La Red (Chilean TV channel)
|Headquarters||Avenida Quilín #3750, Macul|
|Picture format||1080i HDTV|
|Launched||12 May 1991|
|Former names||RED Televisión (1999–2009)|
La Red (1991–1999)
|Analog VHF||Listings may vary|
|Digital UHF||Listings may vary|
La Red, is a private television channel in Chile. It began broadcasting on 12 May 1991, as the second private television station in Chile, after Mega.
From 1991 to 2014, the channel operated in facilities adjacent to the Chilefilms complex in Las Condes. In 2014, it opened its own production complex ubicated in Macul, which has three studios.
Among the many TV shows broadcast on La Red are:
|1999||Cara a Cara||Interviews by Tomás Cox.|
|2005||Así somos||Evening program hosted by Cristián Pérez.|
|2005||Cada día mejor||Space for conversation and memories hosted by Alfredo Lamadrid.|
|2006||Intrusos||Showbusiness news hosted by Jennifer Warner.|
|2010||Mujeres Primero||Morning program hosted by Janine Leal and Antonella Ríos.|
|2011||Expediente S||Entertainment program hosted by Juan Andrés Salfate.|
|2011||Mentiras Verdaderas||Late night interview show hosted by Ignacio Franzani.|
|2014||Cultura Verdadera||Late night culture show hosted by Ignacio Franzani.|
|2014||Portavoz Noticias||Regional News hosted by Scarleth Cárdenas.|
|2015||Entrevista Verdadera||Interviews by Beatriz Sánchez.|
|2016||Hola Chile||Morning show hosted by Julia Vial and Eduardo de la Iglesia.|
The channel was owned by several companies, such as TV Azteca and Copesa, before being sold to Mexican businessman Remigio Ángel González. The channel was called Red Television (Network Television) for about ten years until 2009, before being reverted to its original name in 2009. It mainly airs Hollywood blockbusters (especially in primetime). It is also the TV station that broadcast the local version of the popular "Big Brother" and WWE shows like WWE Raw and WWE SmackDown.
In audience share, it currently ranks fifth behind TVN, Canal 13, CHV, and Mega.
- ^ "La Red – TV live from Chile". TV LIVE 32. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
- ^ S.A.P El Mercurio (12 May 2014). "Director ejecutivo de La Red habla de la renovación del canal: "No vivimos para el rating"". Emol.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 8 April 2022.
- ^ "TV Azteca to buy stake in La Red". Archived from the original on 18 March 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
- ^ "TV Azteca lands 75% of La Red". Archived from the original on 18 March 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
- Official site (in Spanish)