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Hearst TV launches Espuelas’ “Matter of Fact”

Hearst TV launches Espuelas’ “Matter of Fact”

Fernando Espuelas’ English-language political Sunday talk show “Matter of Fact” premieres this Sunday, November 7. His first guests are Jeb Bush and Bernie Sanders. Produced by Hearst Television in Washington, DC, the half-hour weekly interview and discussion syndicated show will also be available online. Fernando previously hosted a live daily political program on Univision Radio […]

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Telemundo premieres Saturday night variety show

Telemundo premieres Saturday night variety show

“¡Qué Noche! con Angélica y Raúl” debuts tomorrow night on Telemundo network at 7 pm. The 2-hour Saturday night variety show, hosted by Angélica Vale and Raúl González, is produced by independent production company IMAGINA US for Telemundo and is taped in front of a studio audience. Art Izquierdo is the Executive Producer. Billed as […]

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NBC Universo acquires Walking Dead, South Park

NBC Universo acquires Walking Dead, South Park

NBC Universo is on a roll, adding some of the most popular U.S. shows to its programming lineup. The cable net, formerly known as mun2, acquired from AMC the exclusive television rights to air “The Walking Dead” in Spanish in the United States. This will mark the first time the the hit apocalyptic series will […]

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WFDC cancels weekends newscasts

WFDC cancels weekends newscasts

Univision affiliate WFDC in Washington, D.C. will no longer produce weekend newscasts. Instead, the Entravision-owned station will replace the half-hour newscasts with a weekly news recap segment that will air on Saturdays at 6 pm and Sundays at 11 pm. The new 30 minute segment will highlight the previous week’s top news. A company spokesperson […]

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Univision takes local show nationwide

Univision takes local show nationwide

Los Angeles-produced entertainment show “LÁnzate” is going national. Produced by KMEX-34, the show will reach a larger audience starting this Saturday, October 24, when it premieres on Univision network nationwide. Hosted by Fernanda Kelly and Luis Sandoval, “LÁnzate” will feature guest artists, interviews, food, music, and will interact with the public at different L.A. locations. […]

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“Sabadazo” takes over “Sábado Gigante” spot on Univision

“Sabadazo” takes over “Sábado Gigante” spot on Univision

Univision’s pick to replace “Sábado Gigante” debuts this weekend. “Sabadazo,” a Televisa-produced variety show starts its Saturday night run on October 17, 2015 at 8 pm ET/PT. Hosted by actors Omar Chaparro, Cecilia Galliano and Laura G, “Sabadazo” combines a talk show format with comedy, contests, musical performances and celebrity guest appearances. This marks a […]

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Telemundo Internacional inks deals with HBO and Mega Chile

Telemundo Internacional inks deals with HBO and Mega Chile

Telemundo Internacional has signed two deals this week at MIPCOM 2015 in Cannes that expands its portfolio and solidifies its positioning in the international market. The company signed a deal to be exclusive distributor of HBO Latin America Originals in Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and Oceania as of January 2016. Telemundo Internacional also signed […]

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TWC Deportes cancels shows, lays off staff

TWC Deportes cancels shows, lays off staff

Regional Spanish-language sports net Time Warner Cable Deportes has eliminated all of its original sports shows and most of its staff. About 30 people from TWC Deportes lost their jobs, including all staff and freelance on-air talent. Elmur Souza, Ricardo Celis and Martin Zuñiga are among the network’s original staff sports anchors laid off. An […]

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Telemundo and NBC Universo begin World Cup countdown

Telemundo and NBC Universo begin World Cup countdown

Telemundo and NBC Universo will begin promoting parent company NBC’s $600 million investment in the World Cup starting today. The broadcast and cable networks begin a countdown to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with a series of special segments that NBC Deportes is producing for Telemundo, NBC Universo and NBCDeportes.com digital platforms on Friday, […]

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Univision’s “Sábado Gigante” signs off a final time

Univision’s “Sábado Gigante” signs off a final time

Mario Kreutzberger, better known as “Don Francisco,” and “Sábado Gigante” will say good-bye for good as his show comes to an end on Univision on Saturday, September 19. The final episode titled “Sábado Gigante – Hasta Siempre” will air coast-to-coast on Univision starting at 8 pm ET/PT (7 pm CT), and, for the first time, […]

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Unimás to air Spanish-language versions of Fusion series

Unimás to air Spanish-language versions of Fusion series

It will soon be Fusion Sundays on Unimás. Univision’s second TV network (formerly known as Telefutura) will feature a new programming block called “Fusion Presenta” on Sunday nights at 11 pm, starting September 20. During that block, UniMás will air Spanish-language versions of Fusion original series. The move is reportedly part of an effort to […]

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Tassler steps down as Chair, CBS Entertainment

Tassler steps down as Chair, CBS Entertainment

Nina Tassler will step down as chairwoman of CBS Entertainment at the end of 2015 after more than 10 years in the position. She’ll stay with CBS in an advisory role through 2017 when her current contract expires. Tassler, whose mother is Puerto Rican, is the highest-ranking Latina in network television. She started as VP […]

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