Hooked Up with Tom Colicchio, a new 30-minute fishing program featuring Colicchio and guests in various fishing locations in the United States, is a five-part series. It premiered with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday at 7 p.m.—first with Super Bowl XLII champion and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress in the Florida Everglades, followed by episode two, featuring an outing with unlikely fisherman, Jane’s Addiction frontman and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell and his wife Etty Lau.
Next week, on Wednesday, August 7, the show returns with two more back-to-back episodes again debuts back-to-back, half-hour episodes from 7–8 p.m. First Colicchio fishes off the gulf coast of South Naples, Florida with 18-year NBA veteran Jerry Stackhouse, who discusses breaking Michael Jordan’s University of North Carolina scoring record and some advice given by his mother. Next, Wendell Pierce of HBO’s The Wire joins Colicchio in the Biloxi Marsh off the coast of Pierce’s hometown of New Orleans.
The final episode of Hooked Up airs Wednesday, August 14 at 7 p.m. with New York City chef and restaurateur Eddie Huang and former mixed martial artist and UFC title holder Randy “The Natural” Couture.
Don’t worry if you miss an episode, this one is sure to see a heavy cycle of repeats.
Hooked Up with Tom Colicchio is executive produced by Colicchio and Kevin Law, and produced by Uncommon Content. It has already been nominated for an Emmy Award.
Watch the first part of Colicchio and Farrell’s fishing expedition below!