Univision Communications is rebooting its UniMás network with a focus on live entertainment in the shape of sports, news and reality. May 13 is also premiere day for a 10 p.m. newscast on UniMás. And it’s rebranding its Univision Deportes network to TUDN.
Univision on Tuesday said that Dish Network has decided not to renew its carriage agreement for Univision Deportes Network, broadending the dispute between the two companies. Dish dropped Univision’s lifestyle cable networks in April and its main channel in June. In recent statements, Dish has indicated little interest in bringing the channels back.
Univision will bring the live stream for select matches from Univision Deportes’ portfolio of Mexican soccer league Liga MX to English-language fans via Facebook Live this season. Kicking off Saturday, Feb. 18, and continuing throughout 2017, fans can stream Liga MX matches in the U.S., in real-time on the Univision Deportes Facebook Page and via Facebook’s Video […]
A top Univision executive did not offer any spin with regard to the competition the company’s new 24-hour sports cable network faces. With Fox and ESPN having all-sports, Spanish-language networks, Univision’s David Neal said: “We’re late into the game.” But he added there is “clearly room for all three of us — we think there’s enormous growth [ahead].
With Dish Network carriage, the new Spanish-language sports network pumps up its soccer coverage and draws looks from a cross-section of advertisers prior to its April launch.