Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) promoted Carlos Deschapelles to executive vice president of Network and Digital Sales. In this role, Deschapelles – together with Trisha Pray and John Kelly – will continue leading UCI’s network and digital sales teams across the country with a focus on sports sales.

One of the world’s biggest sports marketing machines -- FIFA, the worldwide organizing body for global soccer sports play -- has been hit with a massive suit against its senior officials on 47 counts that include charges of bribery, fraud and money laundering.

NBC UNIVERSO announced the premiere of the fourth season of hit reality series “Larrymania” on Sun., June 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. 

ZGS Communications announced that Sandra Vera has been promoted to Vice President of National Sales.  Vera has been a member of ZGS' National Sales team since 2004, most recently as the Director of National Sales.  

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. announced that David Candelaria has been appointed Vice President and General Manager of KTSM-TV (NBC/Estrella) and the associated mobile and digital operations under ElPasoProud.com which serve the El Paso, TX market (DMA #91).

Liberman Broadcasting, Inc. announced the hiring of Susan Malfa as EVP National Advertising Sales and Marketing for its top-rated Spanish language television network, Estrella TV.  

NBC UNIVERSO will debut its new, live signature sports show for Latinos, Escena Deportiva.

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NBC Deportes will present the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015, live May 29 through June 19, on the TELEMUNDO network and NBC UNIVERSO cable channel, kicking off a series of FIFA World Cup events scheduled for 2015. The FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 action will begin on Friday, May 29, when host New Zealand takes on Ukraine at 8:30PM/7:30C/5:30P on NBC UNIVERSO. TELEMUNDO will air all of Mexico’s first-round games: Mexico vs. Mali, Saturday, May 30 (8:30PM/7:30C/5:30P); Mexico vs. Uruguay Tuesday, June 2 (11:30PM/10:30C/8:30P), and Serbia vs. Mexico, Friday, June 5 (11:30PM/10:30C/8:30P). Click here for a full calendar of FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 matches on Telemundo and NBC UNIVERSO.

Do you believe in the American Dream? If you ask Erick Quintana, he’d say “yes!” because he is living the dream as the owner of successful vehicle customization business in Anaheim, California, Limos by Moonlight, where he and his team convert a variety of regular passenger vehicles into the most jaw-dropping limos. Comprised of four new hour-long episodes, the second season of LimoMasters premieres on Nat Geo Mundo on Saturday, May 23 at 9PM ET/PT.

Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today launched the recently announced “Todo Es Posible” (Everything is Possible) campaign, a multiplatform initiative that will bring to life the core values of the Univision Network brand and the journeys of Hispanics in the U.S.   The campaign will focus on seven themes – Tenacity, Love, Respect, Building Bridges, Achievement, Pride and Union – to connect with viewers through relevant and engaging content that reinforces the tenets of the beloved Univision Network brand and tell the stories that define the Hispanic experience in the U.S. 

Telemundo Chicago / WSNS announced that Jorge Enrique De Santiago has been named General Assignment Reporter for Noticiero Telemundo Chicago on weekdays at 4:30 PM, 5 PM and 10 PM.

Estrella TV unveiled an innovative programming strategy for advertisers at its annual Upfront Gala at Bryant Park Grill in Manhattan.  From a tented high tech stage setting, clients and advertising agency executives were given a glimpse of the network’s new content curation within the digital and social space.

ESPN Deportes announced at its Upfront in New York City today new initiatives focused on strengthening the network’s digital video offerings, original content lineup and diverse programming. Special guests included Spanish soccer star David Villa, who recently debuted with MLS’s newest team New York City FC,  and ESPN Deportes’ on air commentators including Hugo Sanchez, Alejandro Moreno, Antonietta Collins, Alfredo Lomeli and recent Sports Emmy-award winner Ernesto Jerez.  The presentation emphasized the importance of multimedia, multiplatform content and live programming to engage and reach the avid Hispanic sport fans, underscoring their power and relevance in sports consumption. The network’s success in delivering the most diverse sports programming will be the groundwork for the brand’s focus on live, diverse programming in 2016, highlighted by the return of the UEFA European Championship.

NBC UNIVERSO announced the network’s 2015-16 programming highlights, which were unveiled tonight at NBCUniversal Hispanic Group's annual Upfront presentation at New York’s Frederick P. Rose Hall.

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