Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. operates as a media company in Spain. The company operates four broadcast channels in Mexico City and complements its network geographic coverage through affiliated stations throughout the country. The company produces pay-TV channels with national and international feeds, which reach subscribers throughout Latin America, the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. It exports its programs and formats to television networks worldwide. In 2014, the company exported 87,143 hours of programming to 83 countries, excluding the United States. The company has an annual circulation of approximately 117 million magazines publishing 182 titles in approximately 21 countries. The company owns 58.7% of Innova, S. de R.L. de C.V. and subsidiaries (collectively, ‘Sky’), a direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television provider in Mexico, Central America, and the Dominican Republic. The company owns Cablemás, S.A. de C.V. (Cablemás), have a controlling stake in Cablevisión and TVI, and as part of the expansion of its telecommunications business, it acquired Grupo Cable TV, S.A. de C.V. (Cablecom) in 2014. In January 2015, the company acquired Cablevisión Red, S.A. de C.V. (Telecable). The company also owns Televisa.com, as well as 15 other Web portals of its brands and products and 4 main mobile apps with approximately 20 million downloads, a gaming business, which includes casinos, a 50% stake in a radio company. The company has an unconsolidated equity stake in Ocesa Entretenimiento, S.A. de C.V. (OCEN), a live entertainment company in Mexico. Operations Television The company owns and operates 4 of the 12 television stations in Mexico City, Channels 2, 4, 5, and 9. Some of these stations are affiliated with 221 repeater stations and 33 local stations outside of Mexico City. The company also owns a station that has a digital subchannel that transmits in the English language on the California border. Programming The company produces a part of the Spanish-language television programming in the world. In 2014, it produced approximately 94,600 hours of programming for broadcast on its network stations and through its cable operations and DTH satellite ventures, including programming produced by its local stations. The company produces various programs, including telenovelas, newscasts, situation comedies, game shows, reality shows, children’s programs, comedy and variety programs, musical and cultural events, movies, and educational programming. Its telenovelas are broadcast either dubbed or subtitled in various languages worldwide. The company’s programming also includes broadcasts of special events and sports events in Mexico promoted by the company and others. Among the sports events that it broadcasts are soccer games and professional wrestling matches. In 2014, the company broadcast FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, FIFA Women’s World Cup Under 17 Costa Rica 2014, and FIFA Women’s World Cup Under 20 Canada 2014. The company has secured the rights to broadcast at least the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar for Mexico and other territories in Latin America. The company’s programming is produced primarily at its 30 studios in Mexico City. It also operates 18 fully equipped remote control units. Some of its local television stations also produce their own programming. These local stations operate 47 studios and 34 fully equipped remote control units. Foreign-Produced Programming The company licenses and broadcasts television programs produced by third parties outside Mexico. Majority of this foreign programming is from the United States and includes television series, movies and sports events, including coverage of Major League Baseball games and National Football League games. Talent Promotion The company operates Centro de Educación Artística, a school in Mexico City, to develop and train actors and technicians. It provides instruction free of charge, and various actors appearing on its programs have attended the school. The company also promotes writers and directors through a writers’ school, as well as various contests and scholarships.
grupo televisa sa-spon adr
(TV:New York Consolidated)
Avenida Vasco de Quiroga, No. 2000
Colonia Santa Fe
Mexico City, DF 01210
Phone: 52 55 5261 2000
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