Univision (Spanish pronunciation: [uniβiˈsjon] (listen)) is an American Spanish-language free-to-air television network owned by Univision Communications. It is the United States' largest provider of Spanish-language content.[2] The network's programming is aimed at the Latino public and includes telenovelas and other drama series, sports, sitcoms, reality and variety series, news programming, and imported Spanish-language feature films. Univision is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City,[3] and has its major studios, production facilities, and business operations based in Doral, Florida (near Miami).

TypeFree-to-air television network. Private
CountryUnited States
AffiliatesSee list of affiliates
Headquarters605 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10158
Picture format1080i HDTV
1080p via ATSC 3.0 in some markets
(re-scaled to 16:9 480i for some affiliated stations)
Timeshift service
  • Univision East
  • Univision West
OwnerUnivision Communications
Key peopleWade Davis (CEO)
Sister channels
LaunchedSeptember 29, 1962; 59 years ago (1962-09-29)
Former namesSpanish International Network (1962–1987)
Free-to-air affiliates available on some cable systemsChannel slots vary on each provider
National feed available on most cable systemsChannel slots vary on each operator
Dish Network
  • Channel 270 (East)
  • Channel 827 (East)
  • Channel 828 (West; SD)
DirecTVChannel 402 (East)

Channel 403 (west; SD)
AT&T TVChannel 402 (HD)
U-verse TV
  • Channel 192 (East; SD)
  • Channel 193 (West; SD)
Streaming media
FuboTVLive Stream

Univision is available on pay television providers throughout most of the United States, with local stations in over 60 markets with large Latin American communities. Most of these stations air full local newscasts and other local programming in addition to network shows; in major markets such as Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City, the local newscasts carried by the network's owned-and-operated stations are equally competitive with their English-language counterparts ratings-wise. Chief operating officer Randy Falco (who was appointed to the position on January 18, 2011, and officially took over as CEO on June 29 of that year) has been in charge of the company since the departure of Univision Communications president and CEO Joe Uva in April 2011.[4][5] In March 2018, it was announced that Falco would be retiring and stepping down as CEO.[6]

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