Yabba-Dabba-Doo! The Flintstones are coming to MeTV!

Visit Fred and Barney in Bedrock beginning this fall.

Meet The Flintstones on MeTV!

America’s first family of animated comedy is coming to MeTV!

Premiering on Monday, September 30, fifty-nine years to the day from its very first telecast, The Flintstones will air on MeTV weeknights, with back-to-back episodes starting at 6PM | 5C. Yes, that means Bedrock and Mayberry are now neighbors.

For the first time since the prehistoric era, Fred and Wilma, Barney and Betty and the rest of the gang are back on national broadcast network TV. So get ready to rock… Bedrock!

When The Flintstones premiered in the fall of 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. Additionally, it was the first animated series to earn a nomination for the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series. The cartoon featured the voice talents of familiar MeTV faces such as Bea Benaderet (Petticoat Junction) and Howard Morris (The Andy Griffith Show).

Today, the Flintstones are global icons and the, er, bedrock of the Hanna-Barbera empire. After six seasons, the show spawned spin-offs, movies, toys, comic books, vitamins, cereals, merchandise and more.

Stay tuned for more information — and more fun — surrounding the Flintstones!

Watch The Flintstones on MeTV!

Weekdays at 6:30 AM & Sundays at 10 AM

*available in most MeTV markets
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Kimani 35 months ago
MeTV's very first cartoon to be on-air!
PatDaddy 58 months ago
Will Mama's family still be on MeTV?
wwoman 59 months ago

Can you also bring back the 1960-70's classic, Dark Shadows? Would love to see that series again.
Gary wwoman 59 months ago
Dark Shadows comes on Decades TV weeknights at 9PM PST.
Boomer 59 months ago
What a GREAT snag by MeTV to get the Flintstones and the Rubbes BUT when are you going to make some much needed changes to your prime-time venue. I mean PLEASE, move The Carol Burnett show into Prime-Time. Enough of the ENDLESS repeats of Andy, Gomer and Sgt Schultz. I also think it’s time to put the Rifleman out to pasture. You have some great shows like In The Heat of the Night that deserve to be shared with the hard working public when they are relaxing at home after supper. Why are Great shows like Carol and Dick banished to the late night hours? I’m telling you, we’d love to see them at 9pm.
Hopefully more changes are coming soon, I am a HUGE fan of MeTV and post my love for you on Twitter regularly but the endless reruns of some shows are making it hard to keep tuning in.
Brownthunder 59 months ago
I'm so excited about the Flintstones coming to Me TV
BrianTBarnum 59 months ago
Flintstones is a GREAT addition! Remember when Friday the day after Thanksgiving had cartoons all morning long since kids were home from school?? Would be nice if MeTV could do that after Thanksgiving.
thedude1500 59 months ago
Will they show the original in-show advertisements (Fred and Barney enjoying Winstons behind the garage?)
harlow1313 thedude1500 59 months ago
No, it will be a modern commercial with Fred and Barney still behind that garage, but vaping.
It is illegal to air cigarette commercials on tv. Has been since January 2nd, 1971. The Tonight Show aired the last one, I believe it was for Virginia Slims.
Strangely perhaps, they kept airing commercials for BIC and Cricket lighters.
"Keep flicking your BIC, sir!"
"Hey, cricket. You missed one!"
KirwoodDerby 59 months ago
When I was a young teen Channel 5 in New York put the Flintstones on after dinner and I would especially enjoy watching them on a cold winter night when it was too cold to go outside. Don’t think I won’t be recalling those nights as we approach the winter months. Thanks MeTV.
Mark 59 months ago
They could move the Flintstones to Saturday morning and bring back Saturday morning TV the way it used to be. I remember back in the day, the line-up had some great classics and could look something like this:

Tarzan (not the Disney version)
Bugs Bunny and Roadrunner show
Valley of the Dinosaurs
The Herculoids
Thundarr the Barbarian
Jonny Quest
Scooby-Doo's Laffalympics
The Smurfs
Shazam/Isis Power Hour (not the terrorist group! the Egyptian superheroine of the 1970s)
Flash Gordon
Star Trek animated series
Sid and Marty Kroft shows (Far Out Space Nuts, The Lost Saucer, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters)
The Banana Splits

And there's still so much more. Back in the day, there were three networks of Saturday morning cartoons. Too many to squeeze into one channel. But to restore retro Saturday mornings would be awesome.

thedude1500 Mark 59 months ago
Land of the Lost, Josie and the Pussycats in Outer Space, Harlem Globetrotters, the Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, Underdog, Hong Kong Phooey, Huddles, Wait Till Your Father Gets Home and the Ralph Bakshi Mighty Mouse.
Gary Mark 59 months ago
Star Trek animated series Was on H & I TV for a while sunday at 7PM PST.
pumkinheadfan 59 months ago
They better no take Mama away! I was upset when they cut the hour slot down!
Wiseguy 59 months ago
I have the third season of the Flintstones on DVD. One of the episodes is the syndicated edited version (shorter with no scene before the opening theme) and one episode has Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm in the opening. At the least the first two episodes have the original theme song before "Meet the Flintstones."
The 3rd season was the first season for "Meet the Flintstones." Its first airing was on Ep.3, "Barney The Invisible."
Todd 59 months ago
Yogi Bear and the Jestons would be great to
JosephMatthews Todd 59 months ago
Advertisers prefers not to support airtime on cartoons on diginets like MeTV. Boomerang TV also likely won't allow rights of their programming to other channels.
VaughnBaskin Todd 59 months ago
Or Jonny Quest!
Todd 59 months ago
Love the Flintstones if you could play in the morning would be super
JosephMatthews Todd 59 months ago
it will be weeknights at 6PM beginning September 30th
I agree with Todd. Not everyone is home at 6pm to watch.
sportster1988 59 months ago
I sure would like to see "12 o'clock high" on again. (Hint hint).
Fred 59 months ago
It will be great to have the Flinstones on, as well as Barnaby Jones and Bat Masterson. It is a let down that Barnaby Jones is on at 4:00a, though. I'm a big classic TV western fan. Would love to see Tombstone Territory offered.

PS: So glad to have MeTV back in the SF bay area!
JosephMatthews Fred 59 months ago
I believe Barnaby Jones is replacing 77 Sunset Strip. Flintstones will be replacing Mama's Family.
JohnWilliamson 59 months ago
I look forward to when they put Jetsons right after Flintstones as they eventually did way back when.

I was in elementary school at the time, and I remember that our paperboy would time his collecting so that he'd collect from Mom for that week's newspaper (57 cents), then sit down on the floor and join my brother, sister and me for both Flintstones and Jetsons. (I don't remember if he started with just Flintstones or not). By the time I started 7th grade, I took over his paper route and he went on to other things, even though we were the same age.
That depends on if BoomerangTV decides to allow MeTV to be permitted the rights to The Jetsons. MeTV is surprisingly lucky that BoomerangTV is allowing MeTV to have the rights to The Flintstones. BoomerangTV usually aquires exclusive rights to their library
Classic crossover gag from The Jetsons. Elroy's naughty class mate is
"watching the billionth rerun of The Flintstones" during class!
Julio 59 months ago
MeTV IS what TVLAND use to be.

JosephMatthews Julio 59 months ago
They will never be the same. MeTV is a Diginet Channel. TVLand is a Cable Channel. The only same thing they have is the rights to the Viacom CBS Library.
RobCertSDSCascap Julio 58 months ago
Minus the Retromercials, sadly.
RichardPniewski 59 months ago
I'd like to see if Room 222 gets an audience today
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