English-language television executives and advertisers desperately want to appeal to the more than 50 million Latinos in the United States, especially those who are young, bilingual and bicultural.
Last week's television upfronts in New York featured a distinct Latin flavor for the first time -- and marked a coming-out party of sorts for a new player in the Latino TV marketplace, MundoFox.
Adults may think they’ve mastered the art of tuning out the television set during dinner or while doing the dishes, but new research shows that children are exposed to more background television than ever before.
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers this week will address how the Latinos watch more television, consume more media than any other ethnicity, and yet comprises less than 1% of executives in Hollywood.
As part of its deal to acquire NBCUniversal, Comcast agreed to launch more minority-owned networks by 2014 — and it's doing just that.
News Corp. is teaming up with a Colombian television broadcaster to create a Spanish-language broadcast network for the U.S. aimed at American Latinos.
Latino entertainers are flexing their muscle in new roles on American television as well as the tech market.
The ABC sitcom "Work It" is coming under fire after a character played by the Puerto Rican actor Amaury Nolasco matter-of-factly uttered a cringe-worthy line, "I'm Puerto Rican... I'd be great at selling drugs."
Sábado Gigante, the longest running TV variety show ever, is celebrating 50 years of bringing entertainment to countless people with its ever present host Don Francisco.
The new mid-season sitcom starring Rob Schneider, which is to air on CBS January 12, is already attracting attention - and not all of it is good.
With Eva Longoria’s stint as Gabrielle Solis on ABC’s “Desperate Housewives” in its final season, it may seem like there will soon be a gaping hole for Latina representation on primetime TV. Not to worry a new show called “Devious Maids," the story of four Latina housekeepers in Beverly Hills is being produced, It makes me feel like we’re moving backward.
Ratings mean ad dollars and this year, telenovelas’ stellar performance helped Univision and Telemundo pull in a record $2.15 billion in early advertising commitments. Marketers spent $4.83 billion on Spanish-language television last year, according to Kantar Media.
In an effort to better reach the growing Latino population, Yahoo and the Ram Truck brand have teamed up to launch "La Banda Ram," a dedicated Mexican regional music channel.
Erika Cavazos just won nuvoTV’s popular reality competition Model Latina, but she almost didn’t make it on the show at all. She breezed through the photo shoots and won the $20,000 grand prize and a one-year contract with Q Management