Warner Bros. Discovery Americas
Formerly
  • Turner Broadcasting System Latin America (1993–2020)
  • WarnerMedia Latin America (2020–2022)
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryEntertainment
Predecessor
FoundedMarch 9, 1993; 29 years ago (1993-03-09)
Founder
Headquarters
  • Miami, Florida, USA
  • Bogotá, Colombia
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Santiago, Chile
  • São Paulo, Brazil
Area served
Latin America
Key people
  • Fernando Medin
    (President)[1]
  • Tomás Yankelevich
    (Lifestyle, Factual and Entertainment Director)[2]
  • Pablo Zuccarino
    (Kids & Family Director)
  • Vera Buzanello
    (Head of Revenue; Country Manager, Brazil)
  • Felipe de Stefani
    (Country Manager, Argentina)
  • Gustavo Minaker
    (Country Manager, Chile)
  • Patricia Jasin
    (Country Manager, Colombia)
ProductsEntertainment
Services
  • Production
  • Distribution
OwnerWarner Bros. Discovery
ParentWarner Bros. Discovery International
Divisions
SubsidiariesRedknot (with Nelvana)
Websitehttps://warnermedialatam.com

Warner Bros. Discovery Americas (formerly Turner Broadcasting System Latin America, later WarnerMedia Latin America) is a company managing a collection of pay networks and other services in Latin America.[4] Founded in 1993, the division currently operates the following brands: HBO, CNN International, CNN en Español, CNN Chile, TNT, TNT Sports, Space, Warner TV, Cartoon Network, Cartoonito, Tooncast, and the streaming service HBO Max.

In April 2022, the company merged with Miami, Florida's Discovery Latin America (founded on August 1, 1994) after its owner, WarnerMedia (then owned by AT&T before being spun off), merged with Discovery, Inc. The merger added channels such as Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, Food Network, HGTV, Mega, ETC, Discovery Home & Health, Discovery Turbo, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Science, and the streaming service Discovery+ (set to merge with HBO Max).

Former logo as WarnerMedia Latin America
Former logo as WarnerMedia Latin America

Pan-Latin America

Kids & Family

Entertainment Group

Factual & Lifestyle Group

HBO Latin America Group

Sports

News

Distribution only

Licensed only

Other assets

Argentina

Imagen Satelital S.A. (formerly Turner Internacional Argentina), is an Argentine commercial broadcasting company headquartered in Buenos Aires. It is a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Discovery Americas. The company was bought by Claxson Interactive Group in 1997, which later sold the group to Turner Broadcasting System in 2007.[14][15][16][17]

Television channels

Former channels

Closed

Divested

See also

References

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  2. ^ "Warner Bros Discovery anuncia su nueva estructura gerencial para LatAm y EEUU Hispano". Todo TV News. June 2, 2022. Retrieved June 3, 2022.
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  4. ^ "Europe Plan By Turner". The New York Times. Reuters. 1993-03-09. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-04-12.
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  6. ^ Merino, Javier (December 14, 2018). "Lanzamiento de CNN Radio Argentina establece la primera estación de una radio nacional con la marca CNN en la región". CNN en Español. Retrieved June 3, 2022.
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  9. ^ De Vicenzi, Pamela (March 30, 2022). ""Mega Ficción", el nuevo canal de Mega que emitirá teleseries y producciones nacionales". ADN Radio. Retrieved June 3, 2022.
  10. ^ Muñoz, Ariela (October 29, 2018). "Mega lanzará un segundo canal de televisión dentro de los próximos meses". Bio Bio Chile. Retrieved June 3, 2022.
  11. ^ "Particular Crowd". Archived from the original on June 12, 2022. Retrieved May 23, 2022.
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  14. ^ "Turner International Argentina nombra a Bernardo Benedit director ejecutivo de ventas publicitarias" (in Spanish). Real TV News Online. 16 February 2011. Archived from the original on 4 October 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2011.
  15. ^ Mark Farrell (5 October 2007). "Turner Completes Claxson Deal". Multichannel. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  16. ^ "NATPKE 2010 Buyers List" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 September 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2011.
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