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Vme signs deal with BRB Internacional

Vme signs deal with BRB Internacional

Vme TV has partnered with Spanish animation studio BRB Internacional to bring five animated series for preschoolers to its network. The deal is part of a long-term venture to amplify children’s programming on Vme. The network’s new acquisitions are “Mi Amigo Bernard,” “Mica,” “Zoobabu,” “Kambu,” and “Filly Funtasía.” The animated shows will air on Vme […]

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Kate Del Castillo returns to Telemundo

Kate Del Castillo returns to Telemundo

Telemundo is betting big again on the narco novela genre and it’s bringing back Kate Del Castillo in an effort to secure ratings. Kate previously starred in the hugely popular “La Reina Del Sur,” which became the highest rated program in Telemundo’s history, averaging nearly 4.2 million total viewers and over 2.8 million adults 18-49, […]

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mun2 will rebrand and relaunch as NBC UNIVERSO

mun2 will rebrand and relaunch as NBC UNIVERSO

Telemundo’s sister bilingual cable network is dropping the name it’s had since it launched in 2001. Calling it a “major step in its evolution,” the NBCUniversal Cable-owned property, which until now was aimed at a young Latino audience, will relaunch as “NBC Universo” on Sunday, February 1, 2015 as an entertainment and sports network. The […]

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“El Gato” Rodríguez debuts morning show on Miami’s I95FM

“El Gato” Rodríguez debuts morning show on Miami’s I95FM

Radio and television host Humberto “El Gato” Rodríguez has joined SBS in Miami. The radio network today launched a new morning show for its WRMA-95.7FM I95FM station in Miami. “El Show del Gato” will air Monday to Friday from 6 to 11 am. Humberto has been teamed up with co-host Gigi Díaz. Jaylah Sandoval is […]

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Univision partners with Warner Music

Univision partners with Warner Music

Univision Network and Warner Music announced they’re collaborating to give a recording deal to the winner of the TV network’s reality show “Va Por Ti.” Univision launched “Va Por Ti” on September 7th and airs on Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT. It reached 5.8 million viewers on its premiere night. The winner of the competition […]

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Pérez promoted at Destination America

Pérez promoted at Destination America

Caroline Pérez has moved up the ranks at the Discovery-owned Destination America channel. She has been promoted from Senior Director to Vice President, Production and Development. Caroline, who is based in New York, has been with Destination America since 2011, developing and executive producing top performing series on the network including “Mountain Monsters” and “Railroad […]

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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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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 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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