Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the Movies! Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the DECADES Network, the H&I - Heroes & Icons Network and the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations, and Story Television. Weigel produces the original network TV programs Toon In With Me, Svengoolie, Collector’s Call and Through the Decades. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations serving New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, Des Moines, Portland, South Bend, Evansville and Rockford. Weigel is the creator of the nationally syndicated music format MeTV FM.
The company’s history goes back more than five decades. Always an entrepreneurial company finding innovative ways to serve its markets, Weigel began with a single television station — WCIU-TV. Today, Weigel is a multi-platform media company with broadcast and network operations; a popular radio station playing timeless and memorable music; and proprietary technology for news applications.
The industry continues to evolve and Weigel has changed dramatically along with it. What remains unchanged is Weigel’s dedication to serving our audiences and clients with compelling programming, products and innovation.