Today is Saturday, April 19, 2014rss RSS feed

NEW BERLIN, WI – Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor television for American sportsmen, announced its award-winning and original series MeatEater earned the top spot in the M18-49 demo across all mid-sized networks* for its Thursday 2014 premiere episode. The episode also ranked second among M25-54(*). MeatEater airs on Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Sportsman Channel.

“Steven Rinella and the entire MeatEater team exemplify adventure and passion for the outdoors and we’re very proud to see the ratings success reflected in their hard work,” said Graig Hale, vice president of business development of Sportsman Channel. “Steven’s spring bear adventure in Alaska is only the tip of the iceberg of adventure this season on MeatEater. The exceptional storytelling coupled with an undying commitment to outdoor heritage continues to strike the right tone with Sportsman audiences.”


*Source: Nielsen Market Breaks, Live+SD, coverage area rating, 1/9/14 8:00-8:30p ET, midsized networks (20MM-80MM Nielsen UE January 2014


About Steven Rinella:

Steven Rinella is an avid outdoorsman, writer, and television personality best known for his ability to translate the hunting lifestyle to a wide variety of audiences. He is the author of The Scavenger’s Guide to Haute Cuisine, the award-winning American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon, and most recently, Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter.  He’s a correspondent for Outside magazine, and his writing has also appeared in the New York Times, Glamour, O the Oprah Magazine, Men’s Journal, and more traditional hunting and fishing publications like Field and Stream and Petersen’s Hunting.


Visit http:///

Like MeatEater on Facebook at;

Follow MeatEater on Twitter at

Follow Steven Rinella on Twitter at

Subscribe to MeatEater on Youtube at


About Zero Point Zero:  Zero Point Zero Production is an award-winning production company located in Manhattan. Founded by Executive Producers Chris Collins and Lydia Tenaglia in 2003, with Partner and Managing Director Joe Caterini coming aboard in 2009.  Zero Point Zero has produced hundreds of hours of television in over 80 countries around the world, including the Emmy Award-winning series Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Mind Of A Chef, and Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie. Zero Point Zero has produced television series and specials for CNN, Travel Channel, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Discovery Channel, PBS, Sportsman Channel, The Weather Channel, and Bravo. Visit for additional information.


About Sportsman Channel: Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel/Sportsman HD is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to honoring a lifestyle that is celebrated by millions of Americans. The leader in outdoor television, Sportsman Channel delivers entertaining and informative programming that embraces outdoor adventure, hunting and fishing, and reveals it through unique, surprising and authentic storytelling. Sportsman Channel embraces the attitude of “Red, Wild & Blue America” – where the American Spirit and Great Outdoors are celebrated in equal measure.


Stay connected to Sportsman Channel online at


Twitter and


Ammoland Click to read AmmoLand FTC Marital Disclosures Distributed to you by - – The Shooting Sports News source.
  • Leave a Comment

    • Sign up Ammoland for your Inbox

      Daily Digest

      Monthly Newsletter

    • Recent Comments

      • Herb: Seems the bottom line looks like this: Guns are bad for everybody except me and my friends; Obamacare is good...
      • NormB: And with any luck you might hear about someone who actually saw a box of this on the shelf at Wally World once...
      • Jim: Why would Bloomberg be interested in quoting from the Bible? I rekon he can put all his sins on a goat and send...
      • Aliel: To bad governor Rick Perry of Texas is fighting all the way to the Supreme Court to maintain the state law...
      • ChicagoGuy: Check the UNLIMITED privacy waiver provided by IL contract lobbyist Todd Vandermyde and the hack lawyers...
    • maximum
      Login with Facebook: Log In
      Powered by Sociable!
    • Facebook Activity

    • Google+ Direct Connect

    Copyright 2014 Shooting Sports News | Sitemap | Μολὼν λαβέ

    Sign up for the Ammoland Daily Digest

    * indicates required
    Daily Digest is a daily recap of Firearms industry news, 2nd Amendment politics , and product articles delivered to the inbox. Stay informed to keep your Individual Right to Keep and Bear Arms.
    Yes, I want the Monthly email newsletter subscription to Ammoland so I can get a single newsletter once a month on the hot new products from the Firearms Industry!