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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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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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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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Melissa Villaseñor hired as SNL’s first Latina cast member

Melissa Villaseñor hired as SNL’s first Latina cast member

Impressionist, actress and comedian Melissa Villaseñor will make history by joining NBC’s Saturday Night Live as the first Latina on the long-running show. She comes on board SNL for its new season, which premieres October 1. The California native, who was a top 16 finalist on Season 6 of America’s Got Talent, participated in this […]

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