MeTV Flags Objectionable Content In ‘Shows From Another Era’

MeTV Is New Home To ‘The Flintstones’

The classic animated series joins the diginet’s weekday lineup beginning Monday, Sept. 30.

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MeTV Plans Tribute for The Monkees’ Peter Tork

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How Diginets Market Classic TV Shows: MeTV

MeTV Slots Adam West Marathon For Weekend

MeTV, Envision Networks Offer Radio Format

MeTV FM’s mix of music that has been on the air in Chicago since 2015, will be syndicated to stations beginning next month.

DMA 10

Rick Humphrey Named GM Of WGTA Atlanta

The former GM of WPGA Macon, Ga., comes on board as Marquee Broadcasting’s Atlanta outlet adds MeTV as its primary affiliation.

MeTV Diginet To Pay Tribute To ‘M*A*S*H’

Weigel Broadcasting’s classic television network MeTV salutes the comedy and quality of M*A*S*H with two exclusive, special events this November. First, actor Jamie Farr hosts his 10 favorite episodes of M*A*S*H in the weeklong celebration M*A*S*H: The Best By Farr, airing 7-8 p.m. ET, Monday, Oct. 31, through Friday, Nov. 4. Then, MeTV assembles many of the cast and creators of M*A*S*H to […]

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MeTV: Cleverest Promos In All Of TV?

“I’ve been in the business for 30 years,” said Neal Sabin, the president of Weigel Broadcasting’s classic TV diginet MeTV, “and it’s the first broadcasting entity that I’ve been associated with that gets fan mail for its promos.”

Viewers Boldly Tune-In To MeTV ‘Star Trek’ Special

MeTV, Weigel Broadcasting’s classic television multicast network, aired a special Star Trek 50thanniversary programming event this past Saturday night, including a special episode of Svengoolie that featured the rarely seen original Star Trek pilot “The Cage.” Viewership of this special between 10 p.m. and midnight peaked at more than one million people. The entire two-hour block averaged 942,000 people 2+, which […]

DIGINETS

Dawn Wells Of ‘Gilligan’s Island’ Joins MeTV

Actress Dawn Wells has joined classic TV multicast network MeTV as the network’s first “marketing ambassador.” Famous and beloved for her role as Mary Ann on Gilligan’s Island, Wells now sets sail to represent MeTV on the air and around the country. Wells will serve as the MeTV marketing ambassador for the coming year at a […]

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New MeTV Theme From Stephen Arnold Music

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WBAL Uses Its History To Promote Subchannel

DMA 12

MeTV Adds WDIV Detroit To Roster

With the addition of Graham Media’s NBC affiliate, the Weigel Broadcasting diginet will be available in 98 of the top 100 DMAs.

MeTV Remembers The ‘M*A*S*H’ Finale

The MeTV classic TV diginet is showcasing one of the most powerful and riveting broadcast television events in history with “Me TV Remembers the M*A*S*H Finale” on Sunday, May 3. The finale episode of M*A*S*H “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen.” captivated the country. It became the most watched dramatic television event in history with more than […]

Weigel Launches Oldies Radio In Chicago

Weigel Broadcasting is launching an oldies FM radio service in Chicago as a companion to its classic TV channel, MeTV, that now airs across the country on digital subchannels of TV stations. The radio service, dubbed 87.7 MeTV FM, will not air over a radio station. Rather, it will air over a low-power TV station, […]

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

MeTV & MBC To Honor Rich ‘Svengoolie’ Koz

DMA 97 (BURLINGTON, VT-PLATTSBURGH, NY)

WPTZ Burlington Launching Subchannel

Beginning Sept. 15, Hearst’s Burlington, Vt.-Plattsburgh, N.Y., NBC affiliate will give CW and MeTV separate channels, 5.2 and 5.3, respectively. Since March 2013, the two networks have shared the broadcast day on WPTZ 5.2.

DMA 142

MeTV Network Adds WMDT Salisbury, Md.

MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television, has signed an affiliation agreement with WMDT Salisbury, Md. (DMA 142). WMDT, which is owned by Marquee Broadcasting Inc., is launching on May 26, and will be seen over the air on ch. 47.3, Comcast ch. 203, Verizon FiOS ch. 462 and Bay Country ch. 24. The launch of Me-TV Salisbury […]

DMA 131 (WILMINGTON, NC)

WILM Adds MeTV As Secondary Station

Capitol Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WILM Wilmington, N.C. (DMA 131), announced today that it has struck a deal with Weigel Broadcasting’s MeTV to be the classic TV diginet’s Wilmington affiliate. MeTV will be broadcast on ch. 10.2 for free over-the-air viewers; cable channel assignments will be announced at a later date. WILM GM Constance H. Knox […]

COMMENTARY BY ANDREW DODSON

Millennials Need Their Own Nostalgic Diginet

There’s been plenty of talk about diginets this week on TVNewsCheck. The popularity of multicast channels offering so-called classic TV shows got me thinking that viewers of a certain age — millennials — need a channel they could feel nostalgic about. I’ve come up with a list of programming options that I think would sell very well and be extremely popular among the younger generation.