Retro (TV channel)

For the US channel with a similar name, see Retro Television Network.
Launched March 1, 2003
Closed April 1, 2009[1]
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System
(a Time Warner Company)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Country Argentina Argentina
Language Spanish
Broadcast area Latin America
Headquarters Buenos Aires, Argentina
Replaced by truTV
Sister channel(s) Space

Retro was a Latin American cable television network with classic programming that included movies and popular classic TV Series. It was owned by Turner Broadcasting System Latin America, a unit of Time Warner. Its headquarters were located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

On March 25, 2009 Turner Broadcasting System announced the replacement of Retro by a Latin American version of the channel truTV, also owned by Turner Broadcasting System. Most of the programming from Retro is still being aired on TCM Classic Entertainment.[1]

On April 1, 2009 at 5:30pm Buenos Aires time, the channel aired its last show, the Robotech episode "Symphony of Light". Retro was replaced by truTV at 6pm.[1]

In some countries of Latin America, some cable television companies opted to replace Retro with TCM Classic Entertainment instead of truTV.



  1. 1 2 3 "Archived copy". Retrieved May 13, 2010.

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