LOS ANGELES, CA – FUEL TV, the only network dedicated to the lifestyle of action sports, launches three returning series on Sunday, July 1, beginning at 8:00pm ET/PT. Leading off Stacked Sundays is the return of FUEL TV’s signature series “Firsthand, taking you into the daily lives of action sports athletes. Next up is the facetious “American Misfits, followed by a special season of “Insane Cinema.
Beginning Friday, July 6, FUEL TV will launch its new cutting edge late-night block called Unprotected Sets with two new series. “The 808 will kick things off at 10:00pm PT/1:00am ET. The seven-episode series profiles members at Kauai’s famous surf posse The Wolfpak. Then at 10:30pm PT/1:30am ET FUEL TV premieres its first original comedy series “Stupidface, the newest late-night carnival of parodies, pranks and sketch comedy.
STACKED SUNDAYS BLOCK
Kicking off the new Stacked Sundays line-up, airing at 8:00pm ET/PT, “Firsthand provides a unique and exclusive perspective on the biggest action sports personalities, such as 2006 Thrasher Magazine Skater of the Year Daewon Song and 2005 and 2006 AST Dew Tour Vert Skate Champ Bucky Lasek. “Firsthand provides a unique and exclusive perspective on the biggest action sports personalities of our generation as they comb the globe for the perfect wave, a fresh pool or untracked powder. Experience their favorite local haunts and discover how they live off-board or off-bike. “Firsthand is also available for download on iTunes.
Following at 8:30pm ET/PT, “American Misfits is an action packed comedy and skateboarding show that pushes the boundaries with innovative skating and mind warping humor. Watch as Laban Pheidias and Ted Newsome delve into absurd situations with their “Boss. Favorite segments like Built to Shred, 10 Tricks, and Notorious Nate are back with a vengeance, while new segments like SLAM, European Misfits, and Gnar Car elevate the show to a whole new level of awesomeness. Watch for pro skaters Omar Hassan, Pat Duffy, Peter Ramondetta, Chris Senn, Peter Smolik, Chad Knight, Justin Strubing, Kris Markokvich, and Adrian Mallory to join the fun.
UNPROTECTED SETS BLOCK
FUEL TV’s newest surf series, “The 808 at 10:00pm PT/1:00am ET, is a real-life seven-episode series which profiles members of Kauai’s famous surf posse, “The Wolfpak. Find out where these surfers were bred, what being Hawaiian means to them, and how this tight-knit group has become the most powerful crew on Oahu’s North Shore.
“Stupidface at 10:30pm PT/1:30am ET is FUEL TV’s first original comedy series and latest late-night answer to a wasteland of infomercials and reruns. Jump into this side-splitting laugh carnival of parodies, pranks and sketch comedy -- all brought to you by the producers of “American Misfits. There’s no way you’ll be able to wipe that smile off your “stupidface.
KING of WAKE WORLD CUP SERIES ’07 – July 2, 2007, 9:30pm ET/PT
MASTERCRAFT PRO WAKEBOARD TOUR -- STOP 1
The first stop at Dallas Landing Park in Acworth, Georgia features Phillip Soven on fire after capturing his second consecutive win of the wakeboarding season. Soven comes off a huge win in Orlando just a few weeks prior and continues to impress, capturing the top spot in Acworth.
KING of WAKE WORLD CUP SERIES ’07 – July 16, 2007, 9:30pm ET/PT
MASTERCRAFT PRO WAKEBOARD TOUR -- STOP 2
Fort Worth, Texas is the second event of the 2007 MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour where all eyes are on 2006 Pro Wakeboard Tour champion Danny Harf, as he is well on his way to reclaim victory in Ft. Worth. However, Rusty Malinoski takes charge and goes head-to-head with the four-time X Games champ in the final round to capture the Lone Star State victory.
PRO-TEC POOL PARTY – July 23, 2007, 9:30pm ET/PT
For the third year in a row, Pro-Tec and Vans threw a skateboard pool ccontest that attracted some of the biggest skaters in the world to the Vans Skate Park in Orange, California. Veteran bowl skaters went head-to-head with modern vert superstars like Bucky Lasek, PLG and Rune Glifberg. In a dramatic pro final, Glifberg just edged out Lasek and bowl vet Omar Hassan for the victory and $25,000 dollar first place prize.
“BLACKBALLED: THE BOBBY DUKES STORY – July 28, 2007, 10:00pm PT/1:00am ET
The mockumentary comedy “Blackballed makes its FUEL TV network premiere. Featuring Rob Corddry (“The Winner, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Rob Riggle (“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Rob Huebel (“Arrested Development), Ed Helms (“The Office) and Dannah Feinglass (“MADtv).
KING of WAKE WORLD CUP SERIES ’07 – July 30, 2007, 9:00pm ET/PT
MASTERCRAFT PRO WAKEBOARD TOUR -- STOP 3
This stop is coming to you from Island Lake County Park in Twin Cities, Minnesota, where Phillip Soven takes on and beats Rusty Malinoski by ten points for his second win in this year’s tour.
Photo editors: For photos of “Firsthand, “American Misfits, “Stupidface and “The 808, please visit www.foxflash.com or email Richard Kosters at Richard.Kosters@fox.com.
About FUEL TV
FUEL TV is a 24/7 action sports lifestyle network for skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, freestyle motocross, and wakeboarding. A unit of Fox Cable Networks, FUEL TV was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in 24 million U.S. homes. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.fuel.tv.