Multimedios Television

Multimedios Television
Multimedios Televisión
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 February 24, 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. The flagship station of Multimedios Television is XHAW-TV located in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. Programming features locally produced news, sports, children's shows and general mass appeal programming. Multimedios produces more than 20 hours of programming daily.

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.


Multimedios Affiliates


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 (25) (flagship station)
Tampico XHTAO-TV 6 (47)
León, Guanajuato XHLGG-TV 6 (N/A)
Ciudad Victoria XHVTU-TV 7 (50)
Torreón XHOAH-TV 9 (N/A)
Nuevo Laredo XHNAT-TV 45 (32)
Matamoros XHVTV-TV 54 (51)
Saltillo XHAW-TV 11 (N/A)
Reynosa XHVTV-TV 54 (51)

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.

Market/City Of License Station/Channel No. (DT) Current owner
Houston KHLM-LD 43 Lotus Communications Corporation
San Diego K09YL-D 9.1 (shared with Tr3s) International Communications Network Inc.
Salt Lake City KTMW 20.4 Alpha & Omega Communications, LLC
El Paso/Juarez K40FW 40 (26) Application Broadcast Group Ltd.

Cable availability

Multimedios is also seen on selected Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Charter Communications, AT&T U-Verse and Grande Communications cable systems.

Former Multimedios Affiliates

Market/City Of License Station/Channel No. (DT) Current Owner Additional Notes
Dallas/Fort Worth (Mesquite) KATA 50 (N/A) Mako Communications Now affiliated with MTV Tr3́s.
Las Vegas KVPX 28 (N/A) Mako Communications Now affiliated with Almavision.
Las Vegas KMCC 34 (32) Cranston II, LLC Now affiliated with Mega TV.
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
Amarillo K64GK 64 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
Corpus Christi K54JS 54 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
Lubbock K24GP 24 (N/A) Mako Communications
Midland K69IT 69 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
San Angelo K45HW 45 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
San Antonio K51JF 51 (N/A) Mintz Broadcasting
Phoenix KPHE 44 (N/A) Lotus Communications Corporation
Tampa WTAM 30 (N/A)
(Branded as TV Visión)
Lotus Communications Corporation

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