Telemundo Adds Early Evening Newscasts At 14 Owned Stations

By Kevin Eck 

Telemundo-304Because of an investment from parent company NBCUniversal, 14 Telemundo owned stations are adding a half-hour early evening newscast starting today.

According to the press release, “The new local half-hour news programs will launch in 14 markets at 5:30 PM EST / PST and 4:30 PM CST / MST.”

“We want to be at the forefront of delivering Hispanic-Americans all across the United States the local news, weather and information they want,” Valari Staab, president of NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations said in a statement. “The strategic investment made at our local Telemundo stations have helped them achieve new levels of success as they provide the high-quality local news and information that Spanish-language viewers have been asking for and deserve.”

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