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Telemundo teams up with NBC for special Hispanic Heritage series

Telemundo teams up with NBC for special Hispanic Heritage series

Telemundo is teaming up with the NBC’s TODAY show for “Viva TODAY,” a special week-long series to celebrate the diversity of Hispanic culture before the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month. All next week, beginning Monday, September 1, “Viva Today” will highlight the positive impact Hispanic and Latino Americans have had on society. Throughout the […]

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Univision announces new programming for UVideos

Univision announces new programming for UVideos

UVideos, Univision’s bilingual digital video network, is expanding its programming to include scripted series, reality shows and digital-only extensions of some of Univision Network’s top shows. Starting in October, Univision will launch “Despierta América – El Reality.” UVideos’ cameras will follow the “Despierta América” hosts and producers to show the behind-the-scenes process of putting together […]

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Telemundo adds Olga Tañón to new music reality show

Telemundo adds Olga Tañón to new music reality show

Telemundo has tapped music icon Olga Tañon to join its new reality show, “Yo Soy El Artista.” The five time Grammy award-winning singer will be school director and judge of the music competition, “Yo Soy El Artista,” slated to premiere in September. Tañón will oversee the school where all contestants will live together, in addition […]

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Hulu adds MundoFox shows to streaming service

Hulu adds MundoFox shows to streaming service

Hulu is adding more Spanish programming to its lineup, launching 7 MundoFox series. Hulu is making available episodes of “El Mariachi” and 13 episodes of “Dos Lunas” for free. However, viewers will only get one freebie episode for the 5 other MundoFox shows: Cumbia Ninja, Kdabra, Tiempo Final, Mentes en Shock and Historias de Corrido. […]

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Univision partners with ABC in the Bay Area

Univision partners with ABC in the Bay Area

KGO, the ABC O&O in San Francisco has struck a deal with Univision’s KDTV-14 to collaborate on stories of interest to their viewers. Both stations are calling it a “strategic alliance” that will allow KGO and KDTV to share news content and also cross promote their newscasts. The agreement is part of ongoing efforts between […]

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Univision names talent for 2 new music reality shows

Univision names talent for 2 new music reality shows

Univision is gearing up for more reality shows and has already tapped some high-profile talent to participate. The network has picked television personality Galilea Montijo to host “Va Por Ti,” a new singing competition show that will premiere on Univision on Sunday, September 7 at 8 pm ET. Galilea is currently one of the co-hosts […]

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Telemundo names Lucero host of new music reality show

Telemundo names Lucero host of new music reality show

Mexican singer and actress Lucero has been chosen to host Telemundo’s new reality musical competition, “Yo Soy El Artista.” The Sunday prime-time show is  slated to premiere in September. According to Telemundo, Lucero will not only host the competition, but also have a say in the future of the contestants. Contestants on “Yo Soy el Artista” will have to […]

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Enrique Santos to host TV show on Unimás

Enrique Santos to host TV show on Unimás

Univision Radio personality Enrique Santos will be expanding into the TV realm. Univision announced it has signed a multi-year contract with Enrique to host a new television show for the UniMás network. Univision has teamed up with Venevision to produce the show. Enrique currently hosts the “Enrique Santos Show,” broadcast live Monday through Friday from […]

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El Rey premieres new “Matador” series

El Rey premieres new “Matador” series

Spy thriller “Matador” debuts tonight on cable network El Rey Network. The series, from award-winning writer/producer Roberto Orci, hasn’t even premiered and it has already been picked up for a 13-episode second season. Shot in Los Angeles, the series chronicles the unlikely rise of Tony “Matador” Bravo (Gabriel Luna), a professional soccer player for the […]

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Univision stops free World Cup video streaming

Univision stops free World Cup video streaming

After heavily promoting free access to video streams of the 2014 World Cup games, Univision is changing strategy. Starting July 4, the network is pulling the plug on free and easy streaming of the games online or via mobile app and moving the digital feeds of the last 8 matches behind a pay-wall. Univision has […]

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