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Univision Digital launches Spanish-language web series

Univision Digital launches Spanish-language web series

Billing it as its first original “billenial” Spanish-language web series, ‎Univision Digital today launched “Tenemos Que Hablar.” The 12-episode scripted comedy series features YouTube stars Daniel Tovar and Ricardo Polanco. Filmed in Mexico and Miami, “Tenemos Que Hablar” is targeted specifically to billennials, the term coined by Univision to refer to Hispanic bilingual millennials. The […]

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Premiere of Telemundo's "Celia" reaches over 2.3 million

Premiere of Telemundo’s “Celia” reaches over 2.3 million

Telemundo’s premiere of its new drama series “Celia” reached a cumulative audience of 2,375,000 total viewers and 926,000 adults 18-49, according to Nielsen. The series, inspired by the life of Celia Cruz, averaged 1,802,000 total viewers and 690,000 adults 18-49. Locally, the premiere ranked as the #1 program in its time period, regardless of language […]

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Telemundo’s Latin AMAs reach 3.8 million

Telemundo’s Latin AMAs reach 3.8 million

The broadcast of Telemundo’s first-ever Latin American Music Awards got to a good start. The live show reached a cumulative audience of 3,800,000 total viewers and 1,800,000 adults 18-49, according to Nielsen. The inaugural show, hosted by singer/actress Lucero and featuring top musical acts such as Daddy Yankee, Paulina Rubio, and Yandel, averaged 2,080,000 total […]

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Fluency debuts third feature film

Fluency debuts third feature film

“Reversion,” the sci-fi thriller that follows Fluency studio’s first original production, “ISA,” debuts today in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, with a wider national release to follow. The feature film – the third from NBCUniversal Hispanic Group’s Fluency Productions – will also be distributed on mobile, web and VOD and air on Syfy, Telemundo […]

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Telemundo Internacional inks deals with HBO and Mega Chile

Telemundo Internacional inks deals with HBO and Mega Chile

Telemundo Internacional has signed two deals this week at MIPCOM 2015 in Cannes that expands its portfolio and solidifies its positioning in the international market. The company signed a deal to be exclusive distributor of HBO Latin America Originals in Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa and Oceania as of January 2016. Telemundo Internacional also signed […]

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2015 ALMA awards canceled

2015 ALMA awards canceled

There will be no ALMA awards this year. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR), which produces the event as a way to highlight Latino performer’s contributions to music, television, and film, announced that it will not produce the ALMA awards broadcast, “after much consideration, analysis and review.” In an email sent out by NCLR […]

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Super series continues 10 pm ratings boom for Telemundo

Super series continues 10 pm ratings boom for Telemundo

Telemundo’s original super series continues to give the network a big lead at 10 pm with the third season finale of its highly-rated series “El Señor de los Cielos” and the premiere of season 2 of “Señora de Acero.” “El Señor de los Cielos” finished strong on Monday night, averaging 2,958,000 total viewers and 1,788,000 […]

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Univision’s “Sábado Gigante” signs off a final time

Univision’s “Sábado Gigante” signs off a final time

Mario Kreutzberger, better known as “Don Francisco,” and “Sábado Gigante” will say good-bye for good as his show comes to an end on Univision on Saturday, September 19. The final episode titled “Sábado Gigante – Hasta Siempre” will air coast-to-coast on Univision starting at 8 pm ET/PT (7 pm CT), and, for the first time, […]

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Telemundo debuts new reality show

Telemundo debuts new reality show

Telemundo continues investing in reality shows, which have paid off for the network. “La Voz Kids,” for example, has been a huge ratings success. Now, the network hopes to attract those viewers with its new Sunday night offering: “¡Sí Se Puede!” The two-hour show debuts September 13 at 6 pm. Chilean personality Rafael Araneda is the […]

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Telemundo to air first Latin American Music Awards

Telemundo to air first Latin American Music Awards

Telemundo is adding another music awards show to its growing live event programming schedule. The network, which last year secured the licensing rights from Dick Clark Productions, is producing a Spanish-language version of the “American Music Awards.” The first ever “Latin American Music Awards” will air live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday, […]

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Martinez promoted at Endemol Beyond USA

Martinez promoted at Endemol Beyond USA

Rico Martinez has been named Senior Vice President, Creative, Endemol Beyond USA, the digital network division of Endemol North America. He now oversees all programming initiatives for Endemol Beyond USA. Martinez, who originally joined Endemol Beyond USA as Chief Programming Officer in 2014, recently oversaw the launch of ICON, Endemol Beyond’s worldwide premium lifestyle network. […]

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“Premios tu Mundo” makes Telemundo #1

“Premios tu Mundo” makes Telemundo #1

The live broadcast of “Premios Tu Mundo” was a big hit for Telemundo. The award show ranked #1 in Spanish-language television, delivering its best-ever performance averaging 2,363,000 total viewers (+24% vs. 2014) and 1,159,000 adults 18-49 (+9% vs. 2014), according to Nielsen. The three-hour primetime show, which aired Thursday from 8 to 11 pm, reached a […]

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