WFN now in Puerto Rico

Written by admin on March 12, 2010

DENVER, CO – WFN: World Fishing Network, North America’s only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network announced today that it is now available to fishing and outdoor enthusiasts throughout Puerto Rico in HD on channel 729 through a carriage agreement with Liberty Cablevision.

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 this season. 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

“Fishing is the most popular leisure activity in the Caribbean so there is a tremendous demand for a television network devoted exclusively to angling and related lifestyle programming,” said Mark Rubinstein, President and CEO of WFN. “We are delighted that Liberty Cablevision has chosen WFN to satisfy the demand among this underserved community of sport and leisure fishing enthusiasts.”

“We are confident that our customers will enjoy WFN as it truly serves their passion for the fishing lifestyle,” said Gabriel Palerm VP of Sales & Marketing of Liberty Cablevision. “We welcome WFN to our diverse HD channel line-up and are pleased to provide our customers with this unique network.”

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.

About Liberty Vision
Liberty is a subsidiary of Liberty Global, Inc., serving more than 27 million customers around the world. In Puerto Rico, Liberty offers Cable TV, High Speed Internet and Telephony to more than 230,000 customers in the East, North and Center of Puerto Rico.

Media Contact
Doug Drotman – WFN (631-462-1198 or
Gabriel Palerm – Liberty Cablevision – 787 657-3050 ext. 3202