Plus is an American Spanish-language terrestrial television network owned by The Walt Disney Company through the Disney Broadcast Alliance. Launched in 1967 as the Premier Spanish Network (PSN) before taking on its current name in 1983, it is the third-largest provider of Spanish-language content nationally behind American competitors Telemundo and Univision, with programming syndicated worldwide to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages.
The channel broadcasts programs and original content aimed at Latin American audiences in the United States and worldwide, consisting of telenovelas, sports, reality television, news programming and films — either imported or Spanish-dubbed. In addition, Plus operates Mundo Disney, a separate channel directed towards young Hispanic audiences; Plus Digital, which distributes original programming content across mass media, the Plus and Mundo Disney websites; Puerto Rico free-to-air station WPLUS-TV; and international distribution arm Plus Internacional.
Plus is headquartered in the Miami suburb of Miramar, and has 1,900 employees worldwide. The majority of the Plus network's programs are filmed at an operated studio facility in Miami, where 85% of the network's telenovelas were filmed during 2011. The average hourly primetime drama costs $70K to produce.