Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAZ Launches New Digital Channel MeTV 50.2

MeTV 50.2 - Raleigh

Me TV 50.2, which stands for “Memorable Entertainment Television”, is a free, family friendly TV channel consisting of timeless, classic TV hits from major television studios and producers.

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By Jason Matthews

For Immediate Release
Monday, April 4, 2011

Raleigh-Durham – TV viewers in the Raleigh-Durham market have a brand new, yet very familiar, digital channel called MeTV 50.2.

MeTV 50.2, which stands for “Memorable Entertainment Television”, is a free, family friendly TV channel consisting of timeless, classic TV hits from major television studios and producers. Among the MeTV 50.2 lineup are classic, Emmy awarding winning shows like I Love Lucy, MASH, Cheers, Mary Tyler Moore, Happy Days, The Honeymooners, Hawaii Five-O, Star Trek, Perry Mason, Batman, Lost in Space, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, Rawhide, The Wild, Wild West and many others. MeTV 50.2 is also the home for the Durham Bulls TV broadcasts which include over 50 home games.

MeTV 50.2 is available now free over-the-air on WRAZ Channel 50.2 and on Time Warner Digital Cable Channel 151

“Along with the top-rated entertainment and sports programming from FOX, we are pleased to be able to offer the classic television programs on MeTV 50.2.” said Tommy Schenck, VP & GM of FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) “Not only are we excited to give our local viewers more choices, but we can offer quality TV for free, which certainly comes in handy in the current economy.”

"We're excited and thrilled with our new partnership with Capitol Broadcasting and MeTV 50.2,” said David Chavez, Director of SE Division of MGM Television. “They have been at the forefront of the digital television revolution, and they are a perfect fit for our network. The Raleigh-Durham TV viewers are really in for a treat!"

MeTV 50.2 will cover over 23 counties in the heart of North Carolina and will be operated out of the same Diamond View studios where FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) broadcasts.

To recap:

FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) is available: free over-the-air on Channel 50.1 and on Time Warner Digital Cable Channel 1150. FOX 50 is the home of AMERICAN IDOL, GLEE, HOUSE, BONES, THE SIMPSONS, FAMILY GUY, RAISING HOPE, the NFL, MLB, NASCAR and THE X FACTOR.

MeTV 50.2 Raleigh-Durham (WRAZ-DT) is available: free over-the-air on Channel 50.2 and on Digital Cable Channel 151. MeTV 50.2 is the home of classic TV shows.

For more information on MeTV 50.2 (WRAZ-TV) and MeTV 50.2 programming, please visit www.FOX50.com/metv.

For all other information, contact FOX 50 Program Director Joanne Stanley at (919) 595-5221.

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TV, WRAL Digital, WRAL-FM, WRAL-HD2, WCMC-FM, WDNC-AM, WCLY-AM, Microspace, CBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Marketing in Raleigh, NC; WJZY-TV and WMYT-TV in Charlotte, NC; WILM-TV and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; WRAZ-TV and The Durham Bulls in Durham, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Project and Diamond View office buildings in Durham, NC.


 

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