Shawn Michaels Wrestles the Outdoors; Pro Bowl Tackle Matt Light Joins the Buck Commanders; Famed NASCAR Broadcaster Jeff Hammond Hunts Bull Elk

An all-star lineup of celebrities are appearing on Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader In Outdoor TV, this week, including the likes of famed NASCAR announcer Jeff Hammond on “Realtree’s NASCAR Outdoors presented by Chevy”; former New England Patriots Pro Bowl Tackle Matt Light, who joins the “Buck Commander protected by Under Armour” crew; and much more!

The following are this week’s notable episodes that are part of Outdoor Channel’s riveting third quarter programming lineup:

  • Realtree’s NASCAR Outdoors presented by Chevy” [Thursday 8/22 at 9:30 p.m. ET]: NASCAR’s longtime broadcaster and former crew chief Jeff Hammond ditches the track and heads to Wyoming to chase down bull elk. Usual speed demons, this crew hones in on their patience to plan for what is sure to add a different kind of trophy to their collections.
  • Buck Commander Protected by Under Armour” [Saturday 8/24 at 10:00 a.m. ET]: Former New England Patriot’s Pro Bowl Tackle Matt Light teams up with the Buck Commander crew for the hunt of a lifetime.
  • Shawn Michaels’ MacMillan River Adventures” [Saturday 8/24 at 7:30 p.m. ET]: A veritable human interest episode, Shawn Michaels and Keith Mark accompany three guests experiencing challenges in their lives on hunting excursions. Dalton Clemons – a man who served our country, and lost both legs doing so, takes his first trip back to nature; Cancer patient Michael Marion and his father hunt monster whitetails; and 15-year-old Gracie Woods goes on an elk hunting adventure to take her mind off of the cancer she is battling.
  • Under Armour Presents Ridge Reaper” [Sunday 8/25 at 10:00 a.m. ET]: Hunting aficionado Jason Carter takes his cameraman to the plains of Wyoming to track and harvest an antelope. In unfamiliar territory, attention to detail is key as the duo go in with two tags and come back with two Antelope – a recipe for happy hunters.
  • Crush with Lee & Tiffany” [Sunday 8/25 at 7:30 p.m. ET]: Former MLB pitcher Brad Penny showcases his diverse skillset as he takes his talents off of the diamond and into the field to take down back-to-back bucks with Crush cameraman Mike Earp and the Lakosky’s.

As the summer TV season winds down, it’s time to take in some of those last memorable hunts with your favorite Outdoor Channel talent. Master techniques from the pros in the outdoor, athletic and performance apparel industries, and share in their passion for the great outdoors.

Check local listings or log on to for show schedules. To find out how to get the network in your area, go to or call (855) 44-OUTDOOR.

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