DISH Offers Free Preview of Outdoor Channel This September

Outdoor Channel Free on DISH this September!

DISH Customers Can Also Enjoy Select Episodes of Outdoor Channel Hits on Blockbuster Studio Channel

Enter to Win a VIP Trip to Las Vegas to Attend Outdoor Channel’s Golden Moose Awards

WHO: Outdoor Channel, America's Leader In Outdoor TV, and DISH.

WHAT: Outdoor Channel will be available to DISH customers as part of a month-long free preview beginning Thursday, September 4th. Throughout September, DISH customers can tune in to Channel 396 to experience the outdoor lifestyle network’s entire range of heart-pounding and action-packed adventures that take place in some of the most picturesque locations across the country and around the globe. To see Outdoor Channel’s full schedule of programming, click here.

In addition, customers will be treated to full episodes of the following Outdoor Channel fan- favorites via Blockbuster Studio Channel 102:

  • Jim Shockey’s UNCHARTED ” takes viewers to remote and dangerous destinations around the globe with avid outdoorsman Jim Shockey.
  • Bottom Feeders” follows the epic lives and struggles of teams of commercial fisherman as they battle Mother Nature, and each other, to bring in “the big haul” and put food on the family table.
  • Wardens Presented by Streamlight” offers an inside look at the men and women on the front lines of America’s conservation efforts.
  • Sneak peak: “Reluctant Outdoorsman” will premiere on Outdoor Channel in January 2015. The all-new reality series follows the journey of Derek, a middle-aged couch potato with no experience in the outdoors, as he is challenged by friends and colleagues to take on life- changing outdoor adventures.

To sweeten the deal, DISH and Outdoor Channel are giving away a VIP trip to Las Vegas to attend Outdoor Channel’s 15th Annual Golden Moose Awards (GMAs) being held at the Venetian theater during the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show). Enter daily for a chance to win a trip for two to the GMAs, the country’s leading outdoor television awards ceremony, or one of five first prize packs including a camo backpack and $50 to Bass Pro Shop. Official sweepstakes rules can be found here.

WHY: DISH subscribers will get to revel in the sights, sounds and thrills of Outdoor Channel’s third quarter programming, featuring industry-leading outdoor stars and celebrities from the worlds of country music, film/television, WWE, MLB and more.

Watch as Craig Morgan takes viewers from his epic country music performances to epic hunts and everywhere in between on “Craig Morgan All Access Outdoors” [Sundays 11:00 p.m. ET]. Tune in it see lauded actor and gun enthusiast Joe Mantegna on “MidwayUSA’s Gun Stories ” [Wednesdays 8:00 p.m. ET] as he shares the history of guns, from design to the range. Don’t forget to check out Willie Robertson, along with current and former MLB players Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Ryan Langerhans, Tom “Tombo” Martin and Adam LaRoche in “Buck Commander: Protected by Under Armour” [Saturdays 10:00 a.m. ET] as they battle it out from the outfield to in-the-field. And for all WWE fans, catch Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels “Shawn Michaels' MacMillan River Adventures” [Tuesdays 11:30 p.m. ET] as he hunts his way around the globe.

WHERE: Outdoor Channel can be found as a part of DISH’s America’s Top 250, America’s Everything, Smart Pack and Outdoor Sports Pack.

The free preview of Outdoor Channel is available to all DISH customers on Channel 396.

Select episodes of “Jim Shockey’s UNCHARTED,” “Bottom Feeders” and “Wardens Presented by Streamlight” can be found on Blockbuster Studio Channel 102.

WHEN: Thursday, September 4th through Tuesday, September 30th

HOW: Customers interested in adding Outdoor Channel to their program line-up can call DISH at 1-888- 656-2461 or visit


Media Contact: Kathleen Hopkins | Brainerd Communicators, Inc. | 212-986-6667 |

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