Charlie Moore (television personality)

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Charlie Moore
Charlie Moore with Emmy Award.JPG
Moore at the 2011 New England Emmy Awards
Born (1970-11-07) November 7, 1970 (age 48)
ResidenceNew Hampshire
OccupationTelevision host
Years active1996 – present

Charlie Moore (born November 7, 1970 in Wakefield, Massachusetts), sometimes known as Charlie Moore the Mad Fisherman, is an American television sports personality. He is host of Charlie Moore: No Offense on the NBC Sports Network and Charlie Moore Outdoors on the New England Sports Network (NESN).[1]

From 2004 to 2010, Moore hosted ESPN’s Beat Charlie Moore, which was the sports network’s top-rated outdoors show.[2][3]

Moore is known for having a high-energy and humorous hosting style.[2][4] The Orlando Sentinel wrote, "Moore, the brash, fast-talking Boston native, suddenly has become one of the country's most recognizable outdoorsmen."[5]

Moore is the recipient of nine New England Emmy Awards for his work on Charlie Moore Outdoors. He is a member of the New England Sports Hall of Fame.[6]

In 2007, Moore was one of three celebrity sportsman anglers (along with former Boston Red Sox great Ted Williams and sports broadcaster Curt Gowdy) featured in the Sports Museum of New England’s exhibition "Gone Fishing: The Boston Sportsman."[7]

In 2007, in honor of Moore, New England’s Brigham's Ice Cream introduced a new flavor, "Mad Fish Mud," with proceeds benefiting HIV/AIDS programs at Children’s Hospital Boston.[6]

Moore’s memoir, The Mad Fisherman, was published in 2008 by St. Martin’s Press. The book chronicle’s Moore’s path from unemployment and near-poverty to celebrated host of two top-rated sports television programs.[8] Kirkus Reviews wrote, "Moore’s madcap vibrancy and zest for outdoor life permeate this unpretentious chronicle."[9]


Charlie Moore: No Offense[edit]

Charlie Moore: No Offense is a weekly, half-hour outdoor reality series on the NBC Sports Network that follows host Moore as he conducts celebrity interviews while fishing in various locations throughout the United States. His guests, from sports, entertainment, and politics, have included presidential candidate Mitt Romney, Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek, Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, former New England Patriots offensive lineman Todd Rucci, NHL Hall of Famer Ray Bourque, Bobby Orr, and musicians from the rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd and the rap group RunDMC.[10][11][12] The program began its third season in January 2013.[13]

Charlie Moore Outdoors[edit]

Charlie Moore Outdoors is a half-hour reality television sports program that airs several times a week on the New England Sports Network. The show, which premiered in 1999, combines celebrity guests, skits, and fishing. Guests have included NHL hall-of-famer Bobby Orr, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, musician Ted Nugent and Batman TV actor Adam West.[1][2][3] For his work on Charlie Moore Outdoors, Moore has won five New England Emmy Awards.[6]

Other Projects[edit]

In 2004, Moore began work on the show Beat Charlie Moore. The show aired for a season on ESPN for 8 seasons from 2004 until 2010.[14] In 2004-2005, Moore worked on a show called Roughing It for the NESN Network, which aired for one season.[15] He also presented the show Charlie Moore TV, which aired for 2 seasons on the WFN Network.[16] Moore also worked on a sitcom in 2008 for the Fox Network.[17]

Charlie is executive producer of Behind the B the Boston Bruins 24/7 behind the scenes show . The series airs on NESN and the NHL network and is voiced over by Denis Leary. He is also the host and executive producer of NESN's Bruins Academy.


Moore lives in southern New Hampshire with his wife, Angela, and their children, Anthony, Nikolas, and Kaitlin.[2] His wife, Angela also makes several appearances in both series, Charlie Moore No Offense on NBC sports, Charlie Moore Outdoors on NESN. Moore also splits his time between New England and his vacation home in Windermere, Florida . Moore is a car enthusiast and has several exotic sports cars .


  1. ^ a b Spiner, Trent (September 12, 2007). "Mad Fisherman, the Sitcom". New Hampshire Union Leader. Retrieved April 10, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d Gagnon, Geoffrey (August 2006). "Charlie Moore Is Off the Hook". Boston Magazine. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
  3. ^ a b Hine, Tommy (July 23, 2006). "Best Lines In Fishing: Entertaining Moore Has Audience Hooked". Hartford Courant. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
  4. ^ Pierce, Charles P. (August 14, 2005). "Fisher King". Boston Globe Magazine.
  5. ^ Povtak, Tim (January 19, 2006). "Turning Fishing Upside Down". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
  6. ^ a b c "200 Foundation Will Honor TV Host Charlie Moore". MetroWest Daily News. May 20, 2012. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
  7. ^ Golen, Jimmy (February 8, 2007). "Boston Exhibit Showcases Sportsman-Anglers". SouthCoast Today. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
  8. ^ Elliot, Will (December 6, 2009). "Books Bring the Outdoors Home". Buffalo News.
  9. ^ "The Mad Fisherman". Kirkus Reviews. January 15, 2008. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
  10. ^ Shanahan, Mark and Meridith Goldstein (April 7, 2012). "Mitt Makes a Splash". Boston Globe. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
  11. ^ McBride, Murdoch (Spring 2011). "Charlie Moore’s Big Fish Story". Smoke Magazine. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
  12. ^ Burgess, Kelly (February 3, 2011). "‘Charlie Moore: No Offense’ Premieres Friday on Versus". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
  13. ^ "Charlie Moore: No Offense Returns for Third Season". NBC Sports (press release). January 24, 2013. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
  14. ^ "Charlie Moore is off the Hook". Boston Magazine. Retrieved 11 June 2013.
  15. ^ "WFN Now Broadcasting in 100%". World Fishing Network. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
  16. ^ Charles, Pearce. "Feb/March 2009 - Charlie Moore Interview". Hooters Magazine. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  17. ^ "Charlie Moore gets a Sitcom deal". Boston Magazine. Retrieved 12 June 2013.

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