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Guide to Hispanic TV Channels

10/13/2006 8:01 PM Eastern

Antena 3

Owner: Antena 3 Television S.A
U.S. launch date: September 1996
Headquarters: Madrid, Spain
URL: www.antena3tv.es
U.S. subscribers: 1.5 million
Contact: Filiberto Fernández, (781) 944-4321, filiberto@yahoo.com
Programming: General entertainment

AYM Sports

Owner: Digital Films
U.S. launch date: August 2006
Headquarters: Mexico City
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850, mark@castaliacom.com; Maricela Hernández Díaz, (877) 728-6391, maricela.hernandez@satmex.com
Programming: Mexican sports and sports news

Azteca America

Owner: TV Azteca
U.S. launch date: 2001
Headquarters: Los Angeles, Calif.
URL: www.aztecaamerica.com
U.S. reach: 88% of U.S. Hispanics
Contact: Bob Turner, president of network sales, (212) 207-8535
Programming: General entertainment, sports and news

Bandamax

Owner: TuTv, a joint venture between Univision and Televisa
U.S. launch date: May 2003
Headquarters: Los Angeles
URL: www.esmas.com/bandamax/
U.S. subscribers: 124,000
Contact: Chris Fager, president, (310) 348-3379
Programming: Mexican regional music and lifestyle

Barca TV S-VOD

Owner: Schramm Sports & Entertainment
U.S. launch date: December 2006
Headquarters: New York
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Joseph Schramm, president, 212-983-0219, jschramm@schrammnyc.com
Programming: Soccer matches, news, sports highlights, and exclusive content about soccer team FC Barcelona

Boomerang (SAP)

Owner: Turner Broadcasting System Inc.
U.S. launch date: April 1, 2000
Headquarters: Atlanta
URL: www.cartoonnetwork.com/boomerang
U.S. subscribers: 18 million
Contact: Michelle Lavender, Turner Network Sales, (404) 827-5335
Programming: Classic cartoons

Canal 24 Horas

Owner: Spanish government
U.S. launch date: 2000
Headquarters: Madrid, Spain
URL: www.rtve.es
U.S. subscribers: 180,000
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: News from Spanish network TVE

Canal 52 MX

Owner: MVS Television
U.S. launch date: 1999
Headquarters: Mexico City
U.S. subscribers: 5 million
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: General entertainment

Canal (á)

Owner: Pramer SCA
U.S. launch date: July 2003
Headquarters: Buenos Aires, Argentina
URL: www.canalaonline.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Patricia Thompson, vice president of affiliate sales and distribution, (54 11) 4778-5400
Programming: Covers Argentinian film, music, arts, books and culture

Canal Sur

Owner: SUR Corp.
U.S. launch date: 1991
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.canalsur.com
U.S. subscribers: 2.2 million
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: News and entertainment from 15 Latin American countries

Caracol TV Internacional

Owner: Caracol Television Inc.
U.S. launch date: July 2003
Headquarters: Bogotá, Colombia
URL: www.caracoltvinternacional.com
U.S. subscribers: 1 million
Contacts: Loic Gosselin, Media Mundi, (305) 535-3577, (55 21) 2532 2314, loic@mediamundi.com.br; Alejandro Bernal (571) 643-0430, abernal@caracoltv.com.co
Programming: News, entertainment and sports.

Cartoon Network (SAP)

Owner: Turner Broadcasting System Inc.
U.S. launch date: Oct. 1, 1992
Headquarters: Atlanta
URL: www.cartoonnetwork.com
U.S. subscribers: 89 million
Contact: Michelle Lavender, Turner Network Sales, (404) 827-5335
Programming: Original and contemporary cartoons

Casa Club TV

Owner: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc, Liberty Global, Inc.
U.S. launch date: June 2003
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.casaclubtv.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Raoul De Sota, senior VP business development, (305) 648-5225, rdesota@mgmlatino.com, (305) 445-4350/648-5247
Programming: Home and lifestyle

CB TV Televisión Michoacán

Owner: Medio Entertainment
U.S. launch date: April 2004
Headquarters: Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850, mark@castaliacom.com; Maricela Hernández Díaz, (877) 728-6391, maricela.hernandez@satmex.com
Programming: News and general entertainment from Michoacán, Mexico

Centroamerica TV

Owner: Private investors
U.S. launch date: Sept. 15, 2004
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.centroamericatv.tv
U.S. subscribers: 1 million
Contact: Jesus Aranda, GM, (305) 418-2101, jesus.aranda@centroamericatv.tv
Programming: Central American news, soccer, family entertainment

Cine Latino

Owner: MVS Television
U.S. launch date: 1999
Headquarters: Mexico City
U.S. subscribers: 2.3 million
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: Contemporary Spanish-language films

Cine Mexicano

Owner: Cine Mexicano LLC
U.S. launch date: November 2004
Headquarters: Florida
U.S. subscribers: 800,000
Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846, colleen@olympusat.com
Programming: Contemporary Mexican movies, commercial free network

CNN en Español

Owner: Turner Broadcasting System Inc.
U.S. launch date: 1997
Headquarters: Atlanta
U.S. subscribers: 3.6 million
Contacts: Robert Gordillo, (323) 965-3057
Programming: Breaking news and analysis

De Película

Owner: TuTv, a joint venture between Univision and Televisa
U.S. launch date: May 2003
Headquarters: Los Angeles
U.S. subscribers: 1.5 million
Contact: Chris Fager, president, TuTv, (310) 348-3379
Programming: Contemporary and classic Latin movies

De Película Clásico

Owner: TuTv
U.S. launch date: May 2003
Headquarters: Los Angeles
U.S. subscribers: 1.3 million
Contact: Chris Fager, president, (310) 348-3379
Programming: Classic Latin movies

Discovery en Español

Owner: Discovery Communications
U.S. launch date: June 1998
Headquarters: Miami
URL: http://enespanol.discovery.com
U.S. subscribers: 7.4 million
Contacts: Luis Silberwasser, senior VP and GM, Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks Group, (786) 273-4096; Allan Navarette, VP, U.S. Hispanic networks distribution, affiliate sales and marketing, (240) 662-2856; Victor Parada, director, advertising sales, U.S. Hispanic Networks, (786) 273-4694; Mike Van Bergen, local ad sales, (240) 662-2861
Programming: Science, technology, people, places, world cultures, nature

Discovery Kids en Espanol

Owner: Discovery Communications
U.S. launch date: September 2005
Headquarters: Miami
URL: http://kidsespanol.discovery.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contacts: Luis Silberwasser, senior VP and GM, Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks Group, (786) 273-4096; Allan Navarette, VP, U.S. Hispanic networks distribution, affiliate sales and marketing, (240) 662-2856; Victor Parada, director, advertising sales, U.S. Hispanic Networks, (786) 273-4694; Mike Van Bergen, local ad sales, (240) 662-2861
Programming: Children's

Discovery Travel & Living (Viajar y Vivir)

Owner: Discovery Communications
U.S. launch date: September 2005
Headquarters: Miami
URL: http://viajaryvivir.discovery.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contacts: Luis Silberwasser, senior VP and GM, Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks Group, (786) 273-4096; Allan Navarette, VP, U.S. Hispanic networks distribution, affiliate sales and marketing, (240) 662-2856; Victor Parada, director, advertising sales, U.S. Hispanic Networks, (786) 273-4694; Mike Van Bergen, local ad sales, (240) 662-2861
Programming: Travel, well-being, food, design, decor

DocTVE (Formerly, Grandes Documentales)

Owner: RTVE
U.S. launch date: 1999
Headquarters: Madrid
URL: www.rtve.es
U.S. subscribers: 700,000
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: Documentaries, biographies and travel

Ecua-TV

Owner: Grupo Isais
U.S. launch date: 2006
Headquarters: Ecuador
URL: www.tctelevision.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: News and entertainment from Ecuador

Ecuavisa Internacional

Owner: Corporación Ecuatoriana de Televisión
U.S. launch date: Third-quarter 2004
Headquarters: Guayaquil, Ecuador
URL: www.ecuavisa.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850, mark@castaliacom.com; Maricela Hernández Díaz, (877) 728-6391, maricela.hernandez@satmex.com
Programming: News, telenovelas, comedy, dramas travel, sports and sports from Ecuador

El Garage TV

Owner: Car's Multimedia Holding
U.S. launch date: March 2005
Headquarters: Argentina
U.S Subscribers: NA
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: Automotive

elgourmet.com

Owner: Pramer SCA
U.S. launch date: July 2003
Headquarters: Buenos Aires, Argentina
URL: www.elgourmet.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Patricia Thompson, VP of affiliate sales and distribution, (54 11) 4778-5400
Programming: Cooking, travel and lifestyle

ESPN Deportes

Owner: ESPN
Headquarters: Bristol, Conn.
U.S. subscribers: Over 1.6 million Hispanic households
Contact: Lino Garcia, GM, ESPN Deportes, (212) 456-0259
Programming: Sports

EWTN Español

Owner: EWTN Global Catholic Network
U.S. launch date: 1999
Headquarters: Birmingham, Ala.
URL: www.ewtn.com/spanish
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Walter Cordova, national marketing manager, (281) 298-5207
Programming: Worldwide religious

Fox Sports en Español

Owner: Distributed by Fox Cable Networks Group and operated by Fox Pan American Sports LLC, which is owned by Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and Fox Sports International
U.S. launch date: Nov. 1, 1996
Headquarters: Los Angeles
URL: www.fse.tv
U.S. subscribers: Over 9 million
Contact: Sean Riley, senior VP, affiliate sales, (310) 369-0777
Programming: Sports, including soccer, baseball, boxing, lucha libre and ultimate fighting

Galavisión

Owner: Univision Communications
U.S. launch date: 1979
Headquarters: New York
URL: www.univision.com
U.S. subscribers: Over 48 million cable homes; 6.5 million Hispanic cable homes
Contact: Tim Krass, executive VP, affiliate relations, (310) 348-4865
Programming: News, sports and entertainment

Gol TV

Owner: Private investors
U.S. launch date: February 2003
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.goltv.tv
U.S. subscribers: 10 million
Contacts: Rodrigo Lombello, CFO, (305) 864-9799; Carolina Lei, senior marketing manager, (786) 866-3913, c.lei@goltv.tv; Constantino Voulgaris, VP of Programming, (305) 864-9799, consta@goltv.tv; Steve Soule, VP of affiliate sales, (203) 968-1905, s.soule@goltv.tv
Programming: Soccer matches, news and analysis

HBO Latino

Owner: HBO
U.S. launch date: 2000
Headquarters: New York
URL: www.hbolatino.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Steve Davidson, head of affiliate relations, (212) 512-1000
Programming: Movies, events and HBO original series

Hispanic Information & Telecommunications Network Inc.

Owner: Non-profit organization; Jose Luis Rodriguez, president
U.S. launch date: 1987
Headquarters: New York City
URL: www.hitn.tv
U.S. subscribers: 18.5 million
Contact: Florentina Balseca, program director, (212) 966-5660
Programming: Educational and cultural

The History Channel en Español

Owner: AETN
U.S. launch date: June 2004
Headquarters: New York
URL: www.history.com/espanol
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Marlene Braga, director, Programming and production, (212) 210-9149; Kathie Gordon, director, public relations, (212) 210-1320
Programming: History

HTV

Owner: Claxson
U.S. launch date: 1999
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.htv.com
U.S. subscribers: 1.7 million
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: Latin pop music

Infinito

Owner: Claxson
U.S. launch date: 2002
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.infinito.com
U.S. subscribers: 400,000
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: Focuses on unknown and unexplained phenomena

La Familia Cosmovision

Owner: The Inspiration Networks
U.S. launch date: 2002
Headquarters: Charlotte, N.C.
URL: www.inspnets.com
U.S. subscribers: 400,000
Contacts: Tom Hohman, senior VP of affiliate relations, (704) 525-9800 ext. 4208; Wendy Vinson, senior VP, affiliate marketing, (704) 525-9800 ext. 4702
Programming: Family entertainment

Latinoamérica TV

Owner: ACS Global TV
U.S. launch date: April 2004
Headquarters: Montevideo, Uruguay
URL: www.latele.tv
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850, mark@castaliacom.com; Maricela Hernández Díaz, (877) 728-6391, maricela.hernandez@satmex.com
Programming: Regional news, sports, entertainment, telenovelas and kids Programming from South America

Latin TV

Owner: LTV Networks Inc.
U.S. launch date: 1998
Headquarters: Miami
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846, colleen@olympusat.com
Programming: Entertainment for young bi-lingual Latinos

LATV

Owner: LATV LLC
U.S. launch date: 2001; national launch 4th quarter, 2006
Headquarters: Los Angeles
URL: www.latv.com
U.S. subscribers: 3.5 million (cable and satellite only)
Contact: Starrett Berry, consultant, (310) 943-5288
Programming: Music and entertainment for U.S. Latino youth

LN: Latele Novela Network

Owner: Latele Novela Network
U.S. launch date: November 2005
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.latelenovela.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846, colleen@olympusat.com
Programming: Telenovela Programming from top Latin American broadcasting companies

Mexicanal

Owner: Cablecom & Castalia Communications Partnership
U.S. launch date: August 2005
Headquarters: Atlanta
URL: www.mexicanal.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850, mark@castaliacom.com
Programming: Entertainment, news, sports, talk and kids Programming from Mexico

Mexico 22

Owner: Mexican government via the Mexican National Council for the Culture and Arts
U.S. launch date: April 2004
Headquarters: Mexico City
URL: www.22mexico.tv
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850, mark@castaliacom.com; Maricela Hernández Díaz, (877) 728-6391, maricela.hernandez@satmex.com
Programming: Movies, entertainment, music, travel, documentary and cultural Programming from Mexico.

MI CINE

Owner: Mi Cine, S.A. de C.V.
U.S. launch date: To be determined
Headquarters: Mexico City
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850, mark@castaliacom.com; Maricela Hernández Díaz, (877) 728-6391, maricela.hernandez@satmex.com
Programming: Popular Mexican movies from the 1940s to current hits.

MTV Tr3s

Owner: MTV Networks
U.S. launch date: Sept. 25, 2006
Headquarters: New York
URL: www.mtv.com/mtvsites/mtvtr3s/
U.S. subscribers: Over 15 million
Contact: Lucia Ballas-Traynor, senior VP and GM, (212) 846-5264
Programming: Music and other youth culture

mun2

Owner: Telemundo Network
U.S. launch date: 2001
Headquarters: Universal City, Calif.
URL: www.hellomun.com or www.holamun2.com
U.S. subscribers: Over 10 million homes
Contacts: Affiliate relations, (201) 735-3600.
Programming: Latino general entertainment

NDTV The Dominican Channel

Owner: Nexus International Broadcasting
U.S. launch date: April 2004
Headquarters: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850, mark@castaliacom.com; Maricela Hernández Díaz, (877) 728-6391, maricela.hernandez@satmex.com
Programming: Entertainment, music, news and talk shows from the Dominican Republic.

Nicktoons Network (SAP)

Owner: Viacom
U.S. launch date: May 1, 2002
Headquarters: New York
URL: www.nicktoonsnetwork.com
U.S. subscribers: 41 million
Contact: Keith Dawkins, VP and GM, Nicktoons Network, (212)-654-6885, keith.dawkins@nick.com
Programming: Animation

Nueva Vida Vision

Owner: Nueva VidaVision
U.S. launch date: Relaunched in 2004
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.nuestraraza.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846, colleen@olympusat.com
Programming: Variety and original productions

ochoTV

Owner: Cablevision Red SA de CV
U.S. launch date: To be announced
URL: www.ochotv.com
Headquarters: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Héctor Vielma Ordóñez, director general, (52 33)-3770 0815, hvielmao@ochotv.com
Programming: News and entertainment from Mexico

Once Mexico

Owner: Mexican Government
U.S. launch date: April 2004
Headquarters: Mexico City
URL: www.ocetv.ipn.mx
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850, mark@castaliacom.com; Maricela Hernández Díaz, (877) 728-6391, maricela.hernandez@satmex.com
Programming: News, entertainment, talk shows, kids and other fare from Mexico.

Playboy en Español

Owner: Playboy TV International
U.S. launch date: 2000
Headquarters: Los Angeles
URL: www.playboytv.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Gary Rosenson, senior VP, Sale & Affiliate Marketing, (323) 276-4360.
Programming: Adult, erotic

Puma TV

Owner: El Puma Television LLC
U.S. launch date: 1999
Headquarters: Venezuela
URL: www.pumatv.net
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846
Programming: Music and entertainment Programming

Ritmoson Latino

Owner: TuTv
U.S. launch date: May 2003
Headquarters: Los Angeles
URL: www.esmas.com/ritmosonlatino
U.S. subscribers: 226,000
Contact: Chris Fager, president, (310) 348-3379
Programming: Latin music and lifestyle

Sí TV

Owner: Private investment group
U.S. launch date: February 2004
Headquarters: Los Angeles
URL: www.sitv.com
U.S. subscribers: Over 12.5 million
Contacts: Leo Perez, COO, (323) 256-8900
Programming: English-language fare, targeting Latinos

Sol VOD

Owner: Schramm Sports & Entertainment
U.S. launch date: Sept. 1, 2005
Headquarters: New York
U.S. subscribers: Passes 1.5 million digital households
Contact: Joseph Schramm, president, 212-983-0219, jschramm@schrammnyc.com
Programming: Spanish language Movies from Latin America and Spain; Spanish-language animation from Spain

Sorpresa!

Owner: Firestone Communications Inc.
U.S. launch date: March 2003
Headquarters: Fort Worth, Texas
URL: www.sopresatv.com
U.S. subscribers: 600,000
Contact: Christopher Firestone, executive VP of operations, (817) 222-1234 or info@sopresatv.com
Programming: Children's

SuperCanal Caribe

Owner: NA
U.S. launch date: NA
Headquarters: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
URL: www.supercanal.com
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: (809) 531-3333; fax: (809) 473-6666
Programming: Entertainment and news from the Dominican Republic

SUR MEX

U.S. launch date: 2005
Owner: SUR Corp.
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.canalsur.com
U.S. subscribers: 1 million
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: News and entertainment from regional stations in Mexico

SUR Perú

Owner: SUR Corp.
U.S. launch date: 2005
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.canalsur.com
U.S. subscribers: 1 million
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: News and entertainment from Peru

TBN Enlace USA

Owner: Trinity Broadcasting Network/Enlace
U.S. launch date: 2002
Headquarters: Dallas
URL: www.tbnenlaceusa.com
U.S. subscribers: 3 million
Contact: Bob Higley, TBN Networks, (972) 313-9500
Programming: Inspirational

Telefe International

Owner: Television Federal S.A.
U.S. launch date: 2001
Headquarters: Buenos Aires, Argentina
U.S. subscribers: 1 million
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: General entertainment

TeleFórmula

Owner: TeleFormula S.A. de C.V.
U.S. launch date: 2002.
Headquarters: Mexico City
URL: www.radioformula.com.mx
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: News, sports and entertainment

TeleFutura

Owner: Univision Communications
U.S. launch date: 2002
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.univision.com
U.S. reach: 87% of Hispanic households
Contact: Tim Krass, executive VP, affiliate relations, (310) 348-4865
Programming: General entertainment

Telehit

Owner: TuTv
U.S. launch date: May 2003
Headquarters: Los Angeles
URL: http://www.esmas.com/telehit/
U.S. subscribers: 1.4 million
Contact: Chris Fager, president, (310) 348-3379
Programming: Spanish and English urban music and lifestyle

Telemundo

Owner: NBC
U.S. launch date: 1987
Headquarters: Hialeah, Fla.
URL: www.telemundoyahoo.com
U.S. reach: 93% of Hispanic households
Contact: Steve Mandala, senior VP, sales and marketing, Telemundo and NBC Universal Networks, (212) 664-3599
Programming: General entertainment

Telemundo Puerto Rico

Owner: Telemundo Network
U.S. launch date: February 2005
Headquarters: Hialeah, Fla.
URL: www.telemundo.com
U.S. reach: 1.3 million
Contact: Affiliate relations, (201) 735-3600
Programming: General entertainment from Telemundo's Puerto Rico station, WKAQ

Toon Disney (SAP)

Owner: ABC Cable Networks Group
U.S. launch date: April 18, 1998
Headquarters: Burbank, Calif.
URL: http://psc.disney.go.com/abcnetworks/toondisney
U.S. subscribers: 47 million
Contact: Ben Pyne, senior VP, affiliate sales and marketing, ABC Cable Networks Group, (818) 569-7535
Programming: Animation

TV Chile

Owner: A subsidiary of Television Nacional de Chile (TVN)
U.S. launch date: 1999
Headquarters: Santiago, Chile
URL: www.tvchile.cl
U.S. subscribers: 2 million
Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846, colleen@olympusat.com
Programming: Family entertainment

TV Colombia

Owner: Latinamerican Television LLC
U.S. launch date: 2003
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.tvcolombia.com
U.S. subscribers: 1.4 million
Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846, colleen@olympusat.com
Programming: Entertainment, news and children's fare

TVE Internacional

Owner: Spanish government
U.S. launch date: 1999
Headquarters: Madrid
URL: www.rtve.es
U.S. subscribers: 2.3 million
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: General interest

TV Venezuela

Owner: SUR Corp.
U.S. launch date: 2005
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.canalsur.com
U.S. subscribers: 1 million
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: News and entertainment from Venezuela

TyC Sports International Channel

Owner: Tele Red Imágen S.A. (Grupo Clarín, 50%; Torneos y Competencias, 50%)
U.S. launch date: March 2003
Headquarters: Buenos Aires, Argentina
URL: www.tycsports.com
U.S. subscribers: About 1 million
Contacts: Rafael Pizarro, international sales manager; Eduardo Moro, assistant manager, 5411-4300-3531/3534, fax: 5411-4379-4047
Programming: All Sports

Univision

Owner: Univision Communications
U.S. launch date: 1961
Headquarters: Los Angeles
URL: www.univision.com
U.S. reach: 99% of Hispanic households
Contact: Tim Krass, executive VP of affiliate relations, (310) 348-4865
Programming: General entertainment, sports and news

Utilíssima

Owner: Ernesto Sandler
U.S. launch date: 1996
Headquarters: Buenos Aires, Argentina
URL: www.utilissima.com
U.S. subscribers: 500,000
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: Women's

VeneMovies

Owner: Venevision International
U.S. launch date: September 2006
Headquarters: Miami
URL: www.venemovies.com (not active yet)
U.S. subscribers: NA
Contact: Alejandro Parisca, VeneMovies GM, (305) 442-3411, aparisca@cisneros.com; Jose Antonio Espinal, jespinal@cisneros.com
Programming: Top contemporary, award-winning films in Spanish from all Spanish speaking countries.

VHUno

Owner: MTV Networks
U.S. launch date: 1999
Headquarters: New York
URL: www.vhuno.com
U.S. subscribers: 4.3 million
Contact: Lucia Ballas-Traynor, senior VP and GM, (212) 846-5264
Programming: Music videos

Video Rola

Owner: Mega Cable
U.S. launch date: 2000
Headquarters: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
URL: www.videorola.com
U.S. subscribers: 700,000
Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876, jorge@condista.com
Programming: Regional Mexican music

WAPA-America

Owner: LIN TV Corp.
U.S. launch date: 2004
Headquarters: Providence, R.I.
URL: www.wapaamerica.com
U.S. subscribers: About 900,000
Contacts: Vincent Sadusky, CFO, (401) 457-9403
Programming: Live local news and weather from Puerto Rico; Caribbean-produced current and classic entertainment shows

NA: Not available

Source: The listing was compiled by George Winslow from program networks. Data as of Sept. 25, 2006. Listings without a URL indicate the network does not have a Web site for its U.S. service. Some networks did not respond to requests for information, and only their main number is listed. Networks that did not have a functioning e-mail address or phone number listed on their Web site were deleted.

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