Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company operates local broadcast television stations in three Midwest markets, as well as national networks that are distributed across 375+ affiliates throughout the country. The networks include MeTV, America’s number one all-classic TV network; MOVIES!, in partnership with Fox Television Stations; DECADES, developed in association with the CBS Television Stations; and Heroes & Icons, offering both classic and contemporary programming. These networks are available in over 96% of U.S. households.
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.