Outdoor Channel Broadens Tennessee Footprint Through Comcast
TEMECULA, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader in Outdoor TV, today announced the launch of the network on Comcast Cable Systems in Knoxville and Oak Ridge, Tennessee, effective immediately.
“Outdoor Channel’s agreement with Comcast in Knoxville and Oak Ridge, Tennessee continues our momentum as the leading cable network devoted to the outdoor genre,” said Tom Hornish, Chief Operating Officer, Outdoor Channel. “We are excited to deepen our affiliation with Comcast and deliver our powerful content to thousands of additional digital cable customers’ living rooms.”
“Many of the subscribers in the Volunteer State are avid outdoor enthusiasts who can now enjoy our high quality, category-leading outdoor lifestyle content,” said Randy Brown, Executive Vice President, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, Outdoor Channel. “Our goal is to deliver the best programming, and we are pleased to provide this region with our unmatched outdoor line-up.”
“We are pleased to offer Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader in Outdoor TV, to our Knoxville customers,” stated Valerie Gillespie, Vice President/General Manager for Comcast of Knoxville. “This channel will bring a broad spectrum of Outdoor Channel’s popular fishing, hunting, shooting and adventure programming,” continued Gillespie.
Outdoor Channel is now available as part of Comcast’s Digital Preferred tier on Channel 731 in Knoxville and Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Season after season, Outdoor Channel airs original action-packed content that captures the excitement of the great outdoors through the eyes of esteemed talent and renowned celebrities.
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.
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