Industry Press Release



Network Premieres New Series “Bubba’s World” and Season Four of “New Pollution” March 28, 2010

Busy month of programming includes new specials like “Blue Carpet Special: Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D” featuring Nine-Time World Champ Kelly Slater, “Insane Cinema: Shaun White Project X,” “Vans Triple Crown of Surfing 2009” and “Gatorade Free Flow Tour Winter 2009.”  

Los Angeles, CA (March 2, 2010) — FUEL TV, the only network dedicated to the lifestyle of action sports, announces the premiere of its newest series “Bubba’s World” on March 28, 2010 at 10:00pm ET/PT. This 10-episode series follows motocross champ James “Bubba” Stewart as he takes a break from his vigorous training and racing schedule and explores life as a “normal” 23 year old. The series, starring James and his family, also features his famous friends from the motocross world including freestyle pros Todd Potter and Nate Adams.

FUEL TV will also be premiering the fourth season of “New Pollution” on March 28, 2010 at 8:00pm ET/PT featuring more up and coming talent than ever before. A number of specials will also be premiering throughout the month of March, including the “Blue Carpet Special: Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D” featuring nine-time World Surf Champ Kelly Slater; “Insane Cinema: Shaun White Project X;” “Volcolm’s Blizzard Bizarre Tour;” “US Snowboarding Grand Prix” featuring Olympic athletes Shaun White, Kelly Clark, Gretchen Bleiler, Hannah Teter and Scotty Lago; “Gatorade Free Flow Tour Winter 2009;” “SPoT’s Tampa Am 2009;” and “Vans Triple Crown of Surfing 2009.”

Series Premieres

Sunday, 3/28/2010

New Pollution Season 4 8:00pm ET/PT

Host and pro surfer Matt Beacham introduces viewers to the next generation of action sports heroes. The young guns, who are no older than 16, prove their skills on the hills, waves, and streets across the world. “New Pollution” has made history featuring riders who’ve landed endorsement deals and superstardom, ripping against pros two to three times their age including skateboarder Chaz Ortiz who won the 2008 overall title in the Dew Tour Street Skate division at age of 14; surfer Alana Blanchard who won the women’s Pipeline Pro twice and the Vans Hawaiian Pro in 2009; snowboarder Ellery Hollingsworth who got a third at this year’s Sprint U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix in Park City; and snowboarder Maddy Schaffrick who took first in both halfpipe and slopestyle at the USSA Revolution Tour Boreal stop in 2009.

Sunday, 3/28/2010

Bubba’s World – 10:00pm ET/PT

“Bubba’s World” is a ten-episode docu-reality series about the number-one motocross racer in the world, James “Bubba” Stewart. At age 23, he is not only the highest paid rider pulling in more than $10 million a year, but also the only African American to dominate in an all-white sport. The show premieres on Sunday night, March 28, at 10:00pm ET/PT and remaining episodes will air Sunday nights at 9:00pm ET/PT.

March Films, Events and Specials

Monday, 3/1/2010

Blue Carpet Special: Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D 8:00pm ET/PT in Meet & Brotatoes

Join FUEL TV as we cover the premiere of “The Ultimate Wave Tahiti;” the first ever IMAX 3D surf film. Featuring nine-time world champion Kelly Slater, “The Ultimate Wave Tahiti” follows a quest to find the perfect wave-riding experience. Filmed in Tahiti and among the islands of French Polynesia, the film showcases dramatic giant screen surfing action in a unique Pacific paradise. Come join t