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Obama’s speech bumps up 8 pm ratings for Univision and Telemundo

Obama’s speech bumps up 8 pm ratings for Univision and Telemundo

President Obama’s executive action on immigration speech attracted almost 7 million viewers on Univision and Telemundo combined. According to Nielsen, Univision had 5.055 million total viewers (ages 2+) while Telemundo had 1.8 million. Both saw an increase from the night before in the same timeslot. Univision had a 49% bump from 3.418 million total viewers […]

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WAPA America signs deal with Nielsen

WAPA America signs deal with Nielsen

WAPA America, the U.S. sister cable network of WAPA – Puerto Rico, has reached an agreement with Nielsen to be rated by the measurement company. WAPA America will be reported in Nielsen’s national data beginning as of August 2014. The first data will be available on September 28. Launched in the U.S. in 2004, WAPA […]

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Nielsen ends radio ratings tampering probe, doesn’t sanction Univision

Nielsen ends radio ratings tampering probe, doesn’t sanction Univision

Less than a month after it was discovered that a Univision Radio executive had manipulated portable people meter (PPM) sampling in Los Angeles, Nielsen announced it concluded its investigation into inaccurate ratings in the L.A. market. The measuring company won’t be sanctioning Univision Communications for alleged unethical conduct by a former station executive and it […]

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Univision stops free World Cup video streaming

Univision stops free World Cup video streaming

After heavily promoting free access to video streams of the 2014 World Cup games, Univision is changing strategy. Starting July 4, the network is pulling the plug on free and easy streaming of the games online or via mobile app and moving the digital feeds of the last 8 matches behind a pay-wall. Univision has […]

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World Cup Mexico game sets ratings record on Univision

World Cup Mexico game sets ratings record on Univision

More than 10 million people tuned in to Univision to watch the Mexico vs. Netherlands World Cup match on Sunday, June 29, making it the most-viewed telecast in U.S. Spanish-language television history. Even though Mexico lost and won’t move forward in the competition, Univision is reaping the benefits of huge audiences during World Cup action, which has three […]

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Univision Radio fires employee amidst ratings cheating scandal

Univision Radio fires employee amidst ratings cheating scandal

An unidentified programming executive from Univision Radio’s KSCA 101.9 FM has been fired after measurement company Nielsen discovered portable people meter (PPM) manipulation dating as far back as a year, compromising the accuracy of the ratings in the Los Angeles market. According to the Los Angeles Times, Nielsen found that a Univision Radio executive had […]

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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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Entravision Denver FMs are #1 in AM and PM drives

Entravision Denver FMs are #1 in AM and PM drives

Entravision Communications’s Denver radio stations have seen a big uptick in ratings, strengthening their position in the market. La Tricolor KXPK 96.5 FM is not only the number one Spanish-language radio station, but also ranked number one in afternoon drive time regardless of language. The station got a 21.7 share of listening during the full week […]

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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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Azteca América changes its name

Azteca América changes its name

Upfront week is on. During its presentation tonight in New York City, Azteca América announced it’s dropping “América” from its name. Manuel Abud, president and CEO since March of this year, made the announcement saying it would “create a better connection” with the network’s audience. The website already reflects the change. The www.aztecamerica.com URL now redirects to www.us.azteca.com […]

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Univision closes February sweeps at #3

Univision closes February sweeps at #3

Univision ends the February sweeps as the No. 3 broadcast network during primetime, a first in any February sweep period, out-performing ABC and CBS by 6% and 19%, respectively, with over half a million Adults 18-34 (666,000). The February 2014 sweep also marks the first time that the Spanish-language network finishes ahead of ABC and CBS in any February […]

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Univision’s Teletón reaches 12 million viewers

Univision’s Teletón reaches 12 million viewers

The 29 hour telethon on Univision this past weekend reached 12 million viewers and raised over $15 million dollars. “TeletónUSA” 2013, hosted by founder Mario Kreutzberger, also known as Don Francisco and other Univision personalities, is in its second year.  The event, that aims to raise funds for children with disabilities, aired between Friday, December 13 and Sunday, […]

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