ROCK THE PARK RECEIVES A NOMINATION FOR
“OUTSTANDING TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE PROGRAM”
FOR THE 43RD ANNUAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY® AWARDS
Burbank, CA (March 24, 2016) – Dave Morgan, CEO and President of Litton Entertainment, and Colleen Needles Steward, CEO and President of Tremendous! Entertainment, announced today that Rock the Park has been honored by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) with a nomination for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards in the “Outstanding Travel and Adventure Program” category. This is the second consecutive nomination for Rock the Park, which was awarded the Daytime Emmy Award in the category last year. The series can be seen during Litton’s Weekend Adventure and is the number one rated E/I Block on television airing on ABC Stations nationwide.
Rock the Park showcases America’s national parks as nature enthusiasts and hosts Jack Steward and Colton Smith venture off the beaten path to explore some of the most awe-inspiring places on earth. Each episode takes them to a different park and brings them face to face with amazing wildlife that will inspire viewers of all ages. The series, produced in partnership with Tremendous! Entertainment, explores America’s diverse natural treasures during this year's celebration of the Park's 100th Anniversary.
“Rock the Park has become a favorite destination for millions of viewers inspired by nature and the thrill of watching Jack and Colton tackle new adventures within our national parks,” said Colleen Needles Steward. “Our entire team is grateful for the recognition and delighted that this series has encouraged so many people to get out and explore the most incredible places on earth.”
Rock the Park has also been recently honored with two Parents’ Choice 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 twenty years. Litton’s Weekend Adventure, produced by Litton Studios, was the first program block of its kind and airs Saturdays on ABC stations nationwide. Litton’s Weekend Adventure features original E/I series including Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown, Emmy® winning Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin, Emmy® winning Rock the Park, Emmy® winning Born to Explore with Richard Wiese, Emmy® nominated Sea Rescue and Emmy® nominated The Wildlife Docs. Litton Entertainment provides CBS Network with six original programs for Saturday mornings called CBS Dream Team: It’s Epic!, including Emmy® winning Lucky Dog, Emmy® winning The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation with Mo Rocca, The Inspectors, Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Hidden Heroes, and Emmy® nominated Game Changers with Kevin Frazier. Litton also provides The CW Network with One Magnificent Morning, a five hour destination featuring E/I programming in its second season and in October, 2016 Litton will provide NBC stations 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! launching in Fall 2016 and Consumer Reports TV and The Consumer Alert News Network. For more information about Litton Entertainment, visit www.litton.tv.
About Tremendous! Entertainment
Tremendous! Entertainment (TEI) is a television production company built on the mission “where character matters,” which drives its approach both on and off screen. For 20 years, TEI, led by Founder and CEO Colleen Needles Steward, has been committed to telling uplifting stories featuring passionate characters with the audacity to try to change the world. This fuels the company’s success in numerous unscripted genres from docu-series, survival and paranormal to food, history and travel. Current series include Daytime Emmy Award and two-time Parents’ Choice Programming Award-winning travel series Rock the Park (ABC), reality innovators like two-time James Beard award winner Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern (Travel Channel), Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations (Travel Channel), Ghost Asylum (Destination America) and docu-series For Peete’s Sake (OWN), among others. Named one of Realscreen’s “Global 100” production companies in 2015, TEI has state-of-the-art production and post-facilities in Minneapolis, MN and Los Angeles. For more information, visit http://tremendousinc.com/.