The new stations bring the classic TV network to 155 markets, boosts its coverage to over 90% of the U.S.
Me-TV Diginet Adds Five New Affiliates
Weigel Broadcasting’s classic TV multicast channel Me-TV Network has signed new affiliation agreements with the following five stations:
- Capitol-owned WILM Wilmington, NC (DMA 131)
- Bonten-owned KTXS Abilene, Texas (DMA 165)
- Western Family Television-owned KJCZ-LP Billings, Mont. (DMA 168)
- KTGF License Corp.-owned KTGF Great Falls, Mont. (DMA 191)
- Western Family Television-owned KJJC-LP, Helena, Mont. (DMA 205)
“We are delighted to add Abilene to the list of Bonten markets that air Me-TV,” said Randy Bongarten, chairman-CEO of Bonten Media Group. “The network has proven its value as a digital channel both for viewers and advertisers. It is an outstanding product,”
Connie Knox, GM of WILM, said: “We are so excited about this opportunity to bring Me-TV to Wilmington. I’ve had many requests for this network from local viewers. I believe this is the absolute best network out there for subchannel options. It’ll be an opportunity for audiences to revisit their favorite shows while sharing this family-friendly programming with new young audiences to discover it for the first time.”
These additions bring the network to 155 affiliates and more than 90% clearance across the country. The Me-TV network can be found in 28 of the top 30 U.S. markets on cable and satellite. Me-TV is distributed with the help of MGM Television. Weigel is a station group whose flagship is independent WCIU Chicago.