WXWZ-LD

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WXWZ-LD
Channels
BrandingMásTVPR
Programming
Affiliations23.1: Independent (1990-present)
23.2: The Retro Channel
Ownership
OwnerJB Media Group
History
FoundedNovember 2, 1990
Former call signs
W22AX (1990-2000)
WXWZ-LP (2000-2011)
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
22 (UHF, 1990-2011)
Digital:
23 (UHF, 2011-2018)
Deutsche Welle/HTV
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID168860
ClassLD
ERP1,000 kW
HAAT707 m (2,320 ft)
Transmitter coordinates18°6′38.0″N 66°3′6.0″W / 18.110556°N 66.051667°W / 18.110556; -66.051667
Links
Public license information
LMS
Websitewww.mastvpr.com

WXWZ-LD, virtual channel 23 (UHF digital channel 36), branded on-air as MásTVPR, is a low-powered independent television station licensed to Guayama, Puerto Rico. The station is owned by the JB Media Group. WXWZ-LD serves Caguas and the entire central area. WXWZ-LD's programming was seen on Liberty Cable channel 22, OneLink Communications channel 121 and Choice Cable channel 27. WXWZ-LD produces over 40 hours of locally produced programming that includes: News, Sports and general entertainment. The station's studios are located at Degetau Avenue in Caguas with its transmitter located at Cerro La Santa in Cayey near the Bosque Estatal de Carite mountain reserve.

History[edit]

The station was founded on November 2, 1990 as W22AX by Juan Papotito Rosario (currently serves as owner of WOLA 1380 AM & Buena TV) and Fernando Jimenez (stockholder of Borinquen Broadcasting). W22AX is the first low power television station founded in Puerto Rico. The station is currently owned by JB Media Group, managed by Jose Berrios. First known as "Canal 22", in 1995 it was known as "Telecentro". Some famous Puerto Rican news reporters worked at W22AX in the early 1990s, such as Mario Vega (later at NotiUno, now deceased), Jose Raul Arriaga (later at WAPA (AM), Dando Candela in WKAQ-TV and currently owns Red Informativa de Puerto Rico , a Radio News Agency), Jose Santiago (Public affairs Mun of Cidra and WAPA-TV), Jesus Rodriguez García (later at WSKN, currently owns Radio Acromatica, a web station), Jose R. Gomez (El Pueblo Quiere Saber), Braulio Rodriguez (Musa Media Group), Jorge Antares (actor), Angel Irizarry and Nestor Rodriguez (formerly in WKUM AM 1470). W22AX then changed its call letters to WXWZ-LP in 2000, and then WXWZ-LD in 2011 when the station switched to digital.

Digital channels[edit]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming[1]
23.1 480i 4:3 WXWZ-D1 Main WXWZ-LD programming
23.2 WXWZ-D2 The Retro Channel

Local programs produced by WXWZ-LD[edit]

Current[edit]

  • Más TV Noticias
  • De Bohemia con Willie Benito
  • Entre Tu y Yo
  • Artes Marciales en Acción
  • De To' Un Poco
  • Pal Pueblo
  • Donde Esta Katty
  • Locura Colectiva
  • La Palabra de Dios en tu Hogar
  • Zona Zaguera
  • Geek Spot
  • Es Tiempo de Viajar

Former[edit]

  • El Pueblo Quiere Saber
  • Noticiero Regional
  • Asistencia Medica
  • Open House
  • Mech Tech Racing
  • Borinqueando
  • Dra. Mama
  • 100 x 35

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