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Telemundo Bets on World Cup to Kick Off Streaming Push

Telemundo is no stranger to streaming video. It’s been in the space for a decade, often as a producer of content for other services. This year, however, the NBCUniversal-owned Spanish-language media company is planning a renewed push into streaming, with a slate of content and new streaming brands that it will fully control. Those launches […]

NBCUniversal Plans Return to Radio City Music Hall for 2022 Upfront Pitch

After the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the upfronts for two straight years, NBCUniversal is planning a return to normal for 2022. Well, sort of. The company will return to Radio City Music Hall for its annual upfront presentation the morning of May 16, and will once again host a Telemundo-branded party that evening at the Ziegfeld […]

Noticias Telemundo Chief Patsy Loris Sets New Executive Team

Patsy Loris, who took over as the head of Telemundo’s news division Noticias Telemundo earlier this month, has set her new executive team. The division will be led by Gabriela Tristán as senior vp news, Gemma Garcia as senior vp digital news, and Vanessa Pombo as senior vp business operations. Tristán, most recently a news […]

Telemundo to Launch Streaming Brand This Fall on Peacock

Telemundo is launching a streaming brand within Peacock that will cater to younger generations of Hispanic audiences who are based in the U.S., the company said on Thursday. The content hub, called Tplus, will include a slew of new scripted and unscripted shows, including a six-part docuseries about the Colombian artist J Balvin from Exile […]

Telemundo Taps Patsy Loris as Its News Chief

Next year will bring a changing of the guard atop Telemundo News, the NBCUniversal-owned Spanish-language media company’s network news division. Luis Fernández, who has been president of Telemundo’s news division since 2015, will retire at the end of the year, with Patsy Loris, currently the division’s executive vp, set to replace him beginning Jan. 1. […]

Telemundo Studios Chief Marcos Santana Exiting in 2022

Telemundo Global Studios president Marcos Santana will step down from his role in January 2022, moving to a multiyear deal as an advisor and executive producer, the company said Thursday. Santana, who has been with Telemundo for 14 years and has led the studio for seven years, will pursue independent production opportunities and work on […]

SAG-AFTRA, Telemundo Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

SAG-AFTRA and Telemundo have reached a tentative deal for a new three-year contract, the union announced on Tuesday. The deal will now go to the performers union’s Executive Committee for ratification. The tentative agreement includes an increase in overnight rest periods from 10 to 11 hours except for on-location work, additional language tackling sexual harassment […]

Julio Vaqueiro Named Anchor of ‘Noticias Telemundo’

Telemundo has found its new lead evening news anchor. The NBCUniversal-owned Spanish language network has named Julio Vaqueiro anchor of its signature evening news program Noticias Telemundo. In addition to anchoring the 6:30 PM newscast, Vaqueiro will contribute to the network’s breaking news and special events coverage. He moves to 6:30 after having anchored Telemundo’s […]

MSNBC Shakes Up Dayside Lineup: José Diaz-Balart to Rejoin Cable Channel

MSNBC is shaking up its dayside lineup, according to a memo to staff Tuesday from the channel’s president, Rashida Jones. The biggest change is the return of José Díaz-Balart to MSNBC’s daytime lineup. Diaz-Balart will anchor José Díaz-Balart Reports in the 10 a.m. hour weekdays starting Sept. 27. Diaz-Balart previously served as a dayside anchor […]

Telemundo Launching Division to Develop Shows For Peacock

Telemundo Enterprises, the NBCUniversal-owned Spanish language media company, is looking to “supercharge” its investment in streaming, launching a new division that will develop programming for Peacock and the company’s other streaming platforms. The new division is already planning to develop more than 50 projects for 2022 and beyond. The division, which the company calls “NBCUniversal […]

Telemundo Targets “Omnichannel” Hispanic Viewers in Upfront Pitch

Telemundo, NBCUniversal’s Spanish-language media division, is announcing over 1,000 hours of scripted and unscripted programming at its upfront presentation Wednesday, as it pitches itself as the only place to get the “full spectrum” of Latino audiences. Romina Rosado, executive vp of entertainment for Telemundo, tells The Hollywood Reporter that the company is trying to reach […]

Telemundo Launching Studio to Provide Spanish-Language Content to Streaming Services

NBCUniversal’s Telemundo is betting big on Spanish-language streaming, launching a new studio to try and capitalize on the proliferation of streaming services. Telemundo Streaming Studios is launching with more than 35 projects in development and plans to sell those projects to the growing number of streaming services around the world, most of which also want […]