“Whisky Warriors” is a Docu/Series pulling back the curtain on how whisky is made, a spin off of the series, “Wine Warriors.” This series is produced by Browning Productions & Entertainment, Inc. (BP&E). This season began production in 2018, whereas the first half of the season is slated to be aired in Q2, 2019 and the second half in Q3/Q4, 2019 on fyi network, part of A&E Networks reaching over 72 Million Households Nationwide.
The viewers follow the host, William Browning, as each distillery takes the audience on a journey throughout the messy process of what it takes to create the whisky we all love and enjoy. “It’s a bumpy road from grain to glass!” and no one knows that better that the whisky producing companies and families featured in each episode focused on that region.
This season features the breathtaking beauty of new and old American whisky producing regions such as Montana and Tennessee. These regions are the backdrop as distilleries and farms battle the weather, pests, technology and sometimes even themselves, all with their businesses on the line. The audience will have the opportunity to learn the full year process of making the whisky they love. From harvesting in the picturesque farms, grain selection, mash bill, fermentation, distillation, aging and finally, bottling. “Whisky Warriors” will also take a peek into wide variety of the unique adventures and cultural attractions that make each region unique allowing tourists to fall in love with and explore each region for themselves. Viewers will be educated on the process differences between each and every featured distillery and what makes each bottle of whisky so unique.
This Docu-Series aired Saturdays at Noon on fyi Network
Previous Airings Aug. 20th - Sept. 24th, 2017
EP. 7-12 Airing Feb. 4th - Mar. 11th, 2017
Season 2 is slated for airings in Q4 2019 Saturdays at Noon
“Wine Warriors,” is a Docu/Series, produced by Browning Productions & Entertainment, Inc. (BP&E) and Red & White Entertainment, LLC (R&W). Season One began production in April, 2016 and aired episodes 1-6 on Saturdays @ 12PM weekly beginning Aug. 20th, 2016 on fyi network, part of A&E Networks reading over 70 Million Households Nationwide. Episodes 7-12 continued to air from Feb. 4th - Mar. 11th, 2017 on Sundays @ 12:30PM on fyi Network. Season 2 is produced by Browning Productions & Entertainment (BP&E) and is currently in all stages of production with episodes ready for airings in Q4, 2019 on A&E's fyi network Saturdays at Noon for 12 weeks back to back.
The viewers follow the host, William Browning, as the farmers take the audience on a journey through the messy process of what it takes to create the wine we all love and enjoy. “It can be a very bumpy road from grape to glass!” And no one knows that better than the winemaking companies and families featured in each episode focused on that region. The Host also takes part in enjoying the region with both adventure or culture segments in each episode.
Season One featured the breathtaking beauty of Old Mission, Leelanau peninsula, & Traverse City, MI is the backdrop as the wineries battle the weather, pests, technology and sometimes even themselves, all with their family business on the line. The audience will get to learn the full year process of making the wine they love. From pruning in the beautiful vineyards, leaf pulling, harvesting, and even bottling. “Wine Warriors” will also take a peek into cooking classes, winter events in Traverse City, and unique adventures that tourists can love and explore. Viewers will learn the process differences between each and every vineyard and winery and what makes each bottle of wine so unique.
Season Two will feature multiple wineries and vineyards that have been established for far longer in the Washington region with the most spectacular landscapes, architecture, culture, and of course some of the best wines in the world.
* Based on the time slot for 2017 for 12PM on Saturdays Nielsen Ratings were 0.10 or 80,000 HH.
HOST, Director, & Producer:
For almost 15 years, William Browning has been an Executive Producer in the television industry. With the motto of his companies, “It’s show business, not show hobby,” he has focused his efforts at not only creating great entertainment for his audiences, but also making those projects into successful businesses.
The Browning family has built a long lasting imprint on the film business from over 60 years of powerful programming. His passions came from the long lasting legacy of his grandfather, Ricou Browning, known for being the “Creature from the Black Lagoon,” creating, “Flipper,” directing “Sea Hunt,” “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea,” and “007, Thunderball,” are just a few of the projects that made the Browning family a centerpiece of Film & TV in Florida.
As the principal and CEO of Browning Productions & Entertainment, Inc. he is currently producing a myriad of television shows that air worldwide today. William is well rounded and versatile in the business often wearing many hats on a set and behind the scenes such as Director, Producer, EP, and Hosts many programs such as “Wine Warriors,” and “Training Grounds.” Current and past projects can be seen on History Channel, LMN, FOX, Travel Channel, Fine Living, fyi, and many more.