Independent networks navigating the increasingly fragmented TV market need to differentiate themselves beyond just better pricing and more choice to be successful, they also need to take a stand, Fuse TV CEO Michael Schwimmer told a packed audience at the Multichannel News/B&C Hispanic TV Summit last Thursday.

The vast majority of TV viewers admit to engaging with their companion devices or skipping commercials altogether. In fact, 86% of marketers agree it’s getting harder to grab a consumer’s attention with television alone.

Cinelatino will celebrate its 20th anniversary with three-day marathon of the biggest and most popular blockbuster hits from across Latin America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, beginning Friday, October 12, at 8:00am ET.

Television has long been the go-to medium for reaching audiences at scale. The first TV advertisement in the U.S. — a spot for Bulova Watch — aired in 1941, costing the company a cool $9, Quartz reports. That spot opened the floodgates for the TV advertising industry to grow into what's now an estimated $70 billion industry.

Telemundo, E! and Universo make history with Latinx Now!, the first-ever total-market entertainment program produced in English and Spanish for bicultural audiences across U.S. and Latin America, premiering Wednesday, October 3.

People’s increasing use of second screens lets advertisers reach users through more devices. But is this making it harder for TV advertisers to reach their target audiences?

Millennials may not watch as much TV as previous generations, but their engagement with the TV content they do watch may actually be deeper than other groups.

Univision’s reality competition “Nuestra Belleza Latina” (NBL) is back with a new look and attitude for a new season.

Telemundo Puerto Rico/WKAQ-TV will air “Together We Are Great” (Juntos Somos Grandes), a live, three-hour special program on Thursday, September 20 at 7 PM ET to pay tribute to the strength and resiliency of Puerto Ricans, one year after Hurricane Maria made landfall in the island.

The 2018 ‘Miss Universe Puerto Rico’ pageant, which will take place at San Juan’s renowned ‘Centro de Bellas Artes’ on Thursday, September 20, at 8pm ET/5pm PT, will air live in the U.S. exclusively on WAPA America and Television Dominicana, as well as in Puerto Rico on WAPA Television.

Produced by Telemundo and Somos Productions, the fourth annual “Latin AMAs” pays tribute to today’s most influential and iconic Latin artists, as voted by the fans in the tradition of the “American Music Awards,” the world’s largest fan-voted award show.

In the past, TV advertising's value was obvious. Ask anyone "Where's the beef?" or "Can you hear me now?" and chances are they'll immediately associate those questions with Wendy's and Verizon. But in the digital-first world, TV's place in an omnichannel marketing strategy is shifting.

 

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, YouTube… if you’re not tapping into Streaming Video on Demand (SVOD), you’re missing out on a huge opportunity. According to a 2017 study conducted by Fluent LLC, SVOD usage has surpassed cable, with 67 percent of U.S. internet users streaming video on demand, versus 61 percent who are consuming through cable. And according to Cord Cutter News, over 9,000 Americans are ditching cable each day.  By: CMC Research Chair Nancy Tellet

Univision Network will celebrate Mexican Independence directly from Mexico City, Los Angeles, and San Antonio.

CentroAméricaTV will premiere its new original production, “Inmigrantes: El Camino Hacia un Sueño” (Immigrants: The Road Towards a Dream), on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT.

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