Nexstar Stations In Philadelphia, San Francisco, Tampa To Become CW Affils On Sept. 1

The company’s WPHL, KRON and WTTA drop their MyNetworkTV lineups to carry Nexstar’s CW’s primetime entertainment, live sports and special event programming.

CBS Affiliation In Marquette Moves

Nexstar’s WJMN Marquette, Mich. (DMA 183), announced Thursday, Jan. 20, that it will no longer be a CBS affiliate effective today. It will instead become a My Network TV affiliate. Lilly Broadcasting’s WZMQ Marquette announced a short time later that its ch. 19.2 subcannel picked up the CBS affiliation, also effective today.

MyNetworkTV Announces Fall 2021 Schedule

MNT’s 16th season, which debuts Sept. 20, expands its partnership with Wolf Entertainment and Universal Television to include Chicago Fire.

MNT To Add More ‘Dateline’, ‘Law & Order: CI’

In what is perhaps television’s most COVID-19-proof schedule for 2020-21, Fox’s MyNetworkTV is welcoming back an array of off-net staples and adding even more Dateline and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Unlike its corporate siblings at the Fox broadcast network, which is contending with coronavirus on the live sports and primetime fronts, MyNetworkTV has long been rooted in off-net syndicated fare. Seven of its 10 primetime hours a week are derived from uber-producer Dick Wolf, himself a rock of stability in an otherwise fragmenting broadcast landscape.

MyNetworkTV Announces Fall 2019 Schedule

Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit shift days in primetime lineup.

MNT Adds ‘X-Files,’ ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ ‘Ninja’ In Fall

The three new entries join the returning Law & Order: SVU  and Bones in primetime in September.

MNT Adding ‘The X-Files’ To Lineup This Fall

In addition to weeknight appearances on the programming service, the classic Fox show has also been cleared for weekend syndication on the Fox Television Stations.

Fox Stations Extend MNT Through 2018

The move renews the programming service for its 11th and 12th seasons.

‘The Closer’ Joins MNT’s Fall Lineup

MyNetworkTV has added Kyra Sedgwick-starrer The Closer to its Wednesday night primetime lineup and shifted AMC’s The Walking Dead to Tuesday nights for its second season on the programming service.

‘The Walking Dead’ Spikes Ratings For MNT

The Walking Dead’s debut on MyNetworkTV Wednesday night scored the best demo premiere for the programming service in six seasons. Versus the year-ago premiere of Law & Order: Criminal Intent on Wednesday night in the time slot, the AMC zombie drama is up 13% in households (0.9 vs. 0.8) and up 67% in the demo (0.5 vs. 0.3).


MNT Sees Strong Fall With ‘Dead,’ ‘Mentalist’

On Wednesday, Oct. 1, MNT will begin airing the first four seasons — 67 episodes — of The Walking Dead, the AMC mega-hit. MNT has the exclusive broadcast off-net rights to the drama for at least one season. MNT will also add Warner Bros.’ The Mentalist to its lineup on Oct. 2. It will be the CBS drama’s first airing in broadcast syndication.

‘The Mentalist’ Finds Fall Home On MNT

Two episodes of The Mentalist will air on Thursdays, joining The Walking Dead as new additions to the program services’ 2014-15 lineup. Not returning this fall are House and Monk.

Fox Stations Reup MNT Through 2016

The programming service’s 2013-14 schedule launches on Sept. 30 and includes the addition of Bones and the return of Law & Order: CI.

MyNetworkTV Announces Fall Schedule

Bones and Law & Order: CI to join the primetime lineup while Law & Order: SVU, House and Monk return.

MNT Unveils 2012-2013 Schedule

The Monday-Friday network has added former Fox series House, Numbers and USA Network’s White Collar to its fall lineup. They join fellow procedurals Law & Order: SVU, which it has aired for one season, and Monk, which is starting its third season.

Fox MNT Stations Slot 9/11 Special

New York Says Thank You marks the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with stories of New Yorkers giving back. The feature film will air on Sept. 10 and 11.

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Fox Moves Affils In Springfield, Ft. Wayne

Having reached an impasse with Nexstar Broadcasting on affiliate renewal, Fox has lined up Koplar Communications’ KRBK to replace Nexstar’s KSFX in Fort Wayne, Ind., and Granite Broadcasting’s WISE to replace Nexstar’s WFFT in Springfield, Mo.


MNT Moving From WBIN To WSBK In Boston

CBS-owned independent WSBK Boston will be joining the My Network TV programming service in the coming weeks, according to a knowledgable source. WBIN, licensed to Derry, N.H., is the current MNT station in the market.

MNT Unveils Its Fall 2011 Schedule

Law & Order: SVU and Cold Case join the primetime lineup, while hit cable series Burn Notice returns along with Without a Trace and Monk.

MyNetwork TV Gets Renewal

After a shaky start and three format changes, MyNetwork TV can finally relax: Station groups, including the 10 Fox O&Os, have renewed the programming service for three more years.