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Outdoor Channel Honored With 18 Telly Awards

June 9, 2011

TEMECULA, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader in Outdoor TV, was the recipient of four silver (1st place) and fourteen bronze (2nd place) accolades in the Programming and Promotional Spots categories at the 32nd Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honor outstanding local, regional and cable TV programs and commercials, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web.

“A testament to their collective creativity, the Telly Awards are a great achievement for our in-house creative department and the talented production teams we closely work with. We are truly humbled to be recognized on a national level by such a prestigious and well-respected organization,” said Tom Hornish, COO, Outdoor Channel. “As America’s leader in Outdoor TV, we are excited to build on our previous years’ wins and look forward to producing another year’s worth of top-notch programming and creative spots for the 2012 awards.”

The awards include:


    2011 Film/Video Winners - Programming Awards
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      AWARD      CATEGORY                TITLE OF ENTRY
      -----      --------                --------------
     Silver    Information               "Savage Wild"
     ------    -----------               -------------
                  Nature/
     Silver      Wildlife         "Trev Gowdy's Monster Fish"
     ------      --------         ---------------------------
     Bronze    Documentary                 "Wardens"
     ------    -----------                 ---------
                              "Ultimate Match Fishing presented by
     Bronze      Editing                    Sta-Bil"
     ------      -------     -------------------------------------
     Bronze    Information                 "Wardens"
     ------    -----------                 ---------
                  Nature/
     Bronze      Wildlife             "Buccaneers & Bones"
     ------      --------             --------------------
                  Nature/
     Bronze      Wildlife                "Savage Wild"
     ------      --------                -------------
                  Nature/     "Ultimate Match Fishing presented by
     Bronze      Wildlife                   Sta-Bil"
     ------      --------    -------------------------------------
     Bronze       Sports          "Trev Gowdy's Monster Fish"
     ------       ------          ---------------------------
                              "Ultimate Match Fishing presented by
     Bronze       Sports                    Sta-Bil"
     ------       ------     -------------------------------------


    2011 Film/Video Winners - Promotional Spot Awards
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    AWARD        CATEGORY                    TITLE OF ENTRY
    -----        --------                    --------------
                  Nature/       "Outdoor Channel HD" -Cross Channel Spot
     Silver      Wildlife                         (:30)
     ------      --------         ----------------------------------------
                  Nature/        "Outdoor Channel Upfront" -Sizzle Reel
     Silver      Wildlife                        (2:00)
     ------      --------       ---------------------------------------
                  Nature/     "Benelli on Assignment" -Cross Channel Spot
     Bronze      Wildlife                         (:30)
     ------      --------    --------------------------------------------
                  Nature/      "Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors" -Cross
     Bronze      Wildlife                  Channel Spot (:30)
     ------      --------     -------------------------------------------
                  Nature/        "Fly Fishing Film Tour" -Episodic Promo
     Bronze      Wildlife                         (:20)
     ------      --------       ----------------------------------------
                  Nature/     "Jim Shockey's The Professionals" -Episodic
     Bronze      Wildlife                      Promo (:20)
     ------      --------    --------------------------------------------
                  Nature/
     Bronze      Wildlife        "Outdoor Channel Corps" - Promo (:30)
     ------      --------        -------------------------------------
                  Nature/     "Realtree Road Trips with Michael Waddell" -
     Bronze      Wildlife                      Promo (:15)
     ------      --------     --------------------------------------------

Last year, Outdoor Channel received eight bronze Telly Awards in the Promotional Spot – Nature/Wildlife category and was the recipient of two silver and six bronze awards in the Programming category for Documentary, Education, Nature/Wildlife and Information.

Since 1978, the Telly Awards’ mission has been to strengthen the visual arts community by inspiring, promoting, and supporting creativity. Last year, for their 31st annual event, the New York City-based organization received over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents. Judges evaluated entries to recognize distinction in creative work. Entries do not compete against each other; instead, entries are judged against a high standard of merit. Judges scored the 2011 entries on a performance scale and winning entries were recognized and awarded as Silver or Bronze Winners based on the combined scoring of the judges who evaluated each entry. For more information, please visit: www.tellyawards.com.

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.


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