Me-TV claims 45% national clearance


Following its national launch in January, Me-TV (Memorable Entertainment Television) has now surpassed the 45% clearance mark. That was announced by the partners in the project, Weigel Broadcasting Co. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM).

Weigel and MGM say 14 stations groups have cleared the digital network featuring classic television shows. Those groups 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.

“We are grateful to the FCC for their creation and advocacy of digital broadcasting. Our affiliates understand the value of their digital spectrum and with Me-TV offer a great new programming service to their millions of over-the-air television viewers,” said John Bryan, President, Domestic Television Distribution, MGM.