Gear Up for Bow Season with Heartland Bowhunter on Outdoor Channel

DENVER (July 11, 2018) – It’s that time of year to dust off the bow and head to the range. Deer season is approaching fast. What better way to get excited for the upcoming bow season than tuning into Heartland Bowhunter on Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. on Outdoor Channel.

Follow along with the Heartland crew as they bow hunt across the Midwest from Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, South Dakota, and North Dakota. From whitetails to geese, the team does it all. Each episode is filled with an exciting hunt, as well as an authentic look at a group of buddies who love to hunt together. The quality of the show is second to none, and viewers are sure to take away a few pointers to help them in the field. Fall will be here soon, and it’s time to gear up and get excited about bow season.

Tune into Heartland Bowhunter on Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. on the Outdoor Channel.

Check local listings or visit www.OutdoorChannel.com/ChannelFinder to find the network in your area.

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 is 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. #WhatGetsYouOutdoors. #MyOutdoorTV

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Outdoor Channel’s Fishing Programming Experiences Ratings Climb in May 2018

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DENVER (July 10, 2018) – Outdoor Channel’s fishing program ratings climbed across several key areas of the viewing spectrum including: all dayparts and prime during May 2018. During total day, ratings for fishing programs on Outdoor Channel grew on average by nearly +60 percent with Men 18-49 and nearly +30 percent with Men 25-54 compared to the genre’s average one year ago (May 2017).*

Additionally, Outdoor Channel’s weekday programming blocks of fishing shows on average improved the daypart rating by +150 percent with Men 18-49 and more than +60 percent with Men 25-54 in May compared to one  year ago (May 2017).**

Don’t forget about the weekend warriors. Outdoor Channel’s weekend afternoon programming blocks of fishing shows – Saturdays (1:30-4:30 pm ET) and Sundays (3-6:30 p.m. ET), increased the daypart average rating year-over-year in May by nearly +70 percent with Men 18-49 and more than +80 percent with Men 25-54 compared to last May.

“Outdoor Channel experienced an impressive ratings increase in May compared to last year,” Outdoor Channel Vice President of Programming, Mitch Petrie said. “Once the spring hits most parts of the country, outdoorsmen and women start thinking about fishing again. Our May ratings are reflective of that scenario.”

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 is 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. #WhatGetsYouOutdoors. #MyOutdoorTV

*Source: Nielsen Media, Live Cvg Rtg, May 2018 vs May 2017, Across all Regularly Scheduled Fishing programs on OUTD

** Outdoor Channel’s fishing show blocks are Monday-Friday 6 -7 am; 9-10 am; and 12 pm – 1 pm.

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Brotherhood and Hunting in MOTV’s ‘Pick of the Week’ – ‘Bone Collector’ now on MyOutdoorTV

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Denver (July 10, 2018) – Everyone in the hunting community knows there’s much more to a successful hunt than just filling a tag. The camaraderie, laughs and passion for the outdoors that bring together family and friends is what makes for a great hunt.

Bone Collector is this week’s “MOTV (MyOutdoorTV) Pick of the Week.”

A true depiction of the hunting lifestyle, Bone Collector with hosts Michael Waddell, Nick Mundt, and Travis “T-Bone” Turner shows the brotherhood of hunting while also providing world-class production.

Known for their entertaining personalities, Bone Collector documents the culture of hunting – whether bugling elk in Colorado, chasing big whitetails in Kansas or giant Nebraska mule deer – while following three dedicated and passionate sportsmen all across the globe. With a bow, shotgun or rifle in hand, Bone Collector has it all. Don’t miss out on the exciting and always entertaining Bone Collector now on MyOutdoorTV.

Recently, MOTV added 10 Seasons and more than 170 episodes of Bone Collector. Viewers are sure to get their fill of a real life look at the hunting culture and bond shared between all who venture into the woods together.

For more on MyOutdoorTV please visit: www.motv.com. #MYOUTDOORTV

About MOTV: The exclusive, global, subscription-based, video-on-demand service provides the best outdoor programming, lifestyle content and access to favorite Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network television shows and is the pre-eminent voice for all outdoor enthusiasts. MOTV – powered by the three networks – accomplishes this with an expansive acquired library of the best hunting, fishing and shooting programming in long and short form, recipes, tips and tricks, how-to instructional videos, as well as educational and exclusive content focusing on improving success in the field and waterways. Along with the three networks, content is available from Outdoor Sportsman Group’s established integrated media arm that includes 15 outdoor magazines, such as: Guns & Ammo, Game & Fish, In-Fisherman, Florida Sportsman and Wheels Afield and 19 top websites, including: BassFan.com. Exclusive episodes, as well as live event coverage and behind-the-scenes footage will be added in the future.

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, as well as MOTV, the world’s leading subscription outdoor television content platform. The Group also consists of a number of established integrated media assets: 15 outdoor magazines including: Guns & Ammo, Petersen’s Bowhunting and Florida Sportsman, and 19 top websites, including: BassFan.com. Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group includes television production operations, Winnercomm.

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Outdoor Sportsman Group Publications Dominate Competition

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DENVER (July 9, 2018)Outdoor Sportsman Group Publshing (OSGP) and its comprehsive lineup of outdoor magazines are dominating the nearest competition, according to recently released data by MediaMark Research and Intelligence (MRI) Spring 2018 study.*

Based on the category “Print + Digital Edition Audience,” four OSGP publications: Guns & Ammo, Petersen’s Hunting, In-Fisherman and Game & Fish magazines lead the outdoor group category in total audience. MRI’s measurement comprises only four of OSG’s 15 targeted publications. Guns & Ammo singularly leads the outdoor category with the highest overall readership of any title with an amazing 30 readers per copy and nearly 11.3 million total audience – more than the NRA’s American Riflemean and American Hunter combined. Overall, MRI reporting shows that Outdoor Sportsman Group’s four measured publications deliver nine million more readers than its nearest competitors’ group of outdoor publications.*

“As the media landscape continues to evolve and people have more options to consume content, it is gratifying that Outdoor Sportsman Group’s vetted, trusted, industry-leading content in our branded publications and digital destinations continue to grow and appeal to a massive scale audience,” Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing Chief Operating Officer, Mike Carney said.

About Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing: As a premier destination for the most avid outdoors enthusiasts, Outdoor Sportsman Group’s publishing division is widely recognized for its strong special-interest multichannel brands, including Petersen’s Hunting, Guns & Ammo, In-Fisherman, North American Whitetail, Game & Fish and 10 other leading magazines that reach more than 28 million readers. Outdoor Sportsman Group’s network of websites, including BassFan.com, Outdoorchannel.com, Sportsmanchannel.com and WFN.com, attracts more than 78 million annual unique visitors, and OSG TV produces hundreds of TV episodes of original branded hunting, sport shooting and fishing programming that airs on Outdoor Sportsman Group’s broadcast entities. Visit http://outdoorsg.com for more information. #MyOutdoorTV

* Source: MRI Spring 2018 Study; Base Adults 18+; Readers defined as Total Print + Digital; Competitive set includes Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Bassmaster, Ducks Unlimited, American Hunter, American Rifleman, and Bonnier Outdoor Group

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Tom Caraccioli | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212. 852.6646 | Tom.Caraccioli@OutdoorSG.com

Wild Boar Invade Outdoor Channel with North American debut of “Wild Boar Fever” on July 7 at 6 p.m. ET

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Europe’s Most Popular Driven Hunting Brand Launches in the U.S.

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“Wild Boar Fever” on Outdoor Channel.

DENVER (July 3, 2018) – Driven wild boar hunting in Europe is one of the most-popular and exciting hunting methods in the world. On July 7 at 6 p.m., Outdoor Channel will introduce North American audiences to this heart-pounding style of hunting by launching the brand that is unmistakably-recognized around the world as the most spectacular portrayal of driven game hunting – Wild Boar Fever.

Wild boar hunting in Europe involves more than a bolt-action rifle and steady nerves. A driven hunt pushes boar towards hunters from their daytime cover using specially-trained dogs and a team of fearless beaters. Wild boar are smart, sit tight and often double back behind the beating line making this a complicated exercise. The hunters shoot the boar with single shots from bolt action rifles as they run through the gun line. This style of hunting is the most popular method in Europe because – not only is it a highly-effective means of managing a growing and menacing population – it is a fast-paced, challenging and a thrilling way of shooting game on the run.

Driven hunts result in a substantial meat harvest of the destructive wild boar and conclude in a deeply traditional ceremony. The harvested game is gathered together and laid out in a tableau, then honored by horn-blowing and speeches. These traditions date back hundreds of years and have never been seen on North American television…until now.

Wild Boar Fever (July 7 at 6 p.m. ET) captures this exhilarating style of hunting through the lens of conservationist, popular host and expert marksman Franz Albrecht Oettingen-Spielberg. Driven hunting is one of the most difficult forms of shooting. Oettingen-Spielberg will not only introduce new viewers to the intricacies of this form of hunting, the difficulty involved, and safety needed in shooting a running boar, he will educate and help viewers understand the conservation, meat harvesting, land and animal management issues involved in this process. Joining Oettingen-Spielberg in this series are seasoned hunters from around the globe, including Nebraska-based American Neil Davies, French wildlife ranger Feliew, South African hunter Marco Van Niekerk, Swedish shooting instructor Alexander Nordin and German-based firearms expert Frederic Hanner.

“Exclusively debuting the Wild Boar Fever brand, introducing Franz and this group of international hunters, and telling the story behind this traditional form of hunting is very exciting for us,” Outdoor Sportsman Group Senior Vice President and General Manager of MyOutdoorTV, Sean Luxton said. “Outdoor Sportsman Group and its networks, magazines and digital assets lead the world in providing outdoor lifestyle content. Wild Boar Fever is a perfect example of how we are bridging the distance between global hunters regardless of whether they wear camo, tweed or any other form of traditional hunting clothing.”

Wild Boar Fever 9, Episode 1 launches July 7 at 6 p.m. ET. The entire library of Wild Boar Fever films 1-8 are available on MyOutdoorTV (MOTV).

For more information on Wild Boar Fever and Outdoor Channel, visit: www.outdoorchannel.com.

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 is 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. #WhatGetsYouOutdoors. #MyOutdoorTV

About MOTV: The exclusive, global, subscription-based, video-on-demand service provides the best outdoor programming, lifestyle content and access to favorite Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network television shows and is the pre-eminent voice for all outdoor enthusiasts. MOTV – powered by the three networks – accomplishes this with an expansive acquired library of the best hunting, fishing and shooting programming in long and short form, recipes, tips and tricks, how-to instructional videos, as well as educational and exclusive content focusing on improving success in the field and waterways. Along with the three networks, content is available from Outdoor Sportsman Group’s established publishing arm that includes 15 outdoor magazines, such as: Guns & Ammo, Game & Fish, In-Fisherman, Florida Sportsman and Wheels Afield and 19 top websites, including: BassFan.com. Exclusive episodes, as well as live event coverage and behind-the-scenes footage will be added in the future.

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Tom Caraccioli | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212.852.6646 | Tom.Caraccioli@OutdoorSG.com

Winners Announced for Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network’s “Outdoor Sportsman Fishing Awards”

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DENVER (July 2, 2018) – Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network, part of Outdoor Sportsman Group – Networks, the world’s largest aggregator of outdoor lifestyle content, is excited to announce the winners of the 18th Annual Outdoor Sportsman Fishing Awards.

More than 125 fishing shows and fishing hosts across Outdoor Sportsman Group – Networks were eligible for Fan Favorite consideration. Fans screened more than 35 clips to choose winners for the following categories. The winning videos are available to view at: http://outdoorchannel.com/vote.

“Our audiences agree that Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network are home to the greatest fishing shows on the planet,” Outdoor Sportsman Group Vice President of Programming, Mitch Petrie said. “Congratulations to all the nominees and award winners. Their passion to make fantastic television is evident.”

  • Fan Favorite Show: Scott Martin Challenge
  • Fan Favorite Host: Scott Martin
  • Fan Favorite Competition Series: FLW
  • Fan Favorite Educational Series: Fishing University
  • Fan Favorite Freshwater Series: The Bass Pros
  • Fan Favorite International Series: Big Water Adventures
  • Fan Favorite Original Series: Major League Fishing’s All Angles
  • Fan Favorite Saltwater Series: Bill Dance Saltwater
  • Fan Favorite Underwater Videography: Hook N’ Look
  • Fan Favorite Best Catch: FLW
  • Fan Favorite Conservation: The Bass Pros
  • Best Fishing Series: The Obsession of Carter Andrews
  • Best Fishing of MOTV: Major League Fishing

Tune in to the Outdoor Channel Facebook page on Wednesday, July 11 at 4-6 p.m. ET to view LIVE interview with the award winners from ICAST. https://www.facebook.com/OutdoorChannel/.

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 is 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. #WhatGetsYouOutdoors. #MyOutdoorTV

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Tom Caraccioli | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212.852.6646 | Tom.Caraccioli@OutdoorSG.com

The All-American Sportsman Finds Home on Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks’ Q3 Programming

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#DeerWeek Takeover September 17-23 on Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel

DENVER (June 29, 2018) – It’s open season on land and sea this summer with Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network’s Q3 programming lineup debuting Monday, July 2. Catch original premieres and new episodes from returning series across all three networks with each network’s spin on original and authentic storytelling. Plus, #DeerWeek takeover arrives on September 17-23 as thoughts turn to treestands deer hunting season with a primetime lineup of everything viewers love and appreciate about deer hunting.

“We are especially excited to welcome back #DeerWeek in September,” President and CEO of Outdoor Sportsman Group, Jim Liberatore said. “Our third quarter lineup sets the table for our viewers that are itching to get back outdoors into the woods come Fall.”

While it’s the final duck call as the last season of Duck Dynasty premieres on Outdoor Channel this summer, a trio of new shows: Mossy Oak’s Country Roots (Tuesdays, 9 p.m. ET), Critical Mass – from the team at Drury Outdoors and Mossy Oak (Tuesdays, 10:30 p.m. ET) and, from across the “pond” in Europe, Wild Boar Fever makes its U.S. network debut on Saturday, July 7 at 6 p.m. ET. Also this summer is the syndicated premiere of the reality competition series, Wicked Tuna, beginning July 2 at 9 p.m. ET.

  • Mossy Oak’s Country Roots (Premieres July 3 at 9 p.m. ET): Formally known as Huntin’ the Country, Mossy Oak’s Country Roots captures the authentic passions and obsessions that live in the beating heart of their brand by following the people who drive the company every day.
  • Critical Mass (Premieres July 3 at 10:30 p.m. ET): Twelve contestants are picked to battle it out in a myriad of competitions that last throughout their hunting season. This new format show will take conversations from social media and carry them over into the show and ultimately, introduce newcomers to the outdoors.
  • Wild Boar Fever (Premieres Saturday, July 7 at 6 p.m. ET): See the best driven boar hunting in locations across Europe. Challenging shooting and plentiful numbers of wild boar make for non-stop action. Wild Boar Fever has already taken Europe by storm, and now America is about to experience this unique style of hunting.
  • Duck Dynasty – Season 11 (Premieres Monday, July 2 at 6 p.m. ET): Follow the Robertson Louisiana clan on their farewell season, featuring Willie, Si, Jase, Jep, Phil and Miss Kay.
  • Wicked Tuna (Premieres Monday, July 2 at 9 p.m. ET): Follow a group of salty fisherman from the nation’s oldest seaport in Gloucester, Massachusetts, as they make their living the way its been done for centuries – rod and reel fishing, one catch at a time, in pursuit of Bluefin Tuna.

Created for the true American sportsman and woman, Sportsman Channel showcases hunting, shooting and fishing through unique and authentic storytelling. Transitioning to more blaze orange for the season on air are a number of new series making their debut, including: Last of a Breed (Saturdays, 10 a.m. ET); Blitz TV (Saturdays, 12 p.m. ET); Greg McHale’s Yukon Wild (Saturdays, 12:30 p.m. ET) and Under Wild Skies (Saturdays, 10 p.m. ET). Favorites returning with fresh episodes include: The Western Hunter (Mondays, 8:30 p.m. ET); Into High Country (Mondays, 9:30 p.m.); Big Deer TV (Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. ET); Easton Bowhunting (Fridays, 10 p.m. ET); and RNT-TV (Saturdays, 3 p.m. ET). Don’t miss the Saturday stunts beginning at 5 p.m. ET with fun and entertaining three-hour programming themes, including Major League Bowhunter Marathon for

Chipper Jones’ MLB Hall of Fame Induction (Saturday, July 21) and Labor Day Brotherhood Outdoors Marathon (Saturday, September 1).

  • Blitz TV (Saturdays, 12 p.m. ET): As they try to find equilibrium between work, family and pursuing their passion of hunting mature big game, two-time NFL Pro-Bowler Trent Cole and his co-host, Josh Atkinson, take viewers full circle from one hunting season to the next.
  • Into High Country (Mondays, 9:30 p.m. ET): Jason Matzinger seeks to capture the very best of western hunting from his home state of Montana, and throughout the West.
  • Big Deer TV (Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. ET): Veteran hunter Mike Hanback travels to all corners of North America in search of big, mature bucks.
  • Saturday Stunts (Saturdays, 5-8 p.m. ET): Major League Bowhunter Marathon for Chipper Jones’ MLB Hall of Fame Induction (July 21). Not just former Major Leaguer All-Star, now he’s Hall of Famer Chipper Jones; Hottest Hunts (August 18) – some game comes with a little extra blood, sweat and tears; Labor Day Brotherhood Outdoors Marathon (September 1) celebrates union members being treated to hunts in appreciation of their labor.

Airing on both Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel is #DeerWeek on September 17-23 from
7 p.m. to midnight ET each night. Hosts Lee and Tiffany Lakosky of Crush with Lee and Tiffany will take viewers on an adventurous deer-centric journey.

World Fishing Network is the angler’s off-water destination for all things fishing. WFN continues engaging viewers with instructions, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. See sights on a new fishing block on Fridays – Fishin’ Florida – with shows featuring the Sunshine State from 8–10:30 p.m. ET. And don’t miss new seasons of: Skeeter Bass Champs (Mondays, 9:30 p.m. ET); Charlie Moore: No Offense (Sundays, 10 p.m. ET) and The Obsession of Carter Andrews (Sundays, 10:30 p.m. ET).

Other Q3 Highlights include:

  • Outdoor Channel
    • Favorites returning to the airwaves with new episodes include: Headhunters TV with Nate Hosie and Randy Birdsong (Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. ET); Red Arrow with Kip Campbell (Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. ET); Heartland Bowhunter (Thursdays, 9:30 p.m. ET) and Nick’s Wild Ride with Nick Hoffman (Fridays, 7:30 p.m. ET).
    • Catch the premiere of Live2Hunt with Cody & Kelsey (Sundays, 7 p.m. ET) as Jim Shockey’s first cameraman, Cody Robbins, blazes his own trail in hunting TV.
  • Sportsman Channel
    • Other favorites returning on Sportsman Channel with new episodes include: West of Texas (Mondays, 10 p.m. ET); Whitetail Properties (Tuesday, 9:30 p.m. ET); Country Boys Outdoors (Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. ET); Razor Dobbs Alive (Saturdays, 9 p.m. ET); and Red Rising (Sundays, 12:30 p.m. ET).
    • Additional new series making their debuts include: Back Country Hunters (Mondays, 7:30 p.m. ET); Whitetail Frenzy (Fridays, 7 p.m. ET); Elk Camp (Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. ET) and Last of a Breed starring Laramy “Sasquatch Mountain Man” Miller (Saturdays, 10 a.m. ET).
    • Making their Sportsman Channel debut is For Love or Likes (Sundays, 3:30 p.m. ET).
    • Down South is rebranding to Bowed Up and will air Sundays at 6:30 p.m. ET. Follow Jason Martin and friends as they hunt beautiful and remote areas across the Southeastern United States.
  • World Fishing Network
    • Other notable series include: Linder’s Fishing Edge (Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m. ET); Xtreme Crappie Angler (Tuesdays, 10:30 p.m. ET) and Buccaneers and Bones (Fridays, 9 p.m. ET).
    • Saltwater Thursdays (8–10:30 p.m. ET) has a lineup change for Q3: The block begins with Flats Class (at 8 p.m. ET), The Kayak Fishing Show (8:30 p.m. ET), Grand Slam Fishing (9 p.m. ET), BigWater Adventure (10 p.m. ET) and Livin’ the Dream with Captain Jimmy Nelson (10:30 p.m. ET).

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, as well as MOTV, the world’s leading outdoor television content platform. The Group also consists of a number of established publishing assets: 15 outdoor magazines including Guns & Ammo, Petersen’s Bowhunting and Florida Sportsman, and 19 top websites, including BassFan.com. Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group includes television production operations, Winnercomm. For more information, visit www.outdoorsg.com. #MyOutdoorTV

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New Episodes of ‘North American Whitetail’ Set to Air Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on Sportsman Channel

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DENVER (June 29, 2018) – One of the most popular shows on outdoor television, North American Whitetail is back with all new episodes, Wednesdays at 8 pm on Sportsman Channel. Whether its bow or gun, North American Whitetail is sure to cover it all. From big timber bucks to open prairie whitetails, the team provides tips and tactics to make the most out of hunts no matter the conditions. Follow along as North American Whitetail travels the country in search of world-class whitetail deer.

Co-hosts Stan Potts and Pat Hogan join renowned deer researcher, Dr. James Kroll, Haynes Shelton and fellow expert hunters Mike Clerkin and Jeremy Moore in sharing adventure-filled hunts with bow and gun. These hosts and guests aren’t your average hunters; they are experts who have studied whitetail deer and deer habitat for most of their lives. Viewers are sure to be in for an informative episode with tips on how to improve their skills while also enjoying an exciting whitetail adventure.

Deer season is on its way. Get started by tuning in to North American Whitetail, Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on Sportsman Channel.

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. #MyOutdoorTV

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Ducks, Geese and Hunting in MOTV’s Pick of the Week – ‘The Fowl Life with Chad Belding’ now on MyOutdoorTV

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Denver (June 29, 2018) – Four flyways, thousands of ducks and one host. The Fowl Life with Chad Belding is this week’s “MOTV (MyOutdoorTV) Pick of the Week.” A must watch for any waterfowl hunter, follow along with Chad as he travels North America visiting some of the most pristine wetlands in pursuit of ducks and geese.

Whether it’s dry fields, flooded timber, or open marsh, The Fowl Life covers it all. From offseason management to wetlands conservation, The Fowl Life provides viewers with an exciting show dedicated to all things waterfowl hunting. The show encompasses everything waterfowl – from long road trips, behind the scenes of duck and goose camps, world-class waterfowl footage and, most importantly, the bond and camaraderie the sport creates.

Recently, MOTV added five seasons and more than 60 episodes of The Fowl Life with Chad Belding. Viewers are sure to be in for informative and exciting shows that will leave them wanting to get back out in the marsh.

For more on MyOutdoorTV please visit: www.motv.com. #MYOUTDOORTV

About MOTV: The exclusive, global, subscription-based, video-on-demand service provides the best outdoor programming, lifestyle content and access to favorite Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network television shows and is the pre-eminent voice for all outdoor enthusiasts. MOTV – powered by the three networks – accomplishes this with an expansive acquired library of the best hunting, fishing and shooting programming in long and short form, recipes, tips and tricks, how-to instructional videos, as well as educational and exclusive content focusing on improving success in the field and waterways. Along with the three networks, content is available from Outdoor Sportsman Group’s established integrated media arm that includes 15 outdoor magazines, such as: Guns & Ammo, Game & Fish, In-Fisherman, Florida Sportsman and Wheels Afield and 19 top websites, including: BassFan.com. Exclusive episodes, as well as live event coverage and behind-the-scenes footage will be added in the future.

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, as well as MOTV, the world’s leading subscription outdoor television content platform. The Group also consists of a number of established integrated media assets: 15 outdoor magazines including: Guns & Ammo, Petersen’s Bowhunting and Florida Sportsman, and 19 top websites, including: BassFan.com. Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group includes television production operations, Winnercomm.

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Outdoor Sportsman Group’s #DeerWeek Adds Old Trapper Smoked Products, Leupold & Stevens and Kimber to Growing Roster of Advertisers

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Gaining Interest with Sponsors for September 17-23

DENVER (June 28, 2018) Old Trapper Smoked Products, Inc., Leupold & Stevens, Inc. and Kimber join a growing roster of advertisers signed on as sponsors of Outdoor Sportsman Group’s #DeerWeek, slated to air September 17-23 on Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and across all of the Outdoor Sportsman Group content platforms this Fall.

#DeerWeek, which launched in 2017, is a unique, week-long, cross-platform event featuring primetime programming showcasing deer-specific content on Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel. #DeerWeek content also will be front and center in relevant print, digital and social media platforms owned, operated and distributed by Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks and Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing arms. Thirty-five hours of Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel programming will be dedicated to deer hunting. Content also will be made available to Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing’s 15 magazines and 19 online websites and digital outlets including MyOutdoorTV (MOTV), as well as Outdoor Sportsman Group’s vast array of social media pipelines.

“The addition of Old Trapper, Leupold & Stevens and Kimber add bigger and broader cache to a cross-platform event that we started last year,” Outdoor Sportsman Group Executive Vice President of Advertising and Sales, Jason Brist said. “We always thought deer hunters needed a special event dedicated to what they love best. We are extremely pleased to have Old Trapper, Leupold & Stevens and Kimber as sponsors that will help give our viewers what they’ve been asking and craving for.”

“We’re no longer content being the northwest’s favorite jerky brand, Old Trapper Smoked Products Vice President, Eric Evenson said. “Instead, we want to take our rightful place as the best beef jerky manufacturer in America. Being a sponsor for Outdoor Sportsman Group’s #DeerWeek is a symbol of this confidence and an investment that will help our retailers sell more of our product.”

“Hunters have been pursuing deer for generations. It’s an annual event that draws hunters together from near and far,” Director of Marketing for Leupold & Stevens, Inc., Michael Wunnicke said. “We’re excited to help share some of those stories on Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel this fall.”

“Through Outdoor Sportsman Group’s many platforms, they have a tremendously broad reach among many types of hunters who Kimber has designed purpose-driven rifles,” Kimber Mfg. Director, Marketing Communications, Jordan Hunter said. “The #DeerWeek initiative gives us a great opportunity to introduce OSG’s diverse rifle-hunting audience to firearms that were designed specifically for them; regardless of how, where, or what they hunt.”

Old Trapper and Kimber are participating sponsors and Leupold & Stevens is an associate sponsor of #DeerWeek.

For more information about #DeerWeek, visit: www.DeerWeek.com

ABOUT OLD TRAPPER: Old Trapper Smoked Products has produced its signature line of authentic handmade meat snacks from its headquarters in Forest Grove, Oregon since 1969. Those 50 years of experience, complemented by continued investments in state-of-the-art processes, result in top-quality products that are distributed nationwide.

ABOUT LEUPOLD & STEVENS: Founded in Oregon more than a century ago, Leupold & Stevens, Inc. is a fifth generation, family owned company that designs, machines and assembles its riflescopes, mounting systems and tactical/Gold Ring® spotting scopes in the USA. The product lines include rifle, handgun and spotting scopes; binoculars; rangefinders; mounting systems; and optical tools, accessories and Pro Gear.

ABOUT KIMBER: Kimber Mfg., Inc. is an American company that designs and manufactures premium firearms for individuals, sporting, law enforcement and military markets. Complete information on firearms, accessories and less-lethal products is available at www.kimberamerica.com. Kimber can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

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, as well as MOTV, the world’s leading outdoor television content platform. The Group also consists of a number of established publishing assets: 15 outdoor magazines including Guns & Ammo, Petersen’s Bowhunting and Florida Sportsman, and 19 top websites, including BassFan.com. Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group includes television production operations, Winnercomm. For more information, visit www.outdoorsg.com. #MyOutdoorTV

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