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The following is a list of Spanish-language television networks in the United States. As of 2016 the largest Hispanic/Latino television audiences in the U.S. are in California (Los Angeles, Bakersfield, San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco area), New York (New York City), Washington D.C., Florida (Miami area, Orlando, Tampa/St. Petersburg area), Texas (Houston, Dallas, Ft. Worth, San Antonio), Illinois (Chicago), Georgia (Atlanta), Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), Colorado (Denver), Utah (Salt Lake City), Ohio (Cleveland, Columbus), Indiana (Indianapolis), Massachusetts (Boston), Connecticut (Hartford), Minnesota (Minneapolis/St. Paul), Wisconsin (Milwaukee), Louisiana (New Orleans), Tennessee (Nashville), North Carolina (Raleigh/Durham), Virginia (Richmond), Nevada (Las Vegas), and Arizona (Phoenix, Tucson).
|TV network||Founded||Owner||% of U.S. households reached||# of households viewable||# of Full-power affiliates||# of Low-power/Class-A affiliates and transmitters|
|Estrella TV||2009||Estrella Media (owned by HPS Investment Partners)||46%||64,232,000||38||29|
|3ABN Latino||2003||Three Angels Broadcasting Network|
|CNN en Español||1997||WarnerMedia|
|Cine Mexicano||2005||Olympusat Inc.|
|Discovery en Español||1998||Discovery, Inc.|
|Discovery Familia||2007||Discovery, Inc.|
|Esperanza TV||2003||Hope Channel|
|Gran Cine||2008||Olympusat Inc.|
|Mega TV||2006||Spanish Broadcasting System|
|Nuestra Visión||2017||América Móvil|
|TBN Enlace USA||2002||Trinity Broadcasting Network|
|Tele N||2014||Olympusat Inc.|
|Ultra HD Plex||2012||Olympusat Inc.||12 Spanish-language premium channels|
|Universo||2015||NBCUniversal||Began as GEMS Television in 1993|
|Title||Year est.||Year ceased||Notes|
|GEMS Television||1993||2001||Currently Universo|
|Hispanic Television Network||2000||2003|
|La Familia Cosmovision||1979||2014|
|MundoFox||2012||2015||Became MundoMax in 2015|
|NetSpan||1984||1987||Became Telemundo circa 1987|
|Spanish International Network||1962||1987||Became Univision circa 1987|
|TeleFutura||2002||2013||became UniMás on January 7, 2013|
María Elena Salinas is an American broadcast journalist, news anchor, and author. Called the "Voice of Hispanic America" by The New York Times, Salinas is one of the most recognized Hispanic female journalists in the United States. She was the co-anchor of Noticiero Univision, the primary evening news broadcast on Univision, and the co-host of the news magazine program Aquí y Ahora.
UniMás is an American Spanish language free-to-air television network that is owned by Univision Communications. The network's programming, which is aimed at Hispanic Americans in the 18-34 age range, includes telenovelas and other serialized drama series, sports, sitcoms, reruns of imported series previously aired on parent network Univision, reality and variety series, and theatrically released feature films.
WXFT-DT, virtual channel 60, is an UniMás owned-and-operated television station serving Chicago, Illinois, United States that is licensed to Aurora. The station is owned by the Univision Local Media subsidiary of Univision Communications, as part of a duopoly with Joliet-licensed Univision owned-and-operated station WGBO-DT.
KSTR-DT, virtual channel 49, is a UniMás owned-and-operated television station licensed to Irving, Texas, United States and serving the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex. The station is owned by the Univision Local Media subsidiary of Univision Communications, as part of a duopoly with Garland-licensed Univision owned-and-operated station KUVN-DT. The two stations share studios on Bryan Street in downtown Dallas; KSTR's transmitter is located south of Belt Line Road in Cedar Hill.
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Azteca América is an American Spanish-language free-to-air television network that is owned by HC2 Holdings, which acquired the network from the Azteca International Corporation subsidiary of TV Azteca.
Univision Canada is a Canadian Spanish language specialty channel owned by TLN Media Group, in partnership with Univision Communications, the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States. Univision Canada broadcasts a variety of programming, including news, dramas, talk shows, sports, and more.
Univision Communications Inc. is an American media company headquartered in Miami. Since its founding in the early 1960s as Spanish International Network (SIN), the nation’s first Spanish language television network, the company has catered to Hispanic and Latino Americans. Today it is a multimedia company with broadcast cable, digital and audio networks, including 65 television stations, online and mobile apps and products.
Telemundo is a North American Spanish-language terrestrial television network owned by NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises unit of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, a division of NBCUniversal, which in turn is owned by Comcast. It is the second-largest provider of Spanish-language content nationally behind fellow U.S. competitor Univision, with programming syndicated worldwide to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages.
Univision is a North American Spanish-language free-to-air television network that is owned by Univision Communications. It is the country's largest provider of Spanish-language content, followed by American competitor Telemundo. The network's programming is aimed at the Latino public and includes telenovelas and other drama series, sports, sitcoms, reality and variety series, news programming, and imported Spanish-language feature films. Univision is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, and has its major studios, production facilities, and business operations based in Doral, Florida.
Planeta U, usually referenced as Tu Planeta U is an American children's programming block that airs on the Spanish language television network Univision, which debuted on April 5, 2008. The three-hour block – which airs Saturday and Sunday mornings from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time and Pacific Time – features animated series aimed at children between the ages of 2 and 8.
Estrella TV is an American Spanish-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Estrella Media subsidiary of HPS Investment Partners, LLC. The network primarily features programs, the vast majority of which are produced by the network itself, aimed at Hispanic and Latino American audiences – featuring a mix of variety and sketch comedy series, Entertainment, reality television series, scripted anthology drama series, news, sports, and imported Mexican-produced feature films.
The Vision Interfaith Satellite Network (VISN) was an American religious cable and satellite television network that was owned by the interfaith group National Interfaith Cable Coalition, in cooperation with cable operators. The channel became known as the "PBS of religion" for the inclusive nature of its programming, which was designed to "place its accent on dialogue rather than apologies."
MundoMax was an American Spanish-language terrestrial television network that was owned by RCN Televisión. The network broadcast programs aimed at Hispanic and Latino American audiences throughout the United States – featuring a mix of telenovelas and other serialized dramas, reality television series, game shows, and feature films.
Univision Noticias was a planned American Spanish language cable news channel. It was owned by Univision Communications and was supposed to be targeted at the Hispanic and Latino community in the United States.
TUDN is a sports programming division of Univision, a Spanish language broadcast television network owned by Univision Communications, that is responsible for the production of televised coverage of sports events and magazine programs that air on the parent Univision network and sister network UniMás, and cable channels Galavisión and TUDN TV channel. The division's premier sports properties are its broadcast rights to Liga MX, select matches involving the Mexico and United States men's national soccer teams, tournament matches from the CONCACAF Gold Cup and Copa América. The division's headquarters are at Univision Communications' South Florida headquarters in the Miami suburb of Doral, Florida.
TBN Salsa is an American Christian-based digital broadcast television network that is owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network. The network offers a mix of religious and family-oriented programming aimed at Hispanic Americans primarily or exclusively fluent in the English language.
Parables TV is a global subscription-based provider of streaming Christian and other faith-based movies and TV series. Parables TV is owned by Olympusat. Parables TV features a library of subscription video on demand (SVOD) movies, documentaries, children’s programming, original productions and TV series, as well as a streaming linear TV channel which has a daily schedule. Parables TV was established June 2009 in Florida. The CEO of Parables TV is Bob Higley, who also sits on the board of the organization Christians in Media. Vice president of programming is Issac Hernandez, who also serves on the Film Standing Committee with National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).
Noticias Telemundo is the news division of Telemundo, an American Spanish-language free-to-air television network that is owned by NBCUniversal Hispanic Enterprises and Content, a subsidiary of the NBCUniversal Television Group division of NBCUniversal. The news division is based out of the network's facilities in the Miami suburb of Hialeah, Florida.
The Hispanic Television Summit is an annual conference for those in the business of television and video for Hispanic viewers in the United States, and worldwide. The Hispanic Television Summit is presented by two leading business publications for the television industry, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News, and is produced by Joe Schramm and Rafael Eli of Schramm Marketing Group. It is held each Autumn in New York City. Topics focus on the latest trends in the US Hispanic market related to brand advertising, consumer marketing, Media buying, video content creation, content acquisition and distribution, and the effects of those trends on the Hispanic television and video industry. The full-day event features multiple keynote and panel discussions, networking breaks, and the awards luncheon. The awards luncheon is the highlight of the event, where three or four notable executives, businesses or organizations are recognized for their achievements and leadership within the Hispanic television and video industry.
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