Sportsman Channel Launches On Cablevision's IO Sports & Entertainment Pak
March 01, 2011
New Berlin, WI (Feb. 24, 2011) — Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, announced it is now available on Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC)'s iO Sports & Entertainment Pak, channel 462, in the New York metropolitan area including Long Island, Westchester, The Bronx and Brooklyn in New York City and portions of New Jersey and Connecticut.
The addition brings the total number of networks available through the iO Sports & Entertainment Pak to 22. Serving outdoor enthusiasts, Sportsman Channel delivers the most entertaining and educational programming with renowned sportsmen and conservationists.
"We are pleased to continue expanding our iO Sports & Entertainment Pak with the addition of Sportsman Channel," said Gary Schanman, Cablevision's senior vice president of video product management. "Cablevision is committed to delivering programming that meets our customers' diverse interests."
"We bring a fresh and innovative approach to delivering on the interests of American Sportsmen with an original slate of hunting, shooting and fishing programming. We are focused on providing Cablevision's customers with the most entertaining outdoors lifestyle content available," said Gavin Harvey, CEO for Sportsman Channel.
Sportsman Channel recently announced new programming debuting this fall on the network, including shows targeting the outdoors lifestyle on public lands titled On Your Own Adventures, and an original production with Beau Turner, son of media mogul Ted Turner, called Beau Knows Outdoors.
Cablevision's award-winning digital cable service, iO TV, offers customers access to more than 400 channels, including 53 premium movie channels, 46 channels of commercial-free digital music, thousands of titles available on demand at all times, an interactive programming guide, more than 100 free high-definition programming services and uniquely valuable and relevant local content through News 12, MSG Varsity and their companion interactive television applications.