Sportsman Channel Launches on Comcast in Philadelphia

Sportsman Channel Launches on Comcast in Philadelphia

Sportsman Channel
Sportsman Channel

New Berlin, Wis. –-( Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, announced that it is now available to Comcast customers in Philadelphia on channel 736 in standard-definition and on channel 1631 in high-definition as part of Comcast’s Sports Entertainment Package.

“We are excited to expand our availability to Comcast Philadelphia customers, a group which includes a large number of passionate hunters, shooting enthusiasts and anglers,” said Gavin Harvey, CEO of Sportsman Channel. “And we are particularly pleased to say that Comcast’s customers will be treated to more original programming than ever before as we premiere several new series over the course of the year.”

Sportsman Channel is premiering 13 new series during the second quarter from several independent production companies. In the fall, new original programming will include the premiere of Beau Knows Outdoors with Beau Turner, son of media mogul Ted Turner.

“Comcast is dedicated to providing a broad selection of programming to suit the diverse interests of our customers,” said Eric Schaefer, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Comcast’s Freedom Region. “Our recent digital service enhancement has enabled us to deliver even more original, quality programming, like that offered by Sportsman Channel.”

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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, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl (, become a Fan on Facebook, and download Sportsman App at

About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) ( is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.

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