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[09/06/11 - 01:55 PM]
Me-TV Announces Significant Market Affiliate Agreements, Including San Diego, Las Vegas, St. Louis & Minneapolis/St. Paul
The network has a clearance level reaching 60% of the country.

[via press release from Me-TV]

Me-TV announces significant market affiliate agreements, including San Diego, Las Vegas, St. Louis & Minneapolis/St. Paul that raise clearance level to 60%

9/6/11 - Chicago, Illinois - Me-TV continues to add major markets with key media groups, most recently Hubbard Broadcasting, Journal Communications and Landmark Television. The network has a clearance level reaching 60% of the country as these network affiliated stations join the Me-TV line-up.

Me-TV's newest affiliates to join the network include the following media groups, stations and markets:

Hubbard Broadcasting KSTP/ABC Minneapolis/St. Paul

Journal Communications WSYM/Fox Lansing, Michigan

Journal Communications WGBA/NBC Green Bay

Midwest Broadcasting KFMB/CBS San Diego

Landmark Television KLAS/CBS Las Vegas

Roberts Broadcasting WRBU/MyNetwork St. Louis

Southwest Media KCSG/Me-TV Salt Lake City

Many of the nation's top broadcast groups are now part of the Me-TV family, including Journal, Hearst, Raycom, Gray, Hubbard, Landmark, Midwest, Media General, Newport, Cox, Bahakel, Titan, Quincy, New Age, London, Nexstar, Bonten, Southwest and many more.

"Me-TV has cleared 60% of the country. We are grateful that so many top-notch broadcasters have seen the value of our network and have embraced our viewer and advertiser-friendly format," said Neal Sabin, President of Content and Networks for Weigel Broadcasting Co. "Our affiliate partners say it better than I can."

"KFMB is proud to bring Me-TV to San Diego. Like the classic, timeless shows of this network, KFMB has a rich, family-owned heritage. Our station provides unparalleled reach in the community and we are excited to offer Me-TV's quality line-up of beloved shows in the San Diego market," said Elisabeth Kimmel, President and General Counsel, Midwest Television, Inc.

"We are excited to bring Me-TV to our viewers in Green Bay and Lansing. Their schedule is full of familiar shows and stars from the history of television and that makes Me-TV a terrific programming choice for our digital channels," said Jim Thomas, Vice President, Marketing, Programming and Interactive Media with Journal Communications.

"We are impressed with Me-TV's combination of iconic programs and creative scheduling and are proud to provide it to our viewers in Las Vegas," said Emily T. Neilson, President and General Manager of KLAS. "Me-TV has scored a direct hit on the boomer sweet spot. Audiences will have fun re-discovering the shows and actors who are so ingrained in our pop culture."

"Bringing Me-TV to the Twin Cities was an easy decision for us," said Susan Wenz, Director of Programming at KSTP. "Me-TV's schedule offers our viewers some of the best classic shows ever seen on television."

"Our focus has been and will continue to be family oriented programs," said Ed Merrifield, General Manager of KCSG in Salt Lake City. "Me-TV is classic TV at its best. We are excited to provide non-stop family entertainment to viewers in the market we serve. Nowhere else can viewers get this choice of quality television entertainment than on Me-TV."

An example of Me-TV's success can be found at WBME, a Weigel-owned Milwaukee affiliate. Last month, the station beat the local CW and MyNetwork affiliates in key time periods, including Monday - Sunday 7am - 1am; Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm and 3pm - 6pm; Saturday - Sunday 12pm - 5pm.

(Source: Nielsen Media Research, Milwaukee DMA Live + SD. Household average 8/1/11 - 8/25/11.)

Me-TV, memorable entertainment television, launched nationally in December 2010, is owned and operated by Weigel Broadcasting Co. and distributed by MGM Television. Click here for additional information about the network, current show list and complete program schedule.

About Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. and affiliate companies own and operate The U/WCIU-TV 26.1, The U Too/ WCIU-TV 26.2, Me-TV/WCIU-TV 26.3, Me-Too/WCIU-TV 26.4, THIS/ WCIU-TV 26.5, WWME-CA 23, WMEU-CA 48 in Chicago, IL; CBS/WDJT-TV 58.1, WMLW/WDJT-TV 58.2, THIS/WDJT-TV 58.3, Shorewest TV/WDJT-TV 58.4, WMLW-CA 41, WMLW-LD 41.1, Me-TV/WBME-TV 49.1, Telemundo/WBME-TV 49.4, Telemundo/WYTU-LD 63.1, Me-TV/WYTU-LP 63 in Milwaukee, WI; and ABC/WBND-LD 57.1, Me-TV/WBND-LD 57.2, CW/WCWW-TV 25.1, THIS/WCWW-TV 25.2, My Michiana/WMYS-TV 69.1 in South Bend, IN. Weigel Broadcasting Co. also owns and operates the Me-TV, Memorable Entertainment Television network and in collaboration with MGM, created and operates THIStv Network.





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