Univision Communications Inc.

  1. Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo’s Univision Departure May Have Been Prompted by Complaint

    July 30, 2013 8:44 PM EDT One week after radio personality Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo's syndicated show was permanently cancelled, accusations of harassment and falsifying documents as part of a drive to drum up support for immigration reform are being made by ...

  2. Univision Radio Signs PPM Deal

    November 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST Spanish language radio giant Univision radio has finally signed a multi-year contract for Arbitron’s Portable People Meter in some of the nation’s biggest markets, including New York and Los Angeles. Although Univision had subscribed to Arbitron P ...

  3. Hispanic Media Outreach for Haiti Unprecedented

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST As horrific images of Haiti flashed across the screens, murmurs of recognition floated through the audience at Univision Network's live celebrity telethon, many people nodding as they recalled disasters in their native countries. To drive the ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Univision Lays Off 300 Employees

    February 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST Univision Communications Inc., the nation's top Hispanic broadcaster, on Friday laid off 300 people, or 6 percent of the work force, a spokeswoman confirmed. The company blamed the recession and the "downward pressure this has caused on ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. EMI Concerns Grow At Warner Music

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Declining profits and growth at EMI Group are becoming "increasingly problematic," said a large shareholder of Warner Music Group, which is pursuing a bid to buy EMI. "We want to be very realistic about what we would be buying and w ...

  11. Univision Names New CEO

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST The private investor group that acquired Univision Communications Inc. has named Joe Uva, president and CEO of OMD Worldwide, to succeed the Spanish broadcaster's CEO when the acquisition closes, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday ...

  12. 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). ...

  13. Univision Completes Disa Acquisition

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Purchases remaining 50% of company. As expected , Univision Communications Inc. has purchased the remaining 50% of Mexico-based Disa Records and Edimonsa Publishing. Univision purchased 50% of Disa from the Chávez family of Monterrey, Mexico, in J ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Disa Sues Univision Music

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claims breach of contract in lawsuit. Latin music label Disa Records said on Tuesday (July 18) it has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the music unit of Hispanic media company Univision Communications Inc. Mexico's Disa Records said ...

  16. Sources: Consortium Lining-Up Univision Bid

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Blackstone Group, KKR, Quadrangle in the mix. A group of investors including Mexican broadcaster Televisa is planning to launch a bid for Spanish-language U.S. media company Univision Communications Inc., which is eyeing a sale, a source familiar ...

  17. Univision Promotes Stone To President/COO

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Exec was previously senior VP and COO. Univision Communications has appointed Gary Stone as president/COO of Univision Radio. Stone was previously senior VP and COO, a post he's held since 2001 for Univision Radio, and its predecessor, Hispan ...

  18. Univision Drops Lawsuit Against Nielsen

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Univision Communications Inc. said Nov. 29 that it has dropped a lawsuit against Nielsen Media Research Inc. over the latter's new TV rating system, which the Spanish-language broadcaster claimed misc LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Univision Communicati ...