Telemundo

  1. Telemundo Will Produce a Spanish-Language American Music Awards in 2015

    July 30, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Bulking up on live special events, the Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo has secured licensing rights from Dick Clark Productions to produce a Spanish-language version of the American Music Awards for fall 2015. Telemundo is leaning on new li ...

  2. Ruben Mendiola Named President of mun2

    May 09, 2014 11:54 AM EDT Cable channel mun2, the leading name in bilingual, bicultural programming in the U.S., seems poised for a change with the appointment of Ruben Mendiola as its president this week. Mendiola, who was most recently SVP and GM of multicultural service ...

  3. Paulina Rubio Sues Telemundo Over Alleged 'La Voz Kids' Snub

    January 14, 2014 2:55 AM EST Mexican pop music superstar Paulina Rubio has filed a lawsuit against Telemundo, alleging that the NBCUniversal subsidiary has reneged on a $1.325 million deal for her to star in a second season of the highly rated music competition show "La ...

  4. Shake Your Oats: Post Foods' Honey Bunches of Oats Turns to Latin Newcomers for National Mainstream Campaign

    November 22, 2013 10:01 AM EST For the past three years, Post Foods has used artist-driven campaigns to market its Honey Bunches of Oats cereal to the Hispanic marketplace, tapping Jencarlos Canela in 2011 and Prince Royce in 2012. They've proved to be so successful that, ...

  5. Univision Announces New Changes in Leadership and Structure

    October 17, 2013 2:50 PM EDT Following the departure of Cesar Conde as president of Univision Networks last month, another senior executive at the company has also departed. Luis Fernández, the network’s president of entertainment and Univision Studios since 2009, has left ...

  6. David Alvarado Named VP of Entertainment Publicity for Telemundo

    May 21, 2013 4:05 PM EDT David Alvarado, the former VP of marketing and promotion for EMI Music/Capitol Latin, has been named VP of entertainment publicity for Telemundo Media, effective immediately. Alvarado will be based in Miami, reporting to Alfredo Richard, SVP of ...

  7. Billboard Latin Music Conference: Telemundo Head Emilio Romano on the Wide Inroads His Network Offers Artists

    April 24, 2013 6:55 PM EDT This past Tuesday, April 16, Telemundo scored a rare coup for a Hispanic television network. Thanks to its original novela, "El Señor de los Cielos," the station took the top ratings spot at 10 p.m. on Friday for all adults age 18 to 3 ...

  8. Prince Royce Signs-On as Second 'La Voz Kids' Judge

    March 20, 2013 8:35 AM EDT Bachata star Prince Royce is the second Latin music star to sign on as a coach of “La Voz Kids,” the singing competition for kids 7-14 that will air this Spring on the Telemundo Network. Royce will share coaching duties with Mexican star Paulina ...

  9. Warner Latin and Telemundo Launch Joint Venture

    February 25, 2013 10:29 AM EST Above: Gabriel Coronel, the first artist signed under Warner Latina and Telemundo's new venture   Register today for the Billboard Latin Music Conference & Awards Presented by State Farm April 23-25 in Miami, use Promo Code BIZ13 for a d ...

  10. Wisin & Yandel's Clothing Line Hits Macy's; Telemundo Adds Mari Garcia-Marquez to 'Levantate'

    June 18, 2012 10:54 AM EDT Los Líderes, the clothing line developed by Latin urban duo Wisin & Yandel in conjunction with designer Marc Ecko, will be available in Macy's stores nationwide beginning in July, the group's management says. Currently, the line of m ...

  11. Backbeat: UMLE, Latin Power Music, Telemundo Execs Hang at the Latin Conference's Billboard Bash

    April 27, 2012 1:30 PM EDT (L-R) Jose Serrano of Latin Power Music, Victor Gonzalez, president of Universal Music Latin Entertainment, and artist America Sierra hang out at the Billboard Bash at the Billboard Latin Music Conference. (Photo: Michael Seto) The Billboard Bash ...

  12. Don Omar, Prince Royce, Paulina Rubio to Perform at Billboard Latin Music Awards

    March 29, 2012 8:50 AM EDT Prince Royce, Paulina Rubio, and the previously-rumored Don Omar will be performing at the Billboard Latin Music Awards this year on April 26 at the BankUnited Center in Miami. The trio will join Daddy Yankee, Juanes, and Jenni Rivera among those ...

  13. Backbeat: Telemundo Aims For Number One @ NATPE; Camila's Samo Performs

    January 24, 2012 10:18 AM EST MIAMI -- It was a morning of drama, steamy bedroom scenes and business news during Telemundo's media lunch at the annual NATPE (National Association of Television Program Executives) Market and Conference in Miami. Telemundo executives-includ ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Univision Names Randy Falco President and CEO

    June 29, 2011 4:56 PM EDT Univision Communications has promoted COO and executive vp Randy Falco to the posts of president and CEO. The appointment follows the departure of former president and CEO Joe Uva earlier this year. Falco, 57, is a former AOL chairman and CEO and ...

  16. Billboard and Telemundo Sign Multi-Year Agreement for Latin Music Awards and More

    May 17, 2011 10:44 AM EDT Telemundo has signed a new multi-year deal with Billboard to present the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards and to expand the companies' alliances into different musical areas. Aside from the successful Billboard Latin Music Awards, the agre ...

  17. Audio Network Expands Latin Catalogue

    January 25, 2011 12:00 AM EST Audio Network, the music library for content creators that licenses pre-cleared tracks for broadcast and digital use, has launched an extensive catalogue of Latin music to serve both Latin and non Latin clients. Audio Network made its announcement ...

  18. Mexico's Televisa and Univision Ink Billion-Dollar Extension Through 2025

    December 21, 2010 12:00 AM EST Mexico's Televisa and its stateside partner Univision have closed a billion-dollar deal that extends their long-term program license agreement to 2025. Additionally, the Spanish-language media titans said Monday that they have agreed to a PLA ...

  19. Paula Abdul To Launch Casting Website

    November 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Step Inside. Be Discovered. That is the tag line of online discovery platform AuditionBooth, co-founded by former "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul to connect aspiring talents with casting directors, producers and managers. A beta test s ...

  20. Univision Unveils 2010-11 Schedule

    May 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Univision is planning a slew of shows produced or co-produced by its new content creation unit, Univision Studios, for the 2010-11 TV season, including weekday primetime telenovela "Eva Luna," as well as a dancing and an island reality s ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Univision Opens Miami-Based Production House

    December 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST Univision Communications has launched a new U.S.-based production facility, Univision Studios, which could affect the way music is selected and used in its original series and other programs, including soap operas. The studios will produce and co ...

  24. 2010 Billboard Latin Music Awards Heads To Puerto Rico

    November 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST For the first time in its more than 20-year history, the Billboard Latin Music Awards will take place in Puerto Rico, marking the first time the show goes on the road from its traditional Miami homebase. The awards, presented by State Farm, will b ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Execs, Superstars Set For Billboard Latin Conference

    April 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The 20th annual Billboard Latin Music Conference, presented by State Farm in association with Verizon, kicks off April 20 with back-to-back panels on touring, music and media and Billboard’s first Urban MIXX day, presented in conjunction with Crea ...

  27. Telemundo, Endemol Strike Production Deal

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.S.-based Spanish language network Telemundo has struck a co-production agreement with Endemol, the Spanish entertainment production company. The venture will allow Endemol Spain to produce adaptations of Telemundo's hit shows for the Spanis ...

  28. Yahoo, Telemundo to Shutter Yahoo Telemundo

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Yahoo and Telemundo have agreed to shut down the two-year old co-branded site Yahoo Telemundo by the end of 2008, as each company will essentially launch their own Spanish-language portal next year. On Jan. 1, Telemundo will roll out the stand alo ...

  29. Televisa Inks Another Deal With U.S. Telemundo

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mexico's top broadcaster Televisa said on Monday one of its units reached a deal to carry programs produced by U.S. Spanish-language network Telemundo through several of its digital services in Mexico. This is Televisa's third agreement ...

  30. Univision Upfront Flies As Integrations Slow Telemundo

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Hispanic TV upfront marketplace this year has been a tale of two networks, with Univision doing business at a rapid pace, well ahead of last year and almost 75 percent sold, while Telemundo has been moving more deliberately and at last year’s ...

  31. Telemundo Cuts Programming

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Telemundo has canceled its morning show, "Cada Dia," amid a re-organization of its news and sports divisions. As with "Mas Vale Tarde," its recently-canceled late-night talk show, "Cada Dia" played host to many musica ...

  32. Mexico's Televisa, Partner Univision Push Back Trial

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Leading Spanish-language broadcaster Televisa and partner Univision have pushed back a trial over the Mexican company's bid to pull out of a programming deal, a sign that an out-of-court settlement may be in the works. The two companies were ...

  33. Telemundo, Televisa Strike Mexico Broadcast Alliance

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT NBC Universal's U.S. Spanish language network Telemundo has signed an exclusive programming license agreement to have its content distributed in Mexico through Televisa, the giant Mexican network. The distribution deal includes broadcast TV, ...

  34. Appelbaum Named Publisher

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Billboard Veteran Returns to Brand Howard Appelbaum has been named vice president and publisher of Billboard. Appelbaum first came to Billboard in 1998 as associate publisher of Marketing for Billboard, and was quickly promoted to vice president o ...

  35. mun2 Extends Reach Via Comcast

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bilingual entertainment cable channel mun2 will grow its reach from 17 million to 24 million subscribers next month through a long-term carriage agreement with Comcast. Comcast will begin carrying mun2 on its most widely-available tier of digital ...

  36. Zel To Exit Telemundo

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Telemundo senior executive VP for strategy Antoinette Zel is leaving the company, the network confirmed. Her contract ends Nov. 15. A Telemundo spokeswoman said the decision not to renew Zel's contract was mutual, and that she is "pursui ...

  37. Hispanic Women Power 25

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In selecting the 25 Hispanic Women in Entertainment, The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard focused exclusively on behind-the-scenes players within the film, TV and music industries and only included performers who are also active as producers, writ ...

  38. mun2 Rolls Out New Programming

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bilingual entertainment cable channel mun2 is rolling out three new shows for its Latino youth audience, and its parent network Telemundo announced new concert specials, as part of their upfront presentations in New York this week. In addition to ...

  39. iTunes Launches Latin Offering

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mini-store kicked off Nov. 1. Apple Computer today (Nov. 1) is launching a new mini-store within the U.S. version of the iTunes Music Store dedicated to Latin music and entertainment. iTunes Latino features top Latin music, music videos, televisio ...

  40. Cherry Lane Restructures Management

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing has restructured its management, promoting several members of its team and expanding their roles for the New York-based company. Mike Connelly, a 20-year Cherry Lane veter Cherry Lane Music Publishing has restructured ...

  41. TV Azteca Pursues Slander Case

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the latest chapter of a long-standing legal dispute between two Mexican broadcasters, TV Azteca has pressed criminal charges against Canal 40 legal counsel Javier Quijano for alleged slander. MEXICO CITY (The Hollywood Reporter) -- In the lates ...

  42. Latin Notas

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Versaly makes a deal with Telemundo to offer cell phone users music, sounds and images from the network's programs. Read Leila Cobo's column. Versaly makes a deal with Telemundo to offer cell phone users music, sounds and images from the ...