Sportsman Channel Continues to Add Programming for Shooters, Waterfowl & Big Game Hunters
Network Announces Four New Programming Blocks
New Berlin, Wis. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Season of the American Sportsman on Sportsman Channel, highlighted by the premiere of 25 original primetime series and 75 original episode debuts, will introduce viewers to four new programming blocks designed to address the broad interests of today’s Sportsman starting on June 27.
Primetime Monday nights are now dedicated to all things shooting with Lock & Load Mondays presented by Daniel Defense starting at 8 pm. The network added another night focused on hunting with Thursday Traditions presented by The Sportsman’s Guide starting at 8 pm ET. Additionally, with the advances in shooting programming, Sportsman added a second block dedicated to guns and ammo with Friday Reload from 4 to 6 pm ET also presented by The Sportsman’s Guide. And waterfowl enthusiasts will applaud the addition of The Landing Zone on Saturday’s from 10 to 12 pm ET presented by Loyal Dog Food.
The remainder of the primetime nights blocks are: Woods and Waters Tuesdays presented by Repel, Big Game Wednesdays presented by Wildgame Innovations, Full Draw Fridays, Strike & Set Saturdays, presented by Progressive and Sunday Night Sportsman presented by BRP.
The network’s all HD, Q3 lineup features numerous independent production companies, including big game legend Tom Miranda with his two hit series Territories Wild and Whitetail Country and Mr. Whitetail, Larry Weishuhn, with a brand new series, A Hunter’s Life. Sportsman Channel is bringing American Heroes to the forefront with retired Green Beret, Greg Stube, with his new series Coming Home with Greg Stube. And Atlanta Braves superstar Chipper Jones drops the bat and picks up a bow as he joins hosts Jeff Danker and Matt Duff on the all new series Major League Bowhunter.
To see what’s to come this summer, watch a short video on Sportsman’s Facebook page: http://on.fb.me/lgjRc5
This quarter, Sportsman is offering 25 new, original series and welcoming back a multitude of returning favorites – its biggest and strongest lineup of new series to date. New, original series include: Trijicon’s World of Sports Afield, A Hunter’s Life, Brotherhood Outdoors, Savage Outdoors, On Your Own Adventures, Major League Bowhunter, Extreme Outer Limits TV, Wild Fish-Wild Places, Doug Koenig’s Championship Season, Whitetail Country, Territories Wild, Hollywood Hunter, Hollowed Ground Outdoors and Tac TV. For show descriptions and air times, visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com/AMS/sportsman/index.html
Returning viewer favorites include: Family Traditions with Haley Heath for its fourth season, Predator Quest for its fifth season, Davidson’s Gallery of Guns, Christensen Outdoors, Back Country Quest for their fourth season, Heartland Bowhunter, Brush Country Monsters, The Fowl Life with Chad Belding, Pig Man: The Series and Adrenaline Junkies, to name a few. For show descriptions and air times, visit http://www.thesportsmanchannel.com/AMS/sportsman/index.html
This year, InterMedia Outdoors’ award-winning programming lineup includes new episodes from established series Guns & Ammo (now entering its ninth season), North American Whitetail (eighth season), Bowhunter TV (seventh season) and Petersen’s HUNTING Adventures (sixth season). Additionally, North American Whitetail is celebrating its 100th episode this quarter.
Sportsman Channel is currently in more than 27 million homes after announcing several launches the first half of the year, including Comcast HD launches in Chicago and Albuquerque, NM, Comcast in Philadelphia and Charter launches in Texas, Southern California, Nebraska and Nevada. Sportsman Channel is poised to make several additional carriage announcements throughout the remainder of the year.
About Sportsman Channel:
Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to the more than 82 million sportsmen in the United States, delivering entertaining and educational programming focused exclusively on hunting, shooting and fishing activities. Sportsman Channel is now available in HD, check with your local cable or satellite provider. Acquired by InterMedia Outdoors Holdings in 2006, Sportsman Channel reaches 27 million U.S. television households and is a part of the nation’s largest multimedia company targeted exclusively to serving the information and entertainment needs of outdoors enthusiasts. Visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl (www.twitter.com/SPORTSMANchnl), become a Fan on Facebook, www.facebook.com/sportsmanchannel and download Sportsman App at www.itunes.com/appstore