Bug Out on the Season Finale of Sportsman Channel’s America Unplugged on July 10

Tune in for season finale with back-to-back episodes featuring Josh & Rachel Jackling and Ted Baker

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Sportsman Channel
Sportsman Channel

New Berlin, WI -(Ammoland.com)- In the season finale of America Unplugged exclusively on Sportsman Channel, July 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, viewers join two couples who make living off the grid seem like paradise.

On Thursday’s back-to-back episodes, the first episode follows Josh and Rachel Jackling of Perris, California, who own and operate Protective Bunkers Survival Center. Their bunkers are a “home away from home” with all the comforts anyone would need during an apocalyptic event.

In the second episode, Ted Baker of Chavies, Kentucky shares how he lives a full life on 300 acres with energy provided from his own natural gas surface mine. Both men must continuously improvise to survive almost, if not completely, off-grid.

Josh Jackling is particularly worried about earthquakes and the threat of nuclear war. That’s why he started Protective Bunkers Survival Center. The Jacklings learned how to build bunkers after the 2011 Japan earthquake, their home in California is only one mile away from a major fault line. In addition to building bunkers, the Jacklings can help potential survivalists create anything they need for a good “bug-out” bag. They teach self-sufficiency and tactical skill classes on everything from goat and rabbit butchering to HAM radio skills to sniper rifle training.

Ted Baker has been living on his 300-acre plot for nearly 30 years – creating a cabin from the ground up with solar panels connected to 28 batteries designed for golf carts. The most unique attribute to his property is the hybrid power system, with a generator hooked up to the on-property natural gas well, which employs several of his neighbors. Ted lives off the land and, even during the harshest times, has been able to avoid leaving his home for supplies. “One winter I went out two times,” he says. “That was the best year of my life.” He grows, hunts and cultivates much of his own food and will be able to show viewers how to survive no matter the obstacle.

America Unplugged airs exclusively on Sportsman Channel on Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

About A. Smith & Co. Productions

A. Smith & Co. Productions creates some of the most innovative, highly rated and high-quality programming for the domestic and international television marketplace. The company has produced more than 2,000 hours of award-winning programming. Current productions include such hits as Hell’s Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, American Ninja Warrior, Ellen’s Design Challenge, Unsung, Full Throttle Saloon, Burns BBQ, Celebrity Crime Files, Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, Too Young to Marry?, Save Our Business, UFC Countdown, Joe Rogan Questions Everything, Divorce Hotel and many others. A. Smith & Co.’s library of programming includes hit shows such as Paradise Hotel, I Survived a Japanese Game Show, The Swan, Trading Spaces, Pros vs. Joes and Skating with Celebrities. A. Smith & Co. has developed and produced the No. 1 show in America 25 times and a Top 10 show more than 200 times, producing programs with budgets totaling approximately one billion dollars for more than 42 broadcast and cable networks.

About Sportsman Channel

Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel/Sportsman HD is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to honoring a lifestyle that is celebrated by millions of Americans. The leader in outdoor television, Sportsman Channel delivers entertaining and informative programming that embraces outdoor adventure, hunting and fishing, and reveals it through unique, surprising and authentic storytelling. Sportsman Channel embraces the attitude of “Red, Wild & Blue America,”  where the American Spirit and Great Outdoors are celebrated in equal measure. The network also is dedicated to promoting our nation’s military heroes and veterans, as well as providing a voice for conservation throughout the United States. Sportsman Channel reaches more than 36 million U.S. television households.

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