CNN Portugal Launch

CNN Portugal goes live

A new 24-hour multi-platform Portuguese language news platform

November 26th, 2021

CNN Portugal launch event

CNN Portugal began broadcasting on 22 November across TV, digital and social platforms with a VIP launch event held at the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos in Lisbon.

Marking Portugal’s biggest news launch in years, CNN Portugal is a 24-hour multi-platform Portuguese language news operation committed to impartial and agenda-setting journalism of a calibre that viewers expect of CNN. It will provide Portuguese audiences with high-quality journalism and the latest domestic and international news and analysis. Available in 4.3 million homes in Portugal via pay-TV, on digital at and across all major social media platforms.

“We are combining the power of CNN’s unique story-telling, journalistic access and global reach with Media Capital’s local expertise, passion and commitment to make CNN Portugal the gold standard.”

Rani Raad, President, CNN Worldwide Commercial

CNN Portugal operates through a partnership agreement between Media Capital and CNN International Commercial (CNNIC), which includes access to content and programming from across the CNN portfolio.

Read more about the launch here