Classic TV diginet MeTV has begun teasing their new fall programming lineup. Among the additions this September: The Adventures of Superman, The Andy Griffith Show, Baa Baa Black Sheep, CHiPs and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Returning shows include Cheers and Mission: Impossible. Stay tuned for more details…
Fellow classic TV digital network Antenna TV has found a new home in Charlotte. They had been on WJZY (FOX affiliate) 46.2 until July 1, when they were replaced by Movies! Antenna TV will launch on WCCB (The CW affiliate) 18.2 on August 15, right next to MeTV on 18.3.
New digital networks Escape and Grit are slated to go live in August. Escape will target a female audience with a mix of movies and off-network reruns. Grit will air a male-oriented schedule of action and western films. Owner Katz Broadcasting has already licensed movies from Paramount, Universal and Warner Bros. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision will carry the new networks on their digital subchannels in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Miami. Other affilates are being added, with clearance already reaching over 50% of U.S. TV households.
Turner Classic Movies will be honoring the late James Garner with a 24-hour marathon of his big-screen work this Monday June 28: