XNAS:OUTD Insider Activity 4 Filing - 5/30/2012

Effective Date 5/30/2012

FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
MERRITT DAVID C
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
OUTDOOR CHANNEL HOLDINGS INC [OUTD]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
43445 BUSINESS PARK DRIVE, SUITE 103
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/30/2012
(Street)

TEMECULA, CA 92590
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock               24,286 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units (1) 05/30/2012   A   15,504     (2)   (3) Common Stock 15,504 $ 0 49,922(4) D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
MERRITT DAVID C
43445 BUSINESS PARK DRIVE, SUITE 103
TEMECULA, CA 92590
  X      

Signatures

 /s/ David C. Merritt, by Catherine C. Lee, Attorney-in-Fact   06/01/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Each restricted stock unit represents the contingent right to receive one share of Common Stock.
(2) The reporting person received an award of 15,504 restricted stock units on May 30, 2012, which shall vest 100% on May 30, 2013, so long as the reporting person continued to serve on the Board of Directors during the prior year; provided, however, that upon a Change in Control (as defined in the Plan), the vesting of all restricted stock units shall accelerate, regardless of whether the aforementioned vesting requirements have been satisfied. The reporting person has elected to defer the settlement (issuance of shares of Common Stock) of these units until the earlier of (i) the date of termination of service or (ii) the date of any change in control.
(3) Not applicable.
(4) 34,418 units are vested, and the reporting person has elected to defer the settlement (issuance of shares of Common Stock) of these units until the earlier of (i) the date of termination of service or (ii) the date of any change in control.

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