CORONA, CA. - June 23, 2013 - MAVTV American Real is expanding its national reach once again in a key channel move on Dish. As of June 26, MAVTV American Real will shift from Channel 361 to Channel 248 (both 361 and 248 will run simultaneously through July 10th). MAVTV can be found on Dish's Blockbuster @Home, Outdoor Sports Pack, and most recently, the Dish America package.
Since taking control of the Network in September of 2011, owner Lucas Oil Products, Inc. has added 22 million American households and expects to top 30 million subscribers by the end of 2013.
With a full schedule of more than 40 programs, ranging from the best in motorsports to Off Road original programming and classic films, MAVTV focuses on American families who have an appetite for action and adventure. According to Bob Patison, President of MAVTV, the MAVTV American Real network brings subscribers programming they won't find anywhere else. "MAVTV is now the must-have network for racing and motorsports fans. MAVTV offers the widest coverage of grassroots racing and special events on every surface, including Endurocross, Late Model Dirt, Off Road, Red Bull World Rally, Chili Bowl, Pro Pulling League, Drag Boat Racing and more."
MAVTV has also struck a long-term deal with the world-renowned MMA cage fighting series King of the Cage which brings the entire schedule of new MMA fights as well as hundreds of hours of star-studded classic footage exclusively to the network.
Note: On June 10, 2013 MAVTV also debuted on DIRECTV Channel 219. Please check your local listings for other channel positioning.
About MAVTV American Real
MAVTV is the independent cable television network owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, Inc. an international lubricant manufacturer with a long history in action-themed television production and distribution. Recognized as America's fastest growing independent cable network, MAVTV is committed to delivering "American Real." It's all about real people living out their American life stories. Aired entirely in vibrant HD, the network's unique programming focuses on shows the entire family can enjoy from blockbuster movies - both modern day and classic - as well as animated series, music and action to top-level motorsports competition from every corner of the country.