Tag Archives: Univisión

TUDN to broadcast new Mexican football competition before resuming the MX League

The pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision), launched in 2019, announced that, starting this Friday, July 3rd, it will broadcast the Copa de Mexico, a new football competition in which eight clubs in the country will participate and will last 15 matches. The tournament will take place at the Estadio Akron, in Guadalajara, and [...]

Univision now available in Latin America

As reported last January, Televisa and Univision have officially announced a distribution agreement for the Univision linear channel, which, since March 30th, is available in all Latin American countries, except from Brazil.  As detailed in the announcement, the Latin American version of the US Hispanic channel is distributed in the region by Televisa Networks and [...]

Searchlight and Forgelight to take Univision majority stake

After several weeks of speculation about a possible sale, Univision confirmed that Searchlight and ForgeLight will acquire 64% of its shares, while Televisa will retain the remaining 36%, in addition to the Programming License Agreement it has with the US company. Wade Davis, former Viacom CFO, will be in charge of Univisions executive direction once [...]

Univision nears sale to group including former Viacom executive

After, at the end of January, the names of the main interested actors in acquiring Univision Communications Inc were reported, The Wall Street Journal informed last Friday that the investment fund headed by Wade Davis, former Viacom CFO, with Searchlight Capital Partners capitals, is the favorite to complete the operation. According to The Wall Street [...]

Liberty Global and Hemisphere plan offer to acquire Univision

According to what was reported by Bloomberg, Liberty Global and Hemisphere are working together to present an offer to acquire Univision Communications Inc. The financial newspaper reported that Univision will receive acquisition offers until February and, according to those submitted, it will evaluate the possible buyer and whether or not the transaction is made.  Apart [...]

Univision and Televisa bring new pay TV channel to Latin America

Univision and Televisa are teaming up to bring a Univision-branded linear channel to 17 Latin American markets in the coming weeks. The ad-supported 24-hour pay TV channel will be initially distributed across the region, except in Brazil, in early 2020, according to what was reported yesterday.  Televisa will operate the new TV channel and also [...]

Reality show Resistire arrives at the US through UniMas

Viacom International Studios (VIS) ran an agreement with Univisión to broadcast the reality show Resistire through UniMás. The partnership means the arrival of the reality in the US Hispanic market, after its broadcast in Chile with Mega, in Mexico by Azteca 7 and in Latin America and Spain with MTV. The arrival of Resistire to [...]

Brazilian Record TV series Apocalipsis to be broadcast in the US through UniMas

Presented as one of its programming grids news for the 2019-2020 period, the Brazilian soap opera Apocalipsis will premiere on the UniMas (Univision) screen on Sunday, August 12th. The series has 170 episodes and was produced by Casablanca Estudios for Record TV, under Edson Spinellos direction. According to what Univision officially reported when giving details [...]

Televisa and Univision to launch TUDN next July 20th

Televisa Group and Univisión announced that they will launch TUDN, its sports content brand evolution ,on July 20th. The channel, which will combine production efforts of Univisión in the US and Televisa in Mexico, will be broadcast on pay TV 24 hours a day, and its slogan will be Vivimos tu pasión. TUDN comes up [...]

Univision contemplates options for a possible sale

Univision Communications indicated today that its board of directors is analyzing strategic options against rumors that indicated a possible sale. The origin of the versions corresponds to an article in The Wall Street Journal, which noted that the company hired Morgan Stanley, Moelis & Company and investment bank LionTree to explore options. Univision warned that [...]