New Berlin, Wisconsin – Sportsman Channel announced today the launch of their Sportsman App, an innovative iPhone application designed specifically for the American Sportsmen who makes hunting, shooting and fishing an integral part of their lives. This free app is now available at the iPhone App Store and is the first-of-its-kind in the sportsman media space. Users are able to view video clips of previously aired and currently airing Sportsman shows right on their iPhone. Additionally, they can view review information, consult full TV schedules, and email or tweet their favorite content to their friends.
The Sportsman App is compatible with any iPhone or iPod touch with operating system version 3.1.3. The application was designed and developed by Sportsman Channel in cooperation with Brightcove. Sportsman will be launching the app for the iPad very soon, and future apps and new versions will continue to be produced and released.
Visit the iTunes App Store to download and review today! http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sportsman-app/id367832821?mt=8
To help promote this new app, Sportsman Channel is giving away five iPod Touch during the month of May via three promotions on Sportsman Channel’s website plus a promotion on each of Facebook and Twitter. Please see (http://thesportsmanchannel.com/giveaways); (http://facebook.com/sportsmanchannel); and (http://twitter.com/sportsmanchnl).
“Our viewers are finding the iPhone to be a fantastic platform to experience the programming on Sportsman Channel,” said Willy Burkhardt, president of Sportsman Channel. “You can select videos by hunt, shoot or fish categories to watch the latest clips of our high-quality programming. No one else our space is offering their viewers this kind of interaction and value.”
Features of the Sportsman App includes:
- — Programming Clip Gallery: View clips (refreshed weekly) of all currently-airing programming;
- — TV Schedule: Learn your favorite shows’ airtimes to set your DVR;
- — Email/Tweet Feature: Click on the video to immediately email or tweet to your followers.
“The ability to utilize our digital and online assets to the fullest extent with our parent company, InterMedia Outdoors, is truly what sets us apart from our competitors,” said Todd D. Hansen, Chief Marketing Officer for Sportsman Channel.
About Sportsman Channel: Launched in 2003, Sportsman Channel is the only television and digital media company fully devoted to the more than 82 million sportsmen in the United States, delivering entertaining and educational programming focused exclusively on hunting, shooting and fishing activities. Sportsman Channel is now available in HD, check with your local cable or satellite provider. Acquired by InterMedia Outdoors Holdings in 2006, Sportsman Channel reaches more than 25 million U.S. television households and is a part of the nation’s largest multimedia company targeted exclusively to serving the information and entertainment needs of outdoors enthusiasts. Visit www.thesportsmanchannel.com, follow on Twitter, @SPORTSMANchnl (www.twitter.com/SPORTSMANchnl), become a Fan on Facebook, www.facebook.com/sportsmanchannel and download Sportsman App at www.itunes.com/appstore