Fox Sports Latinoamérica

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Fox Sports Latinoamérica
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Launched 1996 (1996)
Owned by Fox Latin American Channels
(Fox International Channels)
Picture format 720p (HDTV)
480i (SDTV)
Slogan Ponemos Más
Country Argentina
Language Spanish
Broadcast area Mexico
Central America
South America
Headquarters Buenos Aires, Argentina
Formerly called Prime Deportiva (1996)
Fox Sports Americas (1996–1999)
Website www.foxsportsla.com
Availability
Satellite
SKY México 520 Fox Sports (north feed)
525 Fox Sports 2 (SD)
1520 Fox Sports (HD)
1521 Fox Sports 2 (HD)
DirecTV South America 604 Fox Sports (south feed)
605 Fox Sports (Argentina)
606 Fox Sports (Venezuela)
607 Fox Sports Básico (Chile)
608 Fox Sports 2 (SD)
609 Fox Sports 3 (SD)
1604 (Fox Sports HD)
Dish México 502 (north feed)
503 Fox Sports 2 (SD)
903 Fox Sports (HD)
Cable
Cablevision (México City) 505 Fox Sports (SD)
506 Fox Sports 2 (SD)
953 Fox Sports (HD)
954 Fox Sports 2 (HD)
Cablevision (Monterrey) 302 Fox Sports (north feed)
303 Fox Sports 2 (SD)
930 Fox Sports (HD)
931 Fox Sports 2 (HD)
Claro TV (Chile) 180 Fox Sports (SD; digital feed)
480 Fox Sports (HD)
Claro TV (Colombia) 513 Fox Sports (SD; digital feed)
1513 Fox Sports (HD)
Claro TV (Peru) 61 Fox Sports (SD; digital feed)
552 Fox Sports (HD)

Fox Sports Latinoamérica is a Latin American cable and satellite network that is owned by Fox Latin American Channels, a unit of the Fox International Channels subsidiary of 21st Century Fox. The network focuses on sports-related programming including live and pre-recorded event telecasts, sports talk shows, and other original programmings, available throughout Hispanic America. The network is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

History[edit]

Fox Sports logo, used from 2009 to 2012.

The network was launched in 1996 as Prime Deportiva, under the ownership of Liberty Media. Prior to its launch, on October 31, 1995, News Corporation acquired a 50% ownership interest in Liberty's Prime Network group and its international networks (including sister channels Premier Sports and Prime Sports Asia) as part of an expansion of its Fox Sports properties in the Americas.[1][2]

Fox Sports logo, used from February to November 2012.

In 2009, a second feed called Fox Sports+ was launched, to allow simultaneous broadcasting of football. In 2012, the channel was renamed to Fox Sports 2, whereas Speed Channel was rebranded to Fox Sports 3.

Current logo for Fox Sports 2.

Channels[edit]

  • Fox Sports (Cono Norte) – available in Mexico, Central America and Venezuela
  • Fox Sports (Cono Sur) – available in Argentina, Chile (formerly Fox Sports Premium), Paraguay, Perú, Bolivia and Ecuador (formerly available in Colombia and Uruguay).
  • Fox Sports 2 (pan-regional) - formerly Fox Sports +
  • Fox Sports 3 (pan-regional) - formerly Speed
  • Fox Sports (Chile)
  • Fox Sports (Colombia)
  • Fox Sports (Uruguay)
  • Fox Sports (Cono Norte) HD
  • Fox Sports (Cono Sur) HD
  • Fox Sports 1 HD - simulcast signal of Chile exclusive feed; available only in Chile
  • Fox Sports 2 HD - HD simulcast signal of Fox Sports 2
  • Fox Sports 3 HD - HD simulcast signal of Fox Sports 3

Programming[edit]

Fox Sports Latinoamerica broadcasts sports-related programming 24 hours a day in Spanish. The network carries a wide variety of sports events, including football, Formula 1 racing, ATP tennis, Ultimate Fighting Championship and WWE programming. Fox Sports also airs business news programs (Marketing Registrado) as well as other programming including exercise programs and infomercials.

Sports programming[edit]

Football[edit]

Motorsport[edit]

Other sports events[edit]

Other programming[edit]

Alongside its live sports broadcasts, Fox Sports also airs a variety of sports highlight, talk, and documentary styled shows. These include:

North Cone[edit]

  • Central Fox
  • Fox Gol México
  • Cara a cara
  • La previa del fin de semana
  • Impacto NFL
  • Fox Sports Punto Extra
  • Polémica Fox Sports
  • Tribuna Fox sports
  • Tuzoccer (Pachuca Club de Fútbol)
  • Auto Show TV
  • Fox Gol
  • El show de la NFL en Fox Sports
  • La hora de Cuauhtemoc Blanco
  • La historia de los mundiales

South Cone[edit]

  • Central Fox
  • Minuto Cero
  • Última Vuelta
  • La Última Palabra
  • 90 minutos de fútbol
  • El Show de la Fórmula 1
  • Fox para Todos
  • Fox Sports Radio en del Plata
  • Expediente Fútbol
  • Máxima Velocidad
  • 5ta a fondo
  • Stop and Go
  • Invierno Fox Sports
  • Atlas, La otra pasión
  • Fox Sports Clásico
  • EuroGol
  • Car News TV

Many shows have been cancelled as a result of budget concers and low viewership.

  • 2002 El Circuito (Motorsport)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FOX AND LIBERTY OUTLINE PLANS FOR NEW CABLE VENTURE". Sports Business Journal (Advance Publications). November 1, 1995. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "TCI, LIBERTY AND NEWS CORP. HAMMER OUT SPORTS NET DETAILS". Sports Business Journal (Advance Publications). April 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Tune In: Rolex 24 At Daytona". IMSA.com. Retrieved January 13, 2014. 

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