The U.S. cable industry shuddered when AT&T announced plans back in March to buy regional carrier BellSouth. For the entertainment biz, the move intensifies the battle between cable companies and…
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Guinness World Records will officially proclaim Univision's "Sabado gigante" the longest-running show in the world -- 44 years on the air -- when the variety/talkshow celebrates its 20th anniversary…
NBC Universal's Spanish-lingo web Telemundo has upped several network sales execs to VPs of network sales. Promotions come on the eve of its Tuesday upfront presentation in New York.
Pay TV revenues in Latin America will double to $13.3 billion a year by 2011, according to U.K.-based research org Informa Telecoms & Media. Now on its 10th edition, Informa's Americas Television…
Spanish-language broadcaster Univision's first quarter profit jumped 21% to $54 million on robust ad sales.
VH1 launched its signal on DirecTV Latin America on Monday, adding the satcaster's 1.4 million subs to its current reach of 9.7 million households in the region.
Sao Paulo, Brazil will play host to the first Intl. Television Market (MITV) on June 5-6. Organized by Converge Eventos, an affiliate of Tele Viva mag publisher Editora Glasberg, event will include…
MTV Latin America is prepping a series of half-hour specials in the run-up to Mexico's presidential election in July. Skein aims to urge the country's youth to get informed and vote.
Pierre Menahem's Scalpel Films has snagged worldwide sales rights to Cannes' Un Certain Regard title "Hamaca Paraguaya," the first pic to come out of Paraguay since Guillermo Vera's 1978 drama "Cerro…
Monday's immigration protests have already created headaches for Spanish-language webs -- and proved a boon to Latin marketers. Unlike studios, Spanish-language webs have been forced to grapple on a…
Mexican media giant Televisa has named its secretary counsel of administration, Ricardo Maldonado Yanez, to the board of U.S. Spanish-language conglom Univision.