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Univision to Highlight Focus on Bilingual Millennials

NEW YORK: At its upcoming Upfront in New York, Univision Communications is set to highlight a multiplatform portfolio that the company says will allow marketers to better target young U.S. Hispanics. The new marketing strategy will center on “billennials,” or bilingual Millennials, via targeted programming, special events across all platforms ...

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L.A. Screenings Spotlight: Sato Co.

LOS ANGELES: Brazil’s Sato Co., which has attended the L.A. Screenings since 1989, returns to the market with content ranging from animated fare to classic martial-arts productions. “The expectations [for this market] are big, as everyone is looking into Brazilian products,” says Nelson Sato, the company’s CEO. Among this content ...

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NBCUniversal Hires New General Counsel for Hispanic Division

NEW YORK: Ana Salas Siegel, a former executive at Fox Latin America Channels and FOX International Channels, has been hired as general counsel for NBCUniversal’s Hispanic enterprises and content unit. Salas Siegel will assume the role June 1, reporting to Joe Uva, chairman of Hispanic enterprises and content, and Kimberley ...

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L.A. Screenings Spotlight: Band Content Distribution

LOS ANGELES: Band Content Distribution is offering buyers in Los Angeles a wealth of Brazilian productions, including the show 50 x 1. 50 x 1 chronicles a presenter as he shares 50 different travel experiences. Drums is a documentary that portrays the cultures of a variety of nations, focusing on ...

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Summer Content Launch Set for Hispanic IPTV Network TuYo

LOS ANGELES: A July debut date has been set for TuYo, a new IPTV network geared toward the U.S. Hispanic community. The network will provide free, on-demand and pay-per-content bilingual options for viewers. It will also allow users to choose between curated content channels or the ability to create their ...

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Telefe’s The Man of Your Dreams Debuts in Finland

BUENOS AIRES: The Telefe series The Man of Your Dreams has launched in Finland. The title premiered on the FVOD platform Yle Areena, a service of Finnish public media company Yle. The series is the first Latin scripted program on the digital hub’s catalogue. Oscar winner Juan Jose Campanella wrote ...

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Debut Date Set for New Univision Singing Competition

MIAMI: Univision Network has slated a May 3 premiere date for its new singing competition series Here I Stand (Me Pongo de Pie), featuring musical parent-child duos. The show will air Sunday nights for ten weeks. Through each episode, participants will face off singing traditional songs, along with modern hits. ...

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Caracol TV Internacional to Begin Repping Films

BOGOTÁ: Caracol TV Internacional has for the first time added movies to its distribution catalogue, among them the mystery film Before the Fire. Other titles being added to the company’s portfolio are The Principal, about a Spanish dancer who moves to Colombia in order to change her luck, and the ...

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New Latino Faith & Family TV Network Set for U.S. Launch

LOS ANGELES: Trinity Broadcasting Network is launching a new faith and family network in the U.S., TBN Salsa, targeted at Latinos. The network is scheduled to go live on June 1. TBN Salsa will be geared toward second- and third-generation Hispanics who may not speak Spanish, as well as non-Hispanic ...

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