DENVER, COLORADO — WFN: World Fishing Network, North America’s only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network, announced it is now available to Comcast customers in Davie, Florida, channel 747.
Davie, Florida, located in a state famous for its world class saltwater and freshwater fishing, is the first Comcast market to launch WFN. WFN plans to bring its 24/7 fishing channel to additional Comcast markets in the coming weeks.
“There’s no doubt that Florida is one of the nation’s top fishing states and the demand for WFN there has been overwhelming,” said Mark Rubinstein, President & CEO of WFN. “We are thrilled to bring WFN to Comcast customers in Florida, and look forward to bringing WFN to more Comcast customers soon.”
WFN’s singular focus is serving North America’s 60 million anglers with a network schedule that is dedicated to fishing and the fishing lifestyle – including 10 original series in 2009. The line up includes theme nights in primetime dedicated to all aspects of fishing, regional news bureaus in all areas of the country, the only news program, WFN News, reporting on stories and events that shape the fishing industry. For more information and a complete schedule, check out www.wfn.tv.
Viewers can watch WFN by subscribing to Comcast’s Sports Entertainment Package.
About WFN: World Fishing Network
WFN: World Fishing Network is the only 24/7 television network dedicated to all segments of fishing with programming that covers instruction, tips, tournaments, travel, food, boating, outdoor lifestyle and more. WFN’s wide-ranging programming lineup includes primetime theme nights, regional bureaus from across the nation, a selection of the best international series and the most diverse species coverage of any TV channel. Featuring popular programs hosted by the world’s top anglers, the network also delivers a weekly news program, WFN News, and the schedule includes a variety of exclusive lifestyle shows including Hookin’ Up with Mariko Izumi and WFN’s Reel Road Trip. WFN also delivers the beauty of fishing in stunning High Definition with WFN HD, a separate network that delivers 100 percent High Definition programming 24/7.
Originally launched in December 2005, today WFN and WFN HD are available in more than 20 million households through North American cable, satellite and telecommunications distributors.
Doug Drotman – WFN (631-462-1198 or firstname.lastname@example.org)