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TV Azteca partners with Combate Américas, launches Calle-hosted MMA show

TV Azteca partners with Combate Américas, launches Calle-hosted MMA show

Azteca América viewers will get a chance to see live mixed martial arts action thanks to an exclusive deal with Hispanic MMA sports franchise Combate Américas and TV Azteca. As part of a year-long agreement TV Azteca and Azteca América will broadcast live world champion MMA events in the U.S. and Mexico. The network will […]

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Univision and Fusion to air live RiseUp As One border concert

Univision and Fusion to air live RiseUp As One border concert

Univision and the Fusion Media Group have set the stage for its U.S.-Mexico border “RiseUp as One” concert. The networks organized the event as a way to “bridge the border” and celebrate “inclusiveness, diversity, and global unity” through the language of music with the help of a multitude of international artists who will be performing […]

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Don Francisco Te Invita debut reaches almost 3 million viewers

Don Francisco Te Invita debut reaches almost 3 million viewers

Telemundo’s “Don Francisco Te Invita,” hosted by longtime “Sábado Gigante” host Mario Kreutzberger debuted to strong numbers, but did not beat Univision, which aired the second presidential debate from 9 to 10:30 pm ET, followed by analysis of the live event until 11 pm. Telemundo did not air the debate. Instead, it kept to its […]

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MundoMax to go off air at local stations; lays off staff

MundoMax to go off air at local stations; lays off staff

MundoMax network has done another round of lay offs. This time, the company cut about a dozen employees in several departments, including administration, programming, promotions, research and sales in Los Angeles, New York and Miami. It’s also pulling the plug on network affiliates in what appears to be a winding down of the four-year-old network’s […]

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Telemundo’s #1 primetime ratings streak continues, extends to Sundays

Telemundo’s #1 primetime ratings streak continues, extends to Sundays

Telemundo is on a roll. During the month of September it solidified its position as the #1 Spanish-language network among adults 18-49 during weekday primetime. By sealing that win, Telemundo has now consistently been the ratings leader for 11 consecutive weeks Monday through Friday from 7 to 11 pm since the week of July 18, […]

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Nación ESPN debuts on ESPN2

Nación ESPN debuts on ESPN2

Starting today, ESPN2 will air a new one-hour afternoon interactive sports talk show targeting bilingual U.S. Hispanic sports fans. “Nación ESPN” will be hosted by three Latino commentators: Jorge Sedano, co-host of ESPNLA’s Mornings with Keyshawn and Jorge and LZ, Bernardo Osuna, ESPN’s bilingual boxing reporter and host of ESPN Deportes’ A Los Golpes, and […]

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Telemundo’s Juan Gabriel series reaches almost 5 million viewers

Telemundo’s Juan Gabriel series reaches almost 5 million viewers

The Sunday night premiere of the Juan Gabriel biopic series has lifted Telemundo to new ratings highs. Airing just two weeks after the death of the music icon, “Hasta que te conocí” ranked as the highest-rated, scripted weekend premiere in Spanish-language TV in more than five years among total viewers (2,913,000) and A18-49 (1,358,000), according to […]

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Telemundo sets premiere date for “Don Francisco Te Invita”

Telemundo sets premiere date for “Don Francisco Te Invita”

A year after “Sábado Gigante” ended its 30-year run on Univision, Mario Kreutzberger, better known as Don Francisco, starts a new phase in his television career with a Sunday night talk and variety show on rival Telemundo. “Don Francisco Te Invita” premieres Sunday, October 9 at 10 pm ET/PT. “It’s a talk show very much […]

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