Univision To Launch 3 Cable Channels As Audience For Spanish Programming Grows

Univision will announce tomorrow that it plans to introduce three Spanish-language cable networks in 2012, adding to its collection of channels that already includes broadcasting’s Telefutura and cable’s Galavision. It will have a news channel Univision 24/7, sports service Univision Deportes, and a channel devoted to novelas called Univision TL Novelas. The company wouldn’t say whether any cable or satellite company has agreed to carry the new channels. Although the audience for Spanish-language programming is growing, Univision executives likely will have to endure some tough negotiations with pay TV carriers who don’t want to pay for additional services. We may learn more tomorrow, when Univision makes its upfront presentation to advertisers. Here’s the schedule the company will offer: (more…)

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