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Obama’s speech bumps up 8 pm ratings for Univision and Telemundo

Obama’s speech bumps up 8 pm ratings for Univision and Telemundo

President Obama’s executive action on immigration speech attracted almost 7 million viewers on Univision and Telemundo combined. According to Nielsen, Univision had 5.055 million total viewers (ages 2+) while Telemundo had 1.8 million. Both saw an increase from the night before in the same timeslot. Univision had a 49% bump from 3.418 million total viewers […]

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Telemundo anchors sent to DC to cover Obama’s executive action

Telemundo anchors sent to DC to cover Obama’s executive action

“Noticiero Telemundo” anchors José Díaz-Balart and María Celeste Arrarás will be in Washington, D.C. to lead the network’s coverage of President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. Telemundo will broadcast Obama’s speech to the nation live from Washington, D.C. tomorrow, November 20 at 8 pm ET/7 pm CT/5 pm PT, followed by expert analysis and […]

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Vme signs deal with BRB Internacional

Vme signs deal with BRB Internacional

Vme TV has partnered with Spanish animation studio BRB Internacional to bring five animated series for preschoolers to its network. The deal is part of a long-term venture to amplify children’s programming on Vme. The network’s new acquisitions are “Mi Amigo Bernard,” “Mica,” “Zoobabu,” “Kambu,” and “Filly Funtasía.” The animated shows will air on Vme […]

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Kate Del Castillo returns to Telemundo

Kate Del Castillo returns to Telemundo

Telemundo is betting big again on the narco novela genre and it’s bringing back Kate Del Castillo in an effort to secure ratings. Kate previously starred in the hugely popular “La Reina Del Sur,” which became the highest rated program in Telemundo’s history, averaging nearly 4.2 million total viewers and over 2.8 million adults 18-49, […]

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mun2 will rebrand and relaunch as NBC UNIVERSO

mun2 will rebrand and relaunch as NBC UNIVERSO

Telemundo’s sister bilingual cable network is dropping the name it’s had since it launched in 2001. Calling it a “major step in its evolution,” the NBCUniversal Cable-owned property, which until now was aimed at a young Latino audience, will relaunch as “NBC Universo” on Sunday, February 1, 2015 as an entertainment and sports network. The […]

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Al Rojo Vivo changes timeslot as Telemundo debuts new local newscasts

Al Rojo Vivo changes timeslot as Telemundo debuts new local newscasts

Telemundo today debuts a series of local newscasts across the country as part of its previously announced investment in expanding news coverage. The new local half-hour news programs will launch at 5:30 pm EST/PST and 4:30 pm CST/MST in the following 14 markets: Telemundo 52 Los Angeles, Telemundo 47 New York, Telemundo 51 Miami, Telemundo […]

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Telemundo starts promoting ownership of World Cup coverage

Telemundo starts promoting ownership of World Cup coverage

With the 2014 World Cup and Univision’s rights to broadcast the games behind us – it was just a matter of time until the new rights holders started plugging the next one. NBCUniversal today announced that Telemundo and mun2 take over as the official Spanish-language Home of the FIFA World Cup™ in the U.S. across […]

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Puerto Rico’s WAPA launches U.S. newscast

Puerto Rico’s WAPA launches U.S. newscast

Just days after Univision Puerto Rico shut down its news operations, WAPA Televisión announced it’s launching a new Spanish-language primetime newscast produced specifically for the U.S. market. “Noticentro América,” debuts next Monday, October 27. The one-hour newscast will air live on WAPA’s U.S. sister cable network, WAPA América, Monday-Friday at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Puerto Rican […]

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NY1 Noticias launches immigration segment

NY1 Noticias launches immigration segment

Time Warner Cable’s NY1 Noticias is expanding its public service content. Starting today, the 24-hour Spanish-language local news network launches a biweekly news segment called “El Abogado a Tu Lado” (“Attorney on Your Side”) that aims to bring its audience the latest immigration news. The “El Abogado a Tu Lado” news segment will feature attorney […]

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Bauzá named SVP/GM at Univision Puerto Rico amidst restructuring

Bauzá named SVP/GM at Univision Puerto Rico amidst restructuring

As part of Univision Puerto Rico’s executive leadership and programming changes to Univision Canal 11, Jaime Bauzá has been promoted to the new position of SVP and General Manager. In this role, he’ll oversee Univision Puerto Rico which includes Univision Canal 11 and its second broadcast station in Puerto Rico, Tele Isla Canal 7, as […]

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Fusion launches politics show, hires actor Kal Penn as special correspondent

Fusion launches politics show, hires actor Kal Penn as special correspondent

In preparation for its midterm election coverage, Fusion is launching a primetime politics show starting this Sunday, October 5. It’s also adding a celeb to its roster. “Midterm Mayhem: The Ultimate Political Smackdown” will be hosted by Fernando Vila and feature actor Kal Penn, who is joining the network as a special correspondent for its […]

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El Rey series gets play on Netflix

El Rey series gets play on Netflix

Less than a year since its launch, 24-hour English-language network El Rey, founded by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, may be hard to find on cable, but at least one of the channel’s shows has a chance to gain a little more exposure. The entire 10-episode first season of “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” is now […]

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