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Cubillo talks about Telemundo’s reality show strategy

Cubillo talks about Telemundo’s reality show strategy

Telemundo is betting on reality show competitions. Last year’s success with “La Voz Kids” has strengthened the network’s resolve to bolster non-scripted programming. Next Sunday, February 16 at 8 pm ET, the network will premiere “Top Chef Estrellas,” a four-episode version of Bravo’s “Top Chef.” This is the first time the “Top Chef” format crosses […]

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CNN Latino Tampa station will rebrand, continue local programming

CNN Latino Tampa station will rebrand, continue local programming

The shutdown of CNN Latino caught many by surprise. But the low power SIMA Communications station in Tampa that currently airs the CNN en Español syndicated programming block won’t pull the plug on its operations. A spokesperson for WTAM Chanel 30 said they will stay on the air. “We will continue to produce local programming as […]

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Univision expands to Canada

Univision expands to Canada

Univision has signed a licensing agreement with Telelatino Network, a holding of Corus Entertainment, to rebrand TLN en Español (TLNE) as Univision Canada. TLNE, an all Spanish language cable specialty channel, has been a Univision partner for over a decade. The channel is currently carried by all of Canada’s largest cable and satellite platforms. The TLNE schedule features a significant amount of Univision programming including […]

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Telemundo and Reset TV to produce new music competition

Telemundo and Reset TV to produce new music competition

Telemundo has its heart set on developing more reality shows. During a press conference today at the 2014 NATPE conference, it announced it has partnered with Spain’s Reset TV to develop, produce and distribute a new musical competition format and weekend primetime series. “El Artista” (Working Title) is set to premiere in the 2014-15 season. The deal […]

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Univision’s “Primer Impacto” celebrates 20 years

Univision’s “Primer Impacto” celebrates 20 years

Univision News’ award-winning newsmagazine “Primer Impacto” is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend with a special primetime edition that takes a look back at the most memorable stories in the history of the show.   “Más Allá del Impacto” will air on the Univision this Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET/PT (7 p.m. Central). The show was initially called […]

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KWHY-22 unveils new multimillion dollar studios

KWHY-22 unveils new multimillion dollar studios

Los Angeles television station KWHY-22 is moving its staff and operations to its brand new studios in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles within the next week.  The $20 million dollar Meruelo Media Broadcast & Studio Center will house MundoFOX 22, Super 22 and hip-hop and R&B radio station, 93.5 KDAY, which the company bought in […]

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LA’s KXOS switches to Regional Mexican

LA’s KXOS switches to Regional Mexican

Starting tomorrow, January 20, “Éxitos 93.9″ will be history.  The radio station is abandoning the Bilingual Top 40 format to switch to Regional Mexican. The station will also be changing its name to ”Radio Centro 93.9.” As part of the switch, the station management is launching a morning drive show with recently signed Ricardo Sánchez “El Mandril.” His morning […]

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Espuelas renews contract with Univision Radio

Espuelas renews contract with Univision Radio

Univision América has renewed “El Show de Fernando Espuelas” for another two years. The Washington, D.C.-based political radio talk show, which airs live Monday through Friday from 2 to 4 pm ET, is one of the Univision radio network’s top shows. Fernando Espuelas launched the radio show in July 2008.  It was originally produced out of […]

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Univision revamps “Nuestra Belleza Latina” for season 8

Univision revamps “Nuestra Belleza Latina” for season 8

Univision is bringing in new hosts and giving a new look to its long-running popular reality beauty competition “Nuestra Belleza Latina.”  Season 8 debuts Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Actress, model and Univision personality Chiquinquirá Delgado, actor and former “Mira Quien Baila” competitor Pedro Moreno, and first-ever “Nuestra Belleza Latina” winner and “Sábado Gigante” […]

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Paulina Rubio sues Telemundo for breach of contract

Paulina Rubio sues Telemundo for breach of contract

Paulina Rubio, one of the season 1 judges for Telemundo’s “La Voz Kids” is suing the network.  ”La chica dorada,” as the singer/actress is known in Mexico, claims Telemundo has reneged on a $1.325 million deal for her to star in the show’s second season and looked to replace her with “less expensive talent.” Her availability […]

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