February 17, 2011
New Berlin, WI — Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, announced it has launched on Comcast's HD service (channel 882) in Albuquerque and surrounding communities. Sportsman Channel is also carried on Comcast's Digital Preferred tier on channel 278.
"We are excited about the continued expansion in our relationship with Comcast, rolling out our high-definition service to Albuquerque's passionate base of hunters, shooters and anglers," said Gavin Harvey, CEO of Sportsman Channel. "Sportsman continues to innovate and improve the traditional media approach to serving the American Sportsmen with our slate of original programming. We are focused on delivering superior value to our partners and viewers via the highest quality and most entertaining content available, season after season, and in stunning HD."
Sportsman Channel has recently announced new programming debuting this fall on the network, including shows targeting the outdoors lifestyle on public lands called On Your Own Adventures, and an original production with Beau Turner, son of media mogul Ted Turner, called Beau Knows Outdoors.
"Sportsman Channel will bring high-definition original and quality programming to our customers throughout the Albuquerque area," said Chris Dunkeson, Area Vice President for Comcast. "The network's outdoor programming looks stunning in HD, and the many avid sportsmen in our customer base will now be able to enjoy Sportsman Channel on an entirely new level."
For more information on the Sportsman Channel, please visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com.
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/sportsmanchanneland download Sportsman App at www.itunes.com/appstore
About Comcast Corporation
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