MeTV commemorates the 50th anniversary of M*A*S*H with a weeklong run of cast member Jamie Farr’s favorite episodes, along with commentary from Farr. M*A*S*H: The Best by Farr airs Sept. 12-16 from 7 to 8 p.m. on MeTV, with two episodes picked by Farr per night.
The live streaming platform Frndly TV has signed a deal with Weigel Broadcasting to add five of Weigel’s diginets to its lineup of streaming services. The deal includes Weigel’s MeTV, H&I (Heroes & Icons), Decades, Start TV, and the new Story Television national network. MeTV and the new Story Television network launched on Frndly TV on March 28 with the others to follow.
The classic TV diginet MeTV, will wish Betty White a happy 100th birthday with a special presentation of episodes of The Mary Tyler Moore Show featuring White as Sue Ann Nivens, the relentlessly perky star of The Happy Homemaker at WJM-TV in Minneapolis, Minn. The role earned her two Emmy Awards as Best Supporting Actress […]
The classic TV Diginet MeTV Network is introducing a new original morning show Toon In With Me. The weekday one-hour hosted series will feature original comedy sketches, special guests, interviews, games and more, produced to lead into many of the greatest classic cartoon shorts ever made. Also announced is the launch of Saturday Morning Cartoons, […]
The classic animated series joins the diginet’s weekday lineup beginning Monday, Sept. 30.
MeTV FM’s mix of music that has been on the air in Chicago since 2015, will be syndicated to stations beginning next month.
The former GM of WPGA Macon, Ga., comes on board as Marquee Broadcasting’s Atlanta outlet adds MeTV as its primary affiliation.
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 […]
“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.”
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 […]
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 […]
With the addition of Graham Media’s NBC affiliate, the Weigel Broadcasting diginet will be available in 98 of the top 100 DMAs.
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 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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.