Blue Team Presented by Streamlight to Compete against Black Team Presented by Nosler in the New Original Program
EAGLEVILLE, PA, November 7, 2012 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance flashlights and weapon light/laser sighting devices, announced it will sponsor the Blue Team in Outdoor Channel’s new competition reality series, “Elite Tactical Unit: S.W.A.T.” (ETU), scheduled to premiere January 9, 2013 at 9 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. CT.
The one-hour show involves two teams – the Blue Team and the Black Team – made up of seven S.W.A.T. officers each who compete in weekly elimination challenges involving intense mental and physical skill. Streamlight will sponsor the Blue Team, which will compete against the Black Team, sponsored by Nosler, for a $10,000 individual prize, as well as cash and prizes valued at over $100,000 for the winner’s respective S.W.A.T. unit.
“We have the utmost respect for the difficult and challenging situations facing S.W.A.T. teams on a daily basis,” said Streamlight President and Chief Executive Officer Ray Sharrah. “As the lighting provider of choice to many tactical professionals, Streamlight is proud to be a part of the Outdoor Channel original series, ‘Elite Tactical Unit: S.W.A.T.,’ which will demonstrate what these brave men and women put on the line to protect our communities.”
Produced by Winnercomm, a division of Outdoor Channel Holdings, ETU is scheduled to air 12 episodes and a final “best of” special. The series will give viewers a peek inside the often dangerous and stressful conditions that S.W.A.T teams face on a daily basis.
Headquartered in Eagleville, PA, Streamlight, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance lighting equipment, weapon light/laser sighting devices and vehicle solar charging devices for professional automotive, firefighting, law enforcement, military, industrial and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. For additional information, please call (800) 523-7488 or visit .
About Outdoor Channel
Taking viewers across America and around the world on unparalleled adventures since 1993, Outdoor Channel is America’s leader in outdoor TV. Dedicated to the outdoor lifestyle and conservation, the independent cable network is a division of Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OUTD) and provides a complete spectrum of riveting hunting, fishing, shooting and adventure entertainment. Outdoor Channel reaches 38 million U.S. households – the largest outdoor TV footprint in the country – and is available in more than 45 countries internationally. Outdoor Channel can be viewed in HD and is accessible by broadband, mobile platforms. For program times and other information, visit www.outdoorchannel.com.
About Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.
Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OUTD) owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America’s leader in outdoor TV, and Winnercomm Inc., an Emmy Award winning production and interactive company. Outdoor Channel offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, adventure and the Western lifestyle and can be viewed on multiple platforms including high definition, video-on-demand, as well as on a dynamic broadband website. Winnercomm Inc. is one of America's leading and highest quality producers of live sporting events and sports series for cable and broadcast television. Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. also owns and operates the SkyCam and CableCam aerial camera systems which provide dramatic overhead camera angles for major sports events, including college and NFL football. For more information, please visit www.outdoorchannel.com.