New Berlin, Wis. –-(Ammoland.com)- Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, today announced its second-quarter (Q2) programming lineup that includes a breadth of programming under its “Four Season-All Season” themed strategy delivering best-in-class fishing to lifestyle series to news-talk and more. In total, more than 350 new episodes are on tap when Sportsman Channel’s second quarter kicks-off Monday, April 1st 2013.
The “Four Season-All Season” theme includes the continuation of the hit series NRANEWS Cam & Co., the industry’s only live news-talk show airing every weekday, exclusively on Sportsman Channel. The network also boasts the most women-hosted and women-inspired series ever featuring leading female experts including Haley Health, Michele Eichler, Jana Waller and more—catering to the growing audience of “sportswomen” nationwide. Additionally, the return of MeatEater features special guest comedians Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen. The network also has more than 60 brand-new series episodes like American Outdoor Adventures and Duck Dog Waterfowl. Last but not least, the hit mini-series Wanted: Ted or Alive starts fresh when a new group of city slickers succumb to Uncle Ted’s antics on his ranch in Michigan.
“The long winter is ending and Sportsman is celebrating with the launch of our most dynamic and original spring programming slate ever,” said Gavin Harvey, CEO of Sportsman Channel. “We are the Four Season-All Season outdoor TV destination for America’s millions of men and women who live the sportsman lifestyle.”
A few of the Network’s Q2 Highlights are Listed Below:
Home for Today’s American Sportswoman: Sportsman Channel is the home for the millions of women—and growing—that call themselves sportswomen. The network’s Q2 lineup boasts the most women-hosted and women-inspired series ever including Ultimate Hunt (Haley Heath and Holly Eyster); Triple Mag Outdoors (Gina Fantasky, Madison “Mad Dog” Fantasky, Alyssa Fantasky); Easton Bowhunting (Michele Eichler); Bullets & Broadheads (Sonia Hendrick); Skull Bound TV (Jana Waller) and more.
MeatEater: The network’s award-winning series welcomes comedians Joe Rogan and Bryan Callen for a special two-part episode of MeatEater with Steven Rinella titled “First Timers” debuting Sunday, April 28 at 9 pm ET/PT. Rogan and Callen join host Rinella in Montana for a five-day hunting trip along vast and unforgiving terrain of the Missouri Breaks area. Traveling solely by canoe and hiking, the comedians’ first outing finds them tracking deer for 40-plus miles in the frigid wilderness.
NRANEWS Cam & Co.: The network is also continuing the ground-breaking hit series, NRANEWS Cam & Co., hosted by Cam Edwards airing LIVE weekdays at 5pm ET. NRANEWS Cam & Co. tackles the day’s news and issues head-on, providing facts, informed opinion, and dialogue about the cultural, social and political issues vital to America’s 80+ million sportsmen and sportswomen. The industry’s only live news-talk show will celebrate its 100th episode on Monday, June 3rd.
Fish, Fish & More Fish: With anglers getting their gear ready for the season, Sportsman Channel will not disappoint with new episodes from Ultimate Catch, FlatsClass and a special Guatemala sailfish episode on Fly Fishing the World with Conway Bowman airing Saturday, April 6 at 9 pm ET/PT during the network’s ever-popular Strike & Set Saturday night block of all fishing programming presented by Progressive. Plus, don’t miss the new Rise & Reel Weekend from 8 -11 am ET on Saturdays and Sundays presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Wanted: Ted or Alive: Monday nights are continuing to heat up with the hit mini-series Wanted: Ted or Alive at 7 pm ET/PT. Monday, April 1st starts a new season of fresh contestants fighting to win cash and prizes from the Motor City Madman. That is, if they can last the entire time on his ranch, dubbed “Camp Nuge.”
Full Draw Friday: World-renowned bowhunter, Fred Eichler with Easton Bowhunting, returns with a brand new season on Fridays at 10 pm ET/PT during Full Draw Friday presented by Chevy Silverado. Eichler continues to search the world for big game and the up-close-and-personal shots his fans love.
About Sportsman Channel: Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel, and Sportsman HD, is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to the sportsmen and women in the U.S., delivering entertaining and educational programming focused exclusively on hunting, shooting and fishing activities. Sportsman Channel reaches more than 31 million U.S. television households and is available in HD. Visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl (twitter.com/SPORTSMANchnl) and Like on Facebook, facebook.com/sportsmanchannel