NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, announced that Todd Mokhtari has been named President and General Manager of NBC 7 / KNSD and Telemundo 20 / KUAN, NBCUniversal’s local television stations that serve English and Spanish-speaking audiences in San Die

Brands today know more about their customers than ever before, including their behavior, what they like and buy, what they search for online, and what media and platforms they view. There's a wealth of first- and third-party data from brands, as well as ample amounts of viewership data from set-top boxes and smart TVs, that together give a much more precise understanding of consumers' viewing behavior. The level of precision marketers can now apply to the evaluation and purchasing of TV content has never been better.

The digital era is making its mark on local news. Nearly as many Americans today say they prefer to get their local news online as say they prefer to do so through the television set.

Of the myriad ways viewers consume TV-originated content, Nielsen found that live TV continues to be the largest contributor to time spent. Within the 18-34 demographic, 66% of the time they spend watching content from the four leading broadcast networks occurs through live TV viewing. When consuming content originated from cable networks, this same group spends 81% of their time viewing this content on live TV.

DISH and Univision Communications Inc. announced a long-term agreement for carriage of Univision networks and stations on DishLATINO and DISH.

Discovery U.S. Hispanic announced that Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia GO Apps are now available on Roku.

LBI Media announced that it has appointed broadcast sales executive Laura Fisher as senior vice president of sales for its EstrellaTV Network.

According to a new study by IPG Media Lab, using data from TVision, TV has a viewability problem similar to that of digital. The study, “Quantifying TV Viewability,” reveals how often people are in the room when ads air and how this varies by daypart, position in ad pod and ad length.

EstrellaTV announced that its local Miami station WGEN-8 recently reached its first year milestone.

Univision Communications Inc. announced the launch of three new morning newscasts –in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin. “Primera Edición DFW” in Dallas, “Noticias 45 Primera Hora” in Houston and “Primera Hora Texas Central,” airing in both San Antonio and Austin

Despite the prevalence of digital technologies rippling through many aspects of our daily lives, an increasing percentage of Americans are embracing over-the-air (OTA) television.

Telemundo Deportes announced it launched the first-ever Spanish-language esports channel in the U.S. offering fans more than 2,000 streaming hours of content a year featuring exclusive streamers, short-form content and competitions.

Is satellite TV a dying business?  The longtime main competitor to landline-based cable TV operators -- as well as fiber-based telco services -- is now being usurped by Internet-delivered services of TV networks and on-demand programming.

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, announced that it has completed its acquisition of a group of full power, Class A and low power television stations serving the Sacramento and Salt Lake City markets from Serestar Communications (Serestar).

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc.  announced that Pasione has reached a multi-year agreement with Charter Communications, Inc. to launch the network this spring  across Spectrum’s  footprint.

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