Outdoor Channel HD Launches in Texas
TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader in Outdoor TV, today announced the launch of Outdoor Channel HD on Time Warner Cable in Corpus Christi, Laredo and Dallas. Outdoor Channel HD captures the sights, sounds and thrill of Outdoor Channel’s popular programming with razor-sharp clarity in widescreen format. Time Warner Cable subscribers in the aforementioned areas will now be able to enjoy the network’s broad range of high definition hunting, fishing, shooting and rugged outdoor adventure programming.
“Outdoor Channel HD features the unparalleled experiences, talent and locations brought to life with the pristine definition that only HD can offer,” said Tom Hornish, Chief Operating Officer, Outdoor Channel. “Our latest move to producing all of our shows in 100 percent native HD is proof of our commitment to showing the outdoor genre in the highest quality available.”
“Time Warner Cable is a valued affiliate partner, and we’re happy to have them include our premium HD network as part of their product offering,” said Randy Brown, Executive Vice President, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, Outdoor Channel. “The ‘Lonestar State’ is home to several of our popular outdoor celebrities and serves as a prime location for filming. We’re proud to deliver these local area adventures, along with others, to a broad range of Texas-based viewers.”
“Time Warner Cable is committed to providing the highest quality programming options to our customers and we believe Outdoor Channel HD’s high suspense adventures and picturesque views is consistent with this objective,” said Jon Gary Herrera, RVP, Communications, Time Warner Cable Texas. “Texans have an affinity for outdoor adventures and Outdoor Channel HD is a perfect fit for our system.”
Outdoor Channel HD is now available as part of Time Warner’s HD Sports tier in Corpus Christi and Laredo on Channel 1316 and in the Dallas area on Channel 727.
Outdoor Channel takes viewers across the country and around the world, sharing unmatched thrills and experiences through the eyes of esteemed outdoor personalities. It also is the first and only full-time cable network in the outdoor genre to provide a true, dedicated high definition simulcast with a robust programming offering, a unique strength that has led to over 350 HD system launches in 2010 alone. Outdoor Channel HD is currently in over 8 million homes.
About Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.
Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTD) owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America’s leader in outdoor TV, and Winnercomm Inc., an Emmy Award winning production and interactive company. Outdoor Channel offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, off-road motorsports, adventure and the Western lifestyle and can be viewed on multiple platforms including high definition, video-on-demand, as well as on a dynamic broadband website. Winnercomm Inc. is one of America’s leading and highest quality producers of live sporting events and sports series for cable and broadcast television. Winnercomm also owns and operates the patented Skycam and CableCam aerial camera systems which provide dramatic overhead camera angles for major sports events, including college and NFL football. For more information, please visit www.outdoorchannel.com.
SOURCE Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.