Topic: Spanish-language programming
Vidgo CEO Shane Cannon is shepherding his company’s virtual MVPD into a crowded market, but he seems confident his service can run with the big dogs.
Vidgo has been in the works for years, but it appears that the streaming TV service is finally jumping into the mix to take on virtual MVPDs.
Turner’s SVOD Boomerang—a streaming iteration of its cartoon-centric cable network—will add Android TV support and a full Spanish-language experience.
For a collector of sports rights, ESPN has rarely been able to snag the big game. But next year, ESPN Deportes will have Super Bowl broadcast rights.
Univision has accused Verizon of yanking its Spanish-language channels off Fios TV, with the companies unable to agree on a new retransmission deal.
NBCUniversal’s Telemundo says that it’s wrapping up a record summer on pace to be the number one Spanish-language television network, putting it out ahead of Univision and Unimas for the first time.
Charter and Univision have entered into mediation, an individual close to the negotiations told FierceCable.
The delay last week of a hearing in Univision’s breach-of-contract suit against Charter Communications prevented the broadcaster from pulling its channels off the MSO’s program guide.
A ruling by a Manhattan judge for Univision to restore its channels on Charter Communications is only temporary, the Spanish-language programmer said.
Comcast announced it will carry two new Hispanic American-owned independent networks, Primo TV and Kids Central, on its cable systems starting in January 2017.