Cable-satellite network FETV (Family Entertainment Television) has ended their relationship with broadcast diginet COZI-TV and unveiled a new lineup of classic TV programming.
FETV had been simulcasting a significant amount of COZI programming, mostly on weekdays, since 2014. According to FETV General Manager Bill Airy, the license agreement with NBCUniversal-owned COZI expired and is not being renewed.
Here’s a look at the new FETV schedule, which launched in late June:
Weekdays (All times Eastern)
5AM The Roy Rogers Show
5:30 The Roy Rogers Show
6AM The Lone Ranger
6:30 The Lone Ranger
7-9AM Religious Programming
9AM The Roy Rogers Show
10AM Father Knows Best (starts end of July)
10:30 Father Knows Best (starts end of July)
1PM The Flying Nun
1:30 The Flying Nun
2PM One Day at a Time
2:30 One Day at a Time
3PM Designing Women
3:30 Designing Women
4PM Perry Mason
6PM The Roy Rogers Show
6:30 The Roy Rogers Show
7PM The Lone Ranger
7:30 The Lone Ranger
8PM Perry Mason
10PM T.J. Hooker
11PM Hart to Hart
12M Maude (Sun-Th)/The Lone Ranger (F)
12:30 Maude (Sun-Th)/The Lone Ranger (F)
1AM Barney Miller (Sun-Th)/The Roy Rogers Show (F)
1:30 Barney Miller (Sun-Th)/The Roy Rogers Show (F)
2AM Sergeant Preston of The Yukon (Sun-Th)/Lassie (F)
2:30 Sergeant Preston of The Yukon (Sun-Th)/Lassie (F)
3AM Lassie (Sun -Th)/Paid Programming (F)
3:30 Lassie (Sun-Th)/Paid Programming (F)
4AM The Lone Ranger (Sun-Th)/Paid Programming (F)
4:30 The Lone Ranger (Sun-Th)/Paid Programming (F)
FETV’s Saturday schedule is mostly classic TV, highlighted by a 7-hour block of The Lone Ranger from 11AM-6PM. Sundays are nearly all religious programming, although they are airing back-to-back episodes of Perry Mason and Matlock from 1-5PM.
FETV is a programming service of LeSEA Broadcasting Corporation of South Bend, Indiana. It’s available on AT&T U-verse (Channel 578), DirecTV (Channel 323) and Dish Network (Channel 82). For more information on FETV, please visit their Facebook page.
A reminder that COZI-TV is available for free on over-the-air broadcast stations reaching over 60% of the United States. To find an affiliate near you, check out the COZI-TV website.