WZME Bridgeport, CT (NY area) dropping MeTV for H&I 10/4 (2 Viewers)

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Mr Tony

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On 10/4 WZME Bridgeport, CT (NYC DMA) is dropping MeTV for Heroes & Icons.
With a METV affilaite already in NYC now (WJLP) and assume the contract was up on WZME they are switching to H&I

This will bring H&I to cable and satellite there (as WZME METV is a -1 station it gets must carry coverage)
 
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localclassictvfan

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KWMS 18.1 Monroe La. Market added H&I on Sept. 15 replacing MeTV. Former ABC 11 now KMLU launched MeTV the same day....11 was KAQY which went to the KNOE CBS 8 subchannel. The KMLU channel went dark till this week...
 

Mr Tony

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KMLU is owned by the same folks who have been buying up the stations that Gray gives up when they buy the assets of a station and move it to its own sub

Ironically the 2 stations in ND are H&I and the one in Nebraska is Sonlife (Jimmy Swaggart Net)...MeTV was already in those markets....odd they didnt go with H&I...but at least they still got something decent
 

ejb1980

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Cozi TV in Boston is the same way. WMFP 62-1 is Cozi TV "HD" with some of the schedule covered up with paid programming. 62-2 is the national feed of Cozi TV in SD. I think they have other subs too. I had a small hope that the SD version of Directv's WMFP would be the "real" WMFP SD but it's not, as is normal.
 

Mr Tony

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Cozi TV in Boston is the same way. WMFP 62-1 is Cozi TV "HD" with some of the schedule covered up with paid programming. 62-2 is the national feed of Cozi TV in SD..
That is odd that its paid programming. I could see something like CW or MY (but I know Boston has full power affiliates there....thinking more of the small markets) or even local programming. But paid programs?
 

ejb1980

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So dumb

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Mr Tony

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One thing that came up was the agreement with FOX & H&I...would this affect WZME as it is classified as a station in the NY market? Dont think it will as WZME OTA doesnt cover NYC.

One thing it DOES help is folks on satellite will get H&I in the NY area (via WZME)
 

jegrant

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You'd think Weigel would prefer to have WZME carry it (because it will benefit from must carry on satellite) rather than only be a subchannel of FOX.
 
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