September 20, 1960 (original)|
June 15, 1969 (relaunch)
Diários Associados (1960–1969)|
Fundação Padre Anchieta (1969–present)
|Slogan||45 anos de história, 45 anos de cultura. (45 years of history, 45 years of culture)|
|Broadcast area||São Paulo as TV Cultura, and Brazil, through its affiliate stations and broadcast relay stations|
|Headquarters||Sao Paulo, (SP)|
|Formerly called||Rádio e Televisão Cultura (RTC), TV Cultura Canal 2 (C2 Cultura), Rede Cultura|
|Vivo TV||Channel 251|
|Claro TV||Channel 26|
|CTBC TV||Channel 221|
|Star One C2||4130 MHz (1020 MHz L-Band), Vertical (SD, Analogue)|
|Star One B4||3710 MHz @ 14580 ksps, Vertical (HD)|
Channel 1 (SD)/Channel 501 (HD) (Santos) |
Channel 2 (SD)/Channel 502 (HD) (São Paulo)
Channel 22 (SD)/Channel 522 (HD) (Campinas)
|Vivo TV||Channel 2|
Channel 29 (Canoas) |
Channel 32 (São Luís)
TV Cultura (Portuguese: Culture TV) is a free Brazilian television network headquartered in São Paulo and a part of Fundação Padre Anchieta. It focuses on educational and cultural subjects but also has sports as entertainment options.
TV Cultura was founded in 1960 by Diários Associados and Rede de Emissoras Associadas, who also owned TV Tupi. In 1968, the São Paulo State Government bought TV Cultura from Associadas and subsequently donated the channel to Fundação Padre Anchieta ("Father Anchieta Foundation") in 1969. It is currently a private entity that has intellectual, political and administrative independence; the maintaining foundation receives budget from the private investors, responsible not only for TV Cultura, but also its two affiliated radio broadcasting channels, Rádio Cultura AM and Rádio Cultura FM.
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