Denver, Colo. SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 – WFN: World Fishing Network, the only 24-hour fishing lifestyle netBright Housework, announced an agreement with Bright House Networks for the distribution of WFN in both standard and high definition in all Bright House Networks markets. WFN is now available on the Sports Pass package to Bright House Networks’ customers in: Bakersfield, CA; Birmingham, AL; Detroit, MI; Indianapolis, IN; and Orlando and Tampa, FL.
“We are committed to providing the highest quality programming to our customers and are thrilled to add WFN to our offerings,” said Kevin Hyman, Executive Vice President, Cable Operations for Bright House. “The programming on WFN is of interest to many of our customers and we are glad to be able to make it available to them.”
“No matter if they fish in the Gulf of Mexico, Lake Michigan, the Pacific Ocean or somewhere else, anglers in Bright House Networks’ markets finally have access to what they’ve been asking for – a 24/7 fishing channel,” said Mark Rubinstein, President & CEO of WFN. “We’re delighted to have this agreement in-hand and look forward to bringing the power and passion of WFN to Bright House Networks’ viewers.”
WFN’s singular focus is serving the nation’s 60 million anglers with more than 1,000 hours of original programming each year solely dedicated to fishing. The wide-ranging programming lineup includes primetime theme nights, a selection of the best international series and the most diverse species coverage of any TV channel.
About Bright House Networks
Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California.
Bright House Networks serves more than 2.4 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. The company also offers a full suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Bright House Media Strategies, the advertising arm of Bright House Networks, offers businesses advanced targeted advertising solutions. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive local news and sports channels in its Florida markets.
For more information about Bright House Networks its products and services, please visit (www.brighthouse.com).
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, 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 schedule includes a variety of exclusive lifestyle shows including; Hookin’ Up with Mariko Izumi, Reel Fishy Jobs with Mark Melnyk, Lost Lake and Getting School’d with JP DeRose. The beauty of WFN’s programming is available in 100 percent stunning High Definition. WFN’s multimedia platform includes a mobile portal, WFN Fishing Log (fishing app for the iPhone and iPad) and a robust fishing website, www.WorldFishingNetwork.com.
Originally launched in December 2005, today WFN and WFN HD are available in more than 30 million households through North American cable, satellite and telecommunications distributors. For more information, visit www.WorldFishingNetwork.com.