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  1. Gloria Trevi Sings Telenovela Theme, Goes Independent

    June 04, 2013 8:26 PM EDT “No Soy Un Pájaro” (“I’m Not a Bird”) is the new Gloria Trevi song and theme of the telenovela “Libre Para Amarte” (“Free to Love You”) on Televisa, which airs in Mexico beginning June 17. It’s the singer’s debut on a telenovela soundtrack.   A ...

  2. Mexican Doc 'Hecho en Mexico' to Feature Music By Cafe Tacvba, Alejandro Fernandez, Others

    November 07, 2012 4:15 PM EST "Hecho en México," a documentary that explores the soul, psyche and the current socio-economic state of Mexico with the music of diverse Mexican artists, interviews and intimate footage of the country's lesser-known landscapes, will ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Televisa Launches Televisa USA

    July 16, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Mexican media giant Televisa is launching a U.S.-based production company, called called Televisa USA, to create English-language content for American television. The venture follows in the footsteps of Pantelion Films, launched in 2010 by Lionsga ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Mexico's Televisa To Take 5% Stake In Univision

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has agreed to take a 5% stake in U.S. Spanish-language media company Univision Communications, which it can grow in the future, and to extend and expand the companies' long-term program license agreement. Th ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. EMI, Televisa End Joint Ventures, Maintain A&R Ties

    December 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST EMI and Mexican broadcasting giant Televisa have ended their four-year-old label joint ventures, sources say. EMI's U.S. Latin operation, now known as Capitol Latin, is headed by senior VP Diana Rodriguez. She assumed leadership in September ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. YouTube Gets Hispanic Shows In Univision Deal

    November 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spanish-language media company Univision Communications Inc said on Monday it has reached an agreement to feature short and full-length programs on Google Inc's online video site YouTube. The revenue-sharing agreement covers new and archive H ...

  14. BILLBOARD Q AND A: VICTOR MANUEL MORENO VALADEZ

    September 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Earlier this year, Televisa Networks named Victor Manuel Moreno Valadez executive producer of its regional Mexican music and lifestyle channel Bandamax. The 23-year Televisa veteran spoke with Billboard ahead of his scheduled appearance as a panel ...

  15. Three More Albums In The Works For Tween Novela

    September 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mexican tween telenovela “Atrévete a Soñar,” whose cast album was No. 1 in Mexico at press time and has hovered at or near the top of the Amprofon sales charts since April, will spawn several new releases. Universal Mexico will release the second ...

  16. EMI Televisa President Exits

    September 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rodolfo Lopez-Negrete, president of EMI's U.S. Latin label EMI Televisa, is leaving the company, EMI announced. Diana Rodriguez, most recently EMI's VP of Latin repertoire, has been appointed senior VP of EMI's U.S. Latin operation. ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Univision Wins Case Barring Televisa Online Shows

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A judge Friday barred Mexican TV program producer Televisa from making its shows available in the U.S. over the Internet because of an exclusive distribution deal it has with the country's top Spanish-language broadcaster, Univision. U.S. Dis ...

  19. Comcast Expands Spanish-Language Entertainment Menu

    July 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Comcast has added a slew of Spanish-language entertainment channels to its lineup in Northern California. In a move timed with customer upgrades from analog to digital, the cable operator is launching 80 new networks in the market Aug. 11. Among t ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Televisa, hi5 Team For Web TV Play

    June 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Televisa's online division and the social networking site hi5 have partnered to launch a Spanish-language video channel that aims to reach millions of Internet users throughout Latin America. Under a commercial and distribution agreement anno ...

  22. Televisa Execs Testify in Univision Internet Trial

    June 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Televisa executives testified on Thursday they kept the right to stream popular Spanish-language shows to U.S. audiences over the Internet in a licensing agreement with Univision, and said the arrangement would benefit its U.S. licensee's rat ...

  23. Televisa, Univision Spar Over Internet Rights

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mexico's top broadcaster, Televisa, and its U.S. licensee Univision returned to federal court in Los Angeles on Tuesday to litigate which has rights to post Televisa-made programs on the Internet. The two companies earlier this year settled a ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Televisa, Univision Agree On Programming Deal

    January 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST After much speculation about a break-up between Mexican media giant Televisa and U.S.-based Univision Communications, the two Spanish language media companies have reached an agreement that ensures their programming relationship will continue thro ...

  27. Hispanic TV Landscape Could Shift In L.A. Trial

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST In a trial that could change the landscape of Hispanic television in the U.S., broadcasting giant Univision Communications Inc. squares off Tuesday against the supplier of its popular telenovelas, Grupo Televisa SA. The courtroom battle, brewing s ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. CMG, RGB Entertainment Partner With Televisa

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Argentine production company Cris Morena Group and its partner, media company RGB Entertainment, have signed a strategic, three-year agreement with Mexican media giant Televisa to develop original shows and audio-visual content for international m ...

  30. Televisa Launches Video Portal

    September 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT TV viewers who enjoy the vicarious thrill of torrid romances, family feuds and scandalous business deals can now relive 50 years of Mexico's famous soap operas. Televisa CEO Emilio Azcarraga Jean says the Mexican media giant is posting 600,00 ...

  31. Televisa, Univision Headed Back To Court

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Spanish language broadcaster Televisa and its partner Univision Communications Inc. are headed back to federal court for a trial over royalty payments, court documents showed. The Los Angeles trial judge ordered the two sides to file jury screenin ...

  32. Manolo Diaz Announces Retirement From EMI

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Veteran executive Manolo Díaz has announced he will voluntarily retire from EMI after serving as advisor for the label's Latin region for a little over a year. Diaz had served as chairman of the Latin Grammy's Board of Trustees before jo ...

  33. Televisa, Univision Court Date Pushed Back Again

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The court battle between Mexican media giant Televisa and U.S.-based Univision Communications has been postponed yet again, this time until Oct. 14. The date for the trial has been moved back steadily in the past months, but was slated to begin Ju ...

  34. EMI Mexico Cuts Staff

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI's ongoing restructuring claimed eight employees from the label's Mexico office this week, according to a label source. Affected departments included marketing and sales, among others. Televisa EMI, a separate label that is a joint ve ...

  35. Fonseca Show To Launch Univision Concert Site

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Univision.com is premiering its new concert micro site , "En Directo," this week with a free Fonseca show. Thursday's concert at 7 p.m. ET will feature the Colombian artist performing 10 songs from his latest album on EMI Televisa, ...

  36. Univision Prepares Major VOD Push

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Univision Communications, beginning January 2009, will offer more than 1,000 hours of video on demand that will include sports, news, movies and entertainment previously televised on its two broadcast networks, Univision and TeleFutura, and its ca ...

  37. Univision Announces New Novelas, 'Sabado' Revamp

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Six weeks before Univision Communications is set to face Mexican media giant Televisa in court, the top-rated Spanish-language broadcaster in the U.S. announced a 2008-09 lineup dominated by Televisa product. The trial date for the 3-year-old suit ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. EMI, SACM Team For Editora San Angel Deal

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In a move that breaks rank with normal publishing agreements, EMI Music Publishing has signed a deal to administer the catalog of Editora San Angel, in conjunction with Mexico's Society of Authors and Composers (SACM). Editora San Angel is th ...

  40. Panel Discusses 'New Music Business' Strategy

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT One size doesn't fit all artists when it comes to new business models and ways of dividing Latin music revenue, a Billboard Latin Music Conference panel concluded today (Tuesday). Declining record sales have spawned new ways of slicing up the ...

  41. 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, ...

  42. Latin Stars Debate Social Responsibility

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Communal and social responsibility were central themes during a celebrity panel on philanthropy that included Latin super stars Ricky Martin and Mana bandmates Fher Olvera (singer) and Alex Gonzalez (drummer). The panel, which also included actor ...

  43. White Departs Balboa Records

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Frank White, Balboa Records' longtime national director of promotions, has left the company. White, who had been with Balboa over ten years, is now running the U.S. offices of pop/ranchera star Pepe Aguilar. Aguilar recently won a Grammy for ...

  44. EMI Televisa Taps Bulla For Marketing Role

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Lyda Bulla has been appointed marketing manager for EMI Televisa. Bulla was previously in charge of media and public relations for event promotion company/label Roptus. Bulla will be based out of Miami, reporting to EMI Televisa president Rodolo L ...

  45. Televisa, Lionsgate To Team For U.S. Film, TV Projects

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mexican media giant Grupo Televisa and Lionsgate plan to co-produce English-language films and television series for the U.S. market. In his keynote speech Tuesday at MIPCOM, Televisa CEO Emilio Azcarraga said working with Lionsgate would allow th ...

  46. Carlos Exits EMI Televisa

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pietro Carlos, EMI Televisa VP of marketing and promotion, has left the company, Billboard.biz has learned. Carlos, who had long successfully run his own independent promotion company, PCM Entertainment, was hired as VP of promotions for EMI Latin ...

  47. EMI Latin Top Exec Exits

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Marco Bissi, who since 2003 was president and CEO of EMI Latin American, supervising both Latin American and U.S. Latin operations, has left the company. Bissi's departure is part of EMI's ongoing restructuring. Simone Bose, currently GM ...

  48. Univision Agrees to Record FCC Fine

    February 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST The nation's largest Spanish-language broadcaster has agreed to a record $24 million fine for failing to meet government rules for educational children's programming, a Federal Communications Commission official said Saturday (Feb. 24). ...

  49. Warner Music, Televisa Form Mobile Pact

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST WMI mastertones to be available via Esmas.com. Warner Music International has pacted with Televisa to make Warner Music mastertones available to mobile customers in Mexico through Televisa's online portal, Esmas.com. The service launches with ...

  50. Univision Shareholders OK $12.3B Sale

    September 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Approval of the sale was widely expected. Univision Communications Inc. shareholders on Wednesday (Sept. 27) approved selling the Spanish-language broadcaster to a private investor group for $12.3 billion, the company said. Univision dominates the ...

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