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NBC UNIVERSO to live stream Viña del Mar Festival

NBC UNIVERSO to live stream Viña del Mar Festival

NBC UNIVERSO, the former mun2 cable network relaunched on February 1, has snagged the multi-platform rights to telecast “Festival Internacional de Viña del Mar 2015.” The recently rebranded network will offer more than 34 hours of live coverage and television specials in the U.S. exclusively through NBC UNIVERSO’s multiple platforms: on TV, PCs, tablets/mobile devices […]

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Benitez to host “Nightline on Fusion”

Benitez to host “Nightline on Fusion”

Starting next week, Fusion, the Univision/ABC joint venture cable network, will debut its own edition of “Nightline.” Hosted by ABC’s Gio Benitez and Fusion’s Kimberly Brooks, the first “Nightline on Fusion,” will air on Wednesday, February 18 at 8 pm ET. The one-hour show will include re-purposed stories from the ABC late-night program geared to […]

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Telemundo scores World Cup rights for 2026

Telemundo scores World Cup rights for 2026

FIFA today announced that it has awarded Telemundo and Fox networks the U.S. broadcast rights to the 2026 World Cup. The move comes as a surprise, because FIFA bypassed the bidding process. This is a big get for Telemundo, which in 2011 swiped the Spanish-language rights to the lucrative World Cup from Univision for the 2018 […]

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Sling TV adds Univision to its service

Sling TV adds Univision to its service

Online TV streaming service Sling TV has signed a deal with Univision to carry its broadcast and cable networks. Both companies made the announcement today. Under the terms of the agreement, announced today, Sling TV will have over-the-top (OTT) multi-stream rights for live and Video-On-Demand content from Univision’s portfolio. That means that Sling TV will […]

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Mendiola discusses rebranding of mun2 to NBCUniverso

Mendiola discusses rebranding of mun2 to NBCUniverso

Fourteen years after its launch, mun2 says goodbye this Saturday night. But right at midnight, February 1 it comes back to life as NBC Universo, a newly rebranded cable channel boasting a new logo, the NBC trademark peacock and a reworked programming grid. Parent company NBCUniversal has timed the relaunch of the channel just hours […]

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Miss Universe leaves Telemundo for Univision deal

Miss Universe leaves Telemundo for Univision deal

After 12 years airing on Telemundo, the Spanish-language broadcast of the Miss Universe pageant will be moving to Univision. It’s an interesting twist, since the deal with Univision was signed by the Miss Universe Organization, which is co-owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo’s parent company, and the Trump Organization. The Miss Universe Organization announced that as part […]

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América TeVé cancels “Café América”

América TeVé cancels “Café América”

It was very short lived. “Café América,” the two-hour morning show that debuted January 12, was axed after barely one week on the air. A spokesperson for América TeVé confirmed the show’s cancellation, but would not reveal why it was pulled off the air. The show’s last day was January 16. According to the spokesperson, […]

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Univision América cancels shows, changes programming, does layoffs in restructuring

Univision América cancels shows, changes programming, does layoffs in restructuring

Less than a year since its launch, “Univision América de Costa a Costa” is no more. Univision Radio has pulled the plug on its AM radio network’s national morning drive show. The 3-hour program, hosted by Ricardo Espinoza, Tsi Tsi Ki Félix and Ricky Lopez, was launched in March of 2014, replacing local programming. Now, […]

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AméricaTevé launches morning newscast with Luisiana Rios

AméricaTevé launches morning newscast with Luisiana Rios

Miami-based channel AméricaTevé has launched its first morning newscast. Anchored by Luisiana Rios, “Arriba América,” which airs Monday through Friday at 7 am, debuted on Wednesday, January 21. The live one-hour morning program, which replaces infomercial programming, is produced by Yudelkis Hernández. Luisiana will be pulling double duty. She will also continue to anchor “Al […]

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More than 3 million watch premiere of Telemundo’s new super series

More than 3 million watch premiere of Telemundo’s new super series

Telemundo’s “Dueños del Paraiso” scored the highest premiere in its history among total viewers and was the #1 Spanish-language program, in its time period, among adults 18 to 34, women 18 to 34 and males 18 to 34. The super series starring Kate del Castillo reached a cumulative audience of 3,080,000 total viewers and 1,880,000 […]

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Rodríguez details expansion strategy for first Hispanic superstation

Rodríguez details expansion strategy for first Hispanic superstation

Since former Discovery Networks executive Rick Rodríguez was hired as General Manager for Meruelo Television and Studios three months ago, he has been busy developing a strategy to build the company’s Los Angeles KWHY-22 digital subchannel into the country’s first Hispanic superstation. An accomplished programming executive, Rodríguez sat down with Media Moves to share his ambitious […]

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System failure causes signal loss at Univision stations nationwide

System failure causes signal loss at Univision stations nationwide

Univision was off the air in stations all over the country for about 90 minutes to almost two hours last Friday, December 19. The signal loss, which also affected Unimás, may not have been as evident in the East Coast, because it started at about midnight. But for the West Coast, the blackout happened during […]

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