HispanicAd in association with Adam R Jacobson are proud to announce the availability of the 2017 Hispanic TV Upfront Report.  

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.

Endemol Shine North America’s Spanish-language division Endemol Shine Latino is joining forces with Mexico City-based production company Boomdog to form Endemol Shine Boomdog.

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. 

Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, secured the exclusive, Spanish-language media rights of the FIFA Club World Cup, for the next two years.

Univision Deportes announced that it has finalized a three-year sublicensing deal with FOX Deportes for Spanish-language rights to matches from Germany’s top soccer league, Bundesliga. 

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.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the expansion of Fluency Studios with the launch of “Fluency Plus,” a new, bilingual digital production studio.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) named Carolina Santamarina vice president of client solutions & experiential marketing for Local Media Sales.

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