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Univision News Names SVP of Content Innovation

July 7, 2015

MIAMI: Keith Summa has been named senior VP of content innovation at Univision News, a post set to ramp up the development of new journalistic tools on different platforms for the news division of U.S. Latino media giant Univision Communications Inc. (UCI). Summa will report directly to Isaac Lee, the …

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Univision Files for IPO, Boosts Partnership with Televisa

July 2, 2015

NEW YORK: U.S. Latino media giant Univision Holdings, which operates the highly successful Spanish-language network Univision, has begun the process of taking its stock public just at it strengthens its relationship with Mexico's Grupo Televisa. Univision took the first steps today of filing a registration statement with the SEC, which …

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Law & Order Brands to Air on NBC Universo in Spanish

July 2, 2015

MIAMI: Next week, the series Law & Order and Law & Order: Los Angeles are set to premiere in Spanish on U.S. Latino network NBC Universo. Law & Order will debut back-to-back episodes every Monday through Thursday, starting July 6, while Law & Order: Los Angeles will air weekly on …

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Globo CEO Carlos Henrique Schroder on Academy Day

July 2, 2015

NEW YORK: Carlos Henrique Schroder, the CEO of Globo, shares with World Screen why hosting the International Emmys’ Academy Day in Rio was important for the Brazilian media giant. Academy Day is a multi-day event of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences that has been held in different cities …

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Conferences & Screenings Added to Second Outing of MIPCancun

July 1, 2015

PARIS: Reed MIDEM has announced an expanded second edition of MIPCancun, which is slated to take place November 18 to 20 in Mexico. In addition to the one-on-one sales meetings and networking opportunities, this year’s event will incorporate new seminar panels and screenings for producers and broadcasters from Latin America …

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FremantleMedia Latin America Pacts with RGL Entertainment

July 1, 2015

MIAMI: FremantleMedia Latin America (FMLA) has inked a co-development deal with Marco Antonio Regil’s RGL Entertainment for the creation of new content. The partnership will see FMLA’s development team, which is led by Constanza Cagliolo, work with RGL to produce entertainment and lifestyle/healthy-living concepts for mainstream and niche audiences on …

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USA Network’s Suits to Air in Spanish on NBC Universo

June 30, 2015

MIAMI: NBC Universo is set to air the original USA Network series Suits in Spanish starting next month. Co-produced with Universal Cable Productions, the series will debut on the U.S. Latino network July 7. The series delves into the fast-paced, high-stakes world of a top Manhattan corporate law firm. The …

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FOX Sports Latin America Secures Five-Year Rights for Formula E

June 29, 2015

LONDON: FOX Sports Latin America has extended its agreement with Formula E for the exclusive media rights for the Formula E Championship live in Latin America, including Brazil, through the 2019–2020 season. The Formula E Championship Races will now air live on FOX Sports 3 in Latin America and on …

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Univision Ends Miss Universe Partnership Over Trump Comments

June 25, 2015

MIAMI: Univision Communications is cutting its ties with the Miss Universe Organization following recent comments by Donald Trump about Mexican immigrants that the media company calls “insulting remarks.” Trump, who is part-owner of the organization behind the annual beauty pageant, said while announcing his presidential candidacy on June 16 that …

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Discovery U.S. Hispanic Pacts with mitú for Multiplatform Content

June 23, 2015

MIAMI/SANTA MONICA: Discovery U.S. Hispanic has inked a multiplatform development deal with digital media brand mitú that will see Millennial-focused content created by mitú’s social influencers premiere on Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia. Through the agreement, mitú and Discovery U.S. Hispanic will develop long-form series and digital content in …