MONTEREY — Beginning Feb. 1, Me-TV Network will be available on Comcast channel 19 and over-the-air on KYMB TV Channel 27.1. This TV, the movie Network from MGM studios, will be available only over-the-air on KYMB Channel 27.2 in the Monterey/Salinas Television Market.
“There is a growing demand for classic television programming in the market. We feel that Me-TV will be better suited for our audience and advertisers,” said Gary Cocola, co-owner of the station.
Me-TV or (Memorable Entertainment Television) has been in Chicago since 2005 and in Milwaukee since 2008. The format presents a wide variety of the iconic series that have defined pop culture and television for decades. Its library includes series from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution and CBS Television Distribution as well as independent series owners and producers. Comedies on Me-TV include, “M*A*S*H,” “I Love Lucy,” “Bewitched,” “I Dream of Jeannie,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “The Dick Van Dyke Show, Hogan’s Heroes, My Three Sons, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Odd Couple, Laurel and Hardy,” and “The Bob Newhart Show.” Dramas on the network include, “Perry Mason,” “The Rockford Files,” “Colombo,” “Kojak,” “The Untouchables,” the original “Star Trek” and “Hawaii Five-O” series, “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea,” “Mission Impossible,” “Combat,” and “12 O’ Clock High.” Me-TV Westerns include, “Bonanza,” “The Big Valley,” “The Wild Wild West,” “Gunsmoke,” and The “Rifleman.” In total, the Me-TV Network premiered with approximately 50 series under long-term license agreements.
Cocola said the local programming seen Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. would continue on the station, however, other local programming would be lost.
For schedule highlights, viewers may check their local listings or visit www.Me-TVmonterey.com.