Sportsman Channel Honors Host and Newly-Elected Cooperstown Immortal Chipper Jones with Marathon Programming Block of ‘Major League Bowhunter’

January 25, 2018

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“Hall of Fame Hunts” Airs on January 27 at 5 p.m. ET

DENVER (January 24, 2018) – Sportsman Channel will honor host and newly-elected Baseball Hall of Famer Chipper Jones with a marathon programming block – Hall of Fame Hunts – on January 27 at 5 p.m. ET. Jones, elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame with 97.2 percent of votes, earned induction to Cooperstown in his first year of eligibility.

“We couldn’t be prouder to call Chipper one of our own and celebrate his baseball career and election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by showcasing his other passion – the outdoors,” Outdoor Sportsman Group President and CEO, Jim Liberatore said. “Chipper Jones has been a mainstay on Sportsman Channel eight seasons and his show – Major League Bowhunter – is as first class as the former All-Star, World Series Champion and, now, Hall of Famer.”

Schedule for Hall of Fame Hunts:

  • 5:00 p.m. – Major League Bowhunter “Lucked Up”
  • 5:30 p.m. – Major League Bowhunter “Off and Running, Part 1”
  • 6:00 p.m. – Major League Bowhunter “Off and Running, Part 2”
  • 6:30 p.m. – Major League Bowhunter “Mountain Running, Part 1”
  • 7:00 p.m. – Major League Bowhunter “Mountain Running, Part 2”
  • 7:30 p.m. – Major League Bowhunter “Let It Go”

Chipper Jones will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. on Sunday, July 29 at 1:30 p.m. at the Clark Sports Center. For more information on Chipper Jones, Major League Bowhunter and the Hall of Fame Hunts programming block visit: www.thesportsmanchannel.com

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 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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