Best of Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel Receive Coveted 19th Annual Outdoor Sportsman Awards

January 8, 2019

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DENVER (January 8, 2019) – Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel, part of Outdoor Sportsman Group – Networks, presented their annual Outdoor Sportsman Awards for the outdoor lifestyle industry’s best producers, talent and production for the 19th consecutive year. The Outdoor Sportsman Awards are presented each year and are among the most coveted accolades for outdoor-lifestyle programming.

Twenty-five Outdoor Sportsman Awards were presented in Best of and Fan Favorite categories.

The following were honored with Outdoor Sportsman Awards as judged by their peers:

  • BEST BIG GAME SERIES: Beyond Rubicon
  • BEST ORIGINAL SERIES: Hollywood Weapons
  • BEST DEER SERIES: The Crush with Lee & Tiffany
  • BEST SHOOTING SPORTS SERIES: Gunnytime: Celebrity Edition
  • BEST NEW SERIES: Greg McHale’s Wild Yukon
  • BEST OVERALL SERIES: Driven with Pat & Nicole
  • BEST OF MOTV: Michael Waddell’s Bone Collector
  • BEST EDITING: Whitetail Freaks
  • BEST GRAPHICS: The Ultimate Hunt
  • BEST SOUND DESIGN: Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures
  • BEST VIDEOGRAPHY: Heartland Bowhunter
  • BEST SHOW OPEN: The Honey Brake Experience

The following were chosen by the fans of Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel.

  • FAN FAVORITE SERIES – SPORTSMAN CHANNEL: Relentless Pursuit
  • FAN FAVORITE SERIES – OUTDOOR CHANNEL: Red Arrow
  • FAN FAVORITE HOST – SPORTSMAN CHANNEL: Tim Wells
  • FAN FAVORITE HOST – OUTDOOR CHANNEL: Kip Campbell
  • FAN FAVORITE COMMERCIAL: Cabela’s
  • FAN FAVORITE EDUCATION/GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT: American Archer
  • FAN FAVORITE COMEDY: Easton Bowhunting
  • FAN FAVORITE DEER: Bone Collector
  • FAN FAVORITE TURKEY: HeadHunters TV
  • FAN FAVORITE CONSERVATION: Skullbound TV
  • FAN FAVORITE WATERFOWL/UPLAND: Gun Dog TV
  • FAN FAVORITE BOWHUNTING: Red Arrow
  • FAN FAVORITE BIG GAME: Jim Shockey’s Uncharted

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, Game & Fish 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

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. #IAmSportsman. #MyOutdoorTV

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/Sportsman 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

About MyOutdoorTV (MOTV): MyOutdoorTV is the No. 1 global, subscription, streaming service from Outdoor Sportsman Group created just for outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts. MOTV features favorite Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network television shows, the entire Hunters Video library and exclusive Major League Fishing content, acquired content from around the world, as well as exclusive MOTV Originals. MOTV is the pre-eminent voice for all outdoor enthusiasts and super serves the outdoor enthusiasts 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 on the waterways. MOTV is powered by the four networks, along with additional exclusive content available from Outdoor Sportsman Group’s established integrated media arm that includes 15 category leading outdoor magazines, such as: Guns & Ammo, Game & Fish, In-Fisherman, Fly Fisherman, Florida Sportsman, Bowhunter, North American Whitetail and Petersen’s Hunting, and 19 top websites, including: BassFan.com.. MOTV is available in English, French, German and Danish. Subscribe to MOTV at www.MyOutdoorTV.com , as well as the following streaming platforms: Apple IOS (iPhone and iPad), Android (phone and tablet), Roku, Apple TV, Xbox and Amazon Fire TV.

MOTV is available in 192 markets worldwide.

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Media Contact:

Tom Caraccioli | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212.852.6646 | tom.caraccioli@outdoorsg.com

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