NBC Universo

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, […]

NBC Universo calls for Law & Order

Cable channel NBC Universo will debut American procedural Law & Order for Spanish-speaking US audiences for the first time. Law & Order and sister series Law & Order: Los Angeles after a deal with the domestic distribution arm of parent NBCUniversal. Dick Wolf-created Law & Order, which ran for 20 season between 1990 and 2010, […]

NBC Universo poaches Discovery exec

Latin-flavoured US cable channel NBC Universo has poached a Discovery Communications exec to become its senior VP, programming and production. Bilai Joa Silar will begin at the NBCUniversal-owned network on April 27, reporting to NBC Universo president Rubén Mendiola. The news comes two months after NBCU rebranded mun2 as NBC Universo to coincide with the […]

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 […]