Wicked Tuna and Duck Dynasty Premiere on Outdoor Channel

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DENVER (June 28, 2018) – Some of the most prominent outdoor personalities are now on Outdoor Channel. New seasons of Duck Dynasty and Wicked Tuna are set to premiere on Outdoor Channel on Monday, July 2 at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. The two shows are famously known for their intriguing characters whose personalities never fail to entertain. Viewers won’t want to miss the exciting action of Wicked Tuna and the crazy Robertson adventures in Duck Dynasty.

Duck Dynasty Season 11 – Premieres Monday July 2 at 6 p.m. – Follow along with the Robertson family in their series finale as they continue their adventures in Louisiana’s backwoods. Starring Willie, Si, Jase, Jep, Phil and Miss Kay, the Robertson’s are always up to something. Whether its chasing ducks, building calls, cooking family dinners or just hanging around the farm, the Robertson’s are constantly busy. Don’t miss out on the final season of Duck Dynasty on Outdoor Channel beginning July 2 at 6 p.m.

Wicked Tuna – Premieres Monday July 2 at 9 p.m. – Arguably the most popular fishing show ever created, Wicked Tuna follows the lives of professional Tuna fishermen based out of Gloucester, Massachusetts as they battle to make a living and try to stay at the top of the leaderboard. Landing a massive Tuna is not an easy task, and can make for an exhilarating experience. From the screaming reel when the Tuna takes the bait, the unforgiving Atlantic Ocean, and the chaos on the boat, the show will leave viewers on the edge of their seat. Follow along to see if these New England fishermen can fight the tough conditions and overcome a remarkable fish, the Giant Bluefin Tuna.

Check local listings or visit www.OutdoorChannel.com/ChannelFinder to find the network in our 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 ‘Nick’s Wild Ride’ Premieres Season 3 on July 6 at 7:30 p.m.

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Host Nick Hoffman Also Travels to the Middle East to
Perform Top 40 Country Hit “Be Grateful” for U.S. Troops on July 4

DENVER (June 27, 2018) – Country music singer, songwriter, fiddler and Outdoor Channel host Nick Hoffman will premiere Season 3 of his award-winning show – Nick’s Wild Ride – on July 6 at 7:30 p.m. on Outdoor Channel. The popular show offers viewers a look at Hoffman’s outdoor lifestyle hunting and fishing pursuits, as well as showcases stories of his world travels while exploring the sights, sounds, food, culture and music of the places he hunts and fishes.

Besides the premiere of Season 3 of his television show, Hoffman, who has performed with some of the biggest names in music (Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Brooks & Dunn, Trace Adkins, to name a few) and has recorded two Top 40 country music hits with his band – The Farm, will make a return trip to the Middle East for a July 4 performance for U.S. troops stationed in the region.

“I’m very excited about Season 3 of Nick’s Wild Ride,” Hoffman said. “We think viewers will see some great television and, hopefully, learn something along the way … or at least share a few laughs.”

“Outdoor Channel is grateful to have a multitalented performer like Nick in our outdoor television family,” said Outdoor Sportsman Group – Networks Vice President of Programming, Mitch Petrie. “Nick’s enthusiasm, creativity and drive to be the best has propelled his show to become a must watch on Outdoor Channel. We know Season 3 will be as exciting, action-packed and as interesting as previous seasons.”

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 | TomCaraccioli@OutdoorSG.com

Outdoor Channel Brings ‘Mossy Oak’s Country Roots’ Back Home on July 3 at 9 p.m.

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DENVER (June 26, 2018) – Capturing the authentic passion and obsession that lives in the beating heart of the Mossy Oak brand is their television series, Country Roots, making its home on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET on Outdoor Channel and premiering on July 3.

Hosted by Ronnie “Cuz” Strickland, the series is grounded in the land whose bounty speaks to everyone who lives for the freedoms our nation provides. Formally known as Huntin’ the Country, Mossy Oak’s Country Roots will follow the people who drive the company day-in and day-out. Whether its chasing elk high in the Rockies, or following mule deer on the plains, these activities spark the fires that keep calling outdoorsmen and women back to America’s wild places.

“The third quarter of the year is a time of excitement for hunters across the country because they know it won’t be long before hunting season is here,” Outdoor Channel Vice President of Programming, Mitch Petrie said. “Country Roots has the colorful characters and stories that our viewers can’t get enough of as they prepare for their own adventures in the Fall.”

For a sneak peek of the July 3 premiere of Country Roots on 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

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Ryan Chelius | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212.852.6659 | Ryan.Chelius@OutdoorSG.com

Celebrate Summer Solstice with MyOutdoorTV ‘Pick of the Week:’ ‘Dropped: Project Alaska’

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Denver (June 18, 2018) – The longest day of the year can only mean one thing: opportunity to binge watch favorite hunting, shooting, or fishing episodes on Outdoor Sportsman Group’s video-on-demand service MyOutdoorTV (MOTV). This week, from its library of more than 15,000 episodes, MOTV is featuring all six seasons of Dropped: Project Alaska, featuring brothers Chris and Casey Keefer.

Enter the minds of the Keefer brothers as they set out to survive 30 days in the remote backcountry of Alaska. For six seasons, the Keefers were “dropped” in varying remote locations – but one common theme remained: they could only carry what was on their backs. If a summer family adventure calls for being “dropped” in a remote location, be sure to download episodes of Dropped: Project Alaska before leaving wi-fi behind.

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

MyOutdoorTV Offers ‘Father’s Day Watchlist’ to Celebrate Dad

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Denver (June 8, 2018) – Celebrate Dad in the woods or on the water with Outdoor Sportsman Group’s exclusive, subscriber-based, video-on-demand service MyOutdoorTV (MOTV). This week, from its library of more than 15,000 episodes, MOTV is featuring a Father’s Day Watchlist with six episodes showcasing a father/son or father/daughter adventure.

Join some of the world’s top outdoorsmen as they hunt and fish with their sons and daughers. One thing is for certain: father definitely knows best. Shows in the watchlist include: Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures, The Lindsey Way, Winchester Deadly Passion, Spanish Fly, The Boddington Experience and Pure Hunting.

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

Voting Now Open for 18th Annual Outdoor Sportsman Fishing Awards

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DENVER (May 31, 2018) – Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks (Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network), the world’s largest aggregator of outdoor lifestyle content, present the 18th Annual Outdoor Sportsman Fishing Awards. Voting is now open for the Fan Favorite categories for shows and hosts airing on any of the three networks in 2017.

Fans can vote for categories such as Fan Favorite Fishing Host and Fan Favorite Fishing Series, as well as new categories including: Best Competition Series and Best International Series.

Voting will take place at http://outdoorchannel.com/vote now through Wednesday, June 27. The winners will be announced on Tuesday, July 3rd prior to ICAST in Orlando, Fla.

Viewers can vote on the following categories/nominees:

  • Fan Favorite Host
  • Fan Favorite Show
  • Best Competition Series
    • FLW Outdoors
    • Lake Commandos
    • Major League Fishing's All Angles
    • Ultimate Match Fishing
  • Best Educational Series
    • Fishing 411
    • Fishing University
    • Lake Commandos
    • Lindner's Angling Edge
  • Best Freshwater Series
    • Facts of Fishing
    • The Bass Pros
    • Zona's Awesome Fishing Show
  • Best International Series
    • BigWater Adventures
    • Hooked on Africa
    • The Obsession of Carter Andrews
    • Wild Fish Wild Places
  • Best Original Series
    • Buccaneers & Bones
    • Major League Fishing's All Angles
    • Modern Fishing
    • Trev Gowdy's Monster Fish
  • Best Saltwater Series
    • BigWater Adventures
    • Bill Dance Saltwater
    • The Obsession of Carter Andrews
    • The Seahunter
  • Best Underwater Videography
    • BigWater Adventures
    • Hook N' Look
    • Lake Commandos
    • The Obsession of Carter Andrews
  • Best Catch
    • FLW Outdoors
    • Major League Fishing's All Angles
    • The Obsession of Carter Andrews
    • The Seahunter
    • Trev Gowdy's Monster Fish
  • Best Conservation
    • BigWater Adventures
    • Hoss Off the Grid
    • Pro Team Journal
    • The Bass Pros
    • The Seahunter

Winners also will be selected for Best Fishing Series and Best Fishing of MOTV. The nominees include:

  • Best Fishing Series
    • Bass 2 Billfish
    • FLW Outdoors
    • Hook N' Look
    • Lake Commandos
    • The Scott Martin Challenge
    • South Bend's Lunkerville
    • The Habit
    • The New Fly Fisher
    • The Obsession of Carter Andrews
  • Best Fishing of MOTV
    • In-Fisherman TV
    • Major League Fishing
    • Ultimate Match Fishing
    • Zona's Awesome Fishing Show

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 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. For more information, visit www.outdoorsg.com. #MyOutdoorTV

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

Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz and his Brother Zach Enter Partnership Deal with Outdoor Lifestyle Content Leader: Outdoor Sportsman Group

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Carson Wentz, Co-Host of “Wentz Bros Outdoors.”

DENVER (May 30, 2018)Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, along with his brother Zach, has entered a partnership deal with Outdoor Sportsman Group to create the network’s first digital original series: Wentz Bros Outdoors. The series will be available on OutdoorChannel.com beginning on June 5.

Wentz Bros Outdoors become the first digital original series partnership for Outdoor Sportsman Group (OSG), the world’s largest aggregator of outdoor lifestyle content, and its digital platform. OSG also owns and operates three linear television networks – Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network, exclusive, subscriber-based, video-on-demand platform MyOutdoorTV (MOTV.com), 15 top-tier outdoor lifestyle publications including: Guns & Ammo, Petersen’s Bowhunting and Florida Sportsman, and 19 top websites including BassFan.com. Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group also includes television production operations, Winnercomm.

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Zach Wentz, Co-Host of “Wentz Bros Outdoors.”

Wentz Bros Outdoors will showcase the outdoor lifestyle activities of one of the NFL’s rising young stars, along with his brother Zach, a passionate outdoorsman, through short video vignettes of hunting, fishing and shooting experiences. The webisodes will air for 16 weeks beginning on June 5 and ending in September, the beginning of the Eagles’ defense of the Super Bowl.

“We are extremely excited to highlight the outdoor lifestyle passions of Super Bowl champion and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, Carson Wentz and his brother Zach through their digital original series within our OutdoorChannel.com platform,” Outdoor Sportsman Group President and CEO, Jim Liberatore said. “Carson and Zach are passionate about sharing their love of hunting and the outdoors – almost as much as their other Sunday sporting pursuits!”

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

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

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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MEDIA CONTACT:

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

Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel Ratings Keep Climbing in Key Demos

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Networks Report Three Consecutive Weeks of Ratings Growth Compared to 2017

DENVER (May 15, 2018) – Sportsman Channel and Outdoor Channel ratings in key demos – Men 25-54, Men 18-49, Adults 25-54, Adults 18-49 and households (HH)continue to climb in the second quarter of 2018. Ratings results are compiled from the Week of April 23-29.*

For the third week in a row, Outdoor Channel’s Total Day ratings were up with Men 25-54 compared to one year ago, increasing +15 percent during the Week of April 23-29.  Also during the Week of April 23-29, Fringe ratings increased +53 percent, Weekend ratings increased +60 percent and Overnight ratings increased +140 percent versus last year. Mutiny’s second week on Monday night improved with Men 25-54 by +87 percent.

In April, Outdoor Channel ratings were up in all dayparts led by Fringe which delivered a +44 percent increase. Thursday Primetime ratings were the highest-rated night of the week for the network, led by For Love or Likes (7 p.m.) which increased its time period by +600 percent with Men 25-54 during the month compared to one year ago; Headhunters TV (Thursday, 7:30 p.m.) improved its time period versus last year by +407% with Men 25-54; Red Arrow (Thursday, 8:30 p.m.) recorded gains from a year ago by +83% with Men 25-54 and Hunt Masters (Sunday, 8:30 p.m.) experienced increased ratings during its time period from one year ago by 20% with Men 25-54.  Saturday Primetime showed the most growth year-over-year increasing +194 percent with Men 25-54.

Through Week No. 4 of Q2 2018, Outdoor Channel ratings paced ahead of previous year levels (Q2 2017) with Men 25-54 (+17 percent), Men 18-49 (+3 percent), Adults 25-54 (+10 percent), Adults 18-49 (+6 percent) and HH (+9 percent).

“The success on Outdoor Channel is due to new programming, two strong nights of movies on Friday and Saturday, and a revitalized fringe anchored by Duck Dynasty which airs Monday-Friday at 6 p.m.,” Outdoor Sportsman Group President and CEO, Jim Liberatore said.   

Sportsman Channel experienced similar success and recorded its third consecutive week of ratings growth compared to last year with an increase of +18 percent in the key demo Men 25-54 during April 23-29. The network also increased in Daytime (+14 percent), Fringe (+44 percent), Primetime (+53 percent), Extended Primetime (+64 percent) and Overnight (+29 percent) compared to the same week one year ago.

“Sportsman Channel’s success is due largely to increased interest in its traditional hunting, fishing and shooting mixture of programming,” Liberatore added.

Overall during April, Sportsman Channel’s Thursday Primetime also was the highest-rated night on the network led by huge increases with Men 25-54 for Gun Stories (11 p.m.) and Guns & Gear TV (11:30 p.m.) compared to one year ago. Through Week No. 4 of Q2 2018, Sportsman Channel is ahead of Q2 2017 ratings levels with Men 25-54 (+7 percent), Men 18-49 (+1 percent), Adults 25-54 (+6 percent), Adults 18-49 (+3 percent) and HH (+1 percent).

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

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 Research, Marketbreaks, Multitrak, Men 25-54 Live Cvg Rtg, Week of 4/23/18-4/29/18; April 2018: 4/2/18-4/29/18; Year Ago: Week of 4/17/17-4/23/17, April 2017: 3/27/17-4/23/17. Daytime (M-F 6a-3p), Fringe (M-F 3p-7p), Prime (M-Su 7p-12a), Extended Prime (M-Su 7p-2a), Weekend (Sa-Su 6a-7p).

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

More Outdoor Lifestyle Celebrities Commit to ‘Sportsman Channel Outdoor Fest’ in Houston

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Tickets now on sale for July 20-22, 2018 event

DENVER (May 10, 2018) – A second wave of outdoor lifestyle celebrities from Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks – Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel – have committed to attend the Sportsman Channel Outdoor Fest – taking place on July 20-22 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.

Recently signed outdoor celebrities Pat and Nicole Reeve (Driven, Outdoor Channel), Scott Leysath (The Sporting Chef, Sportsman Channel) and Joe Thomas (Ultimate Match Fishing, Outdoor Channel) join other familiar outdoor television lifestyle celebrities Michael Waddell (Bone Collector, Outdoor Channel), Brian “Pigman” Quaca (Pigman: The Series, Sportsman Channel) and Tom McMillan (MCMILLAN, Sportsman Channel) as guests in Houston.

Tickets, as well as information about the Sportsman Channel Outdoor Fest, sponsorship packages and other involvement for the three-day event are now available and can be acquired by visiting: www.SCOutdoorfest.com.

More than 3.5 million hunters and anglers live in Texas and spend more than $6.2 billion annually in their respective pursuits. The Sportsman Channel Outdoor Fest expects more than 15,000 outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts to attend the three-day exposition.

The George R. Brown Convention Center will lay out the welcome mat for exhibitors from the outdoor marketplace who will showcase the most current outdoor lifestyle equipment, gadgets, clothing and recreational accessories. The three-day event also will enable visitors to meet and mingle with their favorite outdoor lifestyle celebrities during the jam-packed schedule of events including: speaking programs and discussions about outdoor lifestyle issues, as well as current events, seminars, demonstrations and more.

“The outdoor community in Houston is excited about this event and our Outdoor Sportsman Group talent and celebrities will be there in full force,” Outdoor Sportsman Group President and CEO, Jim Liberatore said. “Some of the biggest names in the industry will be on hand to celebrate the outdoors and Houston at the Sportsman Channel Outdoor Fest.”

Comcast Houston is the official entertainment sponsor of the Sportsman Channel Outdoor Fest.

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

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 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. For more information, visit www.outdoorsg.com. #MyOutdoorTV

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

Hal Gahm | Account Executive/Exhibitor Booth Sales | 210.994.0050 | Hal.Gahm@SCOutdoorfest.com

Sportsman Channel Continues Ratings Delivery Climb in 2Q

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Ratings delivery up double-digits with key demo Adults 25-54 during Primetime and Weekends so far

DENVER (May 8, 2018) – On the heels of ratings success in 1Q, Sportsman Channel continues to experience ratings delivery success in the key demo Adults 25-54 during primetime and weekends with double-digit gains thus far in 2Q. The hunting and fishing lifestyle network has delivered increased ratings of +40 percent in primetime in the demo, as well as an increase of +20 percent in the same demo during weekend viewing compared to last year. Overall, the network also is up +4 percent during total day compared to one year ago.

“In the midst of the spring turkey hunting season, Sportsman Channel and its loyal and enthusiastic outdoor lifestyle audience continues to create a ratings success story for the network,” Outdoor Sportsman Group President and CEO, Jim Liberatore said. “Sportsman Channel is building on first quarter ratings success and is proving the outdoor lifestyle genre is continuing to grow within the ranks of its dedicated viewers.”

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

Source: Nielsen Marketbreaks; Prime (M-Su 7P-2A), Weekend (Sa/Su 6A-7P); 2Q18 to-date (4/2-4/22/18) vs.2Q17 to-date (3/27-4/16/17); Data is A25-54 (000) Live +7

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