Sunday, January 9 at 9PM. Rinella is everyman -- combining today's sense of wit, streetsmarts and style with yesterday's skills to thrive in the outdoors. THE WILD WITHIN is the story of one man's unique and powerful connection to the food he provides for his family and friends. He celebrates our deepest connection to the earth, to its animals and the places where they live, to the people he hunts with, to the act of feasting -- and to the FEAST of life itself.

Whether submerged in a city or the most remote wilderness, Rinella gets his food from the world's "first supermarket." He grew up hunting, he lives to hunt, and he is a perfect embodiment of the hunter inside all of us. He's a writer, husband and father with extraordinary passion and vast respect for the natural world, which he demonstrates at every turn. In each episode, Rinella takes viewers along on his unpredictable quest, sharing every step of the way as he rises and falls, succeeds and fails, and pushes himself further outside his comfort zone.

"Since we live in such a fast-paced world, we're losing our real connections to our past, our food, and each other. But a different world, one that's true and real is still within our reach," says Rinella. "And once you touch nature, you're changed forever."

THE WILD WITHIN is a show about a lifestyle -- one that's not so far from the life all of us lead -- but far enough to require someone as amazing as Steven Rinella to truly live it. It's about feeling the connection to where our food comes from, to walking in its path and going face-to-face with it at the moment of truth. It's about the hunt -- and how we learn as much about ourselves as we do about the animals we seek. In the first episode, armed with a rifle and the goal to stock his family freezer, Rinella heads to the remote rainforest of Prince of Wales Island, Alaska. Convinced that "nature's grocery store" is all a man needs, he and his brother break trail and scale the vertical cliffs of a 3,000-foot mountain to hunt black-tailed deer in the same conditions of our ancestors.

Whether he's gathering his family's winter food in Alaska, climbing under the Golden Gate Bridge for eggs, snagging an octopus off a reef in Hawaii or fighting the raging Missouri River the way Lewis and Clark did, Steven Rinella's quest celebrates being alive in the moment -- THE WILD WITHIN.

THE WILD WITHIN is produced by Zero Point Zero for the Travel Channel. For Zero Point Zero, the executive producers are Lydia Tenaglia and Chris Collins. For Travel Channel, Stone Roberts is the executive producer, Amy Emmerich is VP, Programming and Development and Fred Graver is SVP, Programming and Development.

TRAVEL CHANNEL (www.travelchannel.com) is a network and Web site that captures the power of travel to inspire and entertain, and satisfies the consumers urge to experience the world. Travel Channel is the world's leading travel media brand, and the network is available in more than 96 million U.S. cable homes, and its Travel Channel HD� simulcast is distributed to more than 29 million. The Web site averages more than 2 million unique users monthly, and its mobile content platform, Travel Channel GO�, is a leading provider of quality mobile travel video and on-the-go information. Travel Channel is headquartered in Chevy Chase, MD, and maintains offices in New York and Atlanta. Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), which also owns and operates HGTV (www.hgtv.com), DIY Network (www.diynetwork.com), Food Network (www.foodnetwork.com), Cooking Channel (cookingchanneltv.com) and Great American Country (www.gactv.com), is the manager and general partner.





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[12/17/14 - 10:01 AM]
FXX Gets Animated - New One-Hour Late Night Animation Block Kicks Off on January 22 With Special Sneak Preview
The block will feature all-new episodes of "Lucas Bros. Moving Co." and "Stone Quackers."

[12/17/14 - 10:00 AM]
Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald Brings Her Acclaimed Performance in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill" to HBO
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[12/17/14 - 09:16 AM]
"The People Magazine Awards" Announce Additional Celebrities for NBC's Special Two-Hour Live Telecast Set for Thursday, Dec. 18 at 9 P.M. ET/PT
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Sean Hayes, Karlie Kloss, John Krasinski, Lisa Kudrow, Elisabeth Moss and Ryan Phillippe are among the latest additions.

[12/17/14 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Family to Host "Funday" Programming Event on January 10 and January 11, 2015
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[12/17/14 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Family to Include Fan Art in On-Air Promos of the Upcoming Winter Season of "Pretty Little Liars"
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[12/17/14 - 08:48 AM]
The Finale of "The Voice 7" Hits a Non-Sports High in 18-49 for Any Network in Its Time Period Since September 30
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 16.

[12/17/14 - 08:46 AM]
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[12/17/14 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Goes Out on Top for NBC
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[12/17/14 - 08:25 AM]
Season 5 Winner of "Ink Master" Named in Live Season Finale
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[12/17/14 - 08:21 AM]
There's No Escape from the Law on Animal Planet with the Return of "Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters" and Series Premiere of "Rugged Justice"
Said duo will roll out on Sunday, January 11 and Sunday, January 18, respectively.

[12/17/14 - 08:05 AM]
Syfy Promotes Chris Regina to Senior Vice President, Program Strategy, Syfy & Chiller
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[12/17/14 - 08:01 AM]
CMT Announces More Country Performances for "CMT's Ultimate Kickoff Party," A Live Television Special Premiering Friday, January 9 at 9 P.M. ET Only on CMT
Just added to the lineup of star performers are Jake Owen, Maddie & Tae and Thomas Rhett.

[12/17/14 - 07:54 AM]
Video: "Mud, Sweat and Gears" on BBC America - New Trailer Released
The newcomer launches Monday, January 26 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[12/17/14 - 07:43 AM]
Drama, Divas and David: The Parties Continue with the New Season of "David Tutera's CELEBrations" Premiering Friday, January 9 at 10PM ET/PT
Dennis Rodman, Porsha Williams, Angie Everhart and Holly Robinson Peete are among those featured this season.

[12/17/14 - 07:13 AM]
CNBC Reveals Twenty Culinary Competitors Vying for an Investment on Season Two of "Restaurant Startup"
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