OK's Cox to carry Takedown Wrestling & USA Wrestling Weekly
Des Moines, Iowa
Distribution grows to 12 Million homes per week as Takedown Wrestling Media and USA Wrestling enter into a new relationship with The Cox Channel in Oklahoma that will bring the popular Takedown Wrestling and USA Wrestling Weekly TV programs to the greater Oklahoma City and Tulsa metro areas.
The first broadcast of both programs is scheduled for the week of Dec 10th, 2011. Viewers in Oklahoma can tune in HD on Cox Cable channel 703 and Letterboxed SD on channel 3 in the Oklahoma City/Norman and Tulsa Metro areas.
Takedown Wrestling is a half hour weekly TV sports news program covering all aspects of amateur wrestling. Host Scott Casber covers the sports current developments along with interviews with its top athletes and coaches. Casber?s passion for the ?oldest and greatest sport? creates fun, fast-paced shows. Takedown Wrestling airs on many cable systems around the country and can also be viewed online at www.TakedownRadio.com and the best affiliated amateur wrestling web sites.
USA Wrestling Weekly covers all the news, results and features of the national governing body of our sport. Including coverage of Team USA in all three Olympic styles as well as events and activities of the organization from youth programs up through the Senior level. It has become a can?t-miss show for all wrestling fans.
?Oklahoma has a growing and rich tradition of wrestling on all levels,? said Cox Cable Station Manager Roger Hess. ?We're pleased to be adding both programs for our viewers who appreciate this outstanding and demanding sport.?
?Distribution on Cox Cable is important for a variety of reasons. Oklahoma is home to great college programs like Oklahoma State, Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City University and University of Oklahoma along with the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Oklahoma is wrestling! The tradition and history of the sport resides in Stillwater at the Wrestling Hall of Fame. Oklahomans understand the sport and endorse its growth.? said Casber, founder of Takedown Wrestling.
About USA Wrestling Weekly
USA Wrestling Weekly was created in 2011 as a way to recognize and promote Team USA athletes on the international level, as well as to cover USA Wrestling events and programs, from youth wrestling through the Olympics. Starting with Internet distribution, the show has been successful in growing its programming base with cable affiliates around the country. Host Scott Casber is well-known and respected within the wrestling community. This is the best way to keep current on USA Wrestling news. More information can be found online at USA Wrestling's website TheMat.com and on the web portal TheMat.tv
About Takedown Wrestling Media
Takedown Wrestling Media began in 1997 as a single one-hour radio program broadcast from Clear Channel's KXNO studios in Des Moines. TDR quickly added Internet distribution of its audio format and began to broadcast live events along with its weekly programs. Takedown Wrestling TV is an addition to the radio program and is available on Internet on 31 different sites and now televised on more than
12 Million homes per week, 52 weeks per year. More information can be found at: Takedownradio.com
About Cox Communications:
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet and telephone over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves 6.2 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and new media advertising. Cox Communications wholly owns and operates Travel Channel. Cox is known for pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For six years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunication; for four years, Cox has ranked among Diversity Inc?s Top 50 Companies for Diversity; and the company holds a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign?s Corporate Equality Index. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.
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