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TelevisaUnivision Second-Quarter Revenue Rises Amid 10 Percent U.S. Advertising Growth

Spanish-language media giant TelevisaUnivision, which recently launched the ViX and ViX+ streaming platforms, has swung to a second-quarter loss, despite overall revenue growth. TelevisaUnivision on Tuesday posted a loss of $7.5 million for the three months to June 30, compared with a profit of $54.4 million in the year-ago period. Overall revenue grew 11 percent […]

TelevisaUnivision Sets July 21 Launch for ViX+ Streaming Service

The streaming wars will get a new competitor next month. TelevisaUnivision says that it will launch its Spanish-language SVOD service ViX+ on July 21, initially in the U.S., Mexico and Latin America. The service will cost $6.99 per month in the U.S. and MX$119 in Mexico. The SVOD launch is the culmination of the $4.8 […]

TelevisaUnivision Bets on Streaming … and Linear TV, in Upfront Push

While every network presenting at this year’s upfronts are highlighting their streaming wares and linear offerings, executives from TelevisaUnivision are approaching sales meetings with an ace up their sleeve: Its linear TV ratings are on the rise. “We are up 7 percent across our portfolio in primetime. That alone is a statement in itself,” TelevisaUnivision […]

TelevisaUnivision Buys Streaming Rival Pantaya

TelevisaUnivision is bulking up in the streaming space as it continues preparations to launch its global streaming offering ViX+ later this year. The company has acquired the Spanish-language streamer Pantaya from Hemisphere Media Group. With a focus on movies, Pantaya had over 900,000 subscribers in 2021. Exact terms were not disclosed, but TelevisaUnivision will pay […]

Adsmovil Plans Spanish-Language, Ad-Supported Streaming Platform

Hispanic mobile ads network Adsmovil is getting into the advertising video-on-demand market. The mobile advertising is set to launch Nuestra.TV, a free, bilingual advertising-based video on-demand service aimed at Hispanic audiences and set to compete against TelevisaUnivision’s ViX, Telemundo in the U.S. and other Spanish-language digital TV competition. Nuestra.TV, based in Miami, will debut in […]

TelevisaUnivision Taps Sebastián Yatra as Performer and Presenter at First Upfront as a Combined Company (Exclusive)

TelevisaUnivision, the Spanish-language entertainment giant which was formed earlier this year in the merger of Univision and Grupo Televisa, is planning to make a splash for its first upfront presentation as a combined company. The company is planning to take over the River Pavilion at New York’s Jacob Javits Convention Center the morning of May […]

TelevisaUnivision First-Quarter Revenue Rises 12 Percent as U.S. Advertising Grows 14 Percent

Spanish-language TV powerhouse TelevisaUnivision said on Tuesday that its revenue would have increased 12.2 percent to more than $1 billion in the first quarter when looking at its combined business created by a $4.8 billion mega-merger at the end of January. The giant, which combines the assets of U.S. Spanish-language media firm Univision with the […]

TelevisaUnivision Streaming Service Orders Drama ‘Nautilus’ From ‘Narcos’ Writer (Exclusive)

TelevisaUnivision’s new streaming platform ViX+ is already beginning to stockpile content ahead of its launch later this year. The service has ordered a Colombian-Spanish drama series, called Nautilus, written by Narcos and Narcos: Mexico veteran Clayton Trussell, and directed by Ariel Vromen (The Iceman, Criminal). Diego Ramírez will exec produce the series, which also counts […]