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Fusion signs multi-year deal with All Def Digital

Fusion signs multi-year deal with All Def Digital

Fusion has signed a strategic partnership deal with urban multi-platform media company All Def Digital (ADD) to air the All Def Movie Awards. As part of the multi-year agreement, Fusion will work with ADD to build the All Def Movie Awards franchise and be the exclusive broadcaster of the event, starting this Sunday. The All […]

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Fusion to debut documentary series “The Naked Truth”

Fusion to debut documentary series “The Naked Truth”

Cable network Fusion today announced the launch of a new cross-platform investigative franchise called “The Naked Truth.” The network’s investigative team will produce digital and social content as well as a new documentary series that will premiere this Sunday, January 31 at 8PM. The first episode, “The Naked Truth: Death by Fentanyl,” which covers the […]

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Univision pulls Sabadazo from Saturday night slot

Univision pulls Sabadazo from Saturday night slot

It looks like “Sabadazo,” the Televisa-produced variety show that replaced “Sábado Gigante” tanked with U.S audiences. Univision has taken it out of the 8 pm timeslot and moved it to 12 noon. The network is replacing “Sabadazo” with a 2-hour program called “Crónicas de Sabado,” hosted by Maria Antonieta Collins and Félix de Bedout and an episode […]

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Univision grabs UEFA soccer rights from ESPN

Univision grabs UEFA soccer rights from ESPN

Univision may have lost the rights to air the World Cup to Telemundo, but today it announced it acquired the exclusive U.S. Spanish-language broadcast rights to all UEFA national team competitions from 2018 to 2022. ESPN currently holds the rights to Euro 2016 and will air matches in Spanish on ESPN Deportes this summer. The deal […]

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KGBT hires Aguirre to launch Azteca América news briefs

KGBT hires Aguirre to launch Azteca América news briefs

Marianela Aguirre starts a new job today at KGBT in Harlingen, TX. She has been hired to anchor and produce local news briefs for Azteca América in the Rio Grande Valley, airing on the station’s 4.2 channel. She’ll be reporting to CBS 4 News Director Zoltan Csanyi-Salcedo. The news briefs, which will air throughout the afternoon […]

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ESPN Deportes debuts new set and programming slate

ESPN Deportes debuts new set and programming slate

ESPN Deportes, which went live on Jan. 7, 2004, is celebrating 12 years on the air this week. And on this anniversary, the network is revamping its look, programming slate and is inaugurating a new 2,690 sq. foot production facility in Mexico City. The new production center combines four studios that accommodate several sets in […]

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Media Moves 2015 year in review

Media Moves 2015 year in review

Lots happened in 2015. The year was filled with people moves, network restructurings, newscast cancellations, and the loss of some veteran journalists and media pioneers, like Enrique Gratas and Danny Villanueva. In case you missed some of the biggest or most popular Media Moves stories of the year, here’s a recap: JANUARY Layoffs at El Diario; […]

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Latino Public Broadcasting awards funds for 11 projects

Latino Public Broadcasting awards funds for 11 projects

The non-profit Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) has announced 11 winners of its 2015 Public Media Content Fund. Among the chosen projects, 37% of the funded producers are emerging filmmakers, 21% are mid-level producers and 42% are veteran filmmakers. In total, 68% of the funded producers are women. Every year LPB invites independent producers to submit […]

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ESPN Deportes will air Super Bowl 50

ESPN Deportes will air Super Bowl 50

The Super Bowl has moved on to a third Spanish-language sports network for 2016. The game will air on ESPN Deportes for the first time. ESPN Deportes landed the Spanish-language broadcast rights for Super Bowl 50, which will be televised February 7 at 6 pm ET. NBC Universo got the rights this year, capitalizing on the […]

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Azteca América gets rights to Miss Universe

Azteca América gets rights to Miss Universe

Miss Universe will get air time in Spanish-language TV this year, after all. Azteca América network has just landed the rights to simulcast the beauty pageant, which will be broadcast live this Sunday, December 20 from 7 to 10 pm ET from Las Vegas. It will be tape-delayed for the West Coast. Vanessa Claudio and […]

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NBC Universo adds “Heroes” to lineup

NBC Universo adds “Heroes” to lineup

Telemundo’s sister cable network NBC Universo continues its acquisition spree of popular TV shows. Tonight, it’s adding sci-fi series “Heroes” to its programming lineup, marking the show’s Spanish-language debut in the U.S. The show, which originally aired on NBC, chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they have superpowers and featured several Latino characters. […]

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Telemundo premieres new Sunday night show

Telemundo premieres new Sunday night show

One week after debuting a new Saturday night variety show, Telemundo is welcoming another program to its weekend lineup. “Ya Era Hora con Erika y Eduardo” premieres this Sunday, November 15 at 10 pm ET. The show is hosted by Érika De La Vega and Eduardo Videgaray, with the special participation of Boris Izaguirre. The […]

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