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

Azteca America announced the premiere of Baila si Puedes (“Dance if You Can”), a new show hosted by Tania Rincón that brings together 16 celebrities and 16 professional dancers to face different dance challenges.  Evaluating their performances will be a panel of judges composed of Ema Pulido, Kalimba, and Aylín Mujica.  Baila si Puedes premieres Monday, April 27 at 7:00 pm/ 6:00 pm C on Azteca America.

The Empire State Building will shine red on Sunday, April 26, in honor of Telemundo 47 New York’s semi-centennial anniversary. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo 47 New York / WNJU is Telemundo’s local television that serves Spanish-language viewers in the New York Tri-State area.  Launched in 1965, Telemundo 47 was the first local television station to air Spanish-language programming in the New York market.

In this role, Silar will lead the development and execution of NBC UNIVERSO’s programming strategy to foster the network’s continued growth, and drive all facets of content acquisition, development and production for the channel. In addition, she will align with NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprise and Content, as well as NBCUniversal, on strategic programming opportunities.

In today's connected world, consumers can use social media to share their experiences and opinions with friends and followers, in an instant. And when it comes to television, they're sharing and commenting through social media not just about storylines and stars, but also about the surrounding ads, brand integrations and sponsorships. This behavior has introduced a new key objective for some advertisers: turning paid media into earned media.

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) released “The Changing TV Experience: Attitudes and Usage Across Multiple Screens,” an in-depth study that explores new ground in the ongoing dramatic shift in consumers’ television viewing habits, and offers marketers insights into reaching audiences as connected TV ownership and multiscreening become more prevalent.

WAPA Television has secured exclusive rights to the 2016 Miss Universe Puerto Rico Pageant.

Univision Communications Inc. announced that after an incredible run of more than 53 years, Univision Network’s top-rated variety show, “Sábado Gigante” (Giant Saturday), hosted and created by Don Francisco, will end its current cycle on Sept. 19, 2015 to coincide with the end of the 2014-2015 broadcast television season.