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Outside Television to Premiere Original Programming from Warren Miller Entertainment and Teton Gravity Research

Outside Television to Premiere Original Programming from Warren Miller Entertainment and Teton Gravity Research

Season Pass, a 13 episode series from Warren Miller Entertainment, which has chronicled winter action sports for more than 60 years, and Jeremy Jones’ Deeper, a 10 episode series from legendary ...
posted: 01/25/2012
Warren Miller is arguably the most iconic figure in the world of skiing. His annual ski films are regarded as celebrations of the beginning of each ski season.

It all started in 1946 when Miller and a friend moved to Sun Valley, ID, lived in the parking lot in a teardrop trailer and earned money as ski instructors. In their free time, the two would film each other in order to critique their ski techniques. In the summer, they did the same thing while surfing off the California coast.

Miller showed his ski and surf films to friends and told stories and jokes while they watched. After receiving countless invitations from friends to show his films and narrate them at parties, he realized he could make his hobby his business.

In 1949, he founded Warren Miller Entertainment and began his long-standing tradition of producing an annual, feature-length ski film. He toured his film around to theaters near ski towns each year, often showing it at night, so he could shoot the next year’s footage during the day. Before long, Miller was showing his films in 130 cities a year. In the late 1990s, Miller stepped aside from his hands-on production of the film, but one is still produced annually in his name. Since 1950, Warren Miller Entertainment has produced 59 feature-length ski films—and still counting.

Westport, Conn., January 12, 2012 – Outside Television <http://www.outsidetelevision.com/> , the only television network dedicated to the active outside enthusiast, announced today two new original, exclusive series from leaders in adventure entertainment.     

Season Pass, a 13 episode series from Warren Miller Entertainment, which has chronicled winter action sports for more than 60 years, and Jeremy Jones’ Deeper, a 10 episode series from legendary snowboarder Jeremy Jones and Teton Gravity Research, are both in production and will premiere exclusively on Outside Television this year.
 
“We are excited to be partnered with both Warren Miller Entertainment and Teton Gravity Research on these new series. This is just the first step in expanding our presence in the adventure programming space,” said Rob Faris, SVP of Programming & Production, Outside Television. “We will continue to be aggressive in 2012 in finding new series that fit the Outside brand and our new national audience.”
 
An independently owned network, Outside Television is currently available on cable in more than 110 premier resort destinations throughout the United States.  The network, which broadcasts in full HD, serves those passionate about adventure travel and adventure sports, including skiing, mountain biking and surfing, and consistently ranks number one in Nielsen ratings in its resort markets.  Outside Television is currently in negotiations with several major cable operators as it expands its footprint nationally.
 
A division of Bonnier Media, Warren Miller Entertainment crews have filmed around the globe and have captured some of the most amazing moments in winter action sports.  Narrated by Olympic Gold Medalist Jonny Moseley, Season Pass episodes will provide viewers with a special adventure and be themed around a specific topic, including the evolution of skiing and the thrill of taking an epic journey to find the best places to ski.
 
Jeremy Jones’ Deeper is a collaboration between Jones, one of the most influential snowboarders in the world, and award-winning action sports specialists Teton Gravity Research.  The series will take viewers on an all-encompassing journey through untouched snowboard meccas, showcasing some of the greatest snowboarding adventures on the planet, including the Wasatch, the High Sierra and the wilderness of Alaska.  Even more impressive, Jones and the crew forego the use of fuel powered machines and go deeper into the mountains using a simpler method – the human body.


About Outside Television
Outside Television is the leading television network for those passionate about the outside lifestyle.  Combining the best of Outside magazine with original programming, compelling stories and expert hosts, the network specializes in creating and distributing active lifestyle programming, reaching more than 61 million viewers per year.  Current programming includes Focused, a series about athletes who go to the most exotic spots on the globe to push the limits of their sport and capture one moment in photo or film; Nomads, which chronicles the action of select extreme athletes, who travel to find the perfect spot and best competition to satisfy their thirst for action and adventure, and Epic Conditions, which is produced by Warren Miller Entertainment and captures the precise moment when sport, perfect weather and ideal locations converge as world-class athletes tests their skills.  More information on the network is available at www.outsidetelevision.com <http://www.outsidetelevision.com/> , or on Facebook (www.facebook.com/outsidetelevision <http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#!/outsidetelevision> ) and Twitter (Twitter.com/Outside_TV <https://twitter.com/#!/Outside_TV> ).  A listing of specific viewing channels is available at www.outsidetelevision.com/outside-televisions-markets <www.outsidetelevision.com/outside-televisions-markets%20> .

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