[11/19/13 - 08:34 AM]
History Announces Christmas Themed Special: "A Very Shelby Christmas" Premieres Tuesday, December 3 at 10PM ET/PT
In this special holiday-themed episode, viewers will take the open road with Shelby as he delivers homegrown gifts from the swamp to everyone on his list.

[via press release from History]

Can you hear the jingle bells from the bayou? It's Christmas time down in the swamp...




New York, NY - November 19, 2013 - It's been a big year for the Swamp Man, and now it's time to give back to his nearest and dearest. In this special holiday-themed episode, A VERY SHELBY CHRISTMAS, premiering Tuesday, December 3 at 10PM ET/PT, viewers will take the open road with Shelby as he delivers homegrown gifts from the swamp to everyone on his list.

In this special episode, Shelby goes from Swamp Man to Swamp Santa. Viewers will go along for the ride with Shelby in his spectacular swamp sleigh, delivering gifts and Christmas cheer to all of his favorite people, complete with the adventures and heartfelt amusement that everyone knows and loves of the legendary Swamp Man.

Shelby begins his Christmas gift-giving mission by recruiting his cousin Belinda to go swamp 'shopping'. Among the many unique items he finds, he makes a snakeskin headband, a gator-tooth necklace and an ornamental tree he shot down with his shotgun for MissPud'n. Shelby's next order of business is to makeover his forklift into a swamp sleigh. He fashions his sleigh by jury-rigging a homemade snow blowing machine, borrowing some decorations, and repurposing an abandoned toilet seat to use as a wreath for the final touch and voila - the Swamp Santa is ready to roll in style.

THE LEGEND OF SHELBY THE SWAMP MAN is produced for HISTORY by Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company. Matt Ginsburg is Executive Producer for HISTORY. Executive Producers for Original Productions are Thom Beers, Philip D. Segal, Jeff Conroy and Sarah Whalen. Co-Executive Producer is Michelle Galster.

HISTORY(R), now reaching more than 98 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive and entertaining manner across all platforms. The network's all-original programming slate, including scripted event programming, features a roster of hit series including American Pickers(R), American Restoration(TM), Ax Men(TM), The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man, Counting Cars(TM), Pawn Stars(R), and Swamp People(R) as well as HISTORY(R)'s first scripted series Vikings, and epic miniseries and special programming such as The Bible and the Emmy(R) Award-winning Hatfields & McCoys, Gettysburg, Vietnam in HD, America The Story of Us(R) and 102 Minutes That Changed America. The HISTORY(R) website is the leading online resource for all things history, and in 2011, the United States Library of Congress selected HISTORY(R)'s Civil War 150 site for inclusion in the historic collection of Internet materials related to the American Civil War sesquicentennial. www.history.com.

  [november 2013]  


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