Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel Weekly Programming Highlights

June 22, 2017

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Battling Brown Bears and Bull Elk on Outdoor Channel’s
“Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors” and Sportsman Channel’s
“Into High Country with Jason Matzinger”

DENVER (June 22, 2017) – From blowtorches and small explosive devices on Hollywood Weapons, to battling brown bears with Craig Morgan, Outdoor Channel viewers will be on the edge of their seats while Sportsman Channel viewers can expect nothing shy of exciting hunts for bull elk, stone sheep and moose during the week of June 26–July 2.

Duck Dynasty bursts into Monday night with four episodes on the Outdoor Channel when the guys celebrate Martin’s bachelor party at a hunting cabin and things turn explosive after they find a cache of antique black powder weapons. Meanwhile, Willie helps Kay fulfill her lifelong dream of owning a petting zoo, Duck Commander sponsors a NASCAR race, and Willie and Korie challenge John Luke and his fiance Mary Kate to a tennis match. Hollywood Weapons ends Monday night with double the excitement as the hosts recreate a scene from the movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, where Nick Wells (Robert De Niro) uses a blowtorch to cut through a safe, fill it with water, and blow the door off using a small explosive device. Then, Captain James T. Kirk’s battle with the Gorn alien is one of the most popular episodes from the Star Trek: Original Series. The hosts of Hollywood Weapons partner with the set tour in New York to test the reality of making gunpowder by hand without blowing themselves up.

Next, on Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors, Craig and friends head to Kodiak Island in search of big sitka blacktail deer, but instead, Craig finds himself battling against a momma brown bear and three cubs standing between him and his trophy. Then, the 1959 film The Horse Soldiers, wraps up the week on Friday Night at the Movies. Based on the true story of Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson, a Union Calvary outfit is sent behind confederate lines to destroy a rail line supply center.

Outdoor Channel Highlights for June 26–July 2:

Sportsman Channel’s Monday Night Hunts presented by MidwayUSA starts big, as Jason Matzinger bowhunts in his home state of Montana for one of the largest species within the deer family, bull elk, on Into High Country With Jason Matzinger. Then, the third season of Sheep Shape begins as Chad Hall and Rick Carone arrive in British Columbia in pursuit of stone sheep and moose. Finally, on Lock & Load Thursdays, a group of completely new products go along with a review of Hornady’s reworked and modernized .25-35 factory load on Guns & Ammo presented by Brownells.

Sportsman Channel Highlights for June 26–July 2:

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. #MyOutdoorTV

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