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Univision Launches Bilingual Digital Network

NEW YORK: Univision Communications has set up UVideos, a bilingual digital network for Hispanic America. The service is available through UVideos.com and the UVideos mobile app for iOS and Android devices. The digital network allows consumers to access Univision content such as Televisa programming, in Spanish or subtitled in English. ...

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Venevision International Makes Deal for A Legend of Shaolin Kungfu

MIAMI: Venevision International has signed an agreement with APA International Film Distributors for the global commercialization of A Legend of Shaolin Kungfu, an action series. The 42×1-hour show, which has been dubbed in Spanish, follows a military-general-turned-monk as he fights against an Emperor’s tyranny. It depicts Kungfu battles and has featured ...

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Discovery en Español to Air Current-Affairs Content

MIAMI: In the weeks leading up to the presidential election, Discovery en Español plans to broadcast programming focused on the issues that are important to U.S. Hispanics. The channel is launching two new original documentaries, Caras del odio and Desamparados. The former, scheduled to air on October 28 at 9 ...

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Univision Celebrates 50 years of Sábado Gigante

NEW YORK: This Saturday Univision Network is hosting a 50th anniversary celebration for the variety show Sábado Gigante, with four hours of special coverage. The celebration kicks off at 7 p.m. on October 27 with a red carpet broadcast. Lourdes Stephen, co-host of Sal y Pimienta; Raúl de Molina and ...

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MundoFox to Debut New Original Series

LOS ANGELES: The newly launched U.S. Spanish-language network MundoFox has announced Corazones Blindados (Armored Hearts), a new original police drama that is scheduled to premiere today. Corazones Blindados, starring Majida Issa and Andres Sandoval, is about the romance that develops between two police-force partners working in Bogotá, Colombia. The show ...

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Univision Unveils New Brand Identity

NEW YORK: Univision Communications is showcasing a new logo, evolving the brand identity that has marked the U.S. Hispanic outfit for nearly 50 years. The company has had its previous logo since it began as one station in San Antonio, Texas, back in 1962. The new logo is evocative of ...

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HBO GO Brings Service to Colombia

BOGOTÁ: HBO Latin America has launched the premium entertainment platform HBO GO for MiDIRECTV customers in Colombia. This offers HBO/MAX subscribers access to films, series and specials from HBO, online on their computers. Series available include the third season of Boardwalk Empire and complete seasons of True Blood and Game ...

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Telemundo Pacts with Paramount Pictures & DreamWorks Animation

MIAMI: Telemundo Media has licensed the rights to a number of feature films from Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Animation, bringing a number of box-office hits, including Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol, to U.S. Hispanic audiences. Films debuting as part of the pact include Monsters vs. Aliens, J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek, Transformers: Dark ...

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Video Interview: Adriana Cisneros de Griffin

NEW YORK: Adriana Cisneros de Griffin, the vice chairman and VP of strategy for the Cisneros Group of Companies, sat down with Anna Carugati, World Screen’s group editorial director, during MIPCOM to discuss the ways in which she is maximizing new digital opportunities at the company.  

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Video Highlight: Televisa’s Emilio Azcárraga

NEW YORK: Anna Carugati, World Screen‘s group editorial director, interviewed the MIPCOM Personality of the Year, Televisa’s Emilio Azcárraga, in the Grand Auditorium following his keynote.   brightcove.createExperiences(); Wish you had been at MIPCOM 2012? Had a successful market in Cannes but couldn’t get to every session? Reed MIDEM is providing ...

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