Univision Communications Inc. announced the appointment of Antonio Roman to senior vice president, Local Media New York Sales for Univision New York. Roman will lead the company’s NY-based sales teams across TV, Digital, Radio and Experiential Marketing.
Production has begun in Mexico City for Telemundo’s officially authorized series based on the life of internationally renowned music superstar and Grammy award-winning multi-platinum recording artist, Luis Miguel.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced that Roberto Ruiz has been promoted to executive vice president, Research, Insights and Analytics, effective immediately. Ruiz will continue to report to Jessica Rodriguez, chief marketing officer, and will remain based in New York.
Azteca America will broadcast for the third consecutive year the most eagerly anticipated beauty pageant of the year: Miss Universe, one of the most famous international competitions now in its 66th year and featuring participants representing over 90 different countries.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. announced the leadership appointments of Elisa Torres as EVP, Aire Radio Networks and National Radio Sales and Michelle Marino, SVP, Aire Radio Networks and National Radio Sales, effective immediately.
Veteran Univision news anchor María Elena Salinas is weeks away from retirement. Who will take her co-anchor duties with the equally famed Jorge Ramos on the 6:30pm weeknight Noticiero Univision? The torch has been passed to Ilia Calderón, who will take over’s anchor chair in mid-December. Univision calls the appointment historic, as Calderón will become the first Afro-Latina to anchor an evening newscast for a major broadcast network in the U.S. By Adam R Jacobson / Hispanic Market Overview
Telemundo Deportes announced seven exclusive Spanish-language live NFL game telecasts on Universo beginning this Thursday, November 9 with Seahawks at Cardinals on “Thursday Night Football presented by Bud Light”, and culminating with Super Bowl LII live on Universo on Sunday, February 4, 2018, from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Entravision Communications Corporation announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of KMIR-TV, the NBC affiliate, and KPSE-LD, the MyNetworkTV affiliate, serving Palm Springs, California, from OTA Broadcasting (PSP), LLC.
Pasiones has acquired the exclusive U.S. rights for the Spanish-language premiere of the successful Turkish series Kördügüm (“Intersection”), which will make its U.S. debut on Tuesday, October 31, at 7pm ET/4pm PT.
With the new television season in the U.S. now upon us, viewers are able to connect with new program offerings as well as old favorites. While much focus will be on the shows themselves, Nielsen took a look at insights surrounding the advertising inventory—from how much money is spent on advertising over platforms to the commercial ratings lifts of ads beyond seven days to how marketers are leveraging branded integrations. After all, it’s these commercial spots that help underpin a multi-billion dollar industry, powering a large part of the media ecosystem.