Outdoor Channel Increases Footprint in the Lone Star State
TEMECULA, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader in Outdoor TV, today announced the launch of the network on Charter systems in Texas, effective immediately. Outdoor Channel will be available in the Fort Worth, Park Cities, Denton, Duncanville, Rockwall and Spring, Texas systems, giving Charter subscribers access to the sights, sounds and thrills of the network’s genre leading programming.
“Outdoor Channel recognizes the importance of expanding in key markets, such as Texas, where there are large, existing communities of hunters, anglers and shooting enthusiasts with a great affinity for the outdoors,” said Tom Hornish, Chief Operating Officer, Outdoor Channel. “We’re excited to deepen our affiliation with Charter.”
“Texas, with its expansive terrain and picturesque views, serves as the backdrop for many of our programs,” said Randy Brown, Executive Vice President, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, Outdoor Channel. “We are happy to broaden our availability to Texans by providing our premium outdoor lifestyle programming throughout the area.”
Outdoor Channel will be available on Channel 293 as part of Charter Communications’ Sports View Plus package.
Each season, Outdoor Channel airs the highest quality outdoor action adventure programming that captures the excitement of the great outdoors through the eyes of esteemed talent and renowned celebrities. The network’s second quarter programming lineup includes “BASSMASTER Elite Series,” “Fear No Evil,” “Madfin Shark Series,” “Tecomate Whitetail Nation” and “Wardens.”
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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