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Univision Sets Midseason Lineup

MIAMI: The Univision Network has unveiled its midseason lineup, which includes the new weight-loss challenge series Dale con Ganas from the creators of The Biggest Loser. Beginning January 11, Dale con Ganas, hosted by Alfonso Poncho de Anda (Wake-Up America) will air weekly. The series features Hispanic top trainers María ...

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More Liga Mexicana Matches to Air on Univision Deportes

MIAMI: Univision Communications has acquired the exclusive U.S. TV and digital rights for the home games of four additional Liga Mexicana teams for its Univision Deportes channel. In addition to its rights for América, Pachuca, Estudiantes Tecos, Santos, San Luis, Queretaro, Atlas and Atlante, Univision now has exclusive rights for ...

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FIC Focuses on Sports Services in Latin America

LOS ANGELES: FOX International Channels (FIC) has purchased HM Capital Partners’ majority stake in the Fox Pan American Sports service in Latin America, along with announcing that it will launch Fox Sports in Brazil in February 2012. FIC completed the purchase from HM Capital Partners of the majority interest in Fox ...

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Caracol Content Available on Hulu Latino

MIAMI: Caracol TV International has made its content available on the newly launched Hulu Latino. Subscribers of Hulu and Hulu Plus will be able to access Caracol’s portfolio, which features suspense, drama, comedy and romance. Hulu Latino is the first to offer content in Spanish through their online video service ...

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Apple Brings iTunes Store to Latin America

SÃO PAULO: Apple has launched its iTunes Store in Brazil, offering content from studios such as Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Bros. Pictures and Universal Pictures, and will bring the service to 15 additional Latin American countries. The iTunes Store in Brazil offers thousands of movies to rent or purchase, in ...

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Hulu Latino Goes Live

LOS ANGELES: Hulu has launched a dedicated Spanish-language programming service, Hulu Latino, featuring content from Univision, Caracol Televisión and Comarex, among others.  The entire current season of prime-time shows from Univision, Galavision and Telefutura are available to users of the Hulu Plus subscription service. Users of the free Hulu service ...

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Comarex Hires Sales Exec for Latin America

MEXICO CITY: Jesica Stescobich has been tapped to lead sales for Latin America at Comarex. Stescobich will be responsible for sales in territories such as Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Bolivia, Peru, the U.S. and the Dominican Republic. She will report to Marcel Vinay, Jr., the CEO ...

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New Tr3s Series Profiles Latin Superstars

MIAMI: Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más is launching the new original biography series La Escalera, which features a range of today’s Latin superstars, including comedian Carlos Mencia, gossip blogger Perez Hilton and actor Wilmer Valderrama, among others. La Escalera season one will profile Spanish rock icon Juanes, Latino astronaut and ...

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Univision to Rep Grupo Televisa Brands in U.S. & Puerto Rico

NEW YORK: Grupo Televisa has tapped Univision Communications to serve as the exclusive licensing agent for its brands throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Effective immediately, the two companies will work together to build the retail presence of Grupo Televisa’s brands in these markets. The agreement covers brands such as ...

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Telemundo Hires New Exec for News & Alternative Content

MIAMI: Alina Falcon has been named senior executive VP of news and alternative programming at Telemundo Media. Falcon will report to Emilio Romano, the president of Telemundo Media. She will have strategic and operational oversight of all Telemundo news properties such Al Rojo Vivo with Maria Celeste, Noticiero Telemundo and ...

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