FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE
'LITTON’S WEEKEND ADVENTURE’ ANNOUNCES SEVENTH SEASON
Charleston, SC (August 28, 2017) — Dave Morgan, President and CEO of Litton Entertainment, today unveiled Litton’s Weekend Adventure’s seventh season line-up premiering October 7, 2017. The 7th season will feature a new series addition to Litton’s Weekend Adventure as well as returning Daytime Emmy®-winning shows. The three-hour award winning programming block airs every Saturday morning on ABC stations nationwide.
This Fall, Vacation Creation with Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko moves to Litton’s Weekend Adventure as hosts Tommy Davidson and Andrea Feczko guide deserving families on incredible adventures around the world to experience new destinations together. Each week, a family embarks on an ocean voyage filled with immersive learning opportunities and diverse locations to discover amazing cultural events, food, activities, and traditions. From revealing the wondrous glaciers of Alaska to encounters with the mystical Moko Jumbie of the Virgin Islands, Vacation Creation celebrates the importance of spending time with family and friends as well as how discovering the world helps them learn more about each other and their own family history. Along the way, viewers share in their stories of overcoming adversity while exploring extraordinary experiences.
Litton’s Weekend Adventure’s line-up will continue to enthrall viewers with stories from across the globe and their own backyards. Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown, hosted by America’s favorite animal ambassador, will continue to entertain and educate fans across the country. This season, Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin, which was recently honored with seven Telly Awards gives audiences an inside view of Jeff Corwin’s adventures to far-off places. Viewers will also get to share some family time with Jeff as he and his family tour Japan. Sea Rescue with host Matt Gutman showcases stories of marine animal rescue, rehabilitation and release highlighting the extraordinary efforts of the dedicated professionals of SeaWorld's rescue team. The Wildlife Docs, hosted by Rachel Reenstra and recently nominated for a Daytime Emmy®, will also return to the block along with Emmy®-winning Rock the Park, as award-winning hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith explore national parks and other wild places around the world including Manitoba Canada, Glacier National Park, New River Gorge in West Virginia, and Biscayne Bay, Florida.
“In its seventh season, Litton’s Weekend Adventure continues to fulfill our mission to entertain and educate young people and families while inspiring them to discover the world and its many unique people, places, and personal journeys,” commented Dave Morgan, CEO and President of Litton Entertainment.
Litton’s Weekend Adventure was recently nominated for three Cynopsis Kids Imagination Awards and was honored with twenty-three 2017 Telly Awards.
About Litton Entertainment
Litton Entertainment is the preeminent independent producer and distributor in the U.S. television industry, creating and distributing quality programming for over 20 years with a specialty in educational and informational (“E/I”) programming. Litton talent and crews can often be found on all five continents producing Emmy winning, rich and nutritious content distributed worldwide. Litton's Weekend Adventure, produced by Litton Studios, was the first program block of its kind and airs Saturdays on ABC stations nationwide. Litton Entertainment provides CBS Network with six original programs for Saturday mornings called CBS Dream Team: It's Epic!; The CW Network with One Magnificent Morning, a three-hour destination featuring E/I programming; and NBC stations with six original E/I series under the iconic brand The More You Know. Litton's syndication and news division distributes a diverse slate of programs including the new E/I block Go Time! and Consumer Reports TV. For more information, visit http://www.litton.tv. Litton is majority-owned by Hearst: http://www.hearst.com/
Public Relations Contact: Sara Krajewski, Litton Entertainment