Thursday, January 5, 2023

Pursuit Channel Welcomes Scott Martin


Glenwood, AL – Pursuit Media, LLC, is pleased to announce a multi-year broadcast agreement with professional angler and TV show host, Scott Martin.

Scott Martin is an Extreme Freshwater & Saltwater Fisherman, World Champion Angler, Bassmaster Elite Angler and Classic Qualifier, television host, YouTube Creator and one of fishing’s Leading Influencers.

During his 20-year career fishing major fishing tournaments as a Professional Angler, he is one of a select few that hold all Major FLW titles and is now chasing the prestigious Bassmaster Elite Classic Championship. With more than $4 million in winnings and more to come, Scott is considered a fishing legend in his own right.

In 2005, Scott launched his television show, the Scott Martin Challenge, entertaining fans nationwide since then. The SMC is a fast paced, reality-based fishing show that has Scott fishing against some of the world’s best anglers, in many unique destinations. In addition to television, Scott is known as the undisputed King of Social and Digital Media in the fishing industry. With over 1.3 million fans across YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Fishbrain, Twitter and TikTok. His unique approach to fishing and fan engagement has been a game-changer.

The viewers of Pursuit Channel and Pursuit UP will now be able to catch The Scott Martin Challenge each week with a multitude of airings, and throughout the entire annual broadcast seasons for several years to come.

“We’re beyond excited to have Scott Martin joining the Pursuit family starting with an exciting 2023 season. Our lineup of fishing content is second to none in the space and adding The Scott Martin Challenge takes it up another significant notch,” says Rusty Faulk, CEO of Pursuit Media. “We continue to invest and build on what is the best and most available content platforms for viewers of outdoor programming and entertainment and securing a long-term agreement with someone like Scott Martin as a premiere content and marketing partner will without doubt, provide a tremendous amount of promotion and exposure for Pursuit.” he continues.

“I’m very excited and thankful to be joining the Pursuit lineup in 2023,” Martin said. “Pursuit has been around for a long time and its model makes the most sense for today’s marketplace. Our team is constantly looking for the best ways to reach as many viewers and followers as possible, and Pursuit has a stable distribution model plus offers freedom and flexibility to its content partners to pursue additional distribution on other platforms. That is an invaluable component these days and I’m beyond excited for the opportunity to join forces with the network and its team. Pursuit has a vision for the future that I’m excited to be a part of, and everyone will be hearing about it.”

The partnership is a multi-year arrangement between the two entities and includes the development of new and exciting content and marketing initiatives. Check your local listings for the multiple opportunities to catch The Scott Martin Challenge, including the anchor slot, Tuesday nights at 9:00pm ET in the Strike Zone Tuesdays block.

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Pursuit Programs Available This Quarter Include: Sportsman’s Adventures with Captain Rick Murphy, The Scott Martin Challenge, Bass Pro Shop’s Fisherman’s Handbook, Ted Nugent’s Spirit of the Wild, Linder’s Angling Edge, On the Water with Hank Parker, Red Arrow TV, The High Road with Keith Warren, Americana Outdoors, Timmy Horton Outdoors, National Walleye Tour, Bassquatch Hunter TV, Let's Geaux Fishin' with Kevin Ford, Elusive Wildlife, Mark Peterson’s The Journey Within, Inside the Wildside, Unleashed, Honey Hole TV, Lund The Ultimate Fishing Adventures, Fisherman’s Digest, Skeeter Bass Champs, Jimmy Houston Outdoors, Trigger Time TV, McWhorter Rifles’ Precision Hunting TV, Hitmen, Wiebe Trapline Adventures, Gunwerks Long Range Pursuit, Trapping Inc., Legends of the Outdoors, Hunting with HECS, On the Road, Bone Wild TV, Whitetail Militia, Unleashed, USOC Adventures, Dying Breed TV, KingKat USA, Dream Makers, Fly Rod Chronicles, Headwaters for Heroes Outdoors, Man Vs. Elk, The Real World with Blaine Anthony, Deer & Wildlife Stories, Bass Pro Shop’s Collegiate Series, Texas Team Trail, and many more.

About Pursuit: Pursuit Media, LLC, the industry leader in total home and user delivery, has its linear feed Pursuit Channel, active nationally to 30+ million homes via DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse HD, DISH Network, Sling TV HD, Comcast Xfinity, Fios by Verizon HD, Centurylink Prism HD, Cox Communication HD and the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC). PursuitUP, is active to 75+ million users through Samsung’s TV Plus, Sinclair’s STIRR, Xumo, Glewed TV, Vidgo, Kloud TV, Select TV, TCL Smart TVs, Plex, and many more. Additionally, PursuitUP’s VOD library is readily available online to anyone at, or by downloading the PursuitUP app available on most devices.

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