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Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua
El Paso, Texas
Las Cruces, New Mexico
City of license Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua
Branding Canal 5
Slogan Televisión como tú quieres
(TV the way you like it)
Channels Analog: 56 (UHF)
Digital: 33 (UHF)
Virtual: 56 (PSIP)
Affiliations Canal 5
Owner Televisa
(Televisora de Occidente S.A. de C.V.)
First air date November 18, 1991
Call letters' meaning XH JUárez B
Sister station(s) XEPM-TV
Former affiliations Televisa Regional (November 18, 1991- July 30, 2007)
Transmitter power 2000 kW (analog)
300 kW (digital)
Height 149 m (489 ft) (digital)
Facility ID 97493 (analog)
185495/98718 (digital)
Website Canal 5

XHJUB-TV Channel 56 is the Ciudad Juárez television station that is owned and operated by Televisa. The station is an affiliate of the Canal 5 network.

From 1991 to 2007, The station broadcasts most network programs from Canal 5 (The first was secondary and broadcast from 1991 to 1994), along with some programming from FOROtv and repeats of selected Televisa telenovelas. It also broadcast local daily news programs under the Noticiero 56 name, as well as other local shows, such as Arriba Juárez, Lore Lore, Kaboom!!, Crea TV, A Toda Máquina!, El Cazo, and Televisa Deportes Juárez.

Since 2007, and actually As the Ciudad Juárez primary affiliate of Canal 5, XHJUB clears the entire network schedule on its analog channel 56, and coming soon on High Definition Television on the digital channel 33.1 (Virtual 56.1). Children's programming includes Spanish-dubbed versions of Nickelodeon's SpongeBob Squarepants, The Fairly OddParents, iCarly, Danny Phantom and The Penguins of Madagascar, as well as original Televisa programs such its animated version of El Chavo. Other programming, also mostly Spanish-dubbed versions of current and recent American shows, includes Malcolm in the Middle, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Sabados de Corona, a Saturday night telecast of boxing matches sponsored by Corona beer.[1]


1991-2007: As Televisa's local TV station[edit]

XHJUB-TV began broadcasting on November 18 in 1991. Initially, the station emerged as a local Television station; Once XEPM-TV (when broadcast the signal of El Canal de las Estrellas until 2005) moved its local newscast to this station; Besides that the station has wanted to also focus on their local programs, and compete against his half-brother: XEJ-TV, and its rival XHIJ-TV.

Transmitting several local newscasts with local newscast of Televisa Juárez first called: Notivisa and Noticiero 56, with some viewers of news which can be found in the section 56 newscast.

1991-1994: Secondary affiliation with Canal 5[edit]

From 1991 to 1994, the station has secondary affiliation with Canal 5-Televisa Network, before the XHJCI-TV's sign-on, the affiliation is primary on this station since 2007.

2007-present: Canal 5 Televisa Network-Affiliate[edit]

On July 30, 2007, Televisa Juárez has announced that they would change their programming: XHJUB-TV and sister station: XEPM-TV, moving their local programs and replays to channel 2. From that same moment, XHJUB-TV began joining Canal 5.

Digital Transition[edit]

XHJUB-TV Began broadcasting in digital television in October 12, 2012.[2]

Channel RF Video Aspect Callsign Network Programming
56.1 33.1 1080i 16:9 XHJUB Canal 5 (Televisa Network) Main XHJUB Programming

Due to the Mexican analog-to-digital conversion mandate, XHJUB-TV needs to shutdown its analog signal by November 26, 2013.[3]