SOURCE: OTA Broadcasting

OTA Broadcasting

July 27, 2012 20:02 ET

KVOS, the Me-TV Affiliate for the Seattle DMA, Is Now Available on DIRECTV Channel 12 in Seattle and Western Washington

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 27, 2012) - 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 Nielsen).

"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 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.

Contact Information

  • For more information:

    Carol LaFever
    VP, Operations
    OTA Broadcasting
    Email Contact