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Actor Miguel Varoni named Creative Director of Telemundo Studios

Actor Miguel Varoni named Creative Director of Telemundo Studios

Telemundo has promoted actor Miguel Varoni to VP and Creative Director of Telemundo Studios and Telemundo International Studios, where he’ll work on scripted projects targeting the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American market. He’ll report to Luis Silberwasser, President, Telemundo Network and Universo Channel and continue to be based in Miami. Varoni, who has held multiple […]

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Telemundo actors vote yes to join SAG-AFTRA

Telemundo actors vote yes to join SAG-AFTRA

The performers of Telemundo’s popular U.S.-produced telenovelas are celebrating after a majority of the Spanish-speaking actors voted to join the SAG-AFTRA union. After more than a one-year intensive campaign and a secret ballot election that ran from February 7 until March 8, the mail-in votes were counted at the National Labor Relations Board Regional Office […]

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Univision Radio taps Los Pichy Boys for Miami morning show

Univision Radio taps Los Pichy Boys for Miami morning show

Social media duo Alejandro Gonzalez and Maikel Rodriguez, better known as Los Pichy Boys, will have their own radio show on Univision Radio’s WRTO Mix 98.3 FM. The jokesters, who have produced several viral YouTube videos, will be taking their spoofs and pranks to Miami radio listeners weekday mornings from 6 to 10 am. The […]

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Univision to live stream Liga MX games on Facebook

Univision to live stream Liga MX games on Facebook

Univision has struck a deal with Facebook to live stream select matches of its Liga MX portfolio directly to U.S. fans in English on the social media platform. The partnership kicks off Saturday, February 18 and continues throughout 2017. Fans will be able stream Liga MX matches in the U.S. in real-time on the Univision […]

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Univision cancels gossip show “Sal y Pimienta”

Univision cancels gossip show “Sal y Pimienta”

Univision has decided to pull the plug on its Sunday gossip show “Sal y Pimienta” after a 6-year run. Media Moves has confirmed the final show will air tomorrow, Sunday, February 12 at 7 pm. Launched in January of 2011 at 10 pm with hosts Lourdes Stephen and Rodner Figueroa as a vehicle to chat […]

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Jenni Rivera’s estate files multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Univision

Jenni Rivera’s estate files multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Univision

Attorneys for Jenny Rivera’s estate filed a lawsuit against Univision for developing and airing the television series “Her name is Dolores, The Jenn I knew,” based on a book by her former manager Pete Salgado, which reveals confidential information in violation of a non-disclosure agreement he signed with the late star. The lawsuit claims Univision […]

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NBCUniversal launches Telemundo Films

NBCUniversal launches Telemundo Films

Telemundo today announced today it is launching Telemundo Films to develop, produce and market feature films in English and Spanish for the growing movie-going US Hispanic market. The new business unit will be part of the Telemundo Studios operation in Miami and led by Telemundo President Luis Silberwasser. Telemundo Films’ first project is the movie […]

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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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