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Multimedios Televisión
Logo-multimedios.png
Type Terrestrial television network
Country Mexico
Availability Distributed in Northern and Central Mexico, and some areas of Southern United States
Owner Grupo Multimedios
Key people Francisco Gonzalez
Launch date 1968
Former names Canal 12
Official Website Multimedios Televisión

Multimedios Television is a network of Spanish language television stations found throughout Mexico. The system is part of Grupo Multimedios

It has two channels, one broadcast on XHAW-TV channel 12 in Monterrey which features locally produced news, sports, children's shows and general mass appeal programming. Multimedios produces more than 18 hours of channel 12's programming daily. They also broadcast TeleRitmo in Sabinas Hidalgo on XHSAW-TV channel 64, which features music videos from Norteño Music, and Tex-Mex that are popular in the region. Both TV stations can also be viewed online on the Multimedios website.

The company also has network affiliates in many cities, some of which produce local content. The networks spans most of northeastern Mexico, and the southern United States.

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Multimedios Affiliates

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Mexico

All of these stations are owned and operated by Grupo Multimedios unless noted otherwise.

City Of License Station/Channel No. (DT)
Monterrey XHAW-TV 12 (50) (flagship station)
Tampico XHTAO-TV 6 (N/A)
León, Guanajuato XHLGG-TV 6 (N/A)
Ciudad Victoria XHVTU-TV 7 (N/A)
Torreón XHOAH-TV 9 (N/A)
Nuevo Laredo XHNAT-TV 45 (N/A)
Matamoros XHVTV-TV 54 (N/A)
Saltillo XHAW-TV 11 (N/A)
Reynosa XHVTV-TV 54 (51)
Irapuato XHLGG-TV 66 (N/A)

United States

All American Multimedios affiliates are owned and operated by other broadcasters, due to FCC regulations regarding foreign ownership of radio and TV stations. As of early 2007, Multimedios is no longer leasing stations from MAKO Communications. They are maintaining their El Paso and San Diego stations as a way of reaching viewers in Mexico.

DMA# Market/City Of License Station/Channel No. (DT) Current Owner
10. Greater Houston KHLM 43 (N/A)
(Branded as TV Informa)
Lotus Communications Corporation
12. Phoenix KPHE 44 (N/A) Lotus Communications Corporation
13. Tampa WTAM 30 (N/A)
(Branded as TV Visión)
Lotus Communications Corporation
27. San Diego K61GH 61 (N/A) International Communications Network Inc.
33. Salt Lake City KTMW 20-4 Alpha & Omega Communications, LLC
37. San Antonio K51JF 51 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
98. El Paso/Juarez K40FW 40 (41) Application Broadcast Group Ltd.
129. Corpus Christi K54JS 54 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
148. Lubbock K24GP 24 (N/A) Mako Communications
157. Midland K69IT 69 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
197. San Angelo K45HW 45 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting

In addition, Multimedios Television is also offered on Time Warner Cable Systems in Texas. They are offered in the North Texas, Central Texas, and San Antonio divisions.

Former Multimedios Affiliates

DMA# Market/City Of License Station/Channel No. (DT) Current Owner Additional Notes
5. Dallas/Fort Worth (Mesquite) KATA 50 (N/A) Mako Communications Now affiliated with MTV Tr3́s.
43. Las Vegas KVPX 28 (N/A) Mako Communications Now affiliated with Almavision.
43. Las Vegas KMCC 34 (32) Cranston II, LLC Now affiliated with Mega TV.
125. Bakersfield K18HD-D N/A (18) Valley Public Television VPT acquired station from Mintz Broadcasting in 2007;
has since flash-cut to digital and currently rebroadcasts KVPT
131. Amarillo K64GK 64 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
129. Corpus Christi K54JS 54 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
148. Lubbock K24GP 24 (N/A) Mako Communications
157. Midland K69IT 69 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
197. San Angelo K45HW 45 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
37. San Antonio K51JF 51 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
43. Las Vegas (Laughlin) KMCC 34 (32) Cranston II LLC
(managed by Equity Broadcasting)
12. Phoenix KPHE 44 (N/A) Lotus Communications Corporation
13. Tampa WTAM 30 (N/A)
(Branded as TV Visión)
Lotus Communications Corporation

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