TN is the most watched news channel in Argentina. It was created in 1993 and most of its schedule consisted of repeating content from Canal 13, an open TV channel that belonged to Grupo Clarín. As part of this group, TN features journalists who also work in the channel, the newspaper and the radio stations of the same group.
It broadcasts live, 24 hours a day, from Monday to Friday, and during most of the weekend. Its programming includes news bulletins that last up to 4 hours and, as of 10 p.m., it airs political shows hosted by different Grupo Clarín’s leading writers.
TN is one of the media in which Grupo Clarín takes an editorial political and economic line, together with newspaper Clarín and Radio Mitre.
Media Companies / Groups
TN belongs to Arte Radiotelevisivo Argentino Sociedad Anónima (Artear S.A.) which, in turn, is owned by Grupo Clarín. Its main shareholders are Héctor Magnetto, Ernestina Herrera de Noble’s heirs (Felipe and Marcela Noble Herrera), Lucio Pagliaro and José Aranda.
The board of directors of Grupo Clarín manages the corporation.
Affiliated Interests Founder
Both journalists, producers and TV hosts with experience in several media. They were selected to create a news channel.
Carlos De Elía.
Address: Lima 1261, city of Buenos Aires
TE: (54 011) 4999 0000
Revenue (in Mill. $)
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
USD 1,824,805 (2018 official advertising)
Audience share data of the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires were provided by Kantar Ibope Media.
2018 official advertising data were provided by the Secretariat of National Communications.
Fontevecchia, Jorge (2018). "Periodismo y Verdad". Buenos Aires, Editorial Paidós.