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ABC AND UNIVISION TO PARTNER ON AN ALL-NEWS SITE

July 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s now official: ABC and Univision have signed a deal to debut a new cable news channel in mid-2013 that will focus on events affecting the Latino community. Prior to that, the two television networks plan to launch a website in the fall of this year that will “provide news and information from a Latino […]

ABC MAY LAUNCH NEW ENGLISH-LANGUAGE NEWS CHANNEL WITH UNIVISION

February 7, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

ABC may be about to enter the cable news wars with Univision as its partner, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Tuesday), citing people familiar with the negotiations. While rival Fox has links to the Fox News Channel, NBC News produces content for MSNBC, and CBS has ties to CNN, ABC News has no cable […]

NEWS CORP TO LAUNCH HISPANIC CHANNEL

January 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

News Corp is planning to launch a new Spanish-language cable TV network, but its content will not be coming from Mexico, which produces the lion’s share of network programs for Hispanic broadcasters in the U.S., but from Colombia. The company announced Monday that it is partnering with the Colombian network RCN Television Group to create […]

VENEZUELA BLAMES UNIVISION FOR OUSTER OF DIPLOMAT

January 18, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The Venezuelan government has accused U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision of airing “groundless accusations” in a TV documentary that led to its consul general, Livia Acosta Noguera, in Miami being declared persona non grata by the U.S. and placing the consulate’s staff in harm’s way. The staff has been directed to return to Caracas. The ouster […]

UNIVISION TAKES OVER AS NUMERO UNO ON MONDAY

December 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With all of the other major broadcast networks airing mostly reruns, Spanish-language Univision was able to eke out a victory as the most-watched TV network Monday night among 18-49-year-old viewers, coming out slightly ahead of CBS. Indeed, the finale of La Fuerza del Destino drew 5.4 million viewers and stood its ground even in the […]

UNIVISION A BIG RATINGS WINNER

September 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Nielsen’s top ten ratings list was turned on its ear this week as Univision’s telenovela (limited-run soap opera) Fuerza del Destino captured three of the positions among the key demographic group of adults 18-49, making the Spanish-language broadcaster the No. 1 network in the 9:00 p.m. hour throughout the week in that demo. Also in […]

NBC OWNS HALF OF TOP-TEN RATED SHOWS

June 29, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Time was when NBC’s Thursday lineup alone would provide five contenders or more for Nielsen’s list of the top ten television shows of the week. These days, however, it is extraordinary when any five NBC shows land in the top-ten. But that’s what happened last week. Of course three shows were titled America’s Got Talent, […]

UNIVISION TO ENTER CABLE BIZ — WITH THREE NETWORKS

May 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Spanish language Univision, which already is giving the four major broadcast networks a run for the money with some of its telenovelas (limited-run primetime soap operas), says it plans to launch three new cable networks in 2012. One will be devoted to sports — principally soccer — another to news and information; and a third […]

SPANISH-LANGUAGE BEAUTY PAGEANT RIVALS ENGLISH-LANGUAGE ONES

March 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A reality beauty pageant airing weekly on Spanish-language Univision attracted nearly six million viewers Sunday — on par with the number of U.S. viewers who tuned in to the recent Miss America and Miss Universe pageants. Univision stations in Los Angeles, Miami, Houston and Dallas attracted the highest ratings among 18-49 year-olds of any stations […]

CARAMBA! UNIVISION WINS AGAIN

December 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For the second day in a row, the top-rated show on Wednesday night among 18-49-year-olds did not air on either ABC, CBS, Fox, or NBC. It aired on Spanish-language Univision — and it was the primetime limited soap opera — or “telenovela” — Soy tu Dueña. Two other Univision shows, Eva Luna and Don Francisco […]

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