New York, N.Y. — Bonnier Corp.’s award-winning Field & Stream magazine is now available as a 30-minute weekly TV show, exclusively on Net2TV’s (www.net2tv.com) Portico TV service. The new “Field & Stream” show debuts on June 10, and joins three other Portico TV shows based on Bonnier magazines, including “Popular Science,” “Saveur” and “Cycle World.” All Portico TV programming is available for free to viewers through Internet-connected TVs and tablets, and on the web at http://www.portico.tv.
The “Field & Stream” program brings to television the editorial that made the magazine synonymous with outdoor life: hunting, fishing, survival and outdoor gear. A clip of the “Field & Stream” TV show can be seen here: http://bit.ly/1r9QVDK.
“We’re thrilled that this partnership will bring Field & Stream’s outdoor videos to a new destination,” said Anthony Licata, editor-in-chief of Field & Stream. “This show is going to feature our best stories and information in an exciting format.”
“Field & Stream magazine has always had a very loyal and engaged audience,” said Sean Holzman, chief brand development officer for Bonnier Corp. “Bringing it to TV will give those readers another opportunity to connect with the editorial they love, and give people unfamiliar with the magazine an opportunity to become new fans.”
Net2TV’s Portico TV service offers free, ad-supported television programs developed in partnership with established media brands, high-quality online producers, and independent film and documentary producers. Net2TV’s production team curates short-form videos from these partners and packages them into full-length streaming TV programs. Program categories include sports, food, tech, entertainment, news, lifestyle and independent film.
“The ‘Field & Stream’ show offers the special-interest expertise our viewers crave,” said Tom Morgan, founder and CEO of Net2TV. “We’re thrilled to be bring this beloved, highly popular brand to TV.”
The Portico TV service is available for free to tens of millions of viewers on smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sharp and Philips; on Roku-connected TVs; and on Toshiba tablets and notebooks. The shows can also be watched on the web at www.portico.tv.
About Bonnier Corporation
Bonnier Corp. is one of the largest special-interest publishing groups in America, with more than 30 multichannel brands extending into all platforms including magazines, digital media, books, events, and product licensing. Bonnier Corp’s brands include Popular Science, Saveur, Field & Stream, American Photo, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, Cycle World, Working Mother and Outdoor Life. Owned by Swedish based Bonnier AB, a multichannel media conglomerate operating in 15 countries.
About Net2TV and Portico TV
Net2TV Corporation is a connected-TV media company that delivers free, ad-supported programming. The company is headed by industry veterans from MTV/Nickelodeon, Black Arrow, NBC, TiVo and Netflix. For more information, visit www.net2tv.com.