Syfy (Latin American TV channel)

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Syfy is a Latin American channel dedicated to science fiction and fantasy programming, owned by Universal Networks International, a division of NBCUniversal. The local version of the channel, available both in Spanish- and Portuguese-language feeds (for Spanish-speaking countries and for Brazil, respectively), was launched in 2007. Until October 10, 2010,[1] Syfy was known as Sci Fi.

Syfy
Syfy logo
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaArgentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Uruguay
Venezuela
SloganSpanish: Es Cosa de Fans
Portuguese: É Coisa de Fã
(From the global Syfy slogan, "It's a Fan Thing")
Programming
Language(s)Spanish, Portuguese
Picture format480i SDTV/1080i HDTV
Ownership
OwnerNBCUniversal International Networks Spanish Latin America
(NBCUniversal/Comcast (majority); Ole Communications (minority))
(distributed by Ole Distribution)
Brazil: NBCUniversal International Networks Brasil
(NBCUniversal/Comcast (50%), Canais Globo/Grupo Globo (50%))
(distributed by Canais Globo)
Sister channelsUniversal TV
Studio Universal
MSNBC Latin America
CNBC Latin America
E!
History
LaunchedApril 1, 2007 (as Sci Fi)
October 10, 2010 (as Syfy)
Former namesSci Fi (2007-2010)
Links
WebsiteSyfy Latin America
Syfy Brazil
Availability
Cable
MASTV Mexico66
Satellite
Dish Network Mexico204

The Brazilian feed of the channel, as well as its sister network, Studio Universal, is operated since mid-July 2012 by the joint venture between Universal Networks International and Grupo Globo-owned Globosat which already operated the Brazilian version of Universal Channel.[2]

ProgrammingEdit

 
Logo for Syfy as "Sci Fi", 2007–2010.
 
Logo for Syfy 2010-2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sci Fi Channel será Syfy en América Latina
  2. ^ "NBCUniversal International and Globosat announce new agreement". todotvnews. Retrieved 12 June 2012.

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