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Univision scores ratings bonanza with World Cup

Univision scores ratings bonanza with World Cup

From the kickoff last Thursday of the world’s biggest sporting event, Univision has seen stellar ratings of the 2014 World Cup matches in Brazil, surpassing ESPN. According to Univision, its network coverage is pacing ahead of its 2010 World Cup coverage by more than 25% among total Viewers and more than 11% among Adults 18-49 through […]

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Telemundo indefinitely postpones reality beauty pageant

Telemundo indefinitely postpones reality beauty pageant

Telemundo network, which has been heavily hyping its newest reality show, the “Miss Latina Universo” beauty pageant, scheduled to debut this Sunday, June 15, has postponed it indefinitely. Telemundo first announced the creation of “Miss Latina Universo” during its 2013 upfronts, also plugged it during the 2014 upfronts and two weeks ago announced the launch […]

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World Cup kicks off on Univision

World Cup kicks off on Univision

The very much anticipated start to the world’s biggest sporting event is underway on Univision, with Brasil vs. Croatia opening the FIFA World Cup. The Spanish-language network will be airing the 56 live World Cup matches from Brazil, all simulcast on Univision Deportes Network. UniMás and cable network Galavisión will air 8 live games and special programming […]

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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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