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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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NBC Universo adds “Heroes” to lineup

NBC Universo adds “Heroes” to lineup

Telemundo’s sister cable network NBC Universo continues its acquisition spree of popular TV shows. Tonight, it’s adding sci-fi series “Heroes” to its programming lineup, marking the show’s Spanish-language debut in the U.S. The show, which originally aired on NBC, chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they have superpowers and featured several Latino characters. […]

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Telemundo premieres new Sunday night show

Telemundo premieres new Sunday night show

One week after debuting a new Saturday night variety show, Telemundo is welcoming another program to its weekend lineup. “Ya Era Hora con Erika y Eduardo” premieres this Sunday, November 15 at 10 pm ET. The show is hosted by Érika De La Vega and Eduardo Videgaray, with the special participation of Boris Izaguirre. The […]

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Premiere of Telemundo’s “¡Qué Noche!” reaches 2.8 million

Premiere of Telemundo’s “¡Qué Noche!” reaches 2.8 million

Telemundo’s new Saturday night variety and entertainment show got off to a good start. The debut of “¡Que Noche! con Angélica y Raúl” reached a cumulative audience of 2,838,000 total viewers and 1,291,000 adults 18-49, according to Nielsen. The two-hour show averaged 1,277,000 total viewers and 538,000 adults 18-49. The premiere of “¡Que Noche! con Angelica […]

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