Sportsman Channel is now supplying DirecTV with on demand outdoor category fare.
Sportsman on Demand on DirecTV Cinema bowed today on channel 1605 with an array of content, including platform exclusive product.
Sportsman On Demand will be refreshed every two weeks with seasonal and regional content consisting of both short-form and long-form content from the linear channel, plus original productions. Customers can watch preferred shows such as On Your Own Adventures, Coming Home with Greg Stube, Whitetail Properties and A Hunter's Life, which are part of Sportsmen's recent launch of 25 new original series premieres and 75 new episodes.
DirecTV subscribers to the Choice Xtra package - Sportsman Channel is located at channel 605 -- can access Sportsman On Demand by connecting their HD DVRs to the internet. DirecTV Cinema offers more than 400 of the newest movies in 1080p HD, plus more than 6,000 shows and movies at no extra charge.
"DirecTV is making a powerful statement to millions of outdoor enthusiasts by offering Sportsman Channel and now Sportsman on Demand to their Choice Extra customers," said Sportsman Channel CEO Gavin Harvey in a statement. "As the most widely accessible outdoor network for DirecTV customers - with the largest library of outdoor content and a new generation of best-in-class original programs - Sportsman and DirecTV are delivering an unprecedented on-demand experience to huge numbers of sportsmen nationwide."
Noted Reagan Feeney, vice president of programming acquisition at DirecTV: "The addition of Sportsmen Channel On Demand gives DirecTV outdoor enthusiasts even more access to the programming they are passionate about. DirecTV's On Demand service currently offers a library of more than 6,000 shows and movies at no extra charge and we believe Sportsmen Channel is a great addition to this lineup."