Fox Sports International (FSI) and TeleRed Imagen S.A. of Argentina (TRISA) have entered into an agreement to combine their Spanish-language sports television assets into a joint venture that will assume a leading position in both the U.S. and Latin America.
Kweisi Mfume, President & CEO, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) said that stronger actions, including economic sanctions, might be needed to encourage greater diversity within the television networks.
KVEA-TV Channel 52 in Los Angeles continues to prove itself to be a community oriented station by providing unique investigative reporting to their viewers. KVEA-TV produced a series of important news stories for the month of May as part of an investigative unit named, "Asignacion Especial."
Telemundo Internacional, the Pay TV channel distributed in more than 18 Latin American countries, and United Airlines have announced an exclusive agreement to offer Telemundo Internacional programming on United Airlines' Latin American flights.
Galavisión's approach of targeting Hispanic youth with signature bi-cultural programs mostly in English and Spanglish--has attracted new viewers from general market television and has transformed Galavisión into the youngest skewing Hispanic television network in the U.S.
Univision Communications Inc. and USA Networks, Inc. announced that the Federal Communications Commission has granted approval for Univision's proposed acquisition of USA Broadcasting, a division of USA Networks, Inc.
Fox will launch a 24-hour general entertainment channel in Spain on satellite and cable beginning June 1, 2001. The channel, which will carry the name "Fox," marks the company's first such venture in the European pay television market.
Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia has promoted Ivan Bargueiras to vice president of advertising sales. The announcement was made by Enrique R. Martinez, Senior Vice President and General Manager.
Hosting advertising executives at the FOX Sports Suite in New York, the FOX Sports World Español team highlighted the Spanish-language telecast rights to the fall 2001 Major League Baseball playoffs and World Series and their plans to produce for the first time ever a comprehensive on-air graphic