|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Owner||NBCUniversal International Networks|
(operated and distributed by Ole Distribution)
Brazil: NBCUniversal International Networks (50%), Canais Globo (Grupo Globo, 50%)
(distributed by Canais Globo)
|Sister channels||Universal TV |
|Launched||September, 1997 (as Hallmark Channel) |
February 1, 2010 (as Studio Universal)
|Former names||Hallmark Channel (1997-2010)|
|Website||Latin America |
Studio Universal Latin America is a 24-hour cable television channel broadcasting from New York, United States, targeted for Middle and South American audiences.
It is owned by Universal Networks International, a division of NBCUniversal, and was launched in Latin America in September, 1997. It mostly airs American movies and films and some series and is a sister channel to Universal Channel in the region. It broadcasts in four feeds, Brasil, Mexico, Argentina and Latam. From its launch until January 31, 2010 the channel was named Hallmark Channel. It was renamed Studio Universal on February 1, 2010.
The Brazilian feed of the channel, as well as its sister network, Syfy, are operated since mid-July 2012, by the joint venture between Universal Networks International and Organizações Globo-owned Globosat which already operated the Brazilian version of Universal Channel.