Outdoor Channel and National Cable Television Cooperative Complete Long-term Carriage Agreement

December 10, 2015

Millions More U.S. Outdoor Enthusiasts Gain Access to Outdoor Channel

DENVER (December 10, 2015) – Outdoor Channel, a division of the Outdoor Sportsman Group– the world’s leading aggregator and content distributor of outdoor lifestyle content – announced the cable network has completed a long-term carriage agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC). The announcement was made today by Jim Liberatore, CEO and President of Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks.

Outdoor Channel and NCTC have had a long and mutually beneficial relationship and this new agreement addresses a full range of subscriber benefits including robust video on demand (VOD) and TV Everywhere. The new five-year deal positions Outdoor Channel for continued growth within the television industry.

“The relationship with NCTC is key for Outdoor Channel’s continued success and positions the network for expanded growth opportunities,” said Steve Smith, Executive Vice President of Affiliate Sales. “We are excited by this long-term deal and value our relationship with NCTC. We look forward to providing our passionate viewers with multi-platform gateways to our premier outdoor lifestyle programming for years to come.”

In addition to the network’s deal with NCTC, Outdoor Channel recently completed a new carriage deal with DISH. Outdoor Channel is riding a wave of expansion and interest in the network’s riveting outdoor adventure programming lineup. Outdoor Channel has the ability to connect distributors with passionate outdoor enthusiasts through unparalleled marketing, multi-media platform enterprises and unequaled immersive content.

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, and download our iPhone and iPad app. #WhatGetsYouOutdoors

About the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC): The National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC) is a Kansas not-for-profit corporation that operates as a programming and hardware purchasing organization for its member companies who own and operate cable systems throughout the U.S. and its territories. NCTC seeks to maximize current and future opportunities to ensure the profitability, competitive stature and long term sustainability of its member companies. For more information, visit www.nctconline.org.



Tom Caraccioli | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212.852.6646 | tcaraccioli@thesportsmanchannel.com

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