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Oscar De La Hoya to launch sports and lifestyle network

Oscar De La Hoya to launch sports and lifestyle network

Boxing champ Oscar De La Hoya is launching a new Spanish-language sports, travel and lifestyle cable television channel called De La Hoya TV. The “Golden Boy” made the announcement today at the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) annual conference in Miami. Building on the boxing legend’s brand, De La Hoya TV will offer original […]

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More than 3 million watch premiere of Telemundo’s new super series

More than 3 million watch premiere of Telemundo’s new super series

Telemundo’s “Dueños del Paraiso” scored the highest premiere in its history among total viewers and was the #1 Spanish-language program, in its time period, among adults 18 to 34, women 18 to 34 and males 18 to 34. The super series starring Kate del Castillo reached a cumulative audience of 3,080,000 total viewers and 1,880,000 […]

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DIRECTV launches Spanish-language OTT Yaveo

DIRECTV launches Spanish-language OTT Yaveo

DIRECTV today launched Yaveo, its first Internet-only subscription streaming video service, aimed at U.S. Hispanic consumers. The new Spanish-language over-the-top service is $7.99 per month, with the first month free. No DIRECTV satellite subscription nor a contract will be required. The satcaster partnered with Univision Communications and Viacom for the venture. That means subscribers will […]

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Entravision picks up “El Show de Piolín” on 16 of its radio stations

Entravision picks up “El Show de Piolín” on 16 of its radio stations

Entravision Communications today announced it’s bringing Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo back to its airwaves. The company will broadcast “El Show de Piolín” on 16 of the its radio stations when the syndicated program launches on January 5, 2015. Sotelo’s “Piolín por la Mañana” previously aired on some Entravision radio stations between 2006 and January 2012. The […]

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Telemundo wins international Emmy for “Señor de los Cielos”

Telemundo wins international Emmy for “Señor de los Cielos”

Telemundo’s original production “El Señor de los Cielos” won the first-ever Emmy® award given in the category of Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program. Joshua Mintz, EVP of Scripted Programming & General Manager for Telemundo Studios and Marcos Santana, President of Telemundo Internacional picked up the award during the 42nd International Emmy® Awards held in New […]

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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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