What's Happenin'

A Sidelines blog

Miniseries “Mustang Millionaire” to be Featured on “Nightline,” Dec. 12

December 14, 2013 By: janwest Category: What's Happenin'

Coverage from Mustang Million 2013 can be seen on the late-night news program.

Georgetown, Texas, Dec. 12, 2013 – In preparation for the premiere of “Mustang Millionaire” on Nat Geo WILD this Saturday, “Nightline” will broadcast a segment about the reality show on ABC, Dec. 12 at 11:35 a.m. CST. Check local listings for program information.

According to the Mustang Millionaire press release, “It is a journey of transformation not only for the horses but for the trainers themselves. Along the way, they face the risk of injury, strained relationships with loved ones and an on-going crisis of confidence. On game day, each Mustang and its trainer must execute a complex feat that highlights the horse’s journey from unbridled animal to disciplined arena performer.”

The three-part miniseries brings five cowboys and cowgirls together as they come from across the country to give it all they’ve got for their share of the million-dollar prize. Mustang trainers, Bobby Kerr, Jonathan Weisiger, Wylene Wilson Davis, Travis Dittmer and Mary Miller Jordan are featured. Former Road to the Horse champion, Dan James, also takes part in the series.

natural2DanJames

Mustang Millionaire is produced by ABC News’ Sixty Six Media for Nat Geo WILD. For ABC News’ Sixty Six Media, executive producers are Morgan Hertzan and Terence Wrong. Co-Executive producer is Megan Harding and supervising producer is Sara Rodriguez. For Nat Geo WILD, executive producer is Ashley Hoppin, and executive vice president and general manager is Geoff Daniels.

About the Mustang Heritage Foundation

The mission of the Mustang Heritage Foundation and the goal of the Extreme Mustang Makeover events are to increase the adoption of Mustangs across the country. The Mustang Heritage Foundation created the Extreme Mustang Makeover events to showcase the recognized value of Mustangs through a national training competition. The nonprofit organization also created the Trainer Incentive Program and the Youth Employment Program to raise awareness about America’s Mustangs. For more information, visitwww.mustangheritagefoundation.org.

About Nat Geo WILD

Experience the best, most intimate encounters with wildlife ever seen on television. Backed by its unparalleled reputation for quality and blue-chip programming, Nat Geo WILD is dedicated to providing a unique insight into the natural world, the environment and the amazing creatures that inhabit it. From the most remote environments, to the forbidding depths of our oceans, to the protected parks on our doorsteps, Nat Geo WILD will use spectacular cinematography and compelling storytelling to take viewers on unforgettable journeys into the wild world. Launched in 2006, Nat Geo WILD is part of National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) and is available in more than 90 countries and 100 million homes. Nat Geo WILD HD launched in the U.K. in March 2009, and is also available in Greece, Latin America, Poland, Spain and Russia. Further expansion is expected globally. For more information, please visit www.natgeotv.com.