US TV ad spending will drop almost 3% this year, and a 1.0% bump in 2020 from the presidential election and Summer Olympics will not stave off a long-term decline for ad spending on the biggest traditional channel. According to eMarketer’s latest US ad forecast, TV ad spending peaked in 2018 at $72.40 billion.

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations announced that Jorge Carballo,  the current President/GM of Telemundo 51/WSCV will oversee operations for NBC 6/WTVJ, effective January 1, 2020.

The 68th edition of MISS UNIVERSE will return to Telemundo live and exclusively in Spanish on Sunday, December 8th from Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia at 7pm/6c. The live simulcast will feature delegates representing more than 90 countries and territories from around the world.

 

We first started the Hispanic Television Summit 17 years ago for Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News. In 2002, the focus was primarily on Spanish language TV programming.   The marketplace was concerned with how networks were negotiating for carriage on cable or satellite, and how they would help to attract Hispanic subscribers for pay TV providers, while broadcasters stressed how they dominated the share of audience.  By Joe Schramm, Managing Partner & President, Schramm Marketing Group

It is no secret that Univision Communications, led by CEO Vince Sadusky, has been looking to deleverage. With the September delivery of the privately held company’s Q2 results, Sadusky reiterated a July 3 company statement confirming that Univision’s Board of Directors is reviewing strategic options and that Univision has engaged financial advisors to assist with the process.  By Adam Jacobson

Telemundo officially announced the start of production for “100 Días Para Enamorarnos” (100 Days To Fall In Love), a romantic comed

The reach of connected TV (CTV) now extends to more than half of all American homes, providing a unique set of opportunities for marketers to reach television audiences with advertising experiences that are as dynamic, interactive, and measurable as those employed in digital environments. Increasingly, marketers are looking for ways to take advantage of this expanding new medium to drive results, grow their bottom line, and deliver important KPIs in ways that traditional linear television cannot.

Although Hispanic Heritage Month is officially over, TV viewing is a year-round sport and Hispanics are some of the biggest sports watchers, especially in October which, debatably, is the best month to be a sports fan.

The fundamental method by which television commercials are bought and sold hasn't significantly changed since the first spot aired 70 years ago — but that is changing now, and changing fast.

With more content today than most of us know what to do with, what defines a hit is undoubtedly different than 20 or 30 years ago. But HOW we define a hit is perhaps more important.

LATV Network announced that it has hired Max Ramirez as Director of Digital Sales & Brand Partnerships based in its Los Angeles office.

Univision Communications Inc. announced that John Hannon will be joining Univision Houston as President and General Manager, effective immediately.

This special episode, recorded during Advertising Week, focuses on addressable advertising and how the media industry can use it and other approaches to best reach the audiences they seek to engage with—particularly women.

As viewers, you probably agree that we've never had more options when deciding what content to watch, which device to watch it on, or how to access it. Consumers are living in a golden age of television, no matter how TV is now defined.

Televisión Dominicana will air Circo Soledad, a stylized, circus-like concert featuring all the best of legendary Billboard Latin Music Award-winner Ricardo Arjona, on Saturday, September 28, at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

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