Facebook has unveiled its latest premium video effort called “Watch,”a new platform for shows on Facebook that will be available on mobile, desktop, laptop and in Facebook’s TV apps.
Entravision Communications Corporation has entered into an agreement with OTA Broadcasting (PSP), LLC to acquire Stations KMIR-TV, the NBC affiliate, and KPSE-LD, the MyNetworkTV affiliate, serving Palm Springs, California, for US$21 million.The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017.
A week ago, Univision announced its alliance with Juanfutbol to launch an exclusive soccer channel focused on millennials. Now, in an interview with Portada, Juanfutbol founder Miguel Ramírez Lombana tells us about his plans for expanding the business to a second country in Latin America.
NBC Sports Group announced today that it will host 2 versus 2 Rocket League Tournament, a new esports tournament, this summer.
We talked with FuboTV co-founder Alberto Horihuela about how the sports streaming platform was created and its expansion plans.
NFL content broadcast on Twitter will be sponsored.
The agreement secures the exclusive broadcasting rights of Concacaf’s club matches.
Azteca Los Angeles 54 announced an exclusive multiyear agreement as the Los Angeles Chargers Spanish-language flagship television station and broadcaster. Meanwhile, cognac brand Hennessey became the exclusive partner of boxer Canelo Alvarez.
Carlos Slim is planning to launch a 100% Mexican channel aimed at Mexican audiences in the United States, in late 2017.
Univision Holdings, Inc. and Grupo Televisa expand their relationship by unifying both of their content development and production efforts.
Yesterday’s announcement of the FCC by which the U.S. regulator allows foreign ownership of Univision to exceed the mandatory 25% is major news. As a result Televisa will increase its stake to 40%. 5 ways this may impact the largest media company targeting Hispanic audiences in the U.S and the multicultural marketing space.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided that it will allow foreign investors to own equity in Univision beyond the mandated 25% cap on foreign ownership in U.S. radio and television companies, Radio and Television Business Report reveals. Foreign investors will now be able to own up to 49% of Univision’s stock and voting rights.
Azteca America announced several additional expansions to its affiliate group in major media markets across the country.The addition of affiliates in Charlotte, Sacramento and Boston expand the network’s reach to 68 markets, 20 of which are operated by Azteca America.
Univision Holdings has requested the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) permission to increase from 10% to 40% Televisa’s stake in Univision. FCC reported that it will publish comments on the operation on August 8 and provide a final answer on September 7.
Noticias Telemundo and La Opinión announced a partnership to produce and publish news content aimed at Hispanic Americans.The partnership includes the launch of “Telemundo and La Opinión Present,” a series of stories on Latino issues that will appear on Telemundo Network, La Opinión newspaper, and the digital platforms of both organizations.
Entertainment and media spending will hit US$720 billion by 2020, up from US$603 billion in 2015, while internet advertising will overtake broadcast advertising in the U.S. for the first time, according to the finding from PwC’s annual Global Entertainment and Media Outlook report, the company’s five-year economic forecast for media and entertainment industry revenue and ad spending.
Azteca America reorganized its content to reinforce its strategy of getting closer to its Hispanic audiences in LA, Chicago, New York, and Dallas.
Rovi Corporation will acquire TiVo Inc. for approximately US$1.1 billion.The new company combines two of the industry’s most influential players to transform media and entertainment technology. Rovi’s current CEO, Tom Carson, lead the combined companies that will have estimated revenue of us$800 million.
NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation, has announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation for US$3.8 billion.Following the completition of the transaction, expected to close by the end of 2016, DreamWorks Animation become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and DreamWorks Animation CEO and co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg will become Chairman of DreamW
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) has reached an agreement with ABC to become sole owner of FUSION.Fusion Media Group Will Include FUSION, The Onion, The Root, Flama, Univision Digital, Univision Music and El Rey.