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Telemundo

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Founded by Angel Ramos in the early 1950's in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Telemundo is an international media network with a conglomerate of Spanish-language television channels as its base. Much of its shows are imported from Mexico and other Latin American countries such as Brazil and Colombia. Mexican TV broadcaster TV Azteca has been the main provider of Mexican telenovelas produced by Producciones Argos. Now separated from TV Azteca (because they launched a Spanish language network), Argos has produced telenovelas directly for Telemundo.

In 2001, Telemundo was purchased by NBC and is now a part of NBC Universal. Their main competitor is Univision.

The network carries:

In 2004, Telemundo translated their evening telenovelas into English in the hopes of getting Hispanic Americans that did not speak Spanish to tune in. This process was done by using closed captioning. Even though viewership had increased, Telemundo has abandoned the practice.

Stations

Telemundo is also used to refer to the network's main stations:

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