Sportsman Channel’s Reality, Lifestyle & Adventure Series Headline Original Programming Line-up for First Quarter
Network Offers Most Innovative Program Mix Ever for America’s Millions of Sportsmen & Women
New Berlin, WI (Dec. 28, 2012) Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, announced its 2013 first quarter program lineup headlined by new and returning series that appeal to the diverse interests of today’s American sportsmen and women. The new lineup expands the network’s drive to present more of the lifestyle of people who love – and live – to hunt, shoot and fish, including stories about travel, adventure, survival, cooking & eating, work, family, collecting and more.
The new lineup is being launched under the campaign theme “United Sportsmen of America,” which highlights the incredible range of interests, passions and characters in the world of the nation’s largest lifestyle group. It is a lifestyle that includes millions of men, women and children; locations from big city ponds, local farms and town forests to remote mountain ridges, vast oceans, and jungle rivers; and stories from raising families and running businesses to surviving in the wild and serving the nation.
The “United Sportsmen of America” first quarter lineup is packed with more than 100 programs, including 27 brand-new series and popular returning series like Fly Fishing the World, Dropped: Project Yukon, In-Fisherman, NRA’s Guns & Gold, Dead Meat, PigMan: The Series, MeatEater and more.
“As the only national network 100 percent dedicated to people who live to hunt, shoot and fish, Sportsman Channel is the authority with the most insight to cover the full range of interests for this incredibly diverse community,” said Gavin Harvey, CEO Sportsman Channel. “We are kicking off the New Year with the most exciting and entertaining lineup of real people, real stories, and real drama ever offered in this genre.”
The Q1 lineup is presented in the network’s nightly themed prime-time programming blocks, delivering the most compelling and entertaining outdoor lifestyle and adventure programming available on television, including:
Lock & Load Monday (8-11pm ET): This primetime block is one-stop shopping for the gun enthusiast headlined by the ultimate in gun authority, NRA’s Guns & Gold, and long-time favorite Guns & Ammo.
Realtree Hunting Camp Tuesday (8-11pm ET): Offering the most adventurous and thrilling hunting and lifestyle adventures headlined by Dropped: Project Yukon, Elite Archery’s Name the Game and Savage Outdoors
Big Game Wednesday (8-11pm ET): No other primetime block offers the big game adventures offered in Big Game Wednesday, headlined by the ultimate series for all things whitetail, North American Whitetail.
Thursday Trailblazers (8-11pm ET): Our Thursday Trailblazers continually test their own limits – and those of their prey – with a powerful mix of tenacity, sill and pure guts. Meet the determinators headlined by Outlander Limited Draw, Petersen’s Hunting and Predator Nation.
Full Draw Friday (8-11pm ET): The ultimate destination for extreme and novice bowhunters that are united by the stalk. Watch all new episodes of Bowhunter TV and Relentless Pursuit.
Strike & Set Saturday (8-11pm ET): Your fresh and saltwater fishing headquarters every Saturday night with an all-new fishing lineup, headlined by Fly Fishing the World with Conway Bowman and In-Fisherman.
Sunday Sportsman (8-11pm ET): Boasting our premier and expert “rebels” headlined by Steven Rinella’s MeatEater, Brian “PigMan” Quaca’s PigMan: The Series and Scott Leysath of Dead Meat.
About Sportsman Channel:
Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel, and Sportsman HD, 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 reaches more than 31 million U.S. television households and is available in HD, visit sportsmanhd.com for more information. Visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl (twitter.com/SPORTSMANchnl) and Like on Facebook, facebook.com/sportsmanchannel
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