In an effort to help shape the next generation of bilingual broadcast and digital journalists and provide them the real work skills they need to succeed in broadcast newsrooms, the Telemundo Station Group announced the launch of its “Telemundo University” training program for journalism students at the University of Florida and University of Texas at Arlington.

Endemol Shine Boomdog, a division of Endemol Shine North America, has named television showrunner and studio executive Jose Lascurain Farell as its new Vice President of Production

Cinelatino will premiere its original production of the faith based, immigration-themed drama Relatos Guadalupanos (“Guadalupan Tales”) on Sunday, December 9, at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT and again on Wednesday, December 12, at 11:00pm ET/8:00pm PT as part of a two day stunt in honor of the Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Combate Américas announced it is launching the COMBATE WORLD channel on Pluto TV in time for the Fall 2018 season.  The channel launches on December 4th, 2018.

Telemundo announced the full cast of “La Reina Del Sur,” the much-anticipated return of the network’s most successful series in its history. International film and television star Kate del Castillo will reprise her iconic role as Teresa Mendoza in this continuation of the groundbreaking serial drama.

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. has finalized the acquisition of a 75% equity interest in Snap Global, LLC (“Snap TV”), a leading independent distributor of content in Latin America to broadcast, pay TV and OTT platforms.

LBI Media, Inc. (LBI)  announced it is pursuing a financial restructuring.  To implement the restructuring, LBI and certain of its affiliates have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

HispanicAd in association with Adam R Jacobson are proud to announce the availability of the 2018 Hispanic TV Upront Report for our readers.

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Carrie Stimmel has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Lifestyle and Hispanic Advertising Sales, NBCUniversal.  She will lead the sales teams responsible for national advertising and marketing partnerships on Bravo, E!, Oxygen, Telemundo, Universal Kids and UNIVERSO. 

Univision Communications Inc. has appointed Diane Kniowski to the position of president and regional general manager of local media. Effective immediately, she will report directly to Univision CEO Vincent Sadusky, and be based in Miami.

Cinelatino will celebrate Thanksgiving Day with the exclusive U.S. television premiere of the highest-grossing Latino film of 2015, Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos ("Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure").

Univision announced the premiere of the primetime series “Jesus,” an epic historical drama depicting the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, starring Dudu Azevedo (“La Tierra Prometida,” “Moises y Los Diez Mandamientos”) in the title role. 

EstrellaTV announced that it has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Fremantle to produce the Spanish-language version of Family Feud.

A recent survey about TV Parental Guidelines (i.e., the TV ratings system) revealed that American parents continue to report high levels of usage of, and positive sentiment toward, the TV ratings system.

There’s good news for multicultural millennial men, whether they’re cord cutters, skinny bundle subscribers, mobile entertainment consumers or just guys who love action: DangerTV.com is offering more than 800 hours of free streaming danger and adventure programming from around the world along with hundreds of short form stories.

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