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WASHINGTON & NEW YORK – MHz Networks and public media station WNET have announced a joint agreement to launch MHz Networks’ premium channel MHz Worldview on November 1st in the New York City metropolitan area.

MHz Worldview features news broadcasts and scripted entertainment from more than 15 countries and will launch on WNET’s digital channels in high definition on 14.1 and in standard definition on 46.1 . WNET joins an expanding line-up of 20+ public television stations in the U.S. carrying MHz Worldview that includes partner stations in Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Utah, Denver and Washington, D.C.

In addition to live daily news blocks from France’s premiere news network France 24 and Germany’s preeminent news service Deutsche Welle, viewers will be able to enjoy select titles from MHz Networks’ catalog of popular mysteries, dramas and comedies. MHz Worldview’s prime time line-up includes Andrea Camilleri’s Detective Montalbano, critically acclaimed WWII drama A French Village and International Emmy® Award-Winning French cop drama Spiral. Visit mhznetworks.com/schedule/ for the full lineup of programming.

“Our international programming will be well received in New York, and particularly with WNET’s audience,” says Frederick Thomas, President and CEO of MHz Networks.  “We’re really happy to be a part of WNET’s channel lineup and look forward to working with them.”

“We’re pleased to partner with MHz Networks to bring critically acclaimed and globally minded content to viewers in the New York metro area,” said Neal Shapiro, President & CEO of WNET. “We believe this content will be a complimentary supplement to the other quality public television programming available in our market.”

MHz Worldview is currently only available to viewers with an over-the-air antenna or receiver. Viewers should rescan their over-the-air equipment to ensure proper reception of the channels.

About MHz Networks
MHz Networks offers U.S. viewers access to a library of the best international television mysteries, dramas, comedies and documentaries subtitled in English–on DVD and its digital platform, MHz Choice. MHz Networks’ unique international programming is also available on its national channel, MHz Worldview. MHz Worldview is available nationwide on DirecTV channel 2183 and on 25+ select public television affiliates.

Contacts
Lance Schwulst
MHz Networks
703-770-7116
press@mhznetworks.com

Lindsey Horvitz
WNET
212-560-6609
horvitzl@wnet.org

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