United Communications Corporation, parent company of WWNY & WNYF has launched of a new programming channel in the Watertown market. MeTV North Country features classic/retro television programming like Bonanza, MASH, The Andy Griffith Show, and I Love Lucy.
MeTV is available on a sub-channel of Watertown's FOX affiliate WNYF-CD and will be available on Time Warner Cable on channel 1250, and on SLIC on channel 26. United Communications is working with other cable and television program suppliers and hopes to have future announcements about carriage on those systems.
DirecTV & the DISH network have been offered MeTV North Country and are not currently picking it up. We encourage you to call these services and share your interest on social media with #IWantMeTVNorthCountry.
Antenna users attempting to receive the over-the-air signal may need to re-scan their televisions in order to receive the new signal. MeTV will be broadcast on channel 28.2. For assistance choosing an antenna you might want to visit: www.antennaweb.org
Below is a coverage map of WNYF-CD, Watertown.
(Please note the programming on WWNY-CD, 28.1 & 28.2 from Massena is unchanged.)
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Watertown, NY