WXTV Univision 41 was honored by the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) with five Emmy Awards.

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations announced that Ric Harris has been named President and General Manager of NBC10 / WCAU and Telemundo62 / WWSI, the local stations owned by NBCUniversal that serve viewers in the Philadelphia area.

NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises and Content announced the appointment of Ana Salas Siegel to General Counsel. 

TuYo  IPTV network will provide a la carte and pay-per-content channel bilingual and multicultural entertainment options for viewers when it debuts in July.

Telemundo 47 received an Emmy in the Evening Newscast: Larger Markets (1-49) category in recognition of “Noticiero 47 Telemundo: Tormenta de Nieve.”

GLR Networks announced that they have added over 30 affiliates to their network within the start of the year, including KXOS FM in LA.

Azteca America announced tthat it has signed two additional affiliate agreements with Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. for KGBT-TV, to be broadcast in Harlingen-Brownsville-McAllen, Texas, and with Lazer Broadcasting for KSTV, Channel 32, located in Sacramento, California.

Univision Deportes announced “Zona NBA” (NBA Zone), a new Sunday morning sports magazine show with highlights of the league’s basketball games and news on UniMás & UDN (Univision Deportes Network).

Univision Network’s hit morning show “Despierta América” threw itself a Disney-themed party today when it turned 18. Highlights of the anniversary show, which airs daily at 7:00 a.m. ET/PT (6:00 a.m. Central), included William Valdés spending a day as a Walt Disney World cast member before setting the audience on fire with his debut as a soloist with the song “Más.”

Centroamérica TV has entered into a wide ranging agreement with an affiliate of TCS (Telecorporación Salvadoreña) to acquire exclusive U.S. rights to the best programs from the top broadcast stations in El Salvador (Channels 2, 4 and 6). TCS programming will air on Centroamérica TV beginning on Friday, May 1.

KMEX Univision 34 Los Angeles has been awarded the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award by the Radio Television Digital News Association for its 6 p.m. newscast - Noticias 34 a las 6 p.m.

A top-rated Univision Network  program, “El Gordo y La Flaca,” as well as popular entertainment host Carlos Calderón, received Daytime Emmy Awards from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) during its 42nd annual ceremony this weekend. Also this weekend, Univision Senior Vice President for Special Events Francisco “Cisco” Suárez received the NATAS Suncoast Chapter’s prestigious Silver Circle Award for extraordinary contributions to the television industry.

As part of the network’s ongoing dedication and commitment to servicing the U.S. Hispanic audience, Azteca America announced today that it has signed an affiliate agreement with KDKJ, to be broadcast on channel 27.2 in Tyler/Longview, Texas.  

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern general entertainment cable channel for Latinos, premieres the second episode of the scripted mini-series from Mexico, “Crónica de Castas,” this Sunday, April 26 at 10pm ET/PT.

Our viewing patterns are shifting and can now watch where we want, when we want. The explosion of devices has given us more access to content and brands than ever before. While the television is still the screen of choice for viewing video content, device proliferation and social-media interaction is shifting the power from the provider to the people.  By Tony Boyte, Research Director

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