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MeTV to Air Family Favorites
Two favorite episodes of The Brady Bunch air this month. On Sunday, March 22 at 12:30pm/11:30c, it’s the “Family Frolics” episode in which the family does musical and comedy skits. On Sunday, March 29 at 12:00pm/11:00c, catch “Everyone Can’t Be George Washington,” where Peter gets the chance to play Benedict Arnold and it turns his […]
Milestone Episodes Of ‘The Flintstones’ Will Air On MeTV This November Including The First Appearance Of Pebbles And Bamm-Bamm
It’s Yabba-Dabba-Goo time when baby Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm make their MeTV debut in milestone episodes of The Flintstones airing this November on America’s number-one rated and distributed multicast network. The Flintstones is part of MeTV’s weeknight line-up with back-to-back episodes airing at 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm ET/PT, in addition to a two-hour block on Sunday mornings. Since its debut on MeTV on September 30, 2019, The Flintstones has quickly become a MeTV audience favorite. The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm characters joined the series during the show’s third and fourth seasons respectively. Fun Fact: Originally, the plan was for Fred and Wilma’s child to be a boy, until Hanna Barbera received a call from the merchandising division and realized that by making their child a girl, the company could create more lucrative toys. Three million dollars in toy sales were made in the first three months following Pebbles’ birth. The Flintstones follows the daily adventures of Fred & Wilma Flintstone and their neighbors and best friends, Barney & Betty Rubble, in the prehistoric town of Bedrock. Originally debuting in 1960, the …
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Meet ‘The Flintstones’ On MeTV
America’s first family of animated comedy debuts on MeTV Monday, September 30…fifty-nine years to the day from its very first telecast! t’s Yabba-Dabba-Doo time on MeTV when the seminal animated favorite The Flintstones joins the network’s weeknight lineup with back-to-back episodes at 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm ET/PT starting Monday, September 30. The series will begin in order with the original TV pilot, titled “The Flintstone Flyer.” When The Flintstones premiered on September 30, 1960, it shook up television like a slab of dinosaur ribs slapped on the side of a car. Never before had there been a primetime, cartoon sitcom. The show follows the daily adventures of Fred & Wilma Flintstone and their neighbors and best friends, Barney & Betty Rubble, in the prehistoric town of Bedrock. In later seasons, kids Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm joined the cast. The show’s clever juxtaposition of modern family concerns and everyday life against the backdrop of the Stone Age made The Flintstones an enduring cultural phenomenon still part of American life today. The Flintstones debut schedule on MeTV Monday, September 30, 2019 6pm/5c …
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MeTV Brings ‘The Flintstones’ Back To Network Broadcast Television 59 Years To The Day Of First Telecast
Fifty-nine years to the day that The Flintstones first debuted on television, one of the greatest animated series of all time will return on America’s #1 classic television network, MeTV. Starting Monday, September 30, the series beloved by generations will air back-to-back episodes Monday-Friday at 6 pm ET/5pm CT. “The Flintstones represents the essence of MeTV – beloved, family-friendly, timeless programming,” said Neal Sabin, Vice-Chairman of Weigel Broadcasting Co. “No matter the decade, and in this case as far back as the Stone Age, MeTV always delivers the classics for our audience.” The Flintstones first premiered on September 30, 1960, becoming the first animated television series to air in primetime and paving the way for later primetime cartoon series including The Simpsons, Family Guy, and others. Proven to be ahead of its time, the series is cited as the first animated program to depict a husband and wife sharing a bed and the first to address infertility issues with the Rubbles’ adoption of son Bamm-Bamm in season four. The show was also the first animated series to be nominated for …
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