Outdoor Channel Expands High Definition Reach On XFINITY TV In Parts Of New Jersey, Pennsylvania And Virginia

Jul 17, 2012, 08:00 ET from Outdoor Channel

TEMECULA, Calif., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader In Outdoor TV, announced today that the network has increased its high definition (HD) presence through a series of launches on XFINITY TV in additional Comcast systems across New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Between March and June 2012, Outdoor Channel debuted its high definition channel, Outdoor Channel HD, in the Charlottesville, Danville and Martinsville areas of Virginia; in Chester and Delaware counties in Pennsylvania; and Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex and Somerset counties in New Jersey. Outdoor Channel is also available in standard definition to Xfinity TV customers in these areas.

"Outdoor Channel's core commitment is to provide our viewers with innovative programming that takes them on unparalleled adventures around the country and across the globe. And with Outdoor Channel HD, XFINITY TV customers get the benefit of enhanced images for a high definition viewing experience that's so intense, they'll think they're in the field or on the water alongside our leading network talent," said Tom Hornish, President and CEO, Outdoor Channel. "We have a longstanding relationship with Comcast and are happy to share our value-rich pipeline of premium outdoor HD content with even more hunters, anglers and outdoor adventurers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia."

Outdoor Channel recently unveiled its third quarter programming schedule, which included seven brand-new shows and more than 70 returning favorites. This summer, tune in to see celebrities like Craig Morgan, Joe Mantegna and Shawn Michaels, along with the network's all-stars and professional sporting organizations, like NASCAR and the Professional Bull Riders. For more information, please visit: http://outdoorchannel.com/Schedule.aspx.

About Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc.
Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OUTD) owns and operates Outdoor Channel, America's Leader In Outdoor TV, and Winnercomm Inc., an Emmy Award winning production and interactive company. Outdoor Channel offers programming that captures the excitement of hunting, fishing, shooting, off-road motorsports, adventure and the Western lifestyle and can be viewed on multiple platforms including high definition, video-on-demand, as well as on a dynamic broadband website. Winnercomm Inc. is one of America's leading and highest quality producers of live sporting events and sports series for cable and broadcast television. Outdoor Channel Holdings, Inc. also owns and operates the SkyCam and CableCam aerial camera systems which provide dramatic overhead camera angles for major sports events, including college and NFL football. For more information, please visit www.outdoorchannel.com.

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