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NBCU’s Uva steps aside for Conde

NBCUniversal has promoted Cesar Conde to the new role overseeing the company’s Spanish-language business, with former incumbent Joe Uva stepping aside. Conde (left) has been named chairman of NBCU International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, having been executive VP of NBCU’s domestic US operations since October 2013. He will now oversee channels such as Telemundo, […]

NBCU’s Hispanic net mun2 renamed

NBCUniversal has renamed its US Hispanic entertainment channel mun2 as NBC Universo. The Latino-targeted will rebrand on February 1, 2015, during an exclusive Spanish-language telecast of Super Bowl XLIX. Following the change, NBC Universo will broadcast global sports, entertainment shows, music programming and series that are “emotional and edgy” to draw in Hispanic viewers. “mun2’s […]

Silberwasser named Telemundo president

Former Discovery Network International content boss Luis Silberwasser has re-emerged as the new president of Spanish-language programming giant Telemundo. Silberwasser left his role as executive VP and chief content officer at Discovery Communications’ global programming arm last month, along with Julian Bellamy, who soon re-emerged as head of ITV Studios in the UK. Silberwasser will […]

NBCU hands ex-Dish exec mun2 job

NBCUniversal’s Hispanic programming business has found a new president for its Spanish-language cable mun2 in the shape of a former Dish Network executive. Ruben Mendiola will lead the channel, which is part of the NBCU Hispanic Enterprises and Content, with a remit to lead overall programming strategy and identify new distribution opportunities among other tasks. […]

Universal adapting Telemundo telenovelas for US nets

Universal Television and Universal Cable Productions have taken exclusive options on two drama series from US Hispanic broadcaster and NBCUniversal stablemate Telemundo. NBCUniversal production unit Universal Television will adapt El Señor de los Cielos (The Lord of the Skies) for US audiences. The show has been a hit for Telemundo, becoming its highest rated telenovela […]

Conde leaves Univision for NBCU

Cesar Conde has resigned as president of the Networks division of US Hispanic broadcaster Univision and taken a role at NBCUniversal, which owns rival Telemundo. Conde has been instrumental in launching English-language services at Univision, which is predominantly a Spanish-language service. There is now an English-language news service run in conjunction with ABC, Fusion, and […]