In an effort to continue our mission of bringing our viewers varied entertaining viewing options, WCOV recently launched a new TV station in Montgomery. Our investment of time and resources into this new station is something we feel viewers will appreciate with the addition of these new viewing options in Montgomery.
The new station is WALE-TV, Channel 17. Channel 17 consists of 4 different channels which offer viewers 4 different types of programming:
Channel 17.1- Justice Network
Channel 17.2- Laff
Channel 17.3- Escape TV
Channel 17.4- Jewelry TV
Channel 17.5- Movies!
Channel 17.6 - Heroes & Icons
Channel 17.1-Justice Network
With John Walsh as on-air host/ spokesperson, Justice Network features gripping stories of true crime and mystery while also aiming to make communities safer by empowering viewers to take action. Justice Network dedicates 90 seconds to public service every hour, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to capture most wanted fugitives, help locate missing children, and provide viewers with invaluable safety tips. This initiative has led to the safe return of nine missing children and the capture of 15 most wanted fugitives as featured on-air. The network works in partnerships with The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (of which Walsh was a founder), Crime Stoppers USA, and other law enforcement agencies.
For additional schedule info visit: http://www.justicenetworktv.com/schedule/
Channel 17.2-LAFF TV
LAFF is the country's first-ever, over-the-air broadcast television network devoted to comedy around-the-clock.
LAFF features some of the most popular sitcoms in contemporary television, including The Drew Carey Show, Night Court, Empty Nest, Grace Under Fire and Ellen DeGeneres’ first sitcom Ellen.
LAFF will also showcase such great theatrical motion pictures and stars as: Jerry Maguire starring Tom Cruise; Tom Hanks in Splash, Sleepless in Seattle, Punchline and Nothing in Common, Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder teaming for Stir Crazy; Eddie Murphy as The Distinguished Gentleman; Robin Williams in The Fisher King, Moscow on the Hudson and Old Dogs with John Travolta and many , many more.
For additional schedule info visit: http://www.laff.com/schedule/
Channel 17.3-ESCAPE TV
ESCAPE is an exciting new 24/7 broadcast network targeting women with a programming anchored in stories of crime and mystery. Everyday, our viewers will slip away into a world of peril, seduction and lies with off-network series and theatrical motion pictures.
Escape’s movie line-up will include such titles as Body Heat, Presumed Innocent, Disclosure, Misery, Dead Calm, Malice, Dolores Claiborne, Star 80, The Interpreter, The Bone Collector, Fatal Attraction, Mulholland Drive, Lost Highway, The Return, Play Misty for Me, A Kiss Before Dying, Waking The Dead, The Black Dahlia and many more.
Escape will also feature some of the greatest true crime series in television history, including Snapped, Unsolved Mysteries, Forensic Files and more.
For additional schedule info visit: http://www.escapetv.com/tv-schedule/
Channel 17.4-Jewelry Television
JTV is the only interactive multichannel shopping network that focuses exclusively on the sale of jewelry and gemstones. JTV is the world's largest retailer of colored gemstones and is also home to expert hosts and on-air guests who take pride in educating and entertaining viewers.
For additional schedule info visit: http://www.jtv.com/broadcast
MOVIES! Network is a classic 24/7 movie-focused brand that features a wide variety of timeless films from multiple studios. MOVIES! Network offers viewers a modern way to experience movies on broadcast television and creates an exceptional viewer experience by presenting unedited films in brilliant widescreen.
MOVIES! Network is programmed around iconic films and specific genres on weekends. Notable titles in the MOVIES! library include ‘The African Queen,’ ‘From Here to Eternity,’ ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s,’ ‘Bridge Over the River Kwai’, and ‘The French Connection.’
For additional schedule info visit: http://moviestvnetwork.com/schedule/
Channel 17.6-Heroes & Icons, H&I
H&I, Heroes & Icons is a new entertainment focused television network where heroic characters come alive in iconic television series. H&I features programming blocks of similar genres or shows, such as crime dramas or westerns; drawing from classic as well as more contemporary TV programming and series.
Series on the network include “NYPD Blue”, “Hill Street Blues”, “Wiseguy”, “Hunter”, “The Commish” as well as “The Pretender”, “Mannix”, “Renegade”, “The Mod Squad” and “21 Jump Street” and more.
For additional schedule info visit: http://handitvnetwork.com/schedule/
WALE-TV, Channel 17 is currently only available in Montgomery over the air with the use of an over the air antenna. We are currently working to gain cable carriage to help make these channels available to our cable and satellite viewers in Montgomery and the surrounding area. If you have cable or satellite and would like access to these channels, please call your cable or satellite provider and request carriage for the channels on WALE-TV.
Woods' Communications is committed to providing Montgomery and the surrounding area with a wide variety of informative and entertaining viewing options. We appreciate your interest in these new channels and thank you for watching.
Should you have any additional questions please feel free to visit our contact us page and submit something to us.