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For buildings of the same name in other Tropico games, see TV Station.

TV Stations provide Liberty over a very large area. Similar Liberating structures are Radio Stations & Newspapers.


Propaganda TV: "Increases the respect of all citizens living in the area."
BBC: "Increases the liberty of all citizens living in the area."(a little more)
Learning with Larry: "Workers in the area gain experience twice as fast."
Yanqui Sitcoms: "Generates revenue per adult Tropican (21 and above) living in the area."
Lucha Libre: "Generates revenue per adult male Tropican (21 and above) living in the area."
Russian Soap Operas: "Generates revenue per adult female Tropican (21 and above) living in the area."


Trash and trash-cans may appear.

In-Game Text


"Brainwashing was never easier, since some genius invented the tube. Feed the people your own version of democracy or make them even dumber by broadcasting brain-dead entertainment and mind-numbing soap operas."


"Increases liberty in a very large area."


Place where its radius(~600 feet) covers the most housing and workplaces. Only one Station of each mode is possible(6max). BBC mode percentage seems exaggerated by a factor of 3. Profits are likely with the 3 modes when covering appropriate housing neigborhoods.

Mother will contribute fully to the percentages, so don't bother checking Journalists for pregnants.

Tropico 3 Buildings
Housing Apartment BlockBunkhouseCondominiumCountry HouseHouseMansionShackShantyTenement
Food & Resources FarmFisherman's WharfLogging CampMarketplaceMineOil WellRanch
Industry CanneryCigar FactoryFurniture FactoryJewelry FactoryLumber MillOil RefineryRum DistilleryWeapons FactoryA
Tourism AirportUBeach VillaBungalowHotelLuxury HotelMotelSkyscraper HotelUTourist Dock
Attractions Balloon RideAUBeach SiteBotanical GardenUEthnic EnclaveMarinaAPoolSouvenir ShopSpaTour OfficeUZoo
Entertainment CabaretCasinoChildhood MuseumFerris WheelAGourmet RestaurantMovie TheaterNight ClubPubRestaurantSports Complex
Infrastructure Construction OfficeDockElectric SubstationGarageGarbage DumpAPower PlantTeamster's OfficeWind Turbine
Government ArmoryArmy BaseBankDiplomatic MinistryUGuard StationImmigration OfficeUNuclear ProgramAUPolice StationPrison
Human Services CathedralChurchClinicCollegeGrade SchoolAHigh SchoolHospitalNewspaperRadio StationTV Station
Landmarks & Beauty Christ the SaviorUEternal FlameUFountainsGardensGolden StatueUMiscellaneousRadar DishScenic OutlookStatuesTrees
Special Aid CampUAncient RuinsUPalaceUSecret PoliceU
A: Requires Absolute PowerU: Unique Building