Telemundo


US broadcasters commit to ATSC 3.0 launch in 2020

A powerful group of US broadcasters, representing stations owned by the likes of Fox, NBC and Telemundo, have come together to support the introduction of ATSC 3.0 from 2020. The US next-generation broadcast TV standard, which is similar to HbbTV developments in Europe, is designed to enhance over-the-air services for viewers while bringing together broadcast […]

Telemundo chief Silberwasser to leave

Telemundo president, Luis Silberwasser, is to depart the company after four years with the US Hispanic broadcaster. Silberwasser will stay with the company through to October 1 to help with the transition. During his tenure at Telemundo, Silberwasser helped change the programming strategy and the positioning of the network.  He bet on new genres and […]

Hulu strikes extended deal with Telemundo

Hulu has inked a further deal with NBCUniversal’s Telemundo to provide more Spanish-language titles for the platform. The deal, which was announced at Telemundo’s Upfronts last night, will see Hulu add 28 Spanish-language series to its catalogue. Shows include El Señor de los Cielos, Señora Acero, Alguien Te Mira, La Casa de al Lado, Perro Amor, The Riveras and I Love Jenni.  […]

HBO tops pay list as US subscribers become more selective

HBO is the channel consumers in the US and Canada are willing to pay the most for, and 80% of consumers only want to pay for the channels they actually watch, according to TV technology outfit TiVo’s Q2 2017 Video Trends Report. According to the report, HBO tops the ranking of prices that consumers are […]

Major content firms pact for anti-piracy coalition

The Hollywood studios, leading SVOD services and key networks around the world have formed a global anti-piracy coalition. In total, 30 companies have come together to create the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) to combat illegal video and content downloads. These include Amazon, BBC Worldwide, CBS Corp., NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Television, Twentieth […]

NBC, Telemundo join Hulu live TV service

US broadcast networks NBC and Telemundo are joining Hulu’s live TV streaming service. A deal with NBCUniversal will see the networks offered on the upcoming pay TV service. USA Network, Syfy, Bravo, E!, MSNBC, CNBC and NBCSN are also included in the deal. NBCU parent Comcast is a silent partner in Hulu, which also counts […]

Silberwasser named Telemundo president

Former Discovery Network International content boss Luis Silberwasser has re-emerged as the new president of Spanish-language programming giant Telemundo. Silberwasser left his role as executive VP and chief content officer at Discovery Communications’ global programming arm last month, along with Julian Bellamy, who soon re-emerged as head of ITV Studios in the UK. Silberwasser will […]

NBCU’s Telemundo channel launches in Africa

The international Telemundo channel has launched in Africa. The pay TV network is distributed by the channels division of Telemundo owner NBCUniversal, which has struck a deal with the regional DTH platform DStv. The agreement with the MultiChoice-owned pay TV operator has paved the way for the channel to launch in 48 African countries, starting […]

Telemundo launches in Africa

NBCUniversal-backed Spanish language broadcaster Telemundo is launching a pay TV channel across almost 50 African countries. The Telemundo channel will be programmed with the company’s telenovelas and be carried on Multichoice’s regional DTH platform DStv. The new service will roll out on August 12 under the ‘Telemundo’ moniker. The channel, which will be made available […]

Telemundo teams with Samsung for connected TV app

Telemundo Internacional and Samsung Latin America have joined forces to launch a new app for Samsung Smart TV and Samsung mobile devices. The Telemundo Internacional VOD will allow viewers to watch the US Hispanic broadcaster’s content on-demand, on connected devices. The line-up includes Telemundo’s hit telenovelas La Reina del Sur, Dame Chocolate, Decisiones and La […]