Outdoor Sportsman Group - Networks Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend

Outdoor Sportsman Group - Networks Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend
Outdoor Sportsman Group - Networks Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend

Salute to Service, Back-to-Back Beards and Grand Slam Fishing Marathon

Denver (May 25, 2016) – Outdoor Sportsman Group – Networks, encompassing Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network, will be commemorating, applauding and honoring our servicemen and women, past and present, on Memorial Day Weekend with revering and exciting programming across all three networks from May 28–31.

A three-hour salute to our heroes will air on Sportsman Channel with a Memorial Day Weekend Marathon presented by Cabela’s on Saturday, May 28 beginning at 5 p.m. ET. The marathon will be a sequence of episodes about veterans from six popular series – The Ultimate Hunt, Modern Shooter, Skull Bound TV, Bowhunter TV, Beyond Rubicon and Long Range Reality. Viewers won’t want to miss this special evening paying tribute to the men and women who risk it all for our nation.

Outdoor Channel will be observing the holiday with a Memorial Day Marathon of Duck Dynasty on Monday, May 30 beginning at 7 p.m. ET. With six consecutive hours of Duck Dynasty, viewers will revel in all of the Robertson duckmen shenanigans. From surprise vacations, to luxurious duck blinds, to down and dirty camping, this marathon highlights an entertaining family that remain true to themselves while keeping the outdoor lifestyle as their foundation.


Extending the holiday weekend, World Fishing Network will air six back-to-back episodes of Grand Slam Fishing on Tuesday, May 31 beginning at 6 p.m. ET. The Grand Slam Fishing Marathon presented by Under Armour certainly smells fishy with footage of yellowtail kingfish, Australasian snapper, cod, Trevally bass, monster kingfish and more.


About Outdoor Sportsman Group: Outdoor Sportsman Group is comprised of the world’s foremost media and entertainment brands for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. It includes three leading multichannel networks: Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network. The Group also consists of a number of established integrated media assets: 15 outdoor magazines, such as Guns & Ammo, Petersen’s Bowhunting and Florida Sportsman, and 17 top websites, including BassFan.com. Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group includes television production operations, Winnercomm, as well as aerial camera businesses, SkyCam and CableCam.


About Outdoor Channel: Outdoor Channel has been taking viewers across America and around the world on unparalleled adventures since 1993. Dedicated to the outdoor lifestyle and conservation, the independent cable network is a division of Outdoor Sportsman Group and provides a complete spectrum of riveting hunting, fishing, shooting and adventure entertainment. Outdoor Channel has the largest outdoor TV footprint in the country and is available in more than 50 countries internationally. Outdoor Channel can be viewed in HD and is accessible by broadband and mobile platforms. For program times and other information, visit www.outdoorchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube, and download our iPhone and iPad app. #WhatGetsYouOutdoors

About Sportsman Channel: Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel/Sportsman HD is a television and digital media company fully devoted to honoring a lifestyle that is celebrated by millions of Americans. A division of Outdoor Sportsman Group, Sportsman Channel delivers entertaining and informative programming that showcases outdoor adventure, hunting and fishing, and illustrates it through unique and authentic storytelling. Sportsman Channel embraces the attitude of “Red, Wild & Blue America” – where the American Spirit and Great Outdoors are celebrated in equal measure. Stay connected to Sportsman Channel online at thesportsmanchannel.com, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

About World Fishing Network: World Fishing Network is North America’s only television network, online and mobile platform dedicated exclusively to fishing and outdoor enthusiasts with programming that covers instruction, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. Available to cable, satellite and telco subscribers throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, our lineup includes a selection of the best international series and the most diverse species coverage of any TV channel hosted by some of the top anglers from North America and across the globe. For more information, please visit WorldFishingNetwork.com and follow us at Facebook and Twitter.


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MEDIA CONTACTS:
Tom Caraccioli | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212-852-6646 | tcaraccioli@thesportsmanchannel.com
Skylar Isdale | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 720-485-0446 | skylar.isdale@thesportsmanchannel.com

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