IRVINE, CA, January 08, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On Saturday, January 11th at 7pm, a favorite public affairs program, Discover Orange County with Lisa Hart, will return to PBS SoCal. Discover Orange County will uncover fun things to do right here in Southern California.
Take a tour of the Santa Ana Zoo to feed lemurs, learn about its history or see what's new. Sit inside the cockpit of a plane while kids and teens learn how to take the controls, go behind-the-scenes as professional chefs test their secret recipes or learn what it takes to prepare for a professional sports venue. Discover Orange County takes you on a 30-minute tour of some of your favorite things to do right here in Southern California and reminds us about some forgotten treasures not to miss.
Originally created in 2010 by award winning television Producer/Writer Michelle Merker along with Director Dan Donley, their vision was to focus on Orange County and its surrounding cities to bring PBS viewers a personal look at what hidden gem locations these great cities have to offer. "Creating and working on Discover Orange County was a wonderful experience and we've had great feedback from viewers," said Michelle Merker, "Lisa brings a natural energy to the show and we support her in her continued efforts to offer this quality program to Southern California viewers"
Discover Orange County will air on PBS SoCal Plus with the first episode of the season to air on Saturday, January 11th at 7pm featuring the Santa Ana Zoo. Lisa, along with Zoo Director, Kent Yamaguchi, will tour the many exhibits that make the Zoo such a fun and interesting place to visit. From feeding the lemurs to riding the train, there is always something to discover at the Zoo located right in the heart of Santa Ana, California.
Each month, Lisa and Discover Orange County will explore something different. "I'm very excited to bring the show back. We have lots of great ideas and tons of support from our community to provide a quality, informative show that benefits the viewers and sponsors in our community," said Lisa Hart, Host and Producer of Discover Orange County, "get ready for some more fun, right here in Southern California."
Discover Orange County is a privately produced television program that focuses on places to go, things to do and behind-the-scene looks in Southern California. The 30-minute program takes the viewer on a journey through Orange County and its surrounding cities. Funding for the series is provided by private sponsorships available through Discover Orange County at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Discover Orange County is a privately produced television program that focuses on places to go, things to do and behind-the-scene looks in Southern California. The 30-minute program takes the viewer on a journey through Orange County and its surrounding cities. Funding for the series is provided by private sponsorships available through Discover Orange County at email@example.com.
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