Me-TV, WCIU revamps schedule

Me-TV, the home of classic sitcoms (and a few educational and first-run weeklies) has revamped its schedule, effective this Monday.  The most notable change is the removal of raunchy sitcoms Married… With Children and That’s ’70’s Show from the schedule and airing Scrubs at 12:30 a.m. – a half-hour before its regularly scheduled 1 a.m. WCIU showing.

And speaking of WCIU, the independent is expanding the length of You and Me in the Morning and now scheduling it as regular half-hour shows at 6, 7, and 8 a.m. Before, the program aired in lengths ranging from 30 seconds to 15 sandwiched between syndicated programming. You and Me continues to be hosted by Jeanne Sparrow, who temporarily left the show last month and went on sick leave.

WCIU has also revamped its evening and late-night lineup, also effective on Monday. The most notable changes are pairing up back to back episodes of The King of Queens and That ’70’s Show in late-fringe and exiling South Park to 3 a.m., as the five-year contract to carry repeats of the show is nearing expiration.

Both WCIU and Me-TV are found over-the-air with a digital tuner on 26.1 and 26.2 respectively, and both are owned by Weigel Broadcasting.