CNN Portugal

CNN Portugal is a Portuguese news channel that began broadcasting on November 22, 2021. It is available by subscription on all four Portuguese 4play operators, as well as for free on its website (where it also sometimes features a second video feed of live events). It belongs to the Portuguese media conglomerate Media Capital, with a licensing agreement with the CNN channel from the US company Warner Bros. Discovery.

On May 24, 2021, it was agreed between Media Capital and CNN to create CNN Portugal. On July 26, 2021, the channel’s website was launched and the hiring process to form the team began .The channel’s website was launched on July 26, 2021.

On November 22, 2021, at 21:00(Western European time), CNN Portugal officially began broadcasting, thus replacing TVI24. The launch was marked with a party at the Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon.

For the new channel’s anchors, familiar faces from TV journalism were announced, namely from TVI, such as Júlio Magalhães and Judite Sousa.