Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications reaped $84.5 million in additional net revenues from its exclusive coverage of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, per its second-quarter results.
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Fledgling Web joint venture Yahoo! Telemundo is launching an online short film festival. Competish will enable Hispanic filmmakers to showcase their shorts on the Web.
FremantleMedia has won its copyright suit against Peru's Panamericana Television, claiming its "Superstar" is a ripoff of "American Idol."
The Mouse House is gearing up to adapt more of its TV shows in Latin America. Properties Disney is pushing for remake include "Golden Girls," "Moonlighting," "Home Improvement" and "Amazing Grace."
NBC Universal's youth-skewed bilingual net, mun2, is sponsoring and covering the seventh annual New York Intl. Latino Film Festival. The move, a first for the cable weblet, dovetails with its efforts…
Univision has laid out some of the ground rules for its $13.7 billion sale to a consortium headed by Haim Saban. According to a merger-related proxy filed by Univision with the SEC on Monday, the…
Lionsgate will release its second Spanish-language pic, "Pretendiendo," in October. Romantic comedy starring telenovela thesp Barbara Mori falls under its joint venture with Jim McNamara's Panamax…
Latin music label Disa Records said Tuesday it had filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the music division of U.S. Hispanic media giant Univision Communications. Lawsuit, filed in U.S. District…
Richard Perez-Feria has inked a first-look deal with Nely Galan's Galan Entertainment for scripted fare and features in Spanish and English targeted at U.S. auds.
The battle for the country's numero uno Hispanic broadcaster may end up with as many plot twists as one of the network's telenovelas. A long-awaited takeover bid for Univision from a consortium led…
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%