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Old 04-04-2012, 07:08 PM   #16
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The new schedule starts April 16th.

Ok Thanks, I was looking for it last night
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Old 04-05-2012, 05:28 AM   #17
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I wish they would stop monopolizing huge blocks of time with consecutive episodes of the same show. Whether 2 regularly scheduled hours, or 12 hour Marathons, there are just too many good old sitcoms available to subject viewers to this Video Overkill. It's really frustrating to turn on MeTV and find yourself caught in a "Brady Bunch" or "MASH" timewarp! Of course, this is without a doubt the best channel available for those of us who loved TV back when it was actually entertaining, so I do feel a little like I'm biting the hand that feeds us by complaining. Still, I really think they should limit the exposure of any program to 1 hour (at the most).
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Love The Brady Bunch Brunch and that they show I Love Lucy!! <3
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Me-TV saturday's schedule is AWFUL
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I wish they would stop monopolizing huge blocks of time with consecutive episodes of the same show. Whether 2 regularly scheduled hours, or 12 hour Marathons, there are just too many good old sitcoms available to subject viewers to this Video Overkill. It's really frustrating to turn on MeTV and find yourself caught in a "Brady Bunch" or "MASH" timewarp! Of course, this is without a doubt the best channel available for those of us who loved TV back when it was actually entertaining, so I do feel a little like I'm biting the hand that feeds us by complaining. Still, I really think they should limit the exposure of any program to 1 hour (at the most).
While I really enjoy The Brady Bunch Brunch, I have to agree. Maybe if they gave every show equal amounts of time, they would have room for more shows!!
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I agree with that. A while back I contacted MeTV about their Saturday Morning schedule and suggested they run vintage cartoons that are undoubtedly as dear to the Boomers' hearts as the sitcoms they run the rest of the week. Saturday Morning Programming was a treasured institution when I was a kid in the early 60's.

I suggested Mr Magoo, Timmy & Lassie, Superman, Rocky and Bullwinkle, Beanie & Cecil, Top Cat, The Jetsons, The Flintstones, Hercules, Space Angel, Bugs Bunny, HR PuffNStuff, The Bugaloos, etc. MeTV recently announced they are adding Mr Magoo and a couple of animated action heroes on Saturdays, so maybe that's a start, but not exactly what I had in mind.

If you think that "Green Screen" stuff they run currently is out of place on MeTV, I suggest that you contact them on their website and tell them so. Maybe if enough people want the good old cartoons and live action series, they'll get the message.

PS- Although I have to say that I really like the Saturday Evening line-up beginning with Wild Wild West, right through the whole night; especially Star Trek and Honey West. When I was little, I went trick-or-treating 3 years in a row in a black leotard, kitten heel boots and a shoulder holster!
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I agree with that. A while back I contacted MeTV about their Saturday Morning schedule and suggested they run vintage cartoons that are undoubtedly as dear to the Boomers' hearts as the sitcoms they run the rest of the week. Saturday Morning Programming was a treasured institution when I was a kid in the early 60's.

I suggested Mr Magoo, Timmy & Lassie, Superman, Rocky and Bullwinkle, Beanie & Cecil, Top Cat, The Jetsons, The Flintstones, Hercules, Space Angel, Bugs Bunny, HR PuffNStuff, The Bugaloos, etc. MeTV recently announced they are adding Mr Magoo and a couple of animated action heroes on Saturdays, so maybe that's a start, but not exactly what I had in mind.

If you think that "Green Screen" stuff they run currently is out of place on MeTV, I suggest that you contact them on their website and tell them so. Maybe if enough people want the good old cartoons and live action series, they'll get the message.

PS- Although I have to say that I really like the Saturday Evening line-up beginning with Wild Wild West, right through the whole night; especially Star Trek and Honey West. When I was little, I went trick-or-treating 3 years in a row in a black leotard, kitten heel boots and a shoulder holster!

And it's not just Me-tV, seems like all TV stations save their WORST programming for saturday night
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And it's not just Me-tV, seems like all TV stations save their WORST programming for saturday night

Maybe they're worried about our health. . . . If there's nothing on TV, maybe we'll get off the couch at least one night per week and go dancing!
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Maybe they're worried about our health. . . . If there's nothing on TV, maybe we'll get off the couch at least one night per week and go dancing!

I always thought it was a stupid mentality for networks to believe that people go out every saturday night
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The Brady Bunch only airs on Sunday and only for 4 episodes. It's not like MASH or The Dick Van Dyke Show or I Love Lucy--these shows get MORE than their fair share of exposure on Me-TV. Same goes for Perry Mason which occupies a morning and a evening slot. (I'm not dissing the shows, just the overexposure)
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I always thought it was a stupid mentality for networks to believe that people go out every saturday night
The Networks certainly didn't feel that way back in the 70's when All In the Family, MTM, Bob Newhart, Carol Burnett and all the other blockbusters were running on Saturday nights. Of course, as I said before, I think MeTV shows remarkable respect for their audience by running some really great shows on Saturday nights. I'm even getting a kick out of watching Svengoolie-- corny as he (and his movies) is/are.

We used to have Chiller Theatre here in Pittsburgh on Saturday nights, a double feature of horror or sci-fi, with all sorts of tongue-in-cheek skits and characters thrown in for good measure. Man, we just loved that show! Kids would have sleep overs to watch it, and sometimes it would even be on all night long. What a thrill that was to be allowed to stay up and watch TV all night! The Host was Bill "Chillie Billie" Cardille-- a Living Legend in these parts, to this day. He also hosted Studio Wrestling and the Jerry Lewis Telethon-- a real TV pioneer, as most of those early guys were.
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METV has the right's to the Timmy and Lassie and Lone Ranger since it was include in those classic cartoon package I belive if METV drops the Greenscreen stuff and add Timmy and Lassie and Lone Ranger to those slots the lassie and Lone Ranger they could be a E/I when they was shown on WHT they had them as E/I
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METV has the right's to the Timmy and Lassie and Lone Ranger since it was include in those classic cartoon package I belive if METV drops the Greenscreen stuff and add Timmy and Lassie and Lone Ranger to those slots the lassie and Lone Ranger they could be a E/I when they was shown on WHT they had them as E/I
I think you're right about that E/I scheduling. The Jetsons, Little House on the Prarie, The Flintstones and Lassie have all passed for E/I on various stations since the Childrens' Programming Law was enacted. Enforcement has been spotty at best, allowing such shows based upon alledged "historical" or "scientific" or "cultural" significance rather than demonstrable educational value.

Don't you think that E/I has sort of outlived its usefulness at this point, though? There are so many more channels today, some specifically targeting children. . . . It just seems silly to pretend that kids are getting up early to watch GreenScreen Adventures on MeTV, when the channel is so obviously geared towards Boomers. Presumably none of us are watching it either, so who is?

Ultimately, what is the value of educational programming if no one is interested in watching it? I'd really love to know what the ratings are like for GreenScreen Adventures, if anyone knows the answer.

Just to clarify: I'm not implying that young kids wouldn't find MeTV's regular programming entertaining; on the contrary, little kids can show exceptional taste in choosing their own entertainment. I'm just not convinced that those who might like MeTV the rest of the week, would also enjoy watching GreenScreen on Saturday morning.
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GreenScreen is produced by Weigel Broadcasting, therefore it's an in-house production, ergo, cheap stuff they don't have to license from a program supplier. It also airs on THIS-TV as well.
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