Univision Communications announced four executive promotions within its Network Sales Department.

SportsYA.com has launched an interactive sports TV program with Azul TV, one of Argentina's over-the-air networks. The show, titled "SportsYA!TV, El Magazine," will also air in Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia.

Galascene, the half-hour bilingual program introduced last season on Galavision draws record audiences prompting the network to order 22 new episodes for 2001.

Caballero Television COO Steve Humphries announced that Louis Vialpando is joining the company as Director of Sales and that Juan Valdez Zuani joins as Director of Programming.

America's Kidz Network (WAM!) announces the production of 13 half-hours of its new original series "Music Alive!: Live," which will premiere next fall. The series will feature some of the biggest names from all octaves of the music business -- rap, hip-hop, jazz, classical, rock, soul, etc.

Telemundo 47's strong NSI performance in both November and December 2000 provided a strong head start for the new year. On a Monday-Friday sign on to sign off basis, Telemundo 47 is pacing at +200% over January 2000.

"Noticiero Univision," the Spanish-language newscast on UHF-TV station Univision 41 (WXTV) in New York, beat the "CBS Evening News" with Dan Rather for a second straight day last night (Wed., Jan. 24) in New York's overnight Nielsen ratings.

As the year drew to a close, the outstanding growth demonstrated by Telemundo 47 in November continued in December. As the percent of overall viewing to Spanish television grew (as measured by NSI) in December to unprecedented levels in New York.

If you tune in to Univision today at 4pm, you'll see generally the same you've seen each day on Cristina; passion, betrayal, and drama. It may sound like the Cristina show until you notice that everyone is wearing period clothing, and there is a musical score.

Many Hispanic groups in New York, protested the airing of a``Law & Order'' episode about violence during New York's Puerto Rican Day parade.

The NBC Network has issued an apology and a promise not to air the episode again.

Millions of TV viewers will soon be able to enter the world of finance with Pulso del Mercado (The Market's Pulse), a television show in Spanish for the Latin American market.

Fox Sports World and Fox Sports World Espanol's televised coverage of the 52nd Caribbean World Series begins on Friday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. (ET) and opens with the national teams of the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

The FCC reported that commercial television licensees have made many efforts to comply with the scheduling and promotional rules for children's educational and informational programming and are complying with the three-hour core programming guideline established in the 1996 Children's Television

The Radio and Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA) recognized "Noticiero TELEMUNDO 52" newscasts with six Golden Mikes, including "Best Half Hour Newscast," at this year's 51st Annual Golden Mike Awards presentation and ceremony, which took place on Saturday, Jan.

Marvin Jenkins, President and Chief Executive Officer of Co-Media, Inc. announced that the company will launch its Gay Television Network (GTN), to be aired on Dish Satellite Network, beginning February 2, 2001.

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