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2010-06-11 07:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DISH Network L.L.C., America's fastest-growing pay-TV provider, today announced the launch of the first channel dedicated exclusively to coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. Only available to DishLATINO customers, the Univision FIFA World Cup Channel offers 24 hours of World Cup games and highlights from Univision, plus an exciting new interactive feature, all in Spanish. (Logo:...

2010-06-08 11:36:00

WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast continues to expand programming for its Hispanic customers in the Washington, D.C. area with the addition of Telefutura HD and Univision HD. With these launches, Comcast high-definition (HD) customers can watch Univision's exclusive Spanish-language coverage of all 64 games of the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM), the premier international soccer tournament taking place in South Africa from June 11 through July 11, along with other network programming in...

2010-06-01 11:30:00

DALLAS, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Offering fans extensive and exclusive coverage of the Copa Mundial de la FIFA Sudafrica 2010, AT&T* and Univision today announced the launch of the Univision 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) app, the first Spanish-language TV app available from U-verse TV. In addition to delivering live access to all 64 matches via Univision, TeleFutura and Galavision, AT&T will provide comprehensive Univision Spanish-language content in the U-verse TV On Demand...

2010-05-12 16:24:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C., America's fastest-growing pay-TV provider, today became the first and only company to launch all three Univision networks in HD - Univision HD, TeleFutura HD and Galavision HD. DISH Network is also launching Univision and TeleFutura local stations in HD to deliver the most complete high definition coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM) South Africa. Univision HD and TeleFutura HD are available today and Galavision HD arrives in...

2010-04-08 02:01:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote® and Univision Interactive Media, the digital division of the leading Spanish-language media company in the U.S., Univision Communications Inc., today announced an agreement to provide users with the ability to access and search for authorized Spanish-language song lyrics from Gracenote's lyrics service. Users across Univision.com's online and mobile websites now have access to the world's most comprehensive and...

2010-03-24 08:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the owner and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, today announced it has the exclusive rights to stream live Univision Interactive Media's Spanish-language broadcasts of the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer matches from South Africa later this year. Customers will be able to see their favorite teams compete in the world's foremost international soccer tournament featuring players from 32 nations, the culmination...

2009-11-09 13:32:00

MIAMI, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Univision, the country's premier Spanish-language television network and Todobebe Inc., the leading multi-media company dedicated to the adventures of parenting, announced today the much anticipated return of the popular Family TV show " Viva la Familia! de Todobebe" (Hooray for Families! from Todobebe) on November 21st. The Emmy nominated one-hour program, broadcast each weekend, mixes humor, entertainment, "reality" segments, interactivity, and lots of...

2009-10-15 08:00:00

Testimonials Aim to Inspire Hope and Debunk Myths in Response to Latino AIDS Crisis LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Univision Communications Inc. and the Kaiser Family Foundation today unveiled the second phase of "SOY. . ." (I AM. . .), the groundbreaking Spanish-language media campaign featuring the personal stories of a diverse group of Latinos living with HIV and their loved ones. The new campaign materials will debut on the Univision Network, the Telefutura Network...

2009-09-14 17:32:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills Inc., one of the world's leading food companies, has renewed its successful partnership with Univision Communications, the country's leading Spanish-language media company, and will continue to expand the reach of Que Rica Vida, its Hispanic marketing platform, through on-air vignettes, online and mobile elements and special cooking presentations. Que Rica Vida (What A Good Life) is General Mills' popular Spanish-language lifestyle...

2009-04-29 06:00:00

Latin Music's Hottest Night to Air Live on the Univision Network from the Mandalay Bay Events Center MIAMI, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Latin Recording Academy(R), Univision Network, Mandalay Bay, and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority today announced that the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY(R) Awards will take center stage at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009. This marks the second time Las Vegas will host the international showcase of Latin music. The Latin...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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