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Owned by  Mediaset
Founder  Silvio Berlusconi
Headquarters  Fuencarral, Madrid, Spain
Owner  Mediaset
Founded  10 March 1989, Spain
Telecinco httpslh3googleusercontentcomdxKrjsbM9qsAAA

Launched  3 March 1990; 27 years ago (1990-03-03)
Network  Mediaset España Comunicación
Picture format  576i (SDTV 16:9)1080i (HDTV) (Telecinco HD)
Audience share  14,5% (2014) (2013, [1])
Slogan  Dejate llevar por la pasión (Let passion drive you)
CEO  Paolo Vasile (30 Mar 1999–)
Motto  Dejate llevar por la pasión (Let passion drive you)
TV shows  Gran Hermano, La Voz, La que se avecina, Informativos Telecinco, Pasapalabra

Telecinco is a Spanish commercial television channel operated by Mediaset España Comunicación. Launched in 1990 as Tele 5, it was the fifth of the national terrestrial television channels and the second private channel in Spain. In 1997, Tele 5 was rebranded as Telecinco, dropping the flower logo seen in other Mediaset channel logos.



In 2014, Telecinco was the most viewed channel in Spain with a share of 14,5%. Telecinco is a general channel catering for all audiences. It shows popular films, series, entertainment shows.

The channel's programming includes such series as La que se avecina, Sin tetas no hay paraíso, and Aída, as well as the entertainment shows Crónicas Marcianas and Hay una cosa que te quiero decir and the talent show The Voice.

The channel is also known for its reality shows, having produced a number of popular series in the last decade, Gran Hermano, Supervivientes, Hotel Glam, Operación Triunfo, amongst others. Reality shows feed many of the channel's other programmes such as the morning show El Programa de Ana Rosa, the afternoon and famous show Sálvame and the weekly discussion show Salvame Deluxe. All of these programmes experienced a substantial ratings boost thanks to the Reality Effect.


Telecinco had digitalised their production facilities. It allowed them to broadcast their channels in up to Spanish and original language, stereo sound, interactive services and high-definition television.


Telecinco Wikipedia