DENVER (September 12, 2018) –MeatEater with Steven Rinella has been a perennial favorite with Sportsman Channel viewers since its debut six years ago. Today, Outdoor Sportsman Group is excited to announce that the first six seasons of MeatEater will return to Sportsman Channel and be featured during its own programming block Monday-Friday, 6-7 p.m. ET.
“Steven has always been a part of the Sportsman Channel family and we are excited to welcome him and MeatEater back into our programming plans for now and the future,” Outdoor Sportsman Group President and CEO, Jim Liberatore said. “Steven’s passion resonates with his audience no matter what topic or where he’s discussing it. He is the epitome of the American success story – growing up to do what you love and making a living doing it. We couldn’t be happier to welcome him back.”
Growing up in the Midwest’s great outdoors – hunting, fishing and trapping from a young age – Rinella has always viewed the world through the eyes of an ancestral hunter/gatherer. Inspired by early man’s skill, ingenuity and sheer determination to survive and thrive under challenging circumstances, Rinella has made his life’s work to cultivate those same qualities – and encourage others to do the same – while always being mindful of conservation principles and practices.
In MeatEater, Rinella explores various hunting techniques, tracks and pursue prey, and procures and cooks his own food. Whether tracking blacktail deer in the remote Alaskan wilderness, or rooting out javelina in Texas, Rinella leverages his back-country skills, challenging himself at every corner while providing nail-biting adventure along the way.
Steven Rinella is an avid outdoorsman, writer, and television personality best known for his ability to translate the hunting lifestyle to a wide variety of audiences. His weekly MeatEater podcast (distributed on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify and Stitcher) is the most popular podcast in the outdoor category on Apple. He is the author of six books including: “MeatEater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter;” the two-volume series: “The Complete Guide to Hunting;” “Butchering and Cooking Wild Game;” “American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon;” “The Scavenger’s Guide to Haute Cuisine” and the forthcoming “MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler” (Nov. 20, 2018). His articles have appeared in publications such as: Field and Stream, Men’s Journal, Outside, Men’s Health, The New York Times, Bowhunter and the anthologies Best American Travel Writing (2003, 2010, 2014 and 2016) and Best Food Writing (2005, 2013). He is a frequent guest of television and radio, has appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, The Joe Rogan Experience podcast, HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, Fox and Friends and CNN’s American Morning.
The MeatEater program also will be available on MyOutdoorTV (MOTV).
About Sportsman Channel: Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel/Sportsman HD is a television and digital media company fully devoted to honoring a lifestyle that is celebrated by millions of Americans. A division of Outdoor Sportsman Group, Sportsman Channel delivers entertaining and informative programming that showcases outdoor adventure, hunting and fishing, and illustrates it through unique and authentic storytelling. Sportsman Channel embraces the attitude of “Red, Wild & Blue America” – where the American Spirit and Great Outdoors are celebrated in equal measure. Stay connected to Sportsman Channel online at thesportsmanchannel.com, Facebook, Twitterand YouTube. #IAmSportsman.#MyOutdoorTV
Tom Caraccioli | Outdoor Sportsman Group | 212.852.6646 | Tom.Caraccioli@OutdoorSG.com