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  1. How Mexican Regional Artists Are Reaching New Audiences Via TV & Video (Panel)

    April 24, 2013 3:13 PM EDT Panel: New Windows For Regional Mexian Moderator: Pepe Garza, Founder & President, Arpa Musical Speakers: German Chavez, Managing Director, Discos Sabina Memo Ibarra, Artist, Alerta Zero Diana Mogollón , General Manager, mun2 Luis Rivera , S ...

  2. Jenni Rivera Memorial: How Were Artists, Execs Connected to Her?

    December 19, 2012 7:16 PM EST Executives and celebrities gathered at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles to pay their respects to Jenni Rivera , the banda diva who died in a plane crash December 9. Artists in attendance at the crowded memorial included singers Gloria Trevi, ...

  3. Jenni Rivera Billboard Q&A Videos: The Singer Talks Career & Family

    December 10, 2012 2:42 PM EST As Billboard continues to honor singer Jenni Rivera, who tragically died in a plane crash on Sunday (December 9), we bring you five exclusive videos of Rivera's extensive appearance on a panel at the April 2012 Billboard Latin Music Conferenc ...

  4. Jenni Rivera's Legacy: From Her Music Empire to her Upcoming Film Debut in 'Filly Brown'

    December 10, 2012 2:23 AM EST Jenni Rivera lived her life much like the music that made her famous. And that tireless passion -- especially during her demanding live shows -- thrilled and empowered female audiences with songs of heartache and love. Like one of her commanding b ...

  5. Jenni Rivera Discusses Her Success: Exclusive Billboard Latin Conference Video

    December 09, 2012 8:59 PM EST Tonight (December 9), with the sad news that singer Jenni Rivera is believed to have died in a plane crash in Mexico , we look back to a candid Billboard video interview from April in which the Mexican-American artist talked about her multi-facete ...

  6. Mexican Singer Jenni Rivera Missing After Suspected Plane Crash

    December 09, 2012 2:51 PM EST Authorities in Mexico have said that a small plane carrying Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera has gone missing after taking off from the city of Monterrey, although her management told Billboard.biz this afternoon that "nothing is confirme ...

  7. Diana Mogollon

    November 28, 2012 5:25 PM EST GM, mun2 Latin Music Booster 26In her second year at the helm of mun2, GM Diana Mogollón saw the bilingual network report its highest ratings and revenue in its 11-year history. "We've had double-digit growth [in ratings]," Mogollón ...

  8. Antoinette Alfonso Zel Named CEO of EL Rey Cable Network Founded By Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez

    August 07, 2012 9:47 AM EDT Media executive Antoinette Alfonso Zel has been named CEO of El Rey, the cable network founded by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez which is slated to launch at the end of 2013. El Rey is described as a "general entertainment" cable network gea ...

  9. En Breve: Telivisa's New Launch,

    July 26, 2012 5:40 PM EDT Televisa Launches Production Firm Mexican media giant Televisa is launching Televisa USA, a U.S.-based production company set to create English-language content for American TV. The venture follows in the footsteps of Pantelion Films, launched in ...

  10. Exclusive: Larry Hernandez Signs With Universal Music Latin Entertainment/Fonovisa

    July 10, 2012 9:15 PM EDT Regional Mexican singer Larry Hernandez has signed on to continue making albums with Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE), according to a spokesperson for the label. Hernandez, who has had an ongoing relationship with UMLE for half a decade ...

  11. Univision, Telemundo Announce Competing Television Programming in Upfronts

    May 15, 2012 6:04 PM EDT Competing Spanish-language networks Telemundo and Univision announced several musical additions to their programming during their upfronts this week in New York. Most notably, the Telemundo Network will add music reality competition series "L ...

  12. Backbeat: Elvis Crespo, Juan Magan, Nir Seroussi, Victor Gonzalez, More at Latin Conference's Billboard Bash

    April 26, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Elvis Crespo is mobbed by the crowd during his performance at the Billboard Bash. (Photo: Michael Seto) The Billboard Bash , presented by State Farm , brought together members of the music industry to celebrate music with special performances by D ...

  13. Latin Conference: Jenni Rivera Opens Up About Her Music, Reality Show, and Her Mexican-American Roots

    April 25, 2012 3:11 PM EDT Jenni Rivera at the Billboard Latin Music Conference Q&A with Billboard's Leila Cobo and mun2's Flavio Morales. (Photo: Michael Seto) Mexican-American diva Jenni Rivera - singer, songwriter, performer, producer, reality TV star, radi ...

  14. Mun2 Taps Regional Larry Hernandez, Chiquis Rivera For New Slate Of Realty Programming

    April 17, 2012 7:05 PM EDT Executives from bilingual cable network mun2 unveiled a new slate of reality programming that includes shows about regional Mexican crooner Larry Hernandez, singer Jenni Rivera's daughter, Chiquis Rivera, and a weekly magazine series featurin ...

  15. Backbeat: Jenni Rivera Premieres 'I Love Jenni' Season Two At Party With Gerardo Ortiz, mun2 Execs

    March 05, 2012 10:25 AM EST Regional Mexican singers Jenni Rivera and Gerardo Ortiz at the launch party for Rivera's "I Love Jenni" reality program at My House in Hollywood. (Photo: Arnold Turner) Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera capped off the premiere pa ...

  16. Backbeat: Jenni Rivera Talks New Album, mun2 Production Deal & Upcoming Edward James Olmos-Produced Film

    November 23, 2011 7:40 AM EST Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera takes time to show members of the media and her fans the dress she donated to the Hard Rock Café at Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles during a press conference to support the release of her two albums, "Jo ...

  17. mun2's Roberto Isaac Promoted To Director of Music Programming

    November 21, 2011 5:30 PM EST Longtime mun2 manager Roberto Isaac has been promoted to director of music programming, the bilingual cable network has announced. Isaac, who joined the network as manager of music programming in 2006, will continue to lead and develop the network ...

  18. Jenni Rivera Signs Production Deal With mun2

    November 07, 2011 8:31 PM EST Regional Mexican singer Jenni Rivera has signed a lucrative long-term, cross-platform production deal with bilingual music cable network mun2 that will have the entertainer and her family at the center of a slate of programs including the second s ...

  19. Cristian Castro Croons, Rocks Out in New Pepsi Spot (Watch)

    October 11, 2011 5:05 PM EDT Mexican crooner Cristian Castro is the face of a new Pepsi campaign in Argentina for the soft drink's "one, two, three, four, five" campaign, where buyers have to collect five bottle caps to get a free drink. The TV spot shows a hea ...

  20. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Diana Mogollon

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 28 Diana Mogollón GM, mun2 Website: holamun2.com Twitter: @mun2 Cable network mun2 is a pioneer in bilingual, youth-oriented broadcasting. Since taking over as its GM in July 2010, Diana Mogollón has raised its profile and extended its reach. ...

  21. Emilio Romano Named President of Telemundo

    September 21, 2011 12:56 PM EDT NBCUniversal has appointed Emilio Romano, a veteran of media and major non-media companies, as president of Telemundo. Romano, who from 2004 to 2007 was CEO of Grupo Mexicana de Aviación, will head the network's 14 owned stations, including i ...

  22. Tego Calderon, Belanova, More Sign on for Pepsi Latin Concert Series

    May 16, 2011 3:11 PM EDT Pepsi will launch a 12-week summer concert series featuring performances by artists from different genres, including Belanova, Melina León and Tego Calderón. The "Sábados de Verano" (Summer Saturdays) concert series kicks off May 28 with ...

  23. Don Omar, Universal, More Win Marketing Awards at Billboard Latin Music Conference

    April 26, 2011 7:30 PM EDT The first ever Billboard Latin Music Conference Music Marketing Awards were announced Tuesday and were given to several groups for their contributions in four areas including Online/Social, Print, Tour and TV. "This is a very special time,&qu ...

  24. Gerardo Ortiz, Mun2 To Honor Slain Manager Ramiro Caro On Sunday

    March 25, 2011 7:00 PM EDT Regional Mexican artist Gerardo Ortiz, along with the bilingual cable network mun2, will pay tribute to slain business manager Ramiro Caro on the program "Reventon with Yarel," scheduled to air Sunday at 12 p.m., ET/PT. The one-hour show ...

  25. Wisin & Yandel To Premiere New Album On Bilingual Mun2 TV

    January 21, 2011 12:00 AM EST Bilingual TV channel mun2 will premiere the new album by Wisin & Yandel on Sunday, not via a live performance but a live, intimate listening session with fans. The duo will play its new album, "Los Vaqueros: El Reseo," due out Jan. 2 ...

  26. Jenni Rivera Reality Show Gets Greenlight For Season 2

    November 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Regional Mexican diva Jenni Rivera will return to bilingual television network mun2 for a second session of her reality show. The new season, called “Jenni Rivera Presents...,” kicks off in spring, 2011. The show is an off-shoot of “Jenni Rivera P ...

  27. Musician Jenni Rivera Signs With Spanish Networks

    May 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT In a rare feat, Mexican-American music star and budding actress Jenni Rivera has a hand in projects from both major Spanish-language network operators. But she's looking to do much more. "I have always wanted to be the Mexican Oprah Winf ...

  28. Telemundo Plays Up Originals in Upfront Presentation

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Telemundo is expanding its primetime from three to four hours as of next week with the help of the 7 p.m. launch of "A Corazon Abierto" ("With an Open Heart"), a Spanish version of "Grey's Anatomy." Telemundo exe ...

  29. Latin Briefs: Jazmin Lopez, Mun2, Border Media Partners

    January 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST - Fonovisa duranguense artist and MTV Tr3s "ReMexa" host Jazmin Lopez has affiliated with SESAC Latina . Lopez, whose 2009 "Jazmin" album was a set of covers, is planning a new album this quarter with the goal of including some ...

  30. Alex Pels Departs As Mun2 Senior VP/GM

    December 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mun2 senior VP/GM Alex Pels is leaving his position. There's no word yet on a replacement for Pels, who was appointed to the top job at Telemundo's bilingual entertainment channel in 2006. Pels will continue to work with mun2 as a consul ...

  31. Telemundo Station Group Cuts Staffers

    October 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Telemundo Station Group has laid off some 40 full-time positions in response to a "tough economic environment." In a statement, the station group said the reductions were not related to employee performance. The cuts affect less than ...

  32. New Regional Mexican Act Focus Of Telemundo Reality Show

    September 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Spanish language network Telemundo has teamed up with State Farm Insurance to produce an eight-hour reality show documenting the creation and launch of a new musical act. "La Banda del Pueblo" (The People's Band) premieres Sept. 13 ...

  33. Starburst, mun2 Present 'Sweet ConTRUdictions'

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Starburst candy is partnering with bilingual network mun2 for a concert at Los Angeles' House of Blues on Monday. Dubbed “Sweet ConTRUdictions,” the concert brings together acts from different genres—Flex, Larry Hernandez, Los Horoscopos de D ...

  34. Mun2 Hits Ratings Highs With USA vs. Mexico Soccer

    August 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mun2 scored the best ratings in its history during yesterday’s broadcast of the USA vs. Mexico qualifying soccer match for the World Cup. The bilingual cable channel was the only English-language broadcaster of the match, whose rights are held by ...

  35. Latin Briefs: Border Media Partners, mun2

    August 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Border Media Partners has launched a new corridos format, El Compa, on San Antonio's KRIO. The station was formerly called Digital and was a Latin pop format. El Compa's programming director is Alfonso Flores. ( Radio Online ) -- Bili ...

  36. 31 Million Viewers Watch Jackson Memorial

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT According to Nielsen Media Research, the memorial service for Michael Jackson on Tuesday (July 7) totaled a combined 20.5 household rating with 30.92 million viewers on the 19 networks carrying it from approximately 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The participat ...

  37. Mun2, KIIS-FM Partner On 'Chicas' Promo

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bilingual entertainment channel mun2 is partnering with Los Angeles mainstream top 40 radio station KIIS-FM to launch the newest season of mun2 reality series “The Chicas Project.” The station will cover “Chicas” stars Crash and Yasmin July 9 as t ...

  38. Latin Briefs: Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, MTV, 'Descarga'

    June 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT - Los Fabulosos Cadillacs have canceled their headlining performance at Central Park’s SummerStage July 11, to be replaced by Calle 13. According to a statement from Cadillacs management, the cancellation came as a result of having to reschedule t ...

  39. Los Twiins Line Up mun2 Show

    May 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The sibling production team of Adolfo and Omar Valenzuela, better known as Los Twiins, will debut a reality series on bilingual network mun2 in the second half of 2010. Parent company Telemundo announced the series "Los Twiins" as part o ...

  40. Mun2 Says, 'You're On'

    May 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Telemundo-owned mun2, the cable network targeted to young bilingual Latinos, is unveiling a branding campaign as well as two new programs that will debut in 2010. The new campaign and programs follow word from the network earlier this month that i ...

  41. Latin Execs Discuss Industry Shifts

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Is the Latin music industry finally transforming itself into a content provider, regardless of platform? That idea seemed to have taken hold among the top executives speaking at today's "View From The Top" panel at the Billboard Lat ...

  42. Urban bachata Duo Xtreme To Star In Reality Show

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Urban bachata duo Xtreme will star in “Xtreme: On the Verge,” a new reality show on mun2 that premieres May 7. The bilingual cable channel will follow Xtreme’s Steve Styles and Danny D for seven episodes as they navigate their business, record mus ...

  43. Latin Panel Discusses Audience Reach Of Urban Acts

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT When the going gets tough, the tough get creative, industry professionals agreed on the first day (April 20) of the Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami. That held true just as much for urban artists trying to reach a fragmented audience with ...

  44. Mun2 Picks Up L.A. Cable Carriage

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mun2, the bilingual entertainment channel geared toward Latino youth, has reached a major distribution goal: it will now be seen in its home market of Los Angeles on Time Warner Cable. The cable operator has picked up carriage of the NBC-Universal ...

  45. Billboard Latin Music Awards Return To Telemundo

    January 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Billboard Latin Music Awards will air live April 23 on the Telemundo network, both in the United States and internationally. The Latin music industry's most prestigious award show returns to Telemundo following the extension of Billboard& ...

  46. Increased Regional Mexican Programming On mun2

    January 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bilingual, bicultural network mun2 announced a new line-up that increases interactivity and regional Mexican programming. The network's programming for 2009 includes four new studio shows, airing of popular Telemundo soap "Sin Senos No H ...

  47. Latin Briefs: Fernandez, Universal Music, AHAA

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST -Vicente Fernandez debuts at No. 1 this week on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart with his live set, "Primera Fila," on Sony BMG. The ranchera legend's first totally live album shifted 11,000 copies in the U.S.-his best debut ...

  48. Cuevas, Frankie J, Sponsors 'Hook Up' With Mun2

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beto Cuevas, Frankie J, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo and Cheetah Girl Sabrina Bryan (nee Hinojosa) will be shadowed by mun2 viewers beginning tomorrow on “The mun2 Hook Up.” The new 13-episode series pairs up young Latinos with their professi ...

  49. Pitbull's 'La Esquina' To Debut In October

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop act Pitbull returns to bilingual channel mun2 for a new season of his TV series "La Esquina," set to begin airing in October. "La Esquina," which debuted in May 2007, is a half hour show hosted by Pitbull, with comic si ...

  50. NBC Reveals Upcoming Shows

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There wasn't a lot of suspense - but there were a lot of American Gladiators. Upfronts - the week when television networks unveil their upcoming programming slates to advertisers in hopes they will make ad buys - kicked off on Monday with NBC ...

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