MTV Hits (Latin American TV channel)

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MTV Hits Latin America
MTV Hits 2017 logo.svg
Broadcast areaLatin America
HeadquartersMiami Beach, Florida, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Programming
Picture format4:3, 480i (SDTV)
Ownership
OwnerViacomCBS Networks Americas (ViacomCBS)
Sister channelsMTV Latin America
History
LaunchedMarch 1, 2008
ReplacedMTV Hits US
ClosedAugust 5, 2020
Replaced byMTV Hits Europe
Availability
(at time of closure)
Cable
GTD Manquehue (Chile)Channel 185
Cablevisión Flow (Argentina)Channel 508
Satellite
Dish (México)Channel 251
Claro TV (Central America and Mexico)Channel 352

MTV Hits Latin America was a 24-hour non-stop contemporary hit music channel from ViacomCBS Networks Americas that debuted in 2008. The format of the network resembles that of the classic MTV Latin America before the addition of other programming to that network in the 2000s and their slow decline of music video programming. The network had a schedule consisted of only videos, interrupted by promotional advertising for MTV Latin America and limited commercials on the network. Like the other digital MTV/VH1 channels, MTV Hits Latin America used to be based on an automated wheel schedule introduced in the first years of MTV2 in the US. This practice, though, has now been reduced, with five themed zones - namely MTV Hits Playlistism, Hitlist, Biggest! Hottest! Loudest!, MTV Classic and Weekend Playlist - being scheduled at predetermined timeslots.

The channel was replaced by the international version of MTV Hits on August 5, 2020.