Me TV Chattanooga To Launch May 23

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Me-TV (Memorable Entertainment Television), the new digital classic television network from Weigel Broadcasting Co. and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. is coming to Chattanooga, launching on Monday, May 23, on channel 53.2.

MPS Media of Tennessee is the owner of channel 53.2 and the station is managed by New Age Media of Tennessee. Me-TV has surpassed the 45% clearance mark including 14 leading station groups.

“I am very excited about the addition of Me-TV Chattanooga to our family of stations,” said Tracye McCarthy, general manager. “In addition to the fantastic programming options available on FOX61, The CW Chattanooga, and MyNetwork TV Chattanooga, viewers will now be able to watch family friendly classic television entertainment.”

Me-TV features a wide range of classic television programming, some of the best programming written for television, that audiences and advertisers find comfortable and engaging. Me-TV’s library includes series from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution and CBS Television Distribution as well as independent series owners and producers.

Me-TV’s programs are some of the best television programs ever produced including: M*A*S*H, Perry Mason, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Bob Newhart Show, the original Star Trek and Hawaii Five-O series, in addition to 60 other programs.

The station groups clearing the Me-TV Network include: Hearst Television, Raycom Media, Cox Television, Newport Television, Media General, Capitol Broadcasting, Bahakel Communications, Gray Television, Quincy Newspapers, New Age Media, MPS Media, London Broadcasting Group, Bonten Media Group, and Titan Broadcast Management.


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