New movie channel comes to Triangle TV

Posted March 30, 2009 2:59 p.m. EDT
Updated March 31, 2009 11:16 a.m. EDT

— FOX 50 (WRAZ-TV) announced the launch of a new, free, over-the-air movie channel Monday.

"THIS" can be found on Ch. 50.3 and on Time Warner digital cable Ch. 252. It will feature movies from the libraries of MGM, United Artists, Orion Pictures, Polygram, Cannon and Samuel Goldwyn Films.

THIS will be available to viewers in 23 counties across central North Carolina.

"We're excited and thrilled with our new partnership with Capitol Broadcasting and THIS,” said David Chavez, Director of SE Division of MGM Television. “They have been at the forefront of the digital television revolution, and they are a perfect fit for our network. The Raleigh-Durham TV viewers are really in for a treat!"

WRAZ-TV  is a subsidiary of Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., owner of WRAL-TV and other media, sports and real estate properties.