Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Stephen Curry, Matthew McConaughey, Condoleezza Rice Lead Upcoming Guests on Feherty

(ORLANDO, Fla.) – Golf Channel announced that STEPHEN CURRY, All-Star point guard for the Golden State Warriors, and one of sports’ most appealing athletes, will join Emmy-nominated television personality David Feherty in 2017 on his self-titled Feherty series presented by Farmers Insurance. As previously announced as part of Feherty’s 7th season, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning actor MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY and former Secretary of State CONDOLEEZZA RICE also will appear, rounding out a guest lineup of golf enthusiasts from across entertainment, sports and politics. Additional upcoming guests include three members of the World Golf Hall of Fame: HALE IRWIN, NANCY LOPEZ and MARK O’MEARA.

“I’m always appreciative of golf’s unique ability to act as a common thread among individuals from all walks of life,” said Feherty. “I have the ultimate privilege of spending time with such accomplished and fascinating individuals, and whether they’re an NBA superstar, an acting icon, a brilliant politician or a Hall of Fame golfer, it’s that shared passion for the game that ties us together.”

Scheduled airdates for Feherty – premiering Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET – include:
* March 27 - Condoleezza Rice
* April 17 - Mark O’Meara
* April 24 - Matthew McConaughey
* May 1 - Nancy Lopez
* May 8 - Hale Irwin

Season 7 Premiere of Feherty Earns Record Viewership
Feherty saw record viewership for the season 7 two-part premiere with golf icon Phil Mickelson earlier this month. Part I (Monday, March 6) became the most-watched Golf Channel original production ever on a Live+3 basis (.41 rating, 640k avg. viewers). The following week, Part II (Monday, March 13) became the most-watched Feherty premiere episode ever (.27 rating, 442k avg. viewers), earning a spot in the top-10 for sports programming for two consecutive Mondays.

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