Industry News 10/17/2012

WEB: Network A Announces New Lifestyle Series

Network A Announces New Lifestyle Series In Partnership with Alana Blanchard, Ryan Nyquist, Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Tuerck, and Plan B Skateboards

Network A, the premiere action sports channel on YouTube, today announces an expanded programming slate that includes more lifestyle series in partnership with noted action sports athletes, including: pro-surfer and model Alana Blanchard; skater Paul Rodriguez; BMX legend Ryan Nyquist; and DIY Drifting driver Ryan Tuerck. The new programming complements the networks’ recent partnership with Plan B Skateboards for the world-first interactive skateboarding video A Session with Plan B on NetworkA.com, and a partnership with Signal Snowboards’ snowboard invention build program “Every Third Thursday”.


Network A recently debuted the first of its new slate with “A Session with Plan B”, the first interactive skateboarding video featuring three of the world’s most renowned skateboarders: Ryan Sheckler, Paul Rodriguez and Torey Pudwill. Here's a glimpse at Ryan Sheckler's contributions.

Upcoming series include:

• “Getting Awesome with Ryan Nyquist,” will alternate between freestyle BMX trick tips and unique BMX challenges spiced with humor. Fresh episodes are scheduled for every second Tuesday, beginning October 16th.

• “LIFE” the highly-anticipated series from skateboarder Paul Rodriguez, directed by Steve Berra, provides a glimpse into the complexity of a champion who also has love for his family, friends and the art of skateboarding, launching October 23rd.

• “Alana: Surfer Girl,” a show about the daily life of pro-surfer Alana Blanchard and her friends, debuting on October 29th.

• “Tuerck’d,” will cover one of the most influential drivers in the burgeoning DIY Drifting scene, Ryan Tuerck. New episodes of the series will post every Wednesday beginning November 7th.

Network A recently debuted the first of its new slate with “A Session with Plan B”, the first interactive skateboarding video featuring three of the world’s most renowned skateboarders: Ryan Sheckler, Paul Rodriguez and Torey Pudwill. The video combines the best of video and gaming, and features on-screen controls that allow viewers to select the order in which skateboarders appear as well as which tricks they perform.

The new series complement Network A’s existing programming slate which includes Absinthe Films “Flipside”, Billabong’s “XXL”, Innersection’s “Behind The Section”, Erik Roner’s “Roner Vision”, Vaughn Gittin Jr, dose, NKA Project, Crooked World and more. 

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About Network A:
Network A is the home for action sports on YouTube. In partnership with Wasserman Media Group, Network A is the only independent channel dedicated solely to action sports, with new snow, ski, surf, skate, moto, and BMX videos released daily. Network A is part of Bedrocket Media Ventures, a next generation media company that creates pioneering original content distributed through emerging cross-platform networks and social engagement. Visit Bedrocket.com for more information.