For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON & NEW YORK – MHz Networks and public media station WNET have recently announced a joint agreement to launch MHz Networks’ premium channel MHz Worldview in the New York City metropolitan area. MHz Worldview was recently launched in NYC on November 1, 2018.

MHz Worldview features news broadcasts and scripted entertainment from more than 15 countries and is available 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 and Denver.

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 complementary 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 WNET
WNET is America’s flagship PBS station and parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21, home to ALL ARTS. WNET also operates NJTV, the statewide public media network in New Jersey. Through its broadcast channels, three cable services (THIRTEEN PBSKids, Create and World) and online streaming sites, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than five million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, the new nightly interview program Amanpour and Company and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings. WNET’s groundbreaking series for children and young adults include Get the Math, Oh Noah! and Cyberchase as well as Mission US, the award-winning interactive history experience. WNET highlights the tri-state’s unique issues and culture through NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams and MetroFocus, NYC-ARTS, Treasures of New York, Theater Close-Up, and WLIW Arts Beat. WNET creates online-only programming, including the award-winning series about gender identity, First Person. Through multi-platform initiatives Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America and Peril and Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change, WNET showcases the human stories around these issues and promising solutions. The weekly program SciTech Now explores the nexus of new ideas in science and technology. Through THIRTEEN Passport and WLIW Passport, station members can stream new and archival THIRTEEN, WLIW and PBS programming anytime, anywhere.

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 ch. 2183 and on 25+ select public television affiliates.

New MHz Choice customers receive a free 30-Day Trial. For more information or to subscribe, go to mhzchoice.com.

Contacts
Lance Schwulst
MHz Networks
703-770-7116
[email protected]

Lindsey Horvitz
WNET
212-560-6609
[email protected]