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Las Estrellas
Type Terrestrial television network
Country Mexico
Availability Mexico
Europe: Las Estrellas Europa
Latin America: Las Estrellas Latinoamerica
Founded by Emilio Azcárraga Milmo
Motto El Canal de las Estrellas, Nuestro Canal
(The Channel of the Stars, Our Channel.)
Slogan El Canal de las Estrellas
(The Channel of the Stars)
Licence area Mexico
Headquarters Mexico City
Broadcast area Mexico
Area Mexico
Owner Televisa
Launch date 21 March 1951 (1951-03-21)
Digital channel Channel 48
Analogue channel Channel 2
Picture format 480i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
SKY México Channel 105 (SD)
Channel 1105 (HD)
Dish México Channel 105 (SD)
Channel 1105 (HD)
Callsigns XEW-TV
Callsign meaning W (Comes from the Callsigns in North America for channels in the east of United States)

Las Estrellas is one of the main television networks of Televisa. It has affiliate television stations all over Mexico. Its flagship station is XEW-TV in Mexico City.

Las Estrellas International

Las Estrellas International is available as a pay television network in Europe and Australia as Canal de las Estrellas Europa and Canal de las Estrellas Latinoamerica in Central and South America through Televisa Networks. Both feeds differ from the Canal de las Estrellas programming, usually broadcasting shows weeks behind their original broadcast.

In Canada, XEW-TDT and the Las Estrellas schedule is available in full on Rogers Cable (limited to the Greater Toronto Area) and Bell Fibe TV as an eligible foreign service.

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Weekday programming in the afternoon and prime time consists of telenovelas. Las Estrellas airs sports programming and sports specials like the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup. Morning and afternoon programming consists of news, sports, talk shows, and variety shows. Night time programming is filled with a news program and Univision-produced shows. Examples of shows produced by Las Estrellas are Recuerda y Gana, Hoy, El Juego de las Estrellas, and Cuéntamelo ya. The network also produces and airs the Premios TVyNovelas, sponsored by the Televisa-owned magazine of the same name and considered the highest honor in the domestic Mexican television industry.

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