Sportsman Channel HD Launches on Comcast in Mobile, Alabama
NEW BERLIN, Wis. (Oct. 25, 2011) – Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American sportsman, announced today that Sportsman Channel HD has launched on Comcast Cable in Mobile, Alabama. The network’s standard definition channel will continue to be available to Comcast customers in Mobile on digital basic.
“Comcast’s Mobile customers include a large number of very passionate outdoorsmen and women, and we know they will greatly enjoy the enhanced experience of watching our programming in high definition,” said Gavin Harvey, chief executive officer, Sportsman Channel. “We have the biggest stars bringing their high-def, high-quality productions to us, first because we are the home of the American Sportsman.”
Sportsman Channel’s powerful fourth quarter lineup features 50 premiere episodes with epic hunts and relentless hunters. The network’s all HD, Q4 lineup also features series premieres, including Beau Knows Outdoors, featuring Beau Turner, the son of Ted Turner, plus new seasons of returning favorites likes Personal Defense TV, Arrow Affliction and Fly Fishing the World.
About Sportsman Channel:
Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to the more than 82 million sportsmen in the United States, delivering entertaining and educational programming focused exclusively on hunting, shooting and fishing activities. Sportsman Channel is now available in HD, check with your local cable or satellite provider. Acquired by InterMedia Outdoors Holdings in 2006, Sportsman Channel reaches 27 million U.S. television households and is a part of the nation's largest multimedia company targeted exclusively to serving the information and entertainment needs of outdoors enthusiasts. Visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl (www.twitter.com/SPORTSMANchnl), become a Fan on Facebook, www.facebook.com/sportsmanchannel and download Sportsman App at www.itunes.com/appstore
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.
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