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El Rey series gets play on Netflix

El Rey series gets play on Netflix

Less than a year since its launch, 24-hour English-language network El Rey, founded by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, may be hard to find on cable, but at least one of the channel’s shows has a chance to gain a little more exposure. The entire 10-episode first season of “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series” is now […]

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Globosat and Caracol TV team up to launch U.S. Spanish-language channel

Globosat and Caracol TV team up to launch U.S. Spanish-language channel

There are believers out there that the Spanish-language television audience is a force to be reckoned with – enough to invest big dollars. Brazil’s Globosat and Colombia’s Caracol TV have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch a new Spanish-language pay-TV channel in the United States to compete with Univision and Telemundo. The new partners […]

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MundoFox scores carriage on Time Warner Cable in NY

MundoFox scores carriage on Time Warner Cable in NY

Newcomer MundoFox, which has struggled with distribution since its debut in August of 2012, has made a major breakthrough. Effective immediately, the Spanish-language broadcast network is now available to Time Warner Cable digital subscribers in the New York metro area on channels 807 and 1229. Carriage on TWC is essential to increase the audience and […]

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Telemundo to hire 30 to launch local newscasts at 14 stations

Telemundo to hire 30 to launch local newscasts at 14 stations

The Telemundo Station Group is expanding its local news programming and will hire 30 new employees to support the initiative. The company today announced plans to launch a new 30-minute newscast weekdays at 5:30 pm ET at 14 of its local stations beginning Monday, November 3. In order to accommodate the local news expansion, Telemundo […]

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PBS features online short films for Hispanic Heritage Month

PBS features online short films for Hispanic Heritage Month

Latino Public Broadcasting today premieres new online short films on PBS.org as part of its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. “Frontera! Revolt and Rebellion on the Rio Grande” is an animated short from award-winning Chicano media artist John Jota Leaños. The film uses humor, hip hop and comic book style animation to tell the story […]

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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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