WILD BILLZ TV – Nominated for a 2016 EMMY AWARD
Press Release – For immediate release
WILD BILLZ – Nominated for a 2016 EMMY AWARD
Miami, FL., October 19, 2016:
Wild Billz is pleased to announce it has been nominated for a 2016 Suncoast Regional EMMY Award. Season one, episode (110) “Jimmy Johnson National Championship Finale” is the show chosen for the award.
Wild Billz TV follows three seasoned professional sport-fishing teams as they compete in a high stakes sailfish tournament series off the Florida coast. Wild Billz has aired one full season, with a second season slated to air on Saturday’s at 5pm starting January 2017 on the Outdoor Channel. Executive Producers, Peter Adrian and Jamie Bunn and Producers, Larry Morales and Mike Zimmer are the recipients of this nomination.
The Suncoast EMMY Awards are chosen from the following locations; Florida, Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles and New Orleans, Louisiana, Mobile, Alabama, Thomasville, Georgia and Puerto Rico. *
“To be nominated out of hundreds of show submissions is a great honor. The Wild Billz family is appreciative to be recognized by peers and industry leaders for this episode and series. It has been a long and hard process with countless hours of work to create the best possible production that showcases our sport. It is the excitement and competitive nature that drives us. This was our goal in starting this series to share with the world. It is an honor to be nominated,” stated, Executive Producer, Peter Adrian.
Wild Billz Project Manager, Mike Zimmer, also stated: “We are honored to be nominated for this prestigious award and congratulations to the entire Wild Billz team for all their hard work.”
Executive producer, Jamie Bunn, from Bluewater Movements added; “Wild Billz has enabled us to introduce America to a high stakes, action packed sport that most never knew existed. The intensity of this sport and the personalities behind the teams are fascinating. We are honored to be considered as an Emmy candidate by NATAS.”
Wild Billz would like to offer great appreciation to the Presenting Sponsor, Bass Pro Shops for their support. As well as, Seavee Boats, Seahunter Boats, Adrian Homes, and Bluewater Movements for their generous support and participation.
The 2016 Suncoast Emmy awards will be head on December 3rd in Orlando, Fl. To watch the full Emmy nominated episode (110), as well as, the entire season – please visit Wildbillz.com or Wild Billz – YouTube .
*Information regarding NATAS is credited to their website.