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Topic: Univision

ESPN Breaks Record as Fans Watch Instead of Working

Linear viewership lags behind Ghana, Portugal matches, digital soars

ESPN metered market numbers for yesterday's 12 p.m. match between the U.S. and Germany got a 6.3 rating, including an hour of pregame starting at 11 a.m. That's great, considering…

Univision Is for Sale for $20 Billion

Spanish-language broadcaster seeking offers from CBS, Time Warner

Despite having spent the last several years expanding its content divisions, Hispanic broadcasting giant Univision is soliciting buyout offers according to a report in today's Wall Street Journal. The network…

ESPN, Univision Gear Up for World Cup Digital Play

U.S. networks integrating mobile, social into coverage

The 2014 World Cup kickoff is mere hours away, and official U.S. networks ESPN and Univision are ready to welcome fans that will be following the games on digital platforms. "We know it's…

Brands Take Aim at Hispanic World Cup Fans

Univision wins as digital ad spend doubles

So what if the U.S. is in the World Cup’s “Group of Death” and has to win against Germany, Portugal and Ghana to make it to the next round? Advertisers…

5 Time Slot Brawls to Watch This Fall

Plus, Spanish-language nets serve up new music competition shows

With radically altered prime-time lineups at ABC and Fox, football on Thursday at CBS, and an NBC slate without its Thursday comedy block, the season is shaping up to be…

Telemundo Boosts World Cup Rights, New President in Upfront Presentation

New series include Los Miserables

NBCUniversal's Telemundo is taking a victory lap for its World Cup acquisition back in 2011 during the upfront this season. Sitting in the driver's seat during that lap is newly…

Univision Gives Simon Cowell Show La Banda the Go-Ahead

Network upfront features dancing Steve Mandela, Carlos Santana

Univision has green-lit a new series from American Idol/X Factor/America's Got Talent producer Simon Cowell entitled La Banda, out to find "the best band in the world," as Cowell told…

Univision CEO Says Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Is Bad for Hispanics

Urges regulators to impose tough restrictions

Put Univision in the "no" column on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger. During the Spanish-language media giant's first quarter earnings call, CEO Randy Falco told investors that the merger would hurt…

Magna Global Eyes 6% Rise in U.S. Media Sales

World Cup, political spend will give TV a shot in the arm

Magna Global announced today that it revised its 2014 U.S. advertising forecast slightly upward, eyeing a 6 percent increase in overall media sales, for a total of $168 billion. The media agency…

Univision Debuts Its First English-Language Video Network for Millennials

Trojan and McDonald's are sponsors

Univision is launching an English-language video channel today called TheFlama.com with an eye on Hispanics between ages 15 and 30. Condom maker Trojan is the cross-programming launch partner for the online endeavor,…

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