Laura Molen - Executive Vice President, Lifestyle and Hispanic Advertising Sales Group NBCUniversal announced that Ana Ceppi has joined their team as Senior Vice President, Hispanic Strategy and Client Experience. She will act as a key advisor and liaison to our external client and agency partners alongside our colleagues across NBCUniversal as we continue to drive growth and success in the Hispanic marketplace and with the Telemundo brand.

Carnival Corporation announced it is partnering with Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) to develop the first O·C·E·A·N primetime series. The show will air on Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/ PT (7 p.m. CT) beginning January 7 on the Univision Network.

Noticias Telemundo announced special news coverage on the conditions in Puerto Rico three months after Hurricane Maria, airing Wednesday, December 20 on “Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste” at 4 p.m./3 C and “Noticias Telemundo” newscast at 6:30 p.m./5:30 C.

The Telemundo Station Group announced the leadership team for WZDC Telemundo. Janette Luviano will lead the station’s newsroom as News Director, Will Hildebrandt has been named Vice President of Sales, and Nestor Alvarenga will oversee and execute the station’s community affairs strategies as Community Manager.

Discovery en Español and the National Football League (NFL) join forces for AVENTURA NFL, an action-packed half-hour special that takes a 360-degree look at the culture and passion found in the NFL gameday experience.

HOLA USA has named Miguel Sirgado Editor-in-Chief. Sirgado will oversee editorial content for the Hola USA brand.

Herb Scannell, the recently appointed CEO of mitú, announced a new long-form development, production and talent team to be led by accomplished creative executive David Ortiz.

Fusion Media Group (FMG) announced plans for international expansion into Latin America through a new multi-platform agreement, spanning digital and television, with Grupo Televisa S.A.B. Televisa has acquired a license to the brands and content from FMG's collection of digital publications for Mexico and will launch a new FUSION branded 24-hour cable network in Spanish.

Less than a decade ago, most consumers could not have imagined the plethora of ways they’d have to engage with content. But the rise of technology and smart devices has opened the media option floodgates and consumption and old habits have changed accordingly. Engagement with AM/FM radio has not been immune to these changes. Now, with the click of a button, consumers can access their favorite radio station in sunny San Diego, listen to weather updates in New York or listen to pop music walking to school in Denver.

Pasiones  has acquired the Latin American rights to premiere the sensational Mexican drama Soy Tu Dueña (“A Woman of Steel”), which will debuted on Tuesday, December 5.

The Telemundo Station Group and ZGS Communications, Inc. (ZGS) announced they have entered into agreements that, once the necessary Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other governmental approvals are obtained, will result in the Telemundo Station Group acquiring the 13 television stations, serving 10 markets, currently owned by ZGS. 

As TV viewers continue to spend more time watching video content via connected TVs and over-the-top (OTT) video services, advertisers want to make sure that they’re there, too. While programmatic access to such inventory is the exception today, it will ramp up over the next 12 to 24 months.

SiriusXM announced the launch of ‘Telemundo,’ an exclusive channel making the network’s programming available to SiriusXM listeners, beginning December 1, 2017.    

It’s no secret that in addition to traditional television, viewers also have access to a plethora of subscription video on demand content and virtual multi-channel providers. As the options for these streaming services have grown, so have the means by which viewers can view them on their TV screens.  Consumers, in turn, are taking action.

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. announced that Jose Ramos, President and General Manager of WAPA-TV, plans to retire in the first half of 2018. The Company has named Javier Maynulet as Mr. Ramos’ successor.