Her first project with the network will be the Super Series “El Chema,” playing the role of Mabel Castaño, an ambitious, jealous, heartless and cruel woman. “El Chema” is set to begin filming this fall.

Silkworth will be responsible for synthesizing insights from quantitative and qualitative data in order to provide expert guidance on brand performance, multi-platform viewing, and other key business goals.

The 1948 London Games were the first Summer Olympics to be televised, reaching about 500,000 viewers who mostly lived within 50 miles of Wembley stadium. Comparing those figures to the estimated 3.6 billion people who watched the 2012 London Games from more than 220 countries and territories, it’s clear why the 2016 Summer Olympics have advertisers seeing gold.  By: IBISWorld Procurement Research Analyst, Ashley Cruz

Chris Mancivalano recently joined People en Español (PESP) as the new Associate Marketing Director in July.  Shirley Velasquez has become the new Digital Executive Editor of Peopleenespañol.com.  In addition, Entertainment Editor Carole Joseph has been promoted to Deputy Digital Executive Editor.

Azteca San Antonio announced an exclusive two year agreement to broadcast three live pre-season games of the Dallas Cowboys games in Spanish on Azteca Stations KVDF San Antonio, KADF Austin, and KYDF Corpus Christi.

The Los Angeles Rams have reached an exclusive rights agreement selecting KWKW 1330 AM/ESPN Deportes as their official Spanish language flagship radio station. The agreement includes the broadcasts of all preseason, regular season, and postseason games.

Pasiones will premiere the highly popular Brazilian drama “Rastros de Mentiras” on Monday, July 18, at 6pm ET/ 3pm PT.

Telemundo 40 Río Grande Valley / KTLM  announced that Carlos Sánchez has been named Video Journalist for Noticias Telemundo 40 at 10 PM.

Univision Deportes announced the beginning of its Sábado Futbolero  every Saturday night during the Liga MX season.

The study, conducted by Hub Entertainment Research, was designed to compare viewing of TV shows and advertising across screens to determine whether engagement and recall differ among platforms, and to identify the drivers that have the greatest impact on the viewing experience.

Univision Communications Inc. announced Chevrolet, Dodge, Dr Pepper, M&Ms® McDonalds, Nissan, Orbit®, State Farm, Target, T-Mobile USA Inc., and Verizon as the official sponsors of the 13th annual “Premios Juventud” (Youth Awards).

Azteca America announced it continues its partnership with leading multicultural event marketing agency and tour producer, Cardenas Marketing Network (CMN Events) and will serve as the presenting sponsor and official television station for a series of six concerts in 2016 featuring one of today’s most renowned Regional Mexican artists, Julión Álvarez.

Vme TV announced its new commercial platform via DirecTV. This change is already in effect and gives commercial sponsors the opportunity to advertise to Vme TV's households on DirecTV.

New findings from GfK show that US TV households are embracing alternatives to cable and satellite reception. Levels of broadcast-only reception and Internet-only video subscriptions have both risen over the past year, with fully one-quarter (25%) of all US TV households now going without cable and satellite reception.

Entravision Communications Corporation announced the promotion of Sheryl Personett to Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing Solutions (SVP-IMS), Denver, Colorado, effective immediately.