KVOS, the Me-TV Affiliate for the Seattle DMA, Is Now Available on
DIRECTV Channel 12 in Seattle and Western Washington
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/12 -- OTA Broadcasting,
licensee of station KVOS (Bellingham), announced today that KVOS, the
Me-TV affiliate for Seattle and Western Washington, is now available
on DIRECTV. The station was launched on DIRECTV on July 25, 2012 and
is available to most DIRECTV local channel subscribers with HD
capable equipment who are located in the Seattle DMA (as defined by
"We are delighted to be able to offer subscribers of DIRECTV in
Western Washington a chance to enjoy KVOS and the Me-TV programming,"
said Carol LaFever, VP - Operations, OTA Broadcasting. "KVOS has a
long history in the region, and now so many local viewers who grew up
with the station can enjoy the same programming they remember. We've
already received emails from viewers from Shelton to Point Roberts
applauding DIRECTV's addition of KVOS to the lineup."
Me-TV features a wide range of programming that audiences and
advertisers find comfortable and engaging. Me-TV's library includes
series from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, CBS
Television Distribution, NBCUniversal Television as well as
independent series owners and producers. Me-TV's line-up include some
of the best television programs ever produced, such as: 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 many other shows.
Me-TV, memorable entertainment television, launched nationally in
December 2010, is owned and operated by Weigel Broadcasting Co. and
distributed by MGM Television.
About OTA Broadcasting LLC
Based in Fairfax, Virginia, OTA
Broadcasting was formed in early 2011 to own and operate independent
television stations in large markets throughout the United States.
Presently OTA owns KTLN-TV in San Francisco, CA; KFFV in Seattle, WA;
KVOS-TV in Bellingham, WA and WEBR-CD in New York, NY. Additional
information is available at www.otabroadcasting.com or 703-865-4442.
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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