World Fishing Network Experiences Year-Over-Year Double-Digit Growth

July 12, 2018

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Remains Television Industry Leader of Best-in-Class Fishing Programming

DENVER (July 12, 2018) – World Fishing Network (WFN) continues to reign the waters with double-digit growth in all dayparts, including a +54 percent increase in weekend daypart and a +24 percent increase in prime, from May 2017 to May 2018.

WFN boasts best-in-class saltwater programming and dedicated an entire primetime night in May with “Saltwater Thursdays” (8-11 p.m. ET). Shows in this block included: Flats Class, The Kayak Fishing Show, Grand Slam Fishing, Destination: Baja Sur; BigWater Adventures and Livin’ the Dream with Captain Jimmy Nelson.

“If fishing programming is all you want to watch, look no further than World Fishing Network,” Outdoor Channel Vice President of Programming, Mitch Petrie said. “While Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel carry plenty of high quality fishing shows, WFN is the undisputed home for all world-class fishing programming on television today.”

About World Fishing Network: World Fishing Network is North America’s only television network, online and mobile platform dedicated exclusively to fishing and outdoor enthusiasts with programming that covers instruction, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. Available to cable, satellite and telco subscribers throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, our lineup includes a selection of the best North American and international series and the most diverse species coverage of any TV channel hosted by some of the top anglers from North America and across the globe. For more information, please visit and follow us at Facebook and Twitter. #MyOutdoorTV

*Source: comScore, Average Audience, May 2018 vs May 2017.



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