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Mexico City, Mexico
Branding FOROtv: Aquí nos vemos. (Forum TV...Here, we see you.)
Channels Analog: 4 (VHF)
Digital: 49 (UHF)
Virtual: 4 (PSIP)
Affiliations Foro TV
Owner Televisa
(Televimex, S.A. de C.V.)
Founded August 31, 1950 (1950-08-31)
Call letters' meaning XH TeleVisión
Transmitter power 64 kW (analog)
270 kW (digital)
Transmitter coordinates

XHTV (channel 4 analog and channel 49 digital), founded in 1950 by Romulo O'Farril, is a flagship TV station of Televisa and FOROtv. Although FOROtv does not have any full-time affiliates, most Televisa local stations around the republic select some FOROtv programming for their broadcasting. FOROtv is available on various cable television companies and SKY México satellite service. It is the oldest TV station in Mexico and Latin America.[1]


  • History 1
  • Current programs 2
    • Original Productions 2.1
    • Sports Events 2.2
    • Previous programming 2.3
    • Logo 2.4
    • Slogan 2.5
  • References 3
  • External links 4


On August 30, 2010 (sixty years after the channel was founded), the channel's name was changed to FOROtv (literally "Forum TV"), with most of Televisa's news programs moved here, such as Las Noticias por Adela (from XEQ), and with new news and talk programs being created. Prior to this, the channel, under the name of Canal de la Ciudad ("The City's Channel") broadcast programs targeted at the México City metro area.

Current programs

Logo as 4-TV Canal de la Ciudad, used full-time from September 2008 to August 2010.
Logo as ForoTV since August 2010.

Original Productions

Some of the programs on XHTV as Foro TV currently include the following:

  • Matutino Express (Morning Express)
  • El Mañanero
  • A las Tres (At 3:00, anchored by Paola Rojas)
  • Hora 21 (9pm news, anchored by Karla Iberia Sánchez)
  • El Centro del Debate
  • Es La Hora De Opinar (It's Time to Give Opinions)
  • Versus (daily sports news)
  • Fractal (technology innovations)
  • Noticias DF (Local news from Mexico City, anchored by Enrique Campos)
  • Por el Planeta (investigation about ecological environments)

Sports Events

Previous programming


Canal 4

  • 1976-1978 Quedese en el 4 / Stay un The 4
  • 1978-1982 La imagen familiar / The familiar image
  • 1982-1983 El canal con estrella / Star Channel
  • 1983-1986 Imagen con diversión / Fun image
  • 1986-1987 Viva el 4 / Long live The 4
  • 1987-1989 Tu propio espacio / Your own space
  • 1990 Tu imagen / You image
  • 1991-1993 Ver para saber / See you know
  • 1993-1994 Siempre algo bueno / Always something good

1993 Copa América El Canal de copa América / The cup América Channel

  • 1996 El Canal olímpico / Olimpic Channel (With has Olimpic games atlanta GA)

Central 4

  • 1997-1999 Diversión TV / Fun TV


  • 2001-2003 Todo en un lugar / All is one place / Television para la ciudad / Television for the city
  • 2003-2010 Canal de la Ciudad / The city Channel

Foro TV

  • 2010-2015 FOROtv Aqui Nos vemos / forum TV Here we see you
  • 2015 Present Tu tienes la palabra / You have the floor


  1. ^ History of Mexican TV (in Spanish)

External links

  • Official website

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