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2009-04-13 15:41:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ZGS Communications announced today that Eduardo Zavala and Peter Housman will share the Office of the President providing strategic direction and leadership for the company. Zavala will oversee all areas of digital and broadcast operations, as well as news production and Housman will direct business and corporate affairs. ZGS Communications is reorganizing after it was announced that Ronald Gordon, co-founder and President is leaving the company later...

2009-02-25 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ZGS Communications announced that Mike Gillespie will lead national sales for the ZGS station group. Gillespie currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Telemundo New England managing the Telemundo stations in Boston, Hartford/Springfield and Providence. His new responsibilities include strengthening the overall ZGS national sales efforts, increasing new business development initiatives and directing efforts with the Telemundo National Sales Offices...

2009-01-28 08:30:00

MIAMI, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the success and popularity of the contest in 2008, People en Espanol magazine has teamed up with Yahoo! En Espanol (www.yahooenespanol.com) and Telemundo Network (www.telemundo.com) once again to launch a nationwide search for the "51st Most Beautiful" to be featured in its "50 Most Beautiful" issue. The special annual issue, which hits newsstands in early May, highlights the 50 most popular Hispanic celebrities in TV, film and music. The "51st...

2008-08-18 18:00:25

By Eric Stark Remember when some NBC executive came up with the "great idea" to put the 1988 Summer Olympics on pay-per-view? Sure, you had prime time coverage, but many games and events cost extra to watch. The idea flopped. Bet that exec works in a different capacity today. Fast-forward 20 years, and there's plenty of Olympics coverage and channels to choose from. In fact, there may be too much. If you thought 416 hours of coverage for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah was a bit much,...

2008-07-31 12:00:41

With the July Sweep period coming to an end, Univision has bucked the broadcast television industry's downward trend and seen growth in virtually every audience demographic, while the combined audience of its English-language competition has declined. This is especially impressive as the following results are based on all television viewing, regardless of language, measured against all broadcast and cable networks on the same playing field. Based on 27 nights of the July Sweep period,...

2008-07-24 18:00:31

The Barack Obama U.S. presidential campaign has bought a $5 million package of television spots for the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, Advertising Age said. The package for the presumed Democratic nominee includes network TV as well as cable ads for the Games, which begin Aug. 8 and will be broadcast by NBC Universal. It is reportedly the first significant network-TV buy of any presidential candidate in at least 16 years. NBC Universal is airing 3,600 hours of Olympics coverage on its...

2008-07-16 09:00:52

By Joan Fleischman, The Miami Herald Jul. 16--Major happening on the South Florida television front: The Washington Post's Post-Newsweek Stations, which owns WPLG-ABC 10, is expected to announce the purchase of WTVJ-NBC 6 from corporate parent NBC, industry sources say. The two stations will operate as a duopoly. The deal, of course, is subject to FCC approval. Terms have not been disclosed. Previous reports said NBC 6 could fetch between $350 million and $400 million. NBC...

2008-07-15 18:00:29

By Joan Fleischman, The Miami Herald Jul. 15--Major happening on the South Florida television front: The Washington Post's Post-Newsweek Stations, which owns WPLG-ABC 10, is expected to announce the purchase of WTVJ-NBC 6 from corporate parent NBC, industry sources say. The two stations will operate as a duopoly. The deal, of course, is subject to FCC approval. Terms have not been disclosed. Previous reports said NBC 6 could fetch between $350 million and $400 million. NBC...

2007-06-25 15:18:55

MIAMI, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "Gana Mi Casa" (My House Wins), a six-week made-for-broadband home improvement series, launches today on Yahoo! Telemundo at http://www.yahootelemundo.com/ganamicasa. This first ever Spanish-language online home improvement series promises to leave viewers wanting more as each home improvement segment ends in a cliffhanger and engages viewers in the makeover process. The series will follow a different family each week, in daily two to five minute...

2007-05-16 12:00:25

Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language media company in the U.S., today incorporated user-generated videos and testimonials into the heart of its 2007 Upfront presentation -- themed "I ♥ Univision" -- to demonstrate the Company's unique relationship with its audiences. The hottest Univision stars were joined by 'Team Univision,' a group of viewers from across the country, as well as superstars Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony and Latin pop sensation RBD in...


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