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Azteca América signs deal with WGEN to pick up MundoMax Miami affiliate

Azteca América signs deal with WGEN to pick up MundoMax Miami affiliate

Starting December 1, MundoMax 8 will be rebranded to Azteca Miami 8. Azteca América announced today it signed an affiliate and sales agreement with WGEN that will add the full power Miami station to its network group after MundoMax goes off the air at 11:59 pm on November 30. The deal gives Azteca América, geared […]

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NPR adds Alarcón’s Radio Ambulante as its first Spanish-language podcast

NPR adds Alarcón’s Radio Ambulante as its first Spanish-language podcast

Award-winning Spanish-language podcast Radio Ambulante is getting the NPR treatment. Starting November 22, NPR will distribute and promote the podcast hosted by Peruvian-American novelist Daniel Alarcón on its website, the NPR One app and iTunes. Radio Ambulante is NPR’s first Spanish-language podcast. The podcast, founded in 2011 with the help of a Kickstarter campaign, uses […]

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Comcast to launch Kids Central and Primo TV networks

Comcast to launch Kids Central and Primo TV networks

Comcast today announced it’s launching two more Hispanic cable networks in January of 2017. Kids Central and Primo TV will be English-language educational networks for bicultural children. Kids Central, owned and operated by Condista Networks, targets kids ages 3 to 7. Primo TV, owned and operated by Vme, goes after 6 to 16 year-old viewers. […]

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TV Azteca partners with Combate Américas, launches Calle-hosted MMA show

TV Azteca partners with Combate Américas, launches Calle-hosted MMA show

Azteca América viewers will get a chance to see live mixed martial arts action thanks to an exclusive deal with Hispanic MMA sports franchise Combate Américas and TV Azteca. As part of a year-long agreement TV Azteca and Azteca América will broadcast live world champion MMA events in the U.S. and Mexico. The network will […]

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Univision and Fusion to air live RiseUp As One border concert

Univision and Fusion to air live RiseUp As One border concert

Univision and the Fusion Media Group have set the stage for its U.S.-Mexico border “RiseUp as One” concert. The networks organized the event as a way to “bridge the border” and celebrate “inclusiveness, diversity, and global unity” through the language of music with the help of a multitude of international artists who will be performing […]

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Don Francisco Te Invita debut reaches almost 3 million viewers

Don Francisco Te Invita debut reaches almost 3 million viewers

Telemundo’s “Don Francisco Te Invita,” hosted by longtime “Sábado Gigante” host Mario Kreutzberger debuted to strong numbers, but did not beat Univision, which aired the second presidential debate from 9 to 10:30 pm ET, followed by analysis of the live event until 11 pm. Telemundo did not air the debate. Instead, it kept to its […]

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MundoMax to go off air at local stations; lays off staff

MundoMax to go off air at local stations; lays off staff

MundoMax network has done another round of lay offs. This time, the company cut about a dozen employees in several departments, including administration, programming, promotions, research and sales in Los Angeles, New York and Miami. It’s also pulling the plug on network affiliates in what appears to be a winding down of the four-year-old network’s […]

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Telemundo’s #1 primetime ratings streak continues, extends to Sundays

Telemundo’s #1 primetime ratings streak continues, extends to Sundays

Telemundo is on a roll. During the month of September it solidified its position as the #1 Spanish-language network among adults 18-49 during weekday primetime. By sealing that win, Telemundo has now consistently been the ratings leader for 11 consecutive weeks Monday through Friday from 7 to 11 pm since the week of July 18, […]

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