40TV is Spain’s most important music TV channel. Since launching in 1998, it has fast become the logical crossover of radio broadcaster 40 Principales into the television sector and has set the standard thanks to its high-quality programming.
40TV covers a wide spectrum of current trends in music, from the most hotly anticipated new releases to must-see concerts, and from pop videos for top performers to special coverage of all kinds of events. Playlist features all types of music styles – from indy rock to the biggest pop hits, all packaged in the hugely successful format developed by 40 Principales.
What’s more, 40TV is renowned for in-house production, whether it’s daily programs such as Lo+40, a magazine-style slot unique on Spanish television, or special one-off features on performers, events and national and international trends. Chart show Del 40 a 1 (From 40 to 1) is the oldest music program of its type in Spain and garners one of the highest audiences nationwide, week after week.
The program schedule also features chart shows for physical and digital download sales, such as Superventas España and Superventas Digitales, the hit show Colección 40 which reviews the career of a specific performer or band, as well as other niche programs such as Indiegentes, and the channel's latest big venture: Game 40, a video game program.