Fleetwood RV Joins 'John Ratzenberger's Made in America' on the Travel Channel
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Dec. 15 /05 Fleetwood RV, a leading manufacturer of recreational vehicles, today announced its collaboration with "John Ratzenberger's Made In America," the nationally syndicated show airing on the Travel Channel. The series spotlights American companies producing classic American products such as Coca-Cola, Jeep, Hawaiian Tropic, Wilson Sporting Goods and 3M. Fleetwood RV worked with Creative Differences, the series' production company, to supply two Class A diesel motor homes, a 2006 Expedition 37U and Providence 39C.
The motor homes served as traveling "living spaces" for the host, John Ratzenberger, and the film crew, making their extensive travel time more enjoyable and comfortable. The 2006 Expedition and Providence are part of Fleetwood RV's 2006 line of Class A diesel motor homes. Designed to maximize function and space, they offer quality and comfort while maintaining style. Each unit's sturdy construction and top-of-the-line amenities include a fully-functional kitchen, stylish bedroom and deluxe entertainment center incentives, which make them ideal for traveling for long periods of time. "Fleetwood RV is very pleased to participate in a reputable series like 'John Ratzenberger's Made in America,'" said Chris Braun, Executive Vice President of Fleetwood RV.
"The show provides an ideal platform to showcase the functionality and style of Fleetwood RV products and to introduce their versatility to a broad audience with an avid interest in traveling." "John Ratzenberger's Made in America" airs on the Travel Channel Tuesday nights at 9 PM ET/PT.
The series' third season began airing on December 6, 2005. It is one of the most popular shows on the Travel Channel, posting a ratings gain of 67 percent from last year. "Fleetwood RV is an integral part in making the third season of 'John Ratzenberger's Made in America' a success," said Shayne Lewin of Creative Differences. "It is entirely fitting that a quality American company offers their services for a show celebrating American companies and the people behind them." Fleetwood RV was featured in an episode from the series' second season, which featured John Ratzenberger touring the company's Riverside motor home manufacturing plant and paint facility. Ratzenberger finished the segment by driving a finished Pace Arrow motor home right off the assembly line.
About "John Ratzenberger's Made in America" "John Ratzenberger's Made in America" is a nationally syndicated show on the Travel Channel, focusing on stories of the best people, places and products in the United States. The program (airing Tuesdays beginning at 9:00 p.m. EST) spotlights distinctively American companies and products, and the unique niche each has found in pop culture. The show has featured such flagship American companies as Harley Davidson, Crayola and Campbell's Soup. Now in its third season, "John Ratzenberger's Made in America" will feature such companies as Samuel Adams Beer, Diamond Matches, Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc., Kitchen Aid, Kohler, and Pendleton Wooden Mills.
About Fleetwood Enterprises Fleetwood RV is a division of Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. a leading manufacturer of recreational vehicles and a leading producer of manufactured housing. Fleetwood's recreational vehicle line includes motor homes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, truck campers and folding trailers. Fleetwood RV products are distributed through a nationwide network of more than 1,200 dealers. For more information on Fleetwood Enterprises, visit our website at http://www.fleetwood.com.