The diginet will now be carried on subchannels of WCVB Boston, KCRA Sacramento, WBAL Baltimore, KOCO Oklahoma City and WXII Greensboro, N.C. The group owner also extended affiliation deals with Me-TV in nine additional markets.
Me-TV, Memorable Entertainment Television, announced today that it has signed an affiliation agreement in which five additional Hearst markets will be adding the Me-TV Network. Joining Me-TV will be WCVB Boston (DMA 7); KCRA Sacramento Calif. (DMA 20); WBAL Baltimore (DMA 27); KOCO Oklahoma City (DMA 44); and WXII Greensboro, N.C. (DMA 46).
This brings the total of Hearst’s Me-TV affiliates to 13. In addition, Hearst has extended its commitment to the network with the renewal of its existing Me-TV affiliate agreements to 2015.
The Me-TV Network now clears more than 82% of the United States through more than 128 affiliates.
“The Hearst television stations are t errific affiliate partners, providing cable distribution, terrific promotion and outstanding ratings achievement for the Me-TV Network. Adding five top stations in top 50 markets deepens an already successful partnership,” said Neal Sabin, president of content and networks for Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Me-TV features a wide range of programming; its library includes almost 100 series from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, CBS Television Distribution, NBCUniversal Television as well as many independent series owners and producers. Me-TV’s lineup includes M*A*S*H, The Brady Bunch, Green Acres, The Beverly Hillbillies, Perry Mason, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, Gunsmoke, That Girl, I Love Lucy and Hawaii Five-O.