HispanicAd in association with Adam R Jacobson are proud to announce the availability of the 2019 Hispanic TV Upront Report for our readers.

As another decade of television becomes part of history, the definition of “TV” has never been so hard to pin down, and that’s something we’ll continue to see in the years ahead. In the chase for eyeballs, however, one thing, and one thing alone, will win the TV audience: good content. And content producers across the video spectrum—traditional broadcast, cable, streaming—have responded by focusing more time, effort and money on the development of what they believe will attract audiences.

THEMA America, a Canal+ group company, launched Kanal D Drama, a global network born from a strategic alliance between THEMA and Kanal D International, the leading exporter of Turkish dramas worldwide.

Hemisphere Media Group Reaches Multi-Year Distribution Agreement with DISH Network to restore Puerto Rico’s highest-rated broadcast network WAPA Televisión, WAPA Deportes, and WAPA América, to its service.

The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded Telemundo 51 Miami / WSCV, NBC6 Miami / WTVJ, Telemundo Puerto Rico / WKAQ-TV, Telemundo 49 Tampa / WRMD and Telemundo 31 Orlando / WTMO a combined total of 31 Suncoast Regional Emmy® Awards during the 43nd Annual awards gala held on Saturday, December 14 at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida.

In today’s age of screen-based multitasking, the convergence of TV and social media is creating new experiences for audiences. Marketers, brands, media owners and, increasingly, savvy talent themselves, looking to capitalize on an oft-engaged and connected viewer have an impetus to understand the power of influence as a way to sway consumers.

Uforia presents “Uforia Celebra Explosión Urbana - La Época de Oro” (Uforia Celebrates Urban Explosion: The Golden Age) a televised music special that dives deep into the Latin Urban movement that has taken over the world, featuring exclusive concert footage and interviews with the artists that have propelled a ‘Golden Era of Latin Music.’

In this installment — with its companion podcast episode — Ginger Conlon, editor-in-chief, and E.B. Moss, head of content strategy for MediaVillage, shine a spotlight on Tim McNeal, vice president, creative talent development and inclusion, for Walt Disney Television.

LBI Media Inc. announced that its EstrellaTV Network will air the Spanish-language broadcast of the Miss World 2019 beauty pageant on December 14, 2019 7PM / 6 PM CT.

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

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