Sportsman Channel Launches in Atlanta on XFINITY TV from Comcast
New York, NY –-(Ammoland.com)- Sportsman Channel, the premiere all hunting, shooting and fishing network, announced it has launched in Atlanta on XFINITY TV (channel 209) from Comcast, effective today. The launch now brings Sportsman’s high-quality hunting, shooting and fishing shows to XFINITY TV for Digital Preferred customers in recently upgraded areas throughout Atlanta.
“We are thrilled to continue our expansion with Comcast, now making Sportsman available to the passionate base of hunters, shooters and anglers throughout the Atlanta area,” said Willy Burkhardt, president of Sportsman.
“This is an exciting time for the network as we continue to innovate our programming to meet and exceed the entertainment and information needs of American Sportsmen nationwide. We strive to deliver superior value to our partners and viewers via the highest quality and most entertaining content available, season after season.”
Sportsman Channel has become one of the fastest-growing networks in television. During the past 15 months, Sportsman has increased its original production slate, increased support of independent producers, launched a new on-air look, and expanded its Hunt.Fish.Feed national public affairs program.
“Our customer base consists of many avid sportsmen that will be thrilled with the addition of Sportsman Channel to their programming lineup,” said Jeff DeLorme, senior vice president for Comcast’s Atlanta Region. “Sportsman Channel will allow us to continue to provide compelling and informative programming that meets their viewing needs year round.”
For more information on the Sportsman Channel, please visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com.
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 more than 25 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
INTERMEDIA OUTDOORS: InterMedia Outdoors, Inc. is the largest media company in the outdoor-enthusiast category, exclusively serving the information and entertainment needs of outdoors enthusiasts, with the largest network of websites dedicated to hunting, shooting and fishing; a portfolio of 15 magazines including powerful brands such as Petersen’s Hunting, North American Whitetail, Guns&Ammo, In-Fisherman, Fly Fisherman, and Florida Sportsman; syndicated radio programming; 23 market-leading television productions, the largest library of outdoors television programming and Sportsman Channel, the only television network dedicated exclusively to hunting, shooting and fishing.
About Comcast Corporation: Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 23.5 million cable customers, 16.3 million high-speed Internet customers, and 7.9 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.