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Univision’s Creator Network launches digital shows on Facebook’s Watch

Univision Creator Network WatchAs Univision continues to explore ways to broaden its digital reach, the company’s Univision Creator Network (UCN) division has launched five shows for Facebook’s new platform Watch, featuring Hispanic creators in scripted comedy series.

The UCN digital shows currently available on FB’s Watch are “Mexican Survival Guide”, “Las Kardachas” (a play on the Kardashians), “The Gaylo Show”, “Bro-Mates”, and “Montoya’s Hollywood Break-In.”

Shows on Facebook are made up of episodes and follow a theme or storyline and fans can create a watchlist to get the latest episodes.

UCN was launched in 2015.

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I'm an Emmy award-winning journalist, who's worked as an on-air reporter in Spanish and English-language television news. I've worked for Univision, Telemundo, CNN en Español and Los Angeles Fox and UPN stations before diving into a convergence model at the San Jose Mercury News. I was president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2004 to 2006, and inducted into the Hall of Fame in August of 2016. As an online news manager, I was West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia and Managing Editor of IntersectionsSouthLA.org. In addition to running Media Moves, which I founded in June of 2007, I'm a regular contributor to Forbes and also do freelance work as writer, reporter and producer.
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