Even as the cost of college continues to rise, with student debt levels climbing along with it, the long-term financial benefits of a four-year college degree remain indisputable. Adults who have attained at least a bachelor’s degree have better economic outcomes, on average, than adults who have not completed college. They tend to earn more and accumulate more wealth.

Few areas of the media landscape have been in focus over the past year as streaming video content has. With a growing wealth of platform and program choice, the options for consumers continue to expand and diversify.

Estrella Media announced it will launch Estrella News, a 24/7 Spanish-language digital news network, on digital subchannel MGEN in the greater Miami area. Estrella News on MGEN is the newest announcement in Estrella Media’s expansion strategy in the South Florida market, which is led by its owned and operated WGEN Estrella 8 Miami broadcast station.

Univision’s Uforia announced the return of its experiential virtual music series Uforia Live.

Telemundo Global Studios announced it has signed an agreement with Planeta to license the exclusive rights to the complete library of best-selling Spanish author, Corín Tellado, including close to 4,000 titles. 

Pasiones has announced the U.S. premiere of the immensely popular Turkish series La Promesa (‘The Promise’) which will make its debut on Monday, May 31, at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.

Univision announced the world premiere of “Si Nos Dejan” (If They Let Us), a story about love after a betrayal and breaking age-gap stereotypes. Starring Mayrín Villanueva, Marcus Ornellas, and Alexis Ayala, “Si Nos Dejan” premieres Tuesday, June 1, at 9 p.m. ET.

Dating behind a mask has taken a twist on EstrellaTV’s new dating game show series “La Máscara del Amor” (The Mask of Love), premiering on Thursday, May 27 at 9 pm ET/8 pm CT.

Meruelo Media announced that programmer Haz Montana has joined the company as Vice President, Audio Brands to lead its Los Angeles Super Cluster of Hip Hop Tastemaker KPWR Power 106, Classic Rocker KLOS 95.5, Throwback Hip Hop KDAY/KDEY 93.5 and Latin Rhythmic Breakout CALI 93.9.

When it comes to spending on traditional “linear” TV, many advertisers have set their strategy to autopilot, letting their agencies make decisions and collect the data. In a recent survey of CMOs, optimizing their broadcast-TV spend didn’t even make their top-10 list of priorities.

Benoit Cacheux, Global Chief Digital Officer at Zenith, recently joined the virtual panel, “Understanding identity, behaviour and context,” at Mediatel’s The Future of TV Advertising Global conference. This event was moderated by Cadi Jones, Commercial Director EMEA at Beeswax, and Benoit was joined by Lara Izlan, Director, Advertising Data & Analytics at ITV, Steve Martin, MD International Data at LiveRamp and Miles Pritchard, Managing Partner – Data Management Solutions at OMD.

Telemundo announced he premiere of the hit Turkish series, Hercai: Love and vengeance, slated for Tuesday, June 22 at 9pm/8C.

Telemundo Deportes announced it will present exclusive Spanish-language coverage of Super Bowl LVI, live on Telemundo on February 13, 2022 from Los Angeles, CA. This will mark the first time ever that a Super Bowl will be televised on a Spanish-language broadcast network in the U.S.

Univision Communications Inc. announced its 2021-2022 programming lineup ahead of the Company’s “Grow With Us” themed Upfront presentation to advertisers. The new slate includes even more of what its audience loves - big, live tentpole events, entertainment, trusted news, and the best soccer from around the world - across more platforms.

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) unveiled its virtual 2021 upfront: It Happens Here. Through a series of curated videos, SBS executives discuss how the company's culturally relevant audio, digital, video and live music experiences have successfully engaged U.S. Hispanics for over four decades while also serving as a springboard for the careers of many popular Latin music artists and celebrities.

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