CNN Chile

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CNN Chile
CNN Chile Logo.svg
Launched December 4, 2008
Network CNN
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (a Time Warner company)
Picture format 4:3 (SDTV)
Slogan "Está pasando, lo estás viendo"
Country Chile
Headquarters Huechuraba, Chile
Sister channel(s) CNN
CNN International
CNN-IBN
CNN Airport Network
CNN en Español
HLN
n-tv
CNN Turk
Chilevisión
Website www.cnnchile.com
Availability
Satellite
DirecTV Channel 154 (Chile)
Channel 707 (Latin America)
Movistar TV Digital Channel 424
Cable
VTR Channel 15 (Greater Santiago)
Channel 14 (Arica)
Channel 23 (Iquique)
Channel 15 (Calama)
Channel 17 (Antofagasta)
Channel 16 (Copiapó)
Channel 15 (La Serena-Coquimbo)
Channel 7 (Greater Valparaíso)
Channel 13 (San Antonio)
Channel 11 (Rancagua)
Channel 20 (Curicó)
Channel 15 (Talca)
Channel 16 (Chillán)
Channel 15 (Greater Concepción)
Channel 12 (Los Ángeles)
Channel 19 (Temuco)
Channel 19 (Valdivia)
Channel 19 (Puerto Montt)
Channel 14 (Coyhaique)

CNN Chile is a Chilean 24-hour television news channel launched on December 4, 2008.[1] It is a joint venture between VTR Chile, a Liberty Global subsidiary, and Turner Broadcasting System Latin America, a unit of Time Warner. The channel is based in Santiago, Chile.[2]

It's the local version of popular TV news channel Cable News Network. CNN had previously showed interest in the Chilean market when it covered the 2005 presidential elections, through CNN en Español.

The news channel is partnered with free-to-air TV station Chilevisión, Chile's most reliable TV channel, since 2010, when Turner Broadcasting System bought it out for $145.000 million to Sebastian Piñera's family.

Under its "Está pasando, lo estas viendo" (It's happening, you are watching it) slogan, it has become one of the country's most successful TV news stations. It's also known for being the first local CNN version to be launched outside from the United States.

Programming[edit]

Wikipedians being interviewed by a reporter for CNN Chile

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Coordinates: 33°23′28″S 70°36′50″W / 33.391°S 70.614°W / -33.391; -70.614


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