Fuse Media is doubling down on delivering to blended households and young, Latinx and multicultural viewers. As cord-cutting accelerates and viewing hours increasingly favor streaming, the media company has built a new streaming division to do it.
Fuse Media has filed a complaint with the FCC charging that AT&T and its DirecTV unit are illegally discriminating against it in carriage negotiations and that AT&T’s behavior could drive Fuse into bankruptcy.
Further expanding its multi-faceted 2020 voter participation initiative, Fuse Media will premiere Fuse Town Hall: Our Votes Matter at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, Oct. 23. Singer, actress, dancer and author Amara La Negra — an Afro-Latina of Dominican descent, who this month is being honored as part of Fuse’s Future Hispanic History Class of 2020 — will moderate. Fuse Town Hall: Our Votes Matter will feature […]
Fuse Media and Voto Latino Foundation are once again joining forces to inspire and encourage Latinx participation in November’s general election. Fuse Media and Voto Latino Foundation previously partnered to engage Latinx youth during the 2008 and 2016 election cycles. The current campaign will be part of Be Change, the call-to-action social responsibility initiative Fuse launched earlier this year and will encourage people to “Be Counted. Be Change.” […]
Fuse Media, a cross-platform entertainment media brand serving a multicultural Millennial and Gen Z audience, is today kicking off “Be Heard. Be Change.” — the latest iteration of its call-to-action initiative that launched earlier this year. The campaign will feature Stacey Abrams, a member of the board of advisors for Climate Power 2020, founder of Fair Fight and the Southern Economic Advancement […]
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Fuse Media, a cross-platform entertainment media brand for the multicultural millennial and GenZ audience, is launching Be Change, a new call-to-action, social responsibility initiative that will educate, inform and empower this audience to be actively involved in driving change for a better tomorrow. Be Change will also give this audience the resources to become participants and improve their individual […]
Fuse Media said it is in talks with its lenders after the multicultural youth-focused music and entertainment company missed a $12.5 million interest payment. In a statement Thursday, Fuse said it is working with its lenders toward a solution and that while the process is ongoing, it is business as usual at its media properties.
Fuse Media, a Latino-focused TV and digital company, is the latest media property to hit the wall. The company missed a $12.45 million interest payment due Jan. 1, putting it in technical default. Fuse has been given a 30-day grace period to come up with the payment to its bondholders. The company’s total debt is $240 million.
Complex Networks and Fuse Media don’t have common ownership or joint oversight of any particular media property. But in days to come, they will begin to work together to sell packages of media inventory to advertisers. In a deal announced Friday, the two companies said Complex would begin to air a weekly 90-minute block of programming built from segments from many of its digital shows on Fuse’s cable network. Both Fuse and Complex Networks will promote the programming as a venue for reaching a multi-cultural audience between the ages of 18 and 34.