Sportsman Channel Now A Viewer Target On Comcast Systems In Oregon, Tennessee, Mississippi

Sportsman Channel has gained distribution footing on Comcast systems in Oregon, Tennessee and Mississippi.

The hunting, shooting and fishing network has launched on Comcast's Digital Preferred level of service in Portland, Ore., Chattanooga, Tenn.; and Jackson, Miss.

Sportsman is now available on channel 405 in Portland, channel 738 in Chattanooga, and channel 738 in Jackson.
The rollouts follow Comcast Digital Preferred bows in Minneapolis-St.Paul, Tuscon, Ariz. and Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Sante Fe, N.M.

"We're thrilled to bring Comcast's Portland customers our strongest programming lineup in our history, delivering not only our traditional market-leading shows but also fresh and innovative programming that allows us to continue to better serve Sportsmen," said Sportsman president Willy Burkhardt in a statement. "We look forward to continuing to provide our viewers and distribution partners with entertaining and informative content across our three programming pillars of hunt, shoot and fish."

"With millions of sportsman across the country, the Sportsman Channel will bring original and quality programming to our customers in the Portland area," said Lars Lofas, vice president of sales and marketing for Comcast's Oregon/SWW region, in a statement.