WXWZ-LD

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WXWZ-LD
Guayama / Caguas / Cayey, Puerto Rico
Branding+MásTV Puerto Rico
ChannelsDigital: 36 (UHF)
Virtual: 23 (PSIP)
Subchannels36.1 +MasTV
AffiliationsIndependent
OwnerJB Media Group
(JB Media Group)
FoundedNovember 2, 1990
Former callsignsW22AX (1990-2000)
WXWZ-LP (2000-2011)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
22 (UHF, 1990-2011)
Digital:
23 (2011-2018)
Former affiliationsDeutsche Welle/HTV
Transmitter power15 kW
ClassLPTV
Websitewww.mastvpr.com

WXWZ-LD is a digital low-power, independent television station in Guayama, Puerto Rico, broadcasting on digital channel 36 (virtual channel 23). The station is owned by JB Media Group. WXWZ brands itself as +MásTVPR. 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.

History[edit]

The station was founded on November 2, 1990 by Juan Papotito Rosario (currently serves as owner of WOLA 1380 AM & Buena TV) and Fernando Jimenez (stockholder of Borinquen Broadcasting). WXWZ-LP (formerly 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 PR , a Radio News Agency), Jose Santiago (Public affairs Mun of Cidra and WAPA-TV), Jesus Rodriguez García (actually in WSKN), Jose R. Gomez (El Pueblo Quiere Saber), Braulio Rodriguez (Musa Media Group), Jorge Antares (actor), Angel Irizarry (now at WAPA (AM)) and Nestor Rodriguez (formerly in WKUM am Cumbre 1470).

Digital television[edit]

WXWZ-LD's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP short name Programming
23.1 480i 4:3 WXWZ-D1 main WXWZ-LD programming

Local programs produced by WXWZ-LD[edit]

  • De Bohemia con Willie Benito
  • Entre Tu y Yo
  • Artes Marciales en Accion
  • 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 programming[edit]

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

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