Sportsman Channel Reaches Carriage Deal with NCTC
The Sportsman Channel has inked a new carriage relationship with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), according to Gavin Harvey, CEO of Sportsman Channel. Sportsman and NCTC have had a carriage relationship since 2005 and the new agreement addresses a full range of benefits including robust video on demand (VOD), TV Everywhere and High Definition (HD).
“The relationship with NCTC is a key one for Sportsman Channel and we are excited to be able to continue our work together,” says Nory LeBrun, head of affiliate sales for Sportsman Channel. “We value our relationship and look forward to future prosperity together in bringing viewers premier outdoor lifestyle programming.”
Recently, Sportsman Channel has added nearly five million new homes in its carriage universe and is riding a wave of expansion and interest in the network’s programming.
“Millions more people who passionately love the outdoors – and can’t get enough of Sportsman Channel programming – have greater access to content as a result of the expanded relationship with NCTC,” adds Harvey. “Sportsman Channel has the best outdoor lifestyle programming on television and we are optimistic that even more viewers will want the opportunity to watch and enjoy the network.”