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BRC Group Launches Hispanic Sports Video Platform JUGOtv

Marketer and producer of Hispanic soccer programs in the U.S. BRC Group has announced the launch of JUGOtv, a multi-platform digital sports network for U.S. Hispanic soccer fans. JUGOtv has partnered with some of Mexico’s greatest stars like Rafa Marquez, Luis Garcia and Ramon Ramirez, to bringing Mexican soccer and its stars closer to their fans in the U.S.


NBCUniversal Buys DreamWorks Animation for US$3.8 Billion

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


Honey Maid New TV and Social Campaign Shares Stories of Acceptance

Honey Maid, a Mondelēz International brand, has released the latest chapter in the “This Is Wholesome” campaign, which underscores importance of acceptance in the changing american culture.The new integrated marketing campaign will run on television and social media. In addition, the company is introducing the browser app Wholesome Button to allows users experience the Internet through the lens of acceptance and positivity. Carat is Honey Maid’s media agency.


RCN Television Group’s MundoMax Expands Partnership With Meruelo Media

What: MundoMax, U.S.-based Spanish-language broadcast network owned and operated by RCN Television Group, has pertenered with Meruelo Media in Los Angeles and Houston. Why it matters: This is the first major announcement since RCN bought out NewsCorp’s stake in MundoFox which later was rebranded to MundoMax. MundoMax will assume sales and marketing responsibilities for KWHY-TV, Channel 22, the MundoMax flagship […]


Should HBO Latino Go Over the Top?

Yesterday morning HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Pepler said that HBO will launch a stand-alone, over-the-top service that would allow consumers to watch HBO content without having a cable subscription. Whether HBO Latino will be part of this initiative is still to be determined. But Portada’s Susan Kuchinskas played what-if and asked several experts on their thoughts on an OTT HBO Latino. 


Disney’s Maker Studios craves for Hispanic content, partners with MiTú

Maker Studios, a multi-channel network owned by Disney, has announced the signing of an exclusive deal that will allow Latino-focused MCN MiTú Network to create original branded content targeting the Hispanic market.The deal comes after MiTú raised US $10 million in second-round funding led by Upfront Ventures, one of the original investors in Maker Studios.As part of this new partnership, Maker will have access to MiTú’s Hispanic talent base and will produce short-form content in both English and Spanish. MiTú claims to have 55 million global subscribers and more than 470 million monthly views across 1,300 partner channels on YouTube.


Cisneros Media partners with RRsat to expand broadcasting reach to LatAm & Hispanic Clientele

RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd., a leading provider of digital media services, including content management and global distribution services to the broadcasting industry, has announced the signing of a seven year agreement with Cisneros Media, producer of Spanish-language content in the Americas, as well as the owner and operator of Pay-TV channels in the region.


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