América Televisión

América Televisión

Infobox Network
network_name = América Television (Compañía Peruana de Radiodifusión S.A.)
country = Peru
network_type = television network
available = National
owner = El Comercio Group
La República Group
Caracol Televisión
key_people = Eric Jurgensen
launch_date = December 15th, 1958
founder = Nicanor Gonzales and Antonio Umbert
past_names = Telecentro Canal Cuatro (1974-1980)
slogan = English: "America always in your life",
"Spanish: América siempre en tu vida"
website = []

America Television or (Spanish: América Televisión), better known as America-TV, is a Peruvian television network. It was founded in December 15th, 1958 by Antonio Umbert F., Nicanor Gonzalez V. and Avelino Aramburu, the Televisa Group bought America TV in 1982 and eventually led all operations on the station for almost a decade until the 1990s, with The Crousillat Group led by José Enrique Crousillat López Torres and José Francisco Cruosillat Carreño who became the CEO's of the station throughout 1990s, until the fall of Fujimori's term, when the station was again purchased by El Comercio Group and La República Group.

The station is currently the most watched television station in Peru, with daily morning shows such as Laura Huarcayo's "Lima Limon". America has produced popular soap operas such as "Luz Maria", " [Pobre Diabla", "Isabella: Mujer Enamorada", and a reality show, "El Reto del Inca", that gave an award of a million soles.

Other popular TV shows in the channel include: "Habacilar" hosted by Raul Romero and co-hosted by Katia Palma, Carlos Barraza and Thalia Estabridis; "Cinescape" hosted by Bruno Pinasco; "Recargados de Risa" with the crowd composed by Mariela Zanetti, Martin Farfan, Karen Dejo, Edwin Sierra and Oscar Galloso; "Prensa Libre" hosted by the journalist Rosa Maria Palacios; América Kids, hosted by a crowd of kids; "Cuarto Poder" hosted by Raul Tola and Sol Carreño; "Teatro desde el Teatro" with its main actor Ricky Tosso; and "Ya La Tengo" which is a Sunday TV bingo show.

Eric Jurgensen is the CEO and Director of Programming at America TV since 2003.

External links

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