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NALIP Summit seeks Hollywood pitch

NALIP Summit seeks Hollywood pitch

Featuring an array of celebrities, media executives, award-winning film directors and producers, the 2016 NALIP Media Summit came to an end on Saturday, June 25 as the most popular and profitable conference in the organization’s 19-year history. José Bastón, President of Content and Television of Grupo Televisa, Len Amato, President of HBO Films, and multi-award […]

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Latino comedy digital content studio Más Mejor goes live

Latino comedy digital content studio Más Mejor goes live

Broadway Video Enterprises, founded by Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, has launched Más Mejor, a new premium comedy studio that will cultivate Latino comedic talent and create and distribute premium comedy content for diverse and digitally savvy audiences. The studio will create short form comedy content in both English and Spanish to engage with […]

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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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