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.

Weigel Broadcasting’s multicast network MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television, has entered into an affiliation agreement with Graham Media’s NBC affiliate WDIV Detroit (DMA 12) to carry the classic TV diginet on a subchannel.

With the addition of WDIV to its affiliate lineup, this fall MeTV will be available in 98 of the top 100 U.S. markets.

Marla Drutz, WDIV VP-GM, said: “We’re thrilled to introduce MeTV to our viewers here in Detroit. MeTV’s library of TV classics allows us to provide our viewers with some of the most popular and enjoyed shows ever on television.”

Neal Sabin, vice chairman of Weigel Broadcasting Co., said: “WDIV’s ownership and management make ideal affiliate partners. Bringing MeTV to Detroit has taken some time, however this proves that good things come to those who wait for just the right situation. We are thrilled to be with WDIV.”

Major media groups that have MeTV affiliates include: Hearst, Gray, Raycom, Sinclair, Media General, OTA Broadcasting, Bonten, E.W. Scripps, News-Press & Gazette Co., Nexstar, Hubbard, Bahakel, Cox, Morgan Murphy, Dispatch, Titan, Tegna and the CBS Television Station Group.

MeTV’s library includes almost 100 classic series from Warner Bros., Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, CBS Television Distribution, NBCUniversal Television as well as many independent series owners and producers.

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