Category Archive for "Press Releases"

South Bend’s Lunkerville Comes to 6th Annual Maurice Care’s Day

Henry County, Atlanta, GA – July 3, 2013 – Mike D, the host and creator of South Bend’s Lunkerville is taking his show on the road to participate in the Sixth Annual Maurice Cares, Make a Difference Day in Atlanta, Georgia on July 16th. Thanks to the Henry County Water Authority Associates who are helping make this event possible, Maurice Sporting Goods (MSG) has invited over 200 kids from the local community and camps to…

South Bend Sporting Goods Announces “Casting Call” Contest at ICAST 2013 – Winner to Star on “South Bend’s Lunkerville”

NEWS FLASH: South Bend, Lunkerville, WFN, NBS Sports Press Conference to be held at ICAST at noon on Wednesday, July 10th in the Press Conference Room, Ballroom N255 on the second level of the Las Vegas Convention Center in the North Halls.   Northbrook, IL – June, 2013  –  As part of its multi-year partnership with Lunkerville, the show that features “Real People with Real Fish Stories”, South Bend is hosting an exciting contest at…

Peconic River fishway to be featured on ‘Lunkerville’ TV show

Written by Denise Civiletti of the Riverhead Local The NBCSports television show “Lunkerville” will be filming at the Peconic River this week. The show, now in its seventh season on World Fishing Network, features “real people with real fish stories,” according to the show’s producers. 2012 0909 lunkerville signLunkerville’s host, indie film director and avid fisherman Michael de Avila will train his lens on the fish passage in Grangebel Park Thursday, Riverhead community development director…

Lunkerville Signs South Bend As Multi-Year Title Sponsor

NEW YORK, NY – September, 2012 Lunkerville, the show that features “Real People with Real Fish Stories” has signed a multi-year, Title Sponsorship Agreement with South Bend Sporting Goods, one of the oldest and most-loved fishing tackle brands in America. “Lunkerville, Presented by South Bend” marks Season 7 of the popular series, which premieres on World Fishing Network in September, 2012 and re-airs on NBC Sports in January, 2013. “Lunkerville is not your average fishing show.” explains Michael…

Lunkerville Re-Signs with NBC Sports Network for 2013

Orlando, Florida – July, 2012  –  The internationally syndicated television show Lunkerville has been invited back for a second broadcast season on the new NBC Sports Network in 2013.  First asked to join NBCS as part of their inaugural outdoor programming lineup in January 2012, Lunkerville made the short list of fishing shows that will continue to air on the world’s largest sports network, reaching more than 80 million television households weekly on cable and…

Lunkerville Comes to Mountain Lake PBS

Lunkerville, the fishing show that features real people with real fish stories, will begin airing on Mountain Lake PBS beginning May 7th. Currently in its sixth season, Lunkerville will be broadcast weekly on Saturday mornings at 10:00 am. The show also airs internationally on the World FIshing Network. Unlike most fishing shows where the host is the expert, Lunkerville’s “Mike D” is not — he’s a filmmaker and a fishing enthusiast in search of everyday…

Lunkerville Goes “Green” with First Lunkerville-Branded Product

New York, NY – July 23, 2009 — Lunkerville, the fishing show that features real people with real fish stories, recently hooked up with Big Bite Baits to produce and market “Mike D’s Lunkerville Bait Kit”, a biodegradable assortment of all the soft plastic baits a bass fisherman needs. The kit is the first offering in the Lunkerville brand product initiative”. “We’re very excited to launch our first Lunkerville-branded fishing product,” says Michael de Avila, a.k.a.…

Lunkerville Wins Coveted CINE Golden Eagle Award

New York, NY – June 25, 2009 — Rockville Creative Inc. is proud to announce that Lunkerville has just won its first CINE Golden Eagle Award for the “Curse of Lunkerville” episode. CINE Golden Eagles are recognized internationally as prestigious symbols of the highest standards in film and television production. The organization takes pride in discovering and distinguishing great emerging talent as evidenced by past CINE Golden Eagle award recipients, including Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Robert…

“Lunkerville” Now in HD on DISH Network

New York, NY – July 1, 2008 — Rockville Pictures Inc. announced today that their popular fishing program, “Lunkerville”, is now airing in high-definition on DISH Network via WFN HD, North America’s only 24-hour fishing network. “We began shooting Lunkerville in high-definition video recently and the timing of WFN’s carriage agreement with DISH Network coincides perfectly with our production schedule,” noted Shannon Goldman, Producer of Lunkerville. “This is great news for Lunkerville fans and viewers of…

The Sportsman Channel opens the voting polls for the ‘Viewer Favorites’ awards

New Berlin, Wisconsin – Each year The Sportsman Channel opens up the voting polls – putting the viewers in charge of their favorites for 2007. This year is no exception and we have even more programs in the competition! Every sportsman series aired during 2007 is eligible – this year we have over 100 series entered for a chance to win. The voting categories include: Viewer Favorite Fishing Show Viewer Favorite Hunting Show Viewer Favorite…

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