Mega (Chilean TV channel)

Red Televisiva Megavisión (MEGA) is a Chilean private television network headquartered in Santiago. It currently airs on digital frequency channel 27 (ISDB-Tb) for HDTV. In 2012, ownership of Mega channel was transferred from Claro Group to Bethia Group.[2] In June 2016, Discovery Inc. acquired 27.5% of Mega channel for close to $40 million.[3]

Mega
MEGA
Programming
Picture format1080i HDTV
Ownership
OwnerMega Media (72.5%)
Warner Bros. Discovery (27.5%)
History
LaunchedOctober 23, 1990[1]
Former namesMegavisión (1990-2001)
Links
Websitehttp://www.mega.cl/
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital VHFListings may vary
Analog VHFListings may vary

HistoryEdit

Mega began broadcasting on 23 October 1990. It was originally named Red Televisiva Megavisión before changing its name in 2001. It is the first private broadcaster in Chile.

ProgrammingEdit

Among the many TV shows broadcast on MEGA are:

SlogansEdit

  • 1990-1991: El otro canal (The other channel)
  • 1991-1992: Megavisión, estamos con usted (Megavision, we are with you)
  • 1992-2001: Megavisión, mucho que ver (Megavision, much to see.)
  • 2001-2010: Mega, ¡Se Vive! (Mega, It lives!.)
  • 2010-2013: Mega, ¡me gusta! (Mega, I like it!)
  • 2013-2015: Mega, cambia contigo (Mega, changes with you.)
  • 2015-2018: Mi Mega (My Mega)
  • 2018-2020: Tú nos inspiras (You inspire us)
  • 2020–present: Comparte (Share it)

LogosEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Anatel Mega". Anatel. Archived from the original on 25 March 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  2. ^ "December 30, 2011 Important Chilean group acquires Mega free-to-air TV channel". nextvlatam.com. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Discovery Group acquires 27,5% of Mega".

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