Guide to Hispanic TV Channels

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Antena 3

Owner: Antena 3 Television S.A

U.S. launch date: September 1996

Headquarters: Madrid, Spain

URL:
www.antena3tv.es

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Filiberto Fernández, (781) 944-4321 or filiberto@hispanicgalaxy.com.

Programming: General entertainment, from Spain

AYM Sports

Owner: AYM Sports SA de CV

U.S. launch date: April 1, 2004

Headquarters: Mexico City

URL:
www.aymsports.tv

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com.

Programming: Mexican sports

Azteca America

Owner: TV Azteca

U.S. launch date: 2001

Headquarters: El Segundo, CA

URL:
www.aztecaamerica.com

U.S. reach: 78% of U.S. Hispanics

Contact: Carlos de la Garza, president of sales and marketing, (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

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Ariela Nerubay, vice president of marketing and sales, TuTV, (310) 348-3373

Programming: Mexican regional music and lifestyle

Boomerang (SAP)

Owner: Turner Broadcasting System Inc.

U.S. launch date: April 1, 2000

Headquarters: Atlanta

URL:
www.cartoonnetwork.com/boomerang

U.S. subscribers: 16 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: 150,000

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: News from the 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 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: Popular Mexican 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) 4778-5300

Programming: Arts, movies, 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 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: News & 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: 800,000

Contacts: For distribution: Loic Gosselin, Media Mundi, (305) 535-3577 or (55 21) 2532 2314 or loic@mediamundi.com.br. For channel information: Luis Calle, lcallear@caracoltv.com.co

programming: General entertainment

Cartoon Network (SAP)

Owner: Turner Broadcasting System Inc.

U.S. launch date: October 1, 1992

Headquarters: Atlanta

URL:
www.cartoonnetwork.com

U.S. subscribers: 88 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 vice president business development, (305) 648-5225 or rdesota@mgmlatino.com

Programming: Home and lifestyle

CB TV Televisión Michoacán

Owner: CB Television

U.S. launch date: April 2004

Headquarters: Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico

U.S. subscribers: 250,000

Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850 or mark@castaliacom.com; Ivette Mendez, (877) 728-6391 or ivette.mendez@satmex.com

Programming: News and general entertainment from state of Michoacán, Mexico

Centroamerica TV

Owner: Private investors

U.S. launch date: Sept. 15, 2004

Headquarters: Miami

URL:
www.centroamericatv.tv

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Jesus Aranda, general manager, (305) 418-2101 or 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 million

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or 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: NA

Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846 or colleen@olympusat.com

Programming: Contemporary Mexican movies

CNC Colombia

Owner: Cable Union del Occidente

U.S. launch date: 1999

Headquarters: Bogotá, Colombia

U.S. subscribers: 200,000

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: Colombian superstation

CNN en Español

Owner: Turner Broadcasting System Inc.

U.S. launch date: 1997

Headquarters: Atlanta

U.S. subscribers: 3 million

Contacts: Robert Gordillo, (323) 965-3057; Brian McCullough, (212) 591-9054

Programming: 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: NA

Contact: Ariela Nerubay, vice president of marketing and sales, TuTv, (310) 348-3373

Programming: Contemporary and classic Latin movies

De Película Clásico

Owner: TuTv, a joint venture between Univision and Televisa

U.S. launch date: May 2003

Headquarters: Los Angeles

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Ariela Nerubay, vice president of marketing and sales, TuTv, (310) 348-3373

Programming: Classic Latin movies

Discovery en Español

Owner: Discovery Communications

U.S. launch date: June 1998

Headquarters: Miami, Fla.

URL:
www.discovery.com

U.S. subscribers: 7.4 million

Contacts: Bill Goodwyn, president, affiliate sales and marketing, (704) 557-2454; Luis Silberwasser, senior vice president and general manager, Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks Group, (786) 273-4096; 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: Fall 2005

Headquarters: Miami, FL

URL:
www.discovery.com

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contacts: Bill Goodwyn, president, affiliate sales and marketing, (704) 557-2454; Luis Silberwasser, senior vice president and general manager, Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks Group, (786) 273-4096; 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: Fall 2005

Headquarters: Miami, Fla.

URL:
www.discovery.com

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contacts: Bill Goodwyn, president, affiliate sales and marketing, (704) 557-2454; Luis Silberwasser, senior vice president and general manager, Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks Group, (786) 273-4096; Mike Van Bergen, local ad sales, (240) 662-2861

Programming: Travel, well-being, food, design, decor

Ecuavisa Internacional

Owner: SISTEUSA

U.S. launch date: Third-quarter 2004

Headquarters: Guayaquil, Ecuador

URL:
www.ecuavisa.com

U.S. subscribers: 850,000

Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850 or mark@castaliacom.com; Ivette Mendez, (877) 728-6391 or ivette.mendez@satmex.com

Programming: General entertainment 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 or 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, vice president of affiliate sales and distribution, (54 11) 4778-5300

Programming: Cooking, travel and lifestyle

ESPN Deportes

Owner: ESPN

U.S. launch date: 2004

Headquarters: Bristol, Conn.

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Steve Raymond, senior vice president, affiliate sales, western division, (303) 290-7881

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, (205) 795-5843

Programming: Worldwide religious

Family Christian Network

Owner: Fore Christ Corp.

U.S. launch date: 2003

Headquarters: San Jose, Costa Rica

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Phone: (506) 293-6912; Fax: (506) 293-7993; info@fcntelevision.tv

Programming: Family-oriented

Fox Sports en Español

Owner: Fox Pan American Sports LLC

U.S. launch date: Nov. 1, 1996

Headquarters: Los Angeles

URL:
fse.yahoo.com

U.S. subscribers: 7.6 million

Contact: Sean Riley, senior vice president, affiliate sales, (310) 369-0777

Programming: Sports

Galavisión

Owner: Univision Communications

U.S. launch date: 1979

Headquarters: New York

URL:
www.univision.com

U.S. subscribers: Over 45 million cable homes; 6.2 million Hispanic cable homes

Contact: Tim Krass, executive vice president, affiliate sales and marketing, (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: 8 million

Contacts: Rodrigo Lombello, CFO, (305) 864-9799 or rlombello@goltv.tv; Eileen Montalvo, EVP of marketing and sales, (305) 864-9799 or eileen@goltv.tv; Constantino Voulgaris, VP of programming, (305) 864-9799 or consta@goltv.tv; Steve Soule, VP of affiliate sales, (203) 968-1905 or s.soule@goltv.tv;

Programming: Soccer matches and related topics

Grandes Documentales

Owner: RTVE

U.S. launch date: 1999

Headquarters: Madrid, Spain

URL:
www.rtve.es

U.S. subscribers: 600,000

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: Documentaries, biographies and travel

HBO Latino

Owner: HBO

U.S. launch date: 2000

Headquarters: New York

URL:
www.hbolatino.com

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Steve Davids, head of affiliate relations, (212) 512-1000

Programming: Movies, events and HBO original series

Hispanic Information & Telecommunications Network

Owner: Non-profit organization; Jose Luis Rodriguez, president

U.S. launch date: 1987

Headquarters: New York

URL:
www.hitn.tv

U.S. subscribers: 13.7 million

Contact: Florentina Balseca, program director, (212) 966-5660

Programming: Educational and cultural

The History Channel en Español

Owner: A&E Television Networks

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: 1.5 million

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: Latin pop music

Infinito

Owner: Claxson

U.S. launch date: 2002

Headquarters: Miami

URL:
www.infinito.com

U.S. subscribers: 300,000

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or 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 vice president of affiliate relations, (704) 525-9800 ext. 4208; Wendy Vinson, vice president, affiliate marketing, (704) 525-9800 ext. 4702

Programming: Family entertainment

Latinoamérica TV

Owner: Channel 12 Uruguay

U.S. launch date: April 2004

Headquarters: Montevideo, Uruguay

URL:
www.latele.tv

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850 or mark@castaliacom.com; Ivette Mendez, (877) 728-6391 or ivette.mendez@satmex.com

Programming: Family-oriented, for South Americans

Latin TV (LTV)

Owner: LTV Networks, Inc.

U.S. launch date: 1998

Headquarters: Miami

URL:
www.ltvbroadband.com

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846 or colleen@olympusat.com

Programming: Entertainment for young bi-lingual Latinos

LATV

Owner: LATV, LLC

U.S. launch date: October 2003

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 or colleen@olympusat.com

Programming: Telenovelas from Latin America and Mexico

Maria Vision

Owner: Mariavision Partners

U.S. launch date: 2003

Headquarters: Mexico City

URL:
www.mariavision.com.mx

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Gregg Hill, president, Rainbow Network Sales, (516) 803-4637

Programming: Issues related to Catholicism

Más Música TeVe Network

Owner: Eduardo Caballero

U.S. launch date: 1998

Headquarters: Coral Gables, Fla.

URL:
www.masmusica.tv

U.S. subscribers: 14.2 million

Contact: Eduardo Caballero, CEO, (305) 648-0065

Programming: Music videos

Mexicanal

Owner: Cablecom & Castalia Communications Partnership

U.S. launch date: August 2005

Headquarters: Atlanta

URL:
www.mexicanal.com

U.S. subscribers: 850,000

Contact: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850 or mark@castaliacom.com

Programming: Mexican news and entertainment

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: 1.1 million

Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850 or mark@castaliacom.com; Ivette Mendez, (877) 728-6391 or ivette.mendez@satmex.com

Programming: News, political debate, Mexican documentaries

MomentumTV

Owner: Colorado Group

U.S. launch date: 2003

Headquarters: Mexico City

URL:
www.momentum.tv

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Gregg Hill, president, Rainbow Network Sales, (516) 803-4637

Programming: Arts, history, and science

MovieWorld

Owner: Colorado Group

U.S. launch date: 2003

Headquarters: Mexico City

URL:
www.movieworldtv.com

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Gregg Hill, president, Rainbow Network Sales, (516) 803-4637

Programming: Theatrical and made-for-TV movies

MTV Español

Owner: MTV Networks

U.S. launch date: 1998

Headquarters: New York

URL:
www.mtv.com

U.S. subscribers: 13 million

Contact: Lucia Ballas-Traynor, senior vice president/general manager, (212) 846-5264

Programming: Music and other youth-culture

mun2

Owner: NBC

U.S. launch date: 2001

Headquarters: Hialeah, Fla.

URL:
www.mun2tv.com

U.S. subscribers: 8.8 million

Contacts: East Coast, (201) 735-3600; West Coast, (818) 840-3333

Programming: Latino general entertainment

NDTV Color Visión

Owner: Nexus International Broadcasting

U.S. launch date: April 2004

Headquarters: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

U.S. subscribers: 850,000

Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850 or mark@castaliacom.com; Ivette Mendez, (877) 728-6391 or ivette.mendez@satmex.com

Programming: Family-oriented

Nicktoons (SAP)

Owner: Viacom

U.S. launch date: October 2004

Headquarters: New York

URL:
www.nicktoonsnetwork.com

U.S. subscribers: 34 million

Contact: Keith Dawkins; vice president and general manager, Nicktoons, (212)-846-3956 or 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 or 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 or 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: 1.5 million

Contacts: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850 or mark@castaliacom.com; Ivette Mendez, (877) 728-6391 or ivette.mendez@satmex.com

Programming: General entertainment

Ole TV

Owner: Ole TV Network

U.S. launch date: 1998

Headquarters: Miami

URL:
www.oletvnetwork.com/index.htm

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Gregg Hill, president, Rainbow Network Sales, (516) 803-4637

Programming: Family entertainment

Playboy en Español

Owner: Playboy TV International

U.S. launch date: 2000

Headquarters: Los Angeles

URL:
www.playboytv.com

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Craig Simon, executive VP, sales & affiliate relations, (323) 276-4000

Programming: Adult, erotic

Puma TV

Owner: El Puma Television LLC

U.S. launch date: 1999

Headquarters: Caracas, Venezuela

URL: www.pumatv.net

U.S. subscribers: 500,000

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com; Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846

Programming: Music videos

Ritmoson Latino

Owner: TuTv, a joint venture between Univision and Televisa

U.S. launch date: May 2003

Headquarters: Los Angeles

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Ariela Nerubay, vice president of marketing & sales, TuTv, (310) 348-3373

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 10 million

Contacts: Leo Perez, COO, (323) 256-8900

Programming: English-language, targeting Latinos

Sol VOD

Owner: Schramm Sports & Entertainment

U.S. launch date: Sept. 1, 2005

Headquarters: New York

U.S. subscribers: Projecting 6.5 million at launch

Contact: Joseph Schramm, president, 212-983-0219 or jschramm@schrammnyc.com

Programming: Movies, soccer, animation

Sorpresa

Owner: Firestone Communications

U.S. launch date: March 2003

Headquarters: Fort Worth, Texas

URL:
www.sopresatv.com

U.S. subscribers: 1 million

Contact: Christopher Firestone, executive VP, affiliate sales, (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: Phone: (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: NA

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or 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: NA

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: News and entertainment from Peru

SUR Venezuela Globovision

Owner: SUR Corp.

U.S. launch date: 2005

Headquarters: Miami

URL:
www.canalsur.com

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: News and entertainment from Venezuela

TBN Enlace USA

Owner: Trinity Broadcasting Network/Enlace

U.S. launch date: 2002

Headquarters: Dallas, Texas

URL:
www.tbnenlaceusa.com

U.S. subscribers: 1.5 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: 200,000

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: General entertainment

TeleFórmula

Owner: TeleFormula S.A. de C.V.

U.S. launch date: 2002.

Headquarters: Mexico City, Mexico

URL:
www.radioformula.com.mx

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or 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: 85% of Hispanic households

Contact: Tim Krass, EVP, affiliate sales and marketing, (310) 348-4865

Programming: General entertainment

Telehit

Owner: TuTv, a joint venture between Univision and Televisa

U.S. launch date: May 2003

Headquarters: Los Angeles

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Ariela Nerubay, vice president of marketing & sales, TuTv, (310) 348-3373

Programming: Spanish and English urban music and lifestyle

Telemundo

Owner: NBC

U.S. launch date: 1986

Headquarters: Hialeah, Fla.

URL:
www.telemundo.com

U.S. reach: 92% of Hispanic households

Contact: Steve Mandala, executive vice president network sales, (212) 664-3599

Programming: General entertainment

Telemundo Puerto Rico

Owner: NBC

U.S. launch date: February 2005

Headquarters: Hialeah, Fla.

URL:
www.telemundo.com

U.S. reach: 1.3 million

Contact: Lynette Pinto, (201) 346-2137

Programming: General entertainment from Telemundo’s Puerto Rico station, WKAQ

Teve-de-mente

Owner: Private investors

U.S. launch date: TBA

Headquarters: Mexico City

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: Mark Henderson, (770) 396-7850 or mark@castaliacom.com; Ivette Mendez, (877) 728-6391 or ivette.mendez@satmex.com;

Programming: Mexican

Toon Disney (SAP)

Owner: ABC Cable Networks Group

U.S. launch date: April 18, 1998

Headquarters: Burbank, Calif.

U.S. subscribers: 47 million

Contact: Ben Pyne, SVP, affiliate sales & 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: 1.4 million

Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846 or 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: NA

Contact: Colleen Glynn, OlympuSAT, (631) 471-5846 or colleen@olympusat.com

Programming: Entertainment, news and children’s fare

TVE Internacional

Owner: Spanish government

U.S. launch date: 1999

Headquarters: Madrid, Spain

URL:
www.rtve.es

U.S. subscribers: 2 million

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: General interest

TyC Sports 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 450,000

Contacts: Rafael Pizarro, international sales manager; Ariel Katz, manager assistant; Phone: 5411-4300-3800; Fax: 5411-4300-3499

Programming: Sports

Univision

Owner: Univision Communications

U.S. launch date: 1961

Headquarters: Los Angeles

URL:
www.univision.com

U.S. reach: 98% of Hispanic households

Contact: Tim Krass, executive vice president, affiliate sales and marketing, (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: 800,000

Contact: Jorge Fiterre, Condista, (305) 554-1876 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: Women’s

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 vice president/general manager, (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 or jorge@condista.com

Programming: Regional Mexican music

VOY Network

Owner: VOY Group, LLC

U.S. launch date: 2006

Headquarters: New York and Los Angeles

URL:
www.voy.tv

U.S. subscribers: NA

Contact: John Sadler, COO, (212) 204-8331

Programming: English-language lifestyle and entertainment

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 L. Sadusky, CFO, (401) 457-9403

Programming: Live local news and weather from Puerto Rico; Caribbean-produced current and classic entertainment shows

World Picks Latino On Demand

Owner: Rainbow Media Holdings

U.S. launch date: July 2003

Headquarters: New York

Contact: Gregg Hill, president, Rainbow Network Sales, (516) 803-4637

Programming: Concert specials, biographies, series and more, all on demand

NA=Not available

Source: The listing was compiled by George Winslow from program networks. Data as of Oct. 1, 2005. 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.

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