Elevate Your Adventure with Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks Q1 Lineup

December 19, 2023

Tastebuds are Also Elevated with Continuation of “Taste of the Wild” Monday Night Block

DENVER (December 19, 2023) /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – New Year, new adventures to be had on Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, and World Fishing Network with a fresh lineup of expert lifestyle series beginning on January 1, 2024. All three networks are showcasing original premieres focusing on the adventure lifestyle of the outdoors, plus new episodes from returning series to kick off the New Year.

“As we ring in the New Year, our Q1 lineup for Outdoor Sportsman Group is stronger than ever with an emphasis on connecting passionate hunters, anglers, shooting sports enthusiasts, gastronomes and adventure seekers. Our primary focus remains in delivering high-quality, original content that resonates with our audiences on Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network,” Outdoor Sportsman Group Head of Programming Tim Cremin said. “We’re confident these new programs will not only entertain but inspire our viewers to embrace the great outdoors. Stay tuned for an unprecedented year of adventure and authentic storytelling.”

Take culinary adventures to the next level in 2024 on Outdoor Channel with the “Taste of the Wild” block of programming Mondays beginning at 7 p.m. ET. This innovative programming block presents a culinary journey that transcends the ordinary, led by some of the most influential wild fish and game chefs on air today, including Mike Robinson (Fishing the Wild debuts February 12 at 7 p.m. ET), Daniel Vitalis (WildFed, 7:30 p.m. ET), Steven Rinella (MeatEater, 8 p.m. ET), Chef Yia Vang (Feral, 9 p.m. ET) and Scott Leysath (Dead Meat, 9:30 p.m. ET). Plus, catch newcomer to the Monday night block at 8:30 p.m. ET with MCMILLAN, as outfitter Tom McMillan always has a story to share. For gun enthusiasts (and history buffs), check out all-new seasons of Hollywood Weapons (Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ET) with Terry Schappert and Gun Stories (Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. ET) with Joe Mantengna, both returning in February 2024.

If more adventure is needed, tune in on Fridays on Outdoor Channel for “American Wild” beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Series American Made (8 p.m. ET) provides an intimate look into the lives and businesses of visionary Americans, one quality American Made product at a time. Renovation Hunters (8:30 p.m. ET) returns for season two and is still dedicated to preserving the family tradition of the outdoors. Finally, don’t miss a double-edition of Wardens (9 p.m. ET with a new season premiering January 26 at 9:30 p.m. ET), where there’s never a dull moment protecting our nation’s natural resources in some of the most remote areas.

Sportsman Channel is dedicated to preserving America’s hallowed outdoor traditions and is bringing back several favorite series, including Viral Outdoors, Respect the Game, Winchester Deadly Passion, and Pigman: The Series, to name a few. Hunting enthusiasts won’t want to miss new series American Heroes Outdoors TV and those into fishing will want to catch ArmyRedfishAnglers and JT Kenney’s FLORIDA BASS. Archery devotees will appreciate McKenzie ASA ProAm Live Archery Tournament returning for live broadcasts in the spring. All six of the over two-hour events will be broadcasted live during their Saturday time beginning at 5 p.m. ET.

  • Viral Outdoors (Fridays, 9:30 p.m. ET): Bringing you a buffet of the craziest, funniest, most wild viral hunts, fishing clips and outdoor stunts the internet has to offer! Watch some of the most viral clips on the internet, all packed into a ridiculous redneck 30 minutes.
  • Respect the Game (Tuesdays, 9:00 p.m. ET): The team of Respect the Game bowhunters travel North America, hunting big game animals from antelope on the Western Plains to whitetails of the Midwest to giant black bears of the Canadian north.
  • Winchester Deadly Passion (Sundays, 11:30 a.m. ET): Winchester Deadly Passion is 26 weeks of non-stop action and pure entertainment as host, Melissa Bachman, travels the globe going head-to-head with everything from world-class red stag and thousand-pound gators to Boone and Crocket whitetails and thunderous bull elk.
  • Pigman: The Series (Sundays, 8:30 p.m. ET): Brian “Pigman” Quaca has a different take on traditional hunting television with his true-blue originality on taking a hog by any legal means necessary.
  • American Heroes Outdoors TV (Sundays, 2 p.m. ET): American Heroes Outdoors documents the journey, commitment, struggle and healing of our nation’s service men and women. We showcase their stories through therapeutic participation in America’s great outdoors.
  • ArmyRedfishAnglers (Saturdays, 11 a.m. ET): Force on Force – Army Redfish Anglers hosted by Capt. Danny Jackson US Army (Ret), brings together military teams from the five branches of the US Armed Forces in a head-to-head fishing competition. These skilled soldiers, sailors, and Marines showcase their angling skills, strategic teamwork, and dedication to claim the coveted title of National Champion.
  • JT Kenney’s FLORIDA BASS (Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. ET): Join former pro angler and Major League Fishing commentator JT Kenney as he travels across Florida in search of big bass and the ultimate fishing destination.

World Fishing Network, in partnership with Folds of Honor, continues bringing viewers an immersive angling experience filled with expert insights, cutting-edge equipment showcases, and the most exciting boat features. Dive into a world where fishing meets adventure, and every cast brings fishing buffs closer to mastering the art of angling. From “Reel Bass Mondays” focused solely on bass fishing, to “Reel Rivals Saturdays,” which features competitive fishing at its best – World Fishing Network has something for every angler, every species, and every cast.

Featured shows include:

  • Jimmy Houston Outdoors (Wednesdays, 8:30 p.m. ET): Jimmy takes viewers across America and around the world fishing with expert guests, offering entertainment and great instruction like only Jimmy can do.
  • Pro Team Journal (Mondays, 6:30 p.m. ET): Since its inception in 2003, Pro Team Journal has been a household staple in fishing television – taking viewers around the country and putting them on the water with some of the top anglers across the country.
  • In-Fisherman TV (Monday-Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET): Hall of Fame Angler and In-Fisherman Editor-In-Chief Doug Stange leads In-Fisherman staff members on a quest for fishing action from across North America.

Other Q1 Highlights include:

  • Outdoor Channel
    • Fishing on the mind? Outdoor Channel has the solution with Saltwater Saturdays beginning at 9 a.m. ET featuring Big Water Adventures, Two Conchs Sportfishing TV, The Obsession of Carter Andrews and Spear Life.
    • Tune in for new episodes from fan favorites:
      • Buckmasters (Sundays, 10 p.m. ET)
      • The Choice (Sundays, 12 p.m. ET)
      • The Hunt for Monster Bass (Saturdays, 4:30 p.m. ET)
  • Sportsman Channel
    • Super Pigskin Bowl (February 10, 5 p.m. ET): One of Sportsman Channel’s highest-rated stunts is back! You can’t have a football championship without a football, and you can’t make a football without pig skin. So, just in time for the Big Game, Sportsman Channel will showcase some of the best pig hunts from its favorite hunting series.
    • Its “Fish On!” with these picks returning in Q1: Canada in the Rough (Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m. ET), Bill Dance Saltwater (Saturdays 11:30 a.m. ET) and The Fishmonger (Fridays, 8 p.m. ET).
    • Archery Shooters Association 3D Live Tournaments returns for live broadcasts on Saturdays in the spring.
      • Hoyt/Easton Pro/Am (Foley, AL) airs Saturday, February 24 at 5 p.m. ET.
      • Black Eagle/Darton Archery PRO/AM (Russell County, AL) airs Saturday, March 23 at 5 p.m. ET.
    • Additional shows with new episodes in Q1 include:
      • Winchester and Drury’s Natural Born (Sundays, 10:30 p.m. ET)
      • Everything Eichler (Sundays, 12:30 p.m. ET)
      • Night Crew TV (Mondays, 7:30 p.m. ET)
      • Bowhunter TV (Wednesdays, 9:30 p.m. ET)
      • Guns & Ammo TV (Thursdays, 9 p.m. ET)
  • World Fishing Network
    • Explore the fishing lifestyle during “The Reel Life Sundays” block of programming from 6 – 10 p.m. ET. Tune in for fan favorites such as The Fishmonger, The Sporting Chef, Hooked on Africa, Fishing the Wild with Mike Robinson and more.
  • MyOutdoorTV
    • MyOutdoorTV (MOTV) continues to add to its growing list of 24/7, ad-free, Live TV Channels. Watch Bowhunter TV Channel, North American Whitetail TV Channel, HuntStream, AnglerStream, WhitetailStream, and The MeatEater Channel, all featuring the world’s best hunting and fishing shows whenever and wherever you choose to watch – available to subscribers on ALL DEVICES from a big screen TV at home to a phone in a bass boat or a tree-stand in the woods. For more information about MyOutdoorTV, visit http://motv.com #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 Sportsman Channel (Canada) and MOTV, the world’s leading subscription streaming platform created for outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts. The Group also consists of numerous established publishing assets: 15 outdoor magazines including Guns & Ammo, Game & Fish, Petersen’s HUNTING, In-Fisherman and 20 top websites, including OutdoorChannelPlus.com. Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group includes television production operations Winnercomm. For more information, visit www.outdoorsg.com.

About MyOutdoorTV (MOTV): MyOutdoorTV is the No. 1 global subscription streaming platform from Outdoor Sportsman Group created just for outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts. MOTV features favorite Outdoor ChannelSportsman ChannelWorld Fishing Network, Sportsman Channel Canada television shows, exclusive Major League Fishing content, acquired content from around the world, as well as exclusive MOTV Originals. MOTV is the pre-eminent voice for all outdoor enthusiasts and super serves the outdoor enthusiasts with an expansive acquired library of the best hunting, fishing and shooting programming in long and short form, recipes, tips and tricks, how-to instructional videos, as well as educational and exclusive content focusing on improving success in the field and on the waterways. MOTV is powered by the four networks, along with additional exclusive content available from Outdoor Sportsman Group’s established integrated media arm that includes 15 category-leading outdoor magazines, such as: Guns & Ammo, Game & Fish, Petersen’s HUNTING, In-Fisherman and 20 top websites.  Subscribe to MOTV at www.MyOutdoorTV.com and watch on the following platforms: Apple IOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Xbox, Amazon Channels, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung SmartTV, LG SmartTV, Vizio SmartTV, YouTube TV, Xumo, YouTube Primetime Channels, Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex, Comcast, Cox and VizioSmartTV. MOTV is available in 162 markets worldwide. #MYOUTDOORTV.