Telemundo-owned WWSI Philadelphia (DMA 4) has hired Alberto Rullán as news anchor for Noticiero Telemundo62. Rullán will join Iris Delgado on the anchor desk weekday evenings at 6 and 11 p.m. He starts on Monday, Sept. 30. Rullán comes to WWSI from Telemundo’s WNJU New York where he was weekend anchor and breaking news reporter. Prior […]
Enamorándonos (Love is Calling), a reality show dedicated to finding true love, will premiere on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. ET/PT (6 p.m. CT) on UniMás with a special simulcast on Univision. The two-hour program will air Monday through Friday during the same timeslot on UniMás. Hosted by well-known Chilean TV presenter Rafael Araneda with Univision’s […]
To accept financial support “risks the integrity and credibility of NAHJ’s 35-year mission,” the president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Hugo Balta, said.
Univision reported revenue fell 4% to $701.7 million. What the company describes as core revenue dropped 3.5% to $694.5 million. It also posted lower second-quarter net income, it fell 21% to $90.7 million from $114.3 million a year ago.
Years of boardroom bickering and missteps, including a disastrous foray into English-language media, as well as rising competition from rival Telemundo and shifting demographics, have taken a toll.
The Spanish-language TV giant may pitch itself to Disney, Viacom and Fox, but its sale likely won’t make much for investors.
Spanish-language broadcaster Univision expects the volume of advance advertising commitments for its next programming cycle to rise after wrapping its negotiations in TV’s annual upfront market, according to a person familiar with the matter. This person says Univision saw its overall volume grow between 5% and 6% over last year’s efforts, driven in part by an influx of new advertisers and expanded budgets from current clients. The results represent Univision’s best from an upfront market in four years, this person added.
Expanded political coverage, and a new $250 million campus worthy of a start-up, are signs of a Spanish-language network on the rise.