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  1. Roselyn Sanchez, Raul Gonzalez and Laura Flores to Host the Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 15, 2014 6:29 PM EDT TV personality Raul Gonzalez, actress Roselyn Sanchez and singer/TV host Laura Flores have been tapped to host the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards on April 24 live from Miami on Telemundo.  Register today for Billboard's 2014 Latin Music Co ...

  2. Yandel And Noel Torres To Headline Billboard En Concierto

    March 12, 2014 4:18 AM EDT Urban chart-topper Yandel, fresh from debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s top Latin Albums chart last year, and regional Mexican star Noel Torres will headline the 5th annual Billboard En Concierto concert series, presented by State Farm in associati ...

  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. Morning Fix: SoundExchange Hits New Cash Distro Record; Twitter's IPO Won't Upend Music Biz; Telemundo Prez Abruptly Resigns

    October 07, 2013 7:00 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE SOUNDEXCHANGE DISTRIBUTES RECORD $153 MILLION IN Q3, CELEBRATES 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY SoundExchange set another record for distributions in the third quarter, sending $153.7 million to record labels ...

  5. ‘El Factor X’ Launches with Chino y Nacho, Belinda and Angelica Maria as Judges

    May 31, 2013 6:58 PM EDT The onslaught of Spanish-language music reality shows continues with the launch of “El Factor X” (“The X Factor”) this summer on upstart network MundoFox. The Spanish-language version of “The X Factor” will feature Venezuelan tropical duo Chino ...

  6. Ryan Seacrest To Produce New Music Competition For Telemundo

    May 13, 2013 4:48 AM EDT Ryan Seacrest is adding another singing competition series to his crowded résumé. Through his Ryan Seacrest Productions, the "American Idol" host has sold 13 two-hour episodes of the variety competition format "Duelo Musical: Supe ...

  7. 'La Voz Kids,' New Spanish-Language 'Voice' Iteration, Debuts to Strong Ratings

    May 07, 2013 4:15 PM EDT The May 5 premiere of "La Voz Kids," the first Spanish-language version of the successful "The Voice" franchise to air in the United States, delivered the highest ratings ever for a reality show on the Telemundo network. The ...

  8. Billboard 2013 Latin Music Awards Rise in Ratings, Set Social Media Records

    April 26, 2013 6:32 PM EDT The 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards, presented by State Farm and broadcast live on Telemundo April 25, saw a surge in ratings from last year’s edition, according to Nielsen numbers, and also generated record social activity. The show, which ai ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Billboard Latin Music Awards Score Highest Ratings in 14-Year History

    April 30, 2012 10:12 AM EDT Averaging more than 2.4 million viewers, Telemundo experienced its highest-rated telecast in its 14-year history of broadcasting the Billboard Latin Music Awards, which aired live from Miami on Thursday (April 26), the network has announced. Hoste ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Telemundo Appoints Sylvia Rosabal SVP of Network News

    March 07, 2012 11:29 AM EST Telemundo has named Sylvia Rosabal as its Senior VP of Network News. In her new post, Rosabal will oversee all network news content, including Telemundo's nightly newscast, Sunday news program Enfoque con Jose Diaz-Balart, and news content on ...

  14. Backbeat: Daddy Yankee, Telemundo Execs, More at Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists Announcement

    March 01, 2012 10:19 AM EST Daddy Yankee with Billboard's Leila Cobo at Telemundo Studios. Dozens of journalists from around the country flew to Telemundo Studios in Miami to the set of morning show Levántate (Wake Up!) for the live announcement of the finalists to the ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Inaugural Billboard Mexican Music Awards Deliver Strong Ratings on Telemundo

    October 31, 2011 10:33 AM EDT Nearly 5 million total viewers, including almost 2.8 million adults aged 18-49, tuned in to watch the first-ever 2011 Billboard Mexican Music Awards , which aired on the Telemundo Network Oct. 27. According to Nielsen, the awards show, presented b ...

  17. 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. ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Latin Power Players: Joshua Mintz

    August 02, 2011 1:16 AM EDT Joshua Mintz Senior executive VP, Telemundo Entertainment Promoted to his current post in January, Joshua Mintz is the person responsible for Telemundo's overal l entertainment development and programming strategy. This includes oversight for ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Don Browne Telemundo President Announces Retirement

    April 13, 2011 8:19 AM EDT Don Browne, the president of Telemundo Communications Group, has announced he will retire after eight years with the company. His last day will be June 3. As the head of Telemundo, Browne supervised the functions of the network and its 14 owned an ...

  24. Jose Valle Named President Of Univision Radio

    March 23, 2011 4:03 PM EDT Jose Valle has been named president of Univision Radio , the company announced today. Valle, a veteran radio executive, was most recently VP and general manager of Univision Radio Los Angeles, overseeing stations KLVE-FM , KSCA-FM, KTNQ-AM and KRC ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Lionsgate, Televisa Detail Hispanic Film Venture

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lionsgate and Mexican media giant Televisa formally unveiled Pantelion Films here Tuesday, a venture that will release eight to 10 movies annually targeting U.S. Hispanic moviegoers. Under a five-year deal, the two companies plan to succeed in an ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. Behind The Scenes: A Talk With Billboard Latin Awards Producer Tony Mojena

    April 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard Latin Music Awards are synonymous with producer Tony Mojena, who has been behind the televised show since 1998 and was a driving force in its move to Puerto Rico this year. Mojena, a native of Cuba who grew up in Puerto Rico, is also ...

  29. Poll: Hispanics Optimistic On Economy

    April 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Hispanics are the most upbeat when it comes to the prospects of an economic recovery, per a new report from Ipsos and Telemundo. The poll, released today, found that four out of five Hispanics "feel that the economy has stabilized or that it ...

  30. Latin Briefs: Univision, Gracenote, Thalia and More

    April 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT - Univision and Gracenote have teamed up on a searchable lyrics database on Univision.com. The site is accessible from Univision.com's music page and provides both English- and Spanish-language lyrics from the four major publishers as well as ...

  31. Univision Plans Upfront Showcase In N.Y.

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT After skipping a big New York showcase event during last year's upfront season, Univision will return to that format this year, the network confirmed today. Separately, budding Spanish-language network Estrella TV said it would put on its fir ...

  32. Celia Cruz Estate Sues Telemundo Over Tribute Special

    January 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST The estate of the late Celia Cruz, represented by New York-based Medina Law Firm, has filed a suit against the Telemundo Network and Image Entertainment alleging the network didn’t pay the agreed-upon revenues to Cruz’ estate stemming from a telev ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. Jencarlos' ‘Buscame’ Debuts High On Latin Chart

    November 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST In what may be the highest-ever first-week position on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart from a debut act with independent distribution, Jencarlos' "Búscame" debuts this week at No. 2. "Búscame," on Bullseye Music and d ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. Televisa To Air Telemundo Content On Latam Pay TV

    July 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mexican broadcaster Televisa will add content from network Telemundo to its pay channels as it strengthens links with the U.S. No. 2 Spanish-language television company to boost viewership. Starting this weekend, Televisa will air Telemundo's ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. Though Hispanics Embrace The Web, Video Content Lags

    June 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The fast-growing Hispanic Web audience has a ravenous appetite for video on the Web. But digital buyers complain of a dearth of content targeted to this group, and say that a huge market exists for the right video purveyor to serve. According to c ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. Telemundo Goes Hi-Def

    March 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Telemundo, the NBC Universal-owned Spanish-language network, will start broadcasting in high-definition beginning in April. Telemundo said it would be the first Spanish-language network to offer HD content both at the local and network levels. (A ...

  47. Latin Briefs: Internet Usage Growth, Telemundo, Televisa

    March 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Internet use by Hispanics between 2004 and 2008 grew by 43% in Phoenix, Ariz., according to a study by Scarborough Research . The study looked at rates of Hispanic Internet use in 13 markets, of which Phoenix had experienced the highest growth, fo ...

  48. 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 ...

  49. Honda Partners With Telemundo For Sweeps

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Telemundo is teaming up with Honda for a sweepstakes promotion for the latter’s 2009 Civic dangling the chance to go behind the scenes of its show Descontrol for a live performance by reggaeton duo Alexis & Fido in Miami. The promo, which laun ...

  50. 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& ...

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