XHJCI-TV

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XHJCI-TV
Canal de las Estrellas logo.png
Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua
El Paso, Texas
Las Cruces, New Mexico
City of license Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua
Branding El Canal de las Estrellas ("The channel of the stars")
Slogan El Canal de las Estrellas es tu canal. ("The channel of the stars is your channel")
Channels Analog: 32 (UHF)
Digital: 29 (UHF)
Virtual: 32 (PSIP)
Subchannels 32.1 Canal de las Estrellas-HD
32.2 Canal de las Estrellas-SD
Affiliations Canal de las Estrellas
Owner Televisa
(Televimex, S.A. de C.V.)
First air date September 27, 1994
Call letters' meaning XH Juarez ChIhuahua
Sister station(s) XEPM-TV, XEJ-TV, XHJUB-TV
Former affiliations Canal 5 (1994-2005)
Transmitter power 1021 kW (analog)
200 kW (digital)
Height 149 m (489 ft) (digital)
Facility ID 98204 (analog)
185495/98718 (digital)
Transmitter coordinates 31°42′35.20″N 106°29′38.00″W / 31.7097778°N 106.4938889°W / 31.7097778; -106.4938889
Website http://www.televisa.com/canal-de-las-estrellas/

XHJCI-TV (Channel 32) is the Ciudad Juárez television station that is owned and operated by Televisa. The station is an affiliate of Canal de las Estrellas.

History[edit]

Origins[edit]

In 1992, it was published in the "Diario Oficial de la Federación" ("Official Federation Daily"), that on December 16 of that year, "Televimex, S.A. de C.V." was allowed continuation of the licensing process to broadcast on UHF channel 32; on September 21, 1994, a 15 year grant of transmission was given. Thus, Televisa Juarez obtained its third television station (after XEPM and XHJUB) on the Juárez-El Paso border, repeating the signal of Mexico City's XHGC-TV Canal 5.

1994-2005[edit]

During this period, Televisa Juárez begins administration the three stations XEPM (1972), XHJUB (1991) and XHJCI (1994). The last one repeating the signal of Canal 5 from Central Mexico.

2005-present: The new home of El Canal de las Estrellas and its debut on DTV[edit]

In 2005, Televisa Juarez announced that XEPM-TV, it would make a three-way exchange of broadcast channels: the station of local content of Televisa (rebranded as "TuCanal"), moving to channel 2, the repeater station of Central Mexico's channel 5 moving to channel 56; since then, XHJCI-TV transmitting on channel 32 became an affiliate of El Canal De Las Estrellas.

Since 2007, XHJCI-TV began broadcasting its digital television (DTV) signal (or "Digital Terrestrial Television, DTT), the signal from XEPM-TDT, in 1080i 16:9 HD format.

Programming[edit]

Weekday primetime programming consists of telenovelas. Morning and afternoon programming consists of news, talk shows, and variety shows. Nighttime programming is filled with a news program, paid programs and Univision programs. Programs produced by Canal de las Estrellas are "En Familia Con Chabelo", "Hoy", "Al Sabor del Chef", "Tercer Grado". The network also airs a Mexican version of a cross between USA's People's Choice Awards, the Emmy Awards called "Premios TV y Novelas", sponsored by the Televisa-owned magazine of the same name.

Digital television[edit]

The station's digital channel is multiplexed:

Digital subchannels[edit]

DT Video Ratio Callsign Network Programming
32.1 1080i 16:9 XHJCI Canal de las Estrellas-HD Main XHJCI Full HD (1920x1080i) Programming
32.2 480i 4:3 XEPM Canal de las Estrellas-SD SD Simulcast of channel 32.1

Analog-to-Digital conversion[edit]

Due to the Mexican analog-to-digital conversion mandate, XHJCI-TV must shut-down its analog signal by November 26, 2013.[1]

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