Sportsman Channel Launches on Comcast in Philadelphia
April 19, 2011
13 new series premiere during the second quarter from several independent production companies.
New Berlin, WI — Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, announced that it is now available to Comcast customers in Philadelphia on channel 736 in standard-definition and on channel 1631 in high-definition as part of Comcast's Sports Entertainment Package.
"We are excited to expand our availability to Comcast Philadelphia customers, a group which includes a large number of passionate hunters, shooting enthusiasts and anglers," said Gavin Harvey, CEO of Sportsman Channel. "And we are particularly pleased to say that Comcast's customers will be treated to more original programming than ever before as we premiere several new series over the course of the year."
Sportsman Channel is premiering 13 new series during the second quarter from several independent production companies. In the fall, new original programming will include the premiere of Beau Knows Outdoors with Beau Turner, son of media mogul Ted Turner.
"Comcast is dedicated to providing a broad selection of programming to suit the diverse interests of our customers," said Eric Schaefer, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Comcast's Freedom Region. "Our recent digital service enhancement has enabled us to deliver even more original, quality programming, like that offered by Sportsman Channel."
For more information on the Sportsman Channel, please visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com.