Telemundo to Produce 2 Hispanic Daily News Programs for Mobile Video Content Platform Quibi

By Christine Zosche 

Quibi is tapping a second NBCUniversal news brand to produce daily news programming for its mobile-first live content platform, set to launch April 2020. (TVNewser)

Telemundo, the NBCU-owned Spanish language broadcaster and producer, is working on two series for Quibi’s Daily Essentials strand. (Deadline)

One program is news from a bilingual and bicultural perspective and the second is entertainment news. Both will be produced in English at Telemundo Center in Miami. (B&C)

The news of the partnership comes just two days after Quibi announced it teamed up with CBS News’ 60 Minutes producers to create 60 In 6, an original six-minutes-per-episode weekly program. (Forbes)