Univision Tlnovelas
CountryUnited States
HeadquartersDoral, Florida
Picture format
Sister channels
LaunchedMarch 1, 2012; 12 years ago (2012-03-01)
Streaming media
Service(s)FuboTV, DirecTV Stream, YouTube TV, Vidgo

Univision tlnovelas is a Spanish language American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting telenovelas. It is owned by TelevisaUnivision. The channel launched on March 1, 2012.


Univision tlnovelas was announced in May 2011 as part of three new cable channels launched by Univision Communications.[1] Univision Communications reached its first pay TV deal with the Dish Network to carry the channels in January 2012.[2] Univision tlnovelas began broadcasting on March 1, 2012.[2] On May 11, 2012, AT&T U-verse signed a carriage agreement with Univision Communications to carry the channel, along with Univision Deportes Network.[3]

DirecTV began carrying the channel in March 2013.[4]


Main article: List of telenovelas broadcast by Univision tlnovelas

Programming for Univision Tlnovelas is filled by Televisa's telenovela library, including telenovelas which have previously never aired in the United States.[1][5]

Carriage disputes

Univision tlnovelas, along with sister channels Univision, UniMás, Galavisión and Univision Deportes Network were dropped by AT&T U-verse on March 4, 2016, because of a carriage dispute. This did not affect DirecTV customers (also owned by U-verse owner AT&T). They were returned to the lineup on March 24, 2016.

See also


  1. ^ a b James, Meg (May 19, 2011). "Univision plans three new cable TV channels". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 23, 2012.
  2. ^ a b James, Meg (January 9, 2012). "Dish Network to distribute new Univision channels". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  3. ^ Univision signs deal to launch cable networks on AT&T U-verse, Media Moves, May 11, 2012
  4. ^ "List of Line-Up Changes on DirecTV from the 2010s – TVCL – TV Channel Lists". www.tvchannellists.com. Retrieved November 29, 2020.
  5. ^ "DISH Network and Univision Communications Sign Groundbreaking Multi-Year, Multi-Platform Distribution Agreement" (Press release). Univision Communications. January 9, 2012. Archived from the original on February 27, 2012. Retrieved January 24, 2012.