By Angie Romero | 05/25/2011 - 17:58
After emerging victorious from the Nuestra Belleza Latina reality competition on Univision Sunday night, Nastassja Bolivar has finally had enough time to process the fact that she won. We caught up with the newly crowned 22-year-old to ask her how it feels to be the new face of Latin beauty in America and how she’s not going to let a little thing like language get in her way!
By Angie Romero | 05/19/2011 - 09:00
During its upfront presentation in New York City today, Univision is unveiling expanded content with its key partner Televisa across all television and interactive platforms as well as nearly 500 hours of original, Spanish-language programming in primetime and late night. And that’s not all—the Spanish-language giant is also announcing three new networks titled Univision TL Novelas, Univision Deportes, and Univision 24/7, which will focus exclusively on telenovelas, sports, and news, respectively, and bow in 2012.
By Johanna Ferreira | 05/18/2011 - 11:29
The Cuban talk-show queen whom we all grew up loving, Cristina Saralegui, has joined Telemundo. On Tuesday, the network announced that Saralegui would be developing, executive producing and hosting a weekly variety program set to debut towards the end of the year.
By Latina Staff | 05/16/2011 - 19:14
Latina’s very own Deputy Editor Angie Romero was a guest on the semi-final episode of Univision’s Nuestra Belleza Latina last night. NBL is the network’s take on America’s Next Top Model, only slightly more pageant-y and super-Latinized. We love that the show’s “mean” judge Osmel Sousa can rock a blue, sequined jacket and still be respected and feared. We certainly wouldn’t mess with him!
By Latina Staff | 03/25/2011 - 12:02
With the news coming out yesterday that the Latino population in the U.S. grew 43% since 2000, we thought we would check in with President of Univision Networks, César Conde. As we reported in January, Univision aims to be the top TV network in the U.S. by 2015. As of February, they were the number 4 network, beating NBC.
By Irasema Romero | 01/27/2011 - 14:00
Competition is heating up between Spanish-language television and network giants like ABC and CBS. Univision is closing in fast, and the Miami-based network has a killer strategy—us!
"We expect to be the number one [network] in this country in five years," said Univision Network president Cesar Conde during a conference for the National Association of Television Program Executives. "What we have to do is instill that hunger to be number one in our staff and then we have to have flawless execution," Conde added.
By anonymous | 12/26/2010 - 11:48
According to Perez Hilton, Univision's Soy Tu Dueña was the number one show on TV this past week beating out hit shows NCIS: L.A., No Ordinary Family and a SNL holiday special, bringing in 5.8 million viewers in the key demographic, 18-49. This isn’t the first time the telenovela has won the night, winning the ratings race for the first time in June.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/20/2010 - 13:00
A church group gathered outside of an Univision affiliate office this weekend to protest an"obscene" interview the channel recently aired with Ricky Martin. In the interview, conducted by journalist Maria Elena Salinas, Martin talks about his initial sexual experiences with men and the first time he fell in love.
By Lee Hernandez | 11/02/2010 - 16:30
Last night, legendary Cuban talk show host, Cristina Saralegui signed off as the host of El Show de Cristina after 21 years on the air with her eponymous Univision show.