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El Rey network makes Austin its headquarters

El Rey network makes Austin its headquarters

El Rey executives announced today that the network’s production and corporate headquarters will be based in Austin, Texas. The network will film a wide range of scripted and unscripted content in the state, including the its first scripted original,  “From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series,” which debuted on the cable channel on March 11, 2014. The series […]

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Emilio Nicolás Sr, Andy García honored at NALIP

Emilio Nicolás Sr, Andy García honored at NALIP

NALIP honored Spanish International Network (SIN) co-founder Emilio Nicolás, Sr. with the Pioneer award at its gala event this past Saturday, June 7. Nicolás, who, along with his father-in-law Raúl Cortez, started San Antonio’s KCOR-TV, Channel 41 (later KWEX) and helped build what is now Univision network, was one of several award recipients. Actor Andy […]

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Camila to perform on NBC’s Miss USA telecast

Camila to perform on NBC’s Miss USA telecast

NBC is being more inclusive in the musical choices for its shows. Latin pop band Camila will join the musical lineup for the 63rd annual Miss USA Competition this Sunday, June 8 (8-11 p.m. ET). This will be the first time that Camila’s award-winning composer, singer and producer Mario Domm and guitarist Pablo Hurtado will […]

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“Señor de los Cielos” Season 2 gives big ratings to Telemundo

“Señor de los Cielos” Season 2 gives big ratings to Telemundo

Telemundo’s “El Señor de los Cielos” second season debuted to big numbers. On its premiere night on Monday, it reached 2,739,000 total viewers and 1,701,000 adults 18-49, according to Nielsen. Starring Rafael Amaya as Mexican drug lord Aurelio Casillas, the series averaged 2,187,000 total viewers and 1,390,000 adults 18-49. The highly promoted premiere ranked #1 […]

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Telemundo signs co-production deal with TVN

Telemundo signs co-production deal with TVN

Telemundo Internacional and Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN) have inked an international coproduction deal for the new original super series “Dueños del Paraíso,” which marks the return of actress Kate del Castillo as a lead telenovela character. Her previous novela, “La Reina del Sur,” was a huge hit for the network. Telemundo will be in […]

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Telemundo signs another Univision talent

Telemundo signs another Univision talent

Telemundo has poached another Univision actress. This time, the network announced it has signed an exclusive multi-project deal with the Mexican actress Blanca Soto, who has starred in several Univision novelas, such as “Porque el amor manda,” “Talisman” and “Eva Luna.” A former Miss Mexico and model, she has also appeared in English-language movies and […]

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Fútbol de Primera Radio gets rights to Copa América 2015

Fútbol de Primera Radio gets rights to Copa América 2015

Fútbol de Primera Radio (FDP Radio) has acquired the exclusive terrestrial and satellite Spanish-language radio rights for the 2015 Copa América to played in Chile and the 2016 Copa América Centenario, which will take place in the U.S. FDP Radio has been the Spanish-language home of the FIFA World Cups in 2002, 2006, and 2010, […]

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mun2 launches new music series

mun2 launches new music series

Cable network mun2 is launching an original music series called “Dance y Electro”. The Electronic Dance Music (EDM) series will premiere on May 8 at 4 pm EST. The 12-week, 30-minute music series will feature a variety of segments focused on the popularity of electronic dance music and its lifestyle.  Segments include interviews with trendsetting artists.  […]

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“¡Hola TV!” debuts in U.S.

“¡Hola TV!” debuts in U.S.

A new channel arrives with limited reach in the United States. ¡HOLA! TV, which mainly targets women, debuts Thursday, May 1 on DIRECTV. The Spanish-language entertainment, celebrity news and lifestyle programming channel launched in Latin America in September of last year. Ignacio Sanz de Acedo, CEO and general manager for ¡HOLA! TV, says the channel has […]

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Azteca América cancels “El Coffee Break”

Azteca América cancels “El Coffee Break”

Azteca América’s morning show “El Coffee Break,” hosted by Said García Solís, Melissa Marty and Rodolfo Jiménez, is history. The network pulled the plug on the show a week ago. A source says over a dozen people were let go, including most of the talent. A company spokesperson confirmed the cancellation, but did not provide details about the […]

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