It featured a broadcast time of 15 minutes and was hosted by Hilton Gomez and, later, Luis Jatoba.
In 1967, Globo began to build its national network with the affiliation of Porto Alegre-based TV Gaúcha (now RBS TV).
In Brazil, Globo TV presently reaches 99.5% of potential viewers, practically the entire Brazilian population, with 122 broadcasting stations that deliver programming to more than 183 million Brazilians.
The network has been responsible for the 20 most-watched TV programs broadcast on Brazilian television, including Avenida Brasil, a 2012 record-breaking telenovela that reached 50 million viewers and was sold to 130 countries.
On 30 December 1957, the National Council of Telecommunication (Portuguese: Conselho Nacional de Telecomunicações, or CONTEL) published a decree which granted a channel in Rio de Janeiro to TV Globo Ltda.
Globo then started preparing the beginning of its television broadcasting operations.
Globo began broadcasting on 26 April 1965 in Rio de Janeiro on channel four.
That same day, at about a.m., Rubens Amaral formally introduced Rede Globo to viewers in Rio de Janeiro, and all over Guanabara State, with the song "Moon River" by Henry Mancini at the start of the children's show, Uni Duni Te.
By May of that same year, the live telecast of the Holy Mass, which later became its longest running and oldest program, was seen for the first time.
The following year, Globo purchased another television station, São Paulo-based TV Paulista, Jornal da Globo, another trademark show for the network, was the successor to Ultranoticias (1966–67), the network's first news program that ran until 1969.
Channel 12 (Curitiba) Channel 18 (São Paulo) Channel 29 (Rio de Janeiro) Channel 33 (Belo Horizonte) Channel 21 (Brasília) Channel 33 (Fortaleza) Channel 29 (Salvador) Channel 36 (Recife) Channel 34 (Porto Alegre), Globe Network), or simply Globo, is a Brazilian free-to-air television network, launched by media proprietor Roberto Marinho on 26 April 1965.