RedeTV! is a Brazilian television network, owned by Amilcare Dallevo and Marcelo de Carvalho. RedeTV! has modern production plants, located in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Recife and Fortaleza. RedeTV! is headquartered in the CTD - Centro de Televisão Digital (Digital Television Center, in English), located in Osasco (SP), where its news division is based.[2] It is the newest television network, among the five major networks in Brazil, being a relaunch of Rede Manchete in 1999. It was the first network worldwide to be broadcast in 3D.

History

Formed in 1999 using part of Rede Manchete structure. RedeTV! started its transmissions on November 15, 1999.[3]

Its principal shows are Encrenca, the first most famous humour program in Brazil, A Tarde é Sua, a afternoon variety show hosted by Sônia Abrão, Superpop, an entertainment program and TV Fama, a program about celebrities.[4][5] It was responsible for the Brazilian version of Desperate Housewives, Donas de Casa Desesperadas, series exhibited in 2007.[6] The TV programming is directed mostly to the entertainment, with comedy, talk shows, soap operas, audience shows, journalism, sports, TV series and feminine showbizz.

RedeTV! was the first since 2008, and remains the only, Brazilian network to produce all of its original programming in high definition.[7]

In September 2009, RedeTV! changed its facilities Barueri for the Centro de Televisão Digital (CTD) in Osasco (SP).[8] Despite having changed its headquarters to the Centro de Televisão Digital (CTD) in September, the official inauguration of the center was on the 13th of November, being celebrated with a big party and with the participation of politicians, businessmen and artists such as Luciana Gimenez, Iris Stefanelli and Supla, in addition to President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.[9][10]

In May 2010, Pânico na TV is the first show in the world to do a live 3D transmission in a free-to-pay channel.[11]

Centers and affiliates

RedeTV! has 5 stations owned and 32 affiliated stations throughout Brazil, totaling 37 stations that rebroadcast the signal from it.[12]

Owned-and-operated stations

São Paulo (São Paulo)
RedeTV! SP - Analogue Channel 09 / Digital Channel 29
Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro)
RedeTV! RJ - Analogue Channel 6 / Digital Channel 21
Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais)
RedeTV! MG - Analogue Channel 4 / Digital Channel 25
Recife (Pernambuco)
RedeTV! PE - Analogue Channel 6 / Digital Channel 19
Fortaleza (Ceará)
RedeTV! CE - Analogue Channel 2 / Digital Channel 34

Affiliates stations

Corporate slogans

  • 1999-2001: A nova rede de TV do Brasil. (The new TV network in Brazil.)
  • 2001-2008: A Rede de TV que mais cresce no Brasil. (Brazil's fastest growing TV network.)
  • 2008 - 2009: Quem vê, já sabe. (Who watches it, already knows it.)
  • 2009 - present: Em rede com você. (In network with you.)
  • 2011: Primeira em tecnologia HD 3D. (First HD 3D technology.)

RedeTV! shows

Presenters