Univision Dallas announced the launch of a new format on its KFZO radio station—Zona MX 99.1 FM, bringing Dallas-area listeners the latest and best banda, a widely popular style of Regional Mexican music.

LBI Media announced that former Noticias Caracol anchor Jennifer Montoya Betancourth will join its Estrella TV flagship station KRCA 62 in Los Angeles.

Most people know that a can of Pepsi or Coke sitting on a kitchen table in a movie or TV show is product placement, an oh-so-subtle advertisement without words or action. The item is there to be noticed, even unconsciously, which may lead to a purchase or trip to the refrigerator. Until recent years, these indirect advertisements have been fairly simple. The practice dates back to the 1930's.

Pasiones has acquired the exclusive rights for the U.S. and Latin American premiere of the hit Korean series De Nuevo un Final Feliz (“One More Happy Ending”). The romantic comedy will make its Latin American debut on Monday, July 17 (times vary by country), and will premiere in the U.S. on Tuesday, July 18, at 5pmET/2pm PT.

The News Media Alliance – representing almost 2,000 news organizations – called on Congress to allow publishers to negotiate collectively with dominant online platforms. The objective is to permit publishers to have concrete discussions with the two dominant distributors of online news content, Google and Facebook, on business model solutions to secure the long-term availability of local journalism produced by America’s newsrooms.

UNIVERSO announced the premiere of the second season of its original scripted series “El Vato”, Sunday, August 27 at 10pm/9C.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced that Keith Turner, president of Advertising Sales & Marketing, will retire at the end of the year. The Company will announce leadership transition plans in the coming weeks.

Univision Communications Inc. announced the appointment of Ramon Pineda to senior vice president and regional general manager overseeing several markets including those in the Southeast and Puerto Rico.

Scheduled to air in September, Rica Famosa Latina Season Five incorporates four new, talented celebrities to its roster, adding even more spice to its already diverse cast. 

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

We usually do not run this type of negative story about our Industry.  Companies have challenges, but when they allegedly do not pay employees for over a month, according to the NY Post.  That is unacceptable.  Gene Bryan / CEO of HispanicAd

WAPA TV will launch its new original comedy “Such is Life” with a special two-hour premiere on Monday, June 26, at 9pm ET/6pm PT, which will simulcast live in the U.S. on WAPA América, WAPA TV’s U.S. cable network arm.

Entravision Communications Corporation announced the premiere of El Cucuy y Mayra Berenice, which marks the second new show for El Cucuy after his return to radio in January. The show will air on La Suavecita KSSE 107.1 FM in Los Angeles, and feature El Cucuy as host and Berenice as co-host.

Entravision Communications Corporation announced that beginning July 3, 2017, the local news programming lineup for XHAS-TV will make an affiliation change to Azteca America in the San Diego market.

Fans of the famous chart-topping Mexican corrido band Los Cuates de Sinaloa will be able to enjoy their acting performance in the exclusive worldwide premiere of the original movie, “¿Cómo le Digo?” premieres on  Cinelatino, on Friday, June 16, with a repeat on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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