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NY1 launches Noticias en Español On Demand

NY1 launches Noticias en Español On Demand

Time Warner Cable is now offering NY1 Noticias programming through its Noticias en Español on Local On Demand service. With the launch, content from its Spanish-language 24-hour news network will be available not just in New York, but also in San Antonio, North Carolina and Southern California. “We’re really proud that we are offering this […]

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Calderón and Goyso named co-hosts of "Sal y Pimienta"

Calderón and Goyso named co-hosts of “Sal y Pimienta”

Any hopes Rodner Figueroa had to get reinstated as host and fashion commentator at Univision were quashed today. Three weeks after Rodner was fired for saying on live television that First Lady Michelle Obama looked like a cast member from the “Planet of the Apes,” the network today announced Carlos Calderón and Jomari Goyso will […]

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Ana María Polo renews multi-year contract with Telemundo

Ana María Polo renews multi-year contract with Telemundo

Telemundo’s courtroom star Ana María Polo has renewed her contract to continue hosting “Caso Cerrado.” Telemundo announced the multi-year deal, but would not reveal the actual length of the contract. Polo has had her TV show on Telemundo for 14 years. Starting out in 2001 as “Sala de Parejas,” it was renamed “Caso Cerrado con la Dra. […]

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WNUE-FM debuts new morning show

WNUE-FM debuts new morning show

Entravision Orlando has launched a new morning show on Salsa 98.1FM. “En Candela,” hosted by Arnaldo Olivieri “JR al Aire” and Mariela Chópite, debuted yesterday and will air Monday through Friday from 6 to 10 am. The morning drive show will include special reports from Miami and Puerto Rico news hubs, in addition to entertainment […]

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Univision cancels Dallas & Houston newscasts; launches regional Texas show

Univision cancels Dallas & Houston newscasts; launches regional Texas show

It didn’t work for Telemundo, but Univision is going to give it a shot – eliminating local for regional programming. Univision cancelled “Primera Edición” in Dallas and Houston. KUVN Univision 23 Dallas and KXLN Univision 45 Houston aired their last local morning newscasts on Friday, March 27 from 4 to 6 am. The company also […]

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Cantor to lead coverage of Telemundo and NBC UNIVERSO’s FIFA events

NBC UNIVERSO and Telemundo, the official Spanish-language broadcaster of the FIFA World Cup™ in the U.S. across all video platforms, announced details of their plans to telecast four 2015 FIFA Soccer Events. Both networks will deliver 560 hours of soccer action in 2015. The extensive coverage will include 344 hours of online and mobile live-streams […]

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Season 4 of “Voces” to air on PBS

VOCES, the Latino arts and culture documentary showcase series, will premiere its fourth season starting April 17. PBS will air series three new broadcasts on Fridays at 10:00 p.m. ET. A fourth film, “Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey,” will premiere this fall as a special co-presentation of VOCES and THIRTEEN’s American Masters. VOCES is […]

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Univision documentary wins Walter Cronkite Award

“Entre el Abandono y el Rechazo,” Univision’s documentary about the exodus of Central American children to the U.S., won a Walter Cronkite Award for National Investigative Journalism. Anchor María Elena Salinas, Mirna Couto, Martin Guzmán and Scott Monaghan, covered more than 5,700 miles over eight days to produce the special. María Elena interviewed key players […]

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Debut of “Conan in Cuba” scores 2 million viewers

Conan O’Brien’s special about his trip to Cuba attracted one of his largest audiences on TBS. An average of almost 2 million people watched the premiere of “Conan In Cuba” on Wednesday, March 4. The TBS cable network show logged 1.3 million viewers during the 11 pm ET premiere, but picked up another 510,000 viewers […]

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López-De La Hoya series premieres on MundoFox

“Los Golden Boys,” executive produced by Mario López and boxing champ Oscar De La Hoya premieres this Sunday, March 8 on MundoFox. The MundoFox original production goes behind the scenes of championship boxing and the daily struggles that fighters contend with both in and out of the ring. The series follows the boxers through their […]

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NUVOtv to be phased out as it merges with Fuse

It started out as SíTV in February of 2004 and was rebranded as NUVOtv in July of 2011. Now, 11 years since its birth and less than a year after the parent company of the Latino-targeted cable network acquired the Fuse music TV network, NUVOtv will disappear. Fuse Media, Inc. (formerly SíTV Media) today announced […]

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NBC UNIVERSO to live stream Viña del Mar Festival

NBC UNIVERSO, the former mun2 cable network relaunched on February 1, has snagged the multi-platform rights to telecast “Festival Internacional de Viña del Mar 2015.” The recently rebranded network will offer more than 34 hours of live coverage and television specials in the U.S. exclusively through NBC UNIVERSO’s multiple platforms: on TV, PCs, tablets/mobile devices […]

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I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. I've worked for Univision, Telemundo, CNN en Español and Los Angeles Fox and UPN stations before diving into a convergence model at the San Jose Mercury News. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. I am also a freelance writer, reporter and producer. I founded Media Moves in June of 2007.