Tag Archives: US Hispanic

FlixLatino expands its contents catalog and subscribers

FlixLatino, the Somos Nexts SVOD platform, announced today its rapid expansion across the US and enhancement of consumer marketing efforts via digital, in-store advertising, social media and influencer outreach. With more than 250 movies, series and documentaries originally produced in Spanish, the service is available in web, iOS, Android, Roku and Smart TV platforms, within [...]

Univision contemplates options for a possible sale

Univision Communications indicated today that its board of directors is analyzing strategic options against rumors that indicated a possible sale. The origin of the versions corresponds to an article in The Wall Street Journal, which noted that the company hired Morgan Stanley, Moelis & Company and investment bank LionTree to explore options. Univision warned that [...]

Venevision comes to the US with Cox

Cisneros Media Distribution (CMD) announced the launch of Venevision as part of Coxs Hispanic-targeted Latino Pak, representing an important step in the channels expansion into the United States. Venevision launched on the Cox Latino Pak on February 8, making its programs available to subscribers throughout its service area.  Venevision comprises of 100% Spanish-language original programming [...]

Estrella TV signs carriage deal with Dish Network

LBI Media signed a multiyear agreement with US satellite service Dish Network to expand the distribution of its channel Estrella TV, which is now available on the providers Americas Top 200 and DishLatino Clasico packages. With this new agreement, Estrella TV expands its national distribution reaching over 40 million U.S. homes. We are proud to [...]

Slim to launch TV channel for Mexican audience in U.S

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim will launch this year a new Spanish-language channel – called Nuestra Visión (Our Vision) – tailored to the Mexican audience in the United States. The channel will be provided by Publicidad y Contenido Editorial, wholly-owned subsidiary of América Móvil. Nuestra vision will feature Mexican films, including black and white movies and [...]

Televisa, Univision unify content production

Grupo Televisa and Univision announced a strengthened and expanded relationship between the two companies that will see them unify their content development and production efforts. As part of this initiative, Isaac Lee will assume the role of Chief Content Officer of both Televisa and Univision, effective immediately. Both companies will benefit from a single, integrated [...]

Televisa y Univision unifican la producción de contenidos

El Grupo Televisa y Univision anunciaron que unificarán sus esfuerzos en el desarrollo y la producción de contenidos. Como parte de esta restructuración, Isaac Lee asumirá el cargo de Director General de Contenidos tanto de Televisa como de Univision. Ambas empresas atenderán a sus audiencias en los dos mercados de manera conjunta y se beneficiarán [...]

Spanish-language SVOD service Pongalo launches on Amazon Channels

Subscription on-demand streaming service Pongalo, which distributes Spanish-language movies and TV shows for U.S. audiences, is now available on Amazon Channels for USD 3.99 a month. Pongalos catalog includes original co-produced telenovelas with RCTV Productions such as Piel Salvaje and Corazón Traicionado.  It also offers classic telenovelas from countries like Mexico, Venezuela and Colombia, including [...]

Televisa gets approval to increase stake in Univision

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized Televisa to increase its stake in the U.S. Spanish-language network Univision. The FCC approved Televisa to hold up to 40% of the voting interests and 49% of the equity interests of Univision, according to a joint statement released by both companies. In the same statement, the companies explained that [...]

Zee Mundo to expand into Latin America in 2017

Spanish-language Bollywood TV channel Zee Mundo will launch in Latin America in the next few months, said to NexTV News Latam the General Manager, Javier López Casella. After successfully capturing the Hispanic market in the United States, we will be expanding in the coming months to several markets in Latin America like Mexico, Colombia, Peru, [...]