We are passionate about sharing the outdoors with others. We take this to heart in the products we make, and also in the ways we enhance the outdoor community with experiences. Plano Synergy is proud to bring you a collection of outdoor television series that are produced in-house by our employees and partners. It’s our hope that viewers will walk away from these blood-pumping, real-life hunting scenarios feeling empowered to take to the field and find their own adventures.
Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo are “America’s Favorite Hunting Couple®”. Appearing on the Outdoor Channel for over eighteen years. In July of 2018, Ralph and Vicki will air their 400thepisode on the Outdoor Channel. Since their beginning in the mid 1980’s Archer’s Choice has led the way in outdoor television and DVD. Beginning in 1993, Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo broke all barriers by becoming the first couple to produce outdoor programing for the hunting community. They have a uniqueness to them, and how they live their lives.
“Avian-X TV” will change the way you look at waterfowl and turkey hunting television. Join Fred Zink and the Avian-X crew as they travel the United States and Canada to bring you epic hunts, calling tactics and strategies for making you more successful on the water and in the woods.
BOW LIFE TV
Bowlife is a series based on the lives of world champion archers Levi and Samantha Morgan and their never- ending love of bow hunting — and elite competitions throughout the country.
The quest to harvest the ever-elusive whitetail trophy is much more than a hoppy, it’s a lifestyle. That’s why the Buck Commander guys have forged such a bond over the years through their passion for being in the woods, having a great time, and knocking down the big bucks. With a group of guys that consists of Adam LaRoche, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Ryan Langerhans, Tombo Martin and Willie Robertson you know two things are going to happen: many deer will fall and there will never be a dull moment.
Buckmasters began airing on TNN in 1988, rapidly becoming one of the most popular shows on the network. Not only was it the first deer hunting show on cable, it was the first hunting show of any kind on TNN. It wasn’t long before other hunting shows began to appear on cable. Jackie Bushman led the way. Buckmasters is still being produced today and airs on Outdoor Channel.
As the popular TV hosts of Outdoor Channel’s top-rated, award-winning Crush with Lee & Tiffany, Lee and Tiffany Lakosky have blazed a trail within the outdoor industry proving that hard work, perseverance, dedication and skill can accomplish anything. Together with their children, Cameron Lee Lakosky and Raygen Joan Lakosky, their Labrador Retrievers, Tanker & Mattie May and a revolving roster of family and friends, the duo have figured out the formula for crushing some of the biggest game there is.
DOG SOLDIER TV
World Predator Calling Champion Steve Criner, The Dog Soldier, travels the country searching out and hunting predators. If it has sharp teeth and likes to use them to eat meat, the Dog Soldier wants to hunt it! Everything from alligators to coyotes, and everything in between!
Pat and Nicole’s Drive has never wavered since the beginning and has lead them to the top of the ratings chart on the Outdoor Channel and has impressively honored them with twenty-one Golden Moose Award nominations and five wins thus far in the past four years.
Nobody knows where the roadmap to life will take Pat & Nicole, but they admit, “When you’re facing the right direction, even the roughest path can lead to the top”.
It’s those moments of success that keeps them going…. that keeps them Driven!
EASTMANS’ HUNTING TV
EHTV is the only go-to source for do-it-yourself, fair chase, wilderness backcountry and western big game hunting. With over 60 years and three generations of experience, you’ll be sure to gain the knowledge you need to successfully hunt trophy animals in the western United States. Join Mike, Guy and Ike Eastman as they teach you how to hunt and field judge trophy-class, western big game.
EASTON BOWHUNTING TV
Easton Bowhunting TV is truly an adventure based bowhunting show with host Fred Eichler. Fred takes viewers on adventures all over the country for different species where week to week there is no telling what species he will be after. Fred’s unique blend of humor and bowhunting experience along with his mantra “any animal with a bow is a trophy” makes this a refreshing, fun and educational bowhunting experience from beginning to end.
FISH HARD TV
“Strike King’s Fish Hard” goes fishing Kevin VanDam, Danny Brauer and other famous Bassmaster Classic and Elite Tour Event winning pros.
HANK PARKER’S OUTDOOR MAGAZINE
America’s favorite family outing is celebrating more than 30 years on television. Every television series takes on the personality of its host and in the case of Hank Parker, that is a real treat. Recognized across America for his unique wit, family values and genuine southern roots, Hank’s career is legendary and his love of fishing and hunting often results in him being introduced as an ambassador for the outdoors.
From day one our goal was to be different. Instead of your normal everyday hunting show, we wanted to produce a show to give the viewer an inside look of producing an actual reality hunting series. From obtaining air time, selling advertisement, lining up producers to killing animals, we want to bring it all to the viewer.
Gregg Ritz is a highly respected household name in every arena of the outdoor industry. His extensive and diverse role in television for the past 15 years has led to success in other avenues, including personality endorsements, brand management, mergers and acquisitions, and many other industry-shaping pursuits. Gregg Ritz is also one of the industry’s most accomplished hunters, with a long list of record book accomplishments across the globe. For the past 30 years, his dedication for adventure hunting is unmatched, his technical muzzleloading expertise and passion for archery is world renowned, his scouting and land management skills are second-to-none, and his use of innovative hunting tactics has made him an authority on big game hunting worldwide.
THE JACKIE BUSHMAN SHOW
This program features some of the most intense hunting footage shot in North America, but, unlike other shows, it doesn’t end with the hunt. Jackie hosts interviews with various celebrities and his crew to discuss great hunting moments that have defined Buckmasters since it exploded onto American TV screens in 1988. This flip side to conventional hunting shows proves that our cameras are always running, even when the adventures become misadventures for Jackie and his guests. The Jackie Bushman Show airs on Sportsman Channel.
What happens when you dump two expert anglers on an unfamiliar water, each with a goal of catching the most fish? We call it going commando.
MAJOR LEAGUE BOWHUNTER
Hosts Matt Duff and Chipper Jones, along with Producer – Brandon Adams and Field Producers – Brandon Danker and Zach Kurzejeski, take the viewer through an entire season of deer hunting successes and failures, delivering all aspects of their hunts. These avid outdoorsmen believe that there is something that can be learned from every experience in the field, both good and bad! Their passion and success for harvesting big bucks is what formed a special friendship among them. It’s through their eyes that the viewer will be entertained, but more importantly, educated to what has been learned throughout the years. With the hopes of becoming a more successful bowhunter!
MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING
Major League Fishing is the top-rated show on the Outdoor Channel and showcases 50 of the world’s top bass anglers through five televised competitions and two major league lessons shows on the Outdoor Channel.
PREDATOR NATION TV
Predator Nation is a high-energy predator hunting show where host Fred Eichler entertains and educates viewers on how to successfully harvest predators with a variety of weapons including: bow and arrow, crossbow, AR semi-auto rifles, bolt-action rifles and shotguns
PRO TEAM JOURNAL
Pro Team Journal on the Outdoor Channel is a fast-paced, educational program that exposes the fishing secrets of the best Bassmaster Elite Series and FLW Tour fishermen. This award-winning show has all the components to help anglers become more successful, and inspires fishermen to spend more time on the water.
Bill Jordan hunting adventures continue weekly on Realtree Outdoors®, the top-rated, longest-running Realtree hunting show. Hosts Bill Jordan, Tyler Jordan and David Blanton welcome you to join them and their guests as they pursue some of the best game in the world. Hunts include waterfowl, turkey, deer, elk and more.
Including fly-fishing and other shallow water fishing techniques. The hosts of Salwater Experience share their passion for their sport with the goal of continuing the tradition for future generations of anglers.
STONE COLD FISHING
Stone Cold Fishing is a 2-minute video series hosted by Steve Pennaz. This series gives vital tips, products, and techniques for Ice Fishing. Whether you are just starting out or if you live on the lake in the winter, this series.
As the new alligator hunting season begins, the swampers’ very way of life is under siege. The alligator hunting industry is on the verge of collapse due to the lowest prices in history. Some buyers aren’t purchasing anything this year, and there’s talk that the wild alligator industry might disappear completely. Facing bigger obstacles than ever before, Troy calls a meeting of the patriarchs from the swamp’s main gator hunting families: RJ Molinere, Daniel Edgar and Bruce Mitchell. Together, they form a “Cajun Cartel,” and for the first time ever, they put their differences aside to work as a team, and fight to keep their industry alive.
The Trained Assassins are a group of country boys driven by an immense adoration for and unwavering devotion to the outdoors. The show’s goal is to share the unforgettable adventures, gained knowledge and extraordinary experiences of Cragg Fitz, Slade Priest, Blake Devall, Rayn Wascom, Jay Alston, Rusty Wascom and “Uncle” Rusty Priest. Each of these men is a tough-spirited individual, possessing an indomitable passion for the thrill of the hunt. They are especially passionate about bow hunting, and seek to achieve something unique with each hunt in order to bring you “Trained Assassins TV.”
Whitetail Freaks follows the adventures of a motley crew of hardcore, hard-working whitetail hunters as they spend countless hours in search of mega bucks and memorable hunts with family and friends. Created and hosted by renown whitetail authorities and fan favorite television personalities Don & Kandi Kisky, Whitetail Freaks highlights every aspect of successful whitetail management and top-notch trophy hunting – from food plot planting to hanging treestands to tracking pre-season big buck movement to the selective harvesting of only the biggest, most mature whitetails. A group of dedicated whitetail fanatics capture the true meaning of mega-buck hunting. These hardcore hunters are average, “blue collar Joes” with real jobs and real families – and they all share the same passion: the study, management and harvesting of mature, trophy whitetails.