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Telemundo’s Señor de los Cielos finale reaches 4.6 million

Telemundo’s Señor de los Cielos finale reaches 4.6 million

Telemundo’s runaway hit “El Señor de los Cielos” continues to be a hot property for the network. The fourth season finale of the popular “Super Series” attracted 4,577,000 viewers during its three-hour conclusion last night, according to Nielsen. Starring Rafael Amaya as Aurelio Casillas, the finale averaged 2,644,000 total viewers, 1,480,000 adults 18-49 and 753,000 […]

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Academy invites over 50 Latino artists and filmmakers

Academy invites over 50 Latino artists and filmmakers

Following the backlash of #OscarsSoWhite, and in an effort to increase diversity within the organization, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences sent a record number of invitations to new members. The Academy issued 683 invitations for the class of 2016, of which 46% are women and 41% are people of color. But only […]

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NALIP Summit seeks Hollywood pitch

NALIP Summit seeks Hollywood pitch

Featuring an array of celebrities, media executives, award-winning film directors and producers, the 2016 NALIP Media Summit came to an end on Saturday, June 25 as the most popular and profitable conference in the organization’s 19-year history. José Bastón, President of Content and Television of Grupo Televisa, Len Amato, President of HBO Films, and multi-award […]

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Disney looking to exit Fusion

Disney looking to exit Fusion

Disney, which partnered with Univision to launch Fusion in 2012, is apparently looking to exit the joint venture that never took off with the millennial audience they were hoping to attract, and which generated a $35 million loss in 2014. The Wall St. Journal is reporting both companies are in talks to part ways before […]

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Fusion and NHFA partner for filmmaker scholarship

Fusion and NHFA partner for filmmaker scholarship

Fusion today announced it has partnered with the National Hispanic Foundation of the Arts (NHFA) to launch a film scholarship challenge. The objective is to give young, multicultural filmmakers and digital journalists the opportunity to create short documentary and fiction film projects. Winners will receive scholarship funding to produce their films, which will be featured […]

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Hulu renews Latino original series

Hulu renews Latino original series

“East Los High,” the first English-language series featuring an all-Latino cast, writer, producers and director, got picked up for another season. The half-hour teen drama is the first Hulu original series to get a fourth season. The show, which follows the lives of teenagers growing up in East Los Angeles from an American-Latino perspective, returns […]

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Azteca América gets rights to Miss Universe

Azteca América gets rights to Miss Universe

Miss Universe will get air time in Spanish-language TV this year, after all. Azteca América network has just landed the rights to simulcast the beauty pageant, which will be broadcast live this Sunday, December 20 from 7 to 10 pm ET from Las Vegas. It will be tape-delayed for the West Coast. Vanessa Claudio and […]

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Blondet to host Telemundo’s “Gran Hermano”

Blondet to host Telemundo’s “Gran Hermano”

Former Univision host Giselle Blondet is joining Telemundo. She will host the Spanish-language U.S. version of reality show “Big Brother.” “Gran Hermano” is scheduled to debut on Telemundo on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 8 pm. A well-known TV personality and actress, Giselle was part of the group of hosts that launched Univision’s morning show “Despierta […]

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