Angélica Vale and Raúl González, presenters of the new weekend prime time show La Sorpresa De Tu Vida

NBCUniversal Hispanic Group: Hispanic America is the new mainstream
12 de mayo de 2015

NBCUniversal Hispanic Group's annual Upfront presentation was held at New York’s Frederick P. Rose Hall and hosted by NBC’s Today news anchor Natalie Morales and Telemundo entertainment anchor and La Voz Kids host Jorge Bernal. EVP of Advertising Sales for NBCUniversal’s News and Hispanic Groups, Mike Rosen, unveiled the company's go-to-market strategy-- All Together. Latino.-- to connect with U.S. Hispanic audiences across all of NBCUniversal’s networks and platforms. Executives also introduced an impressive array of digital opportunities for advertising partners and unveiled the 2015-2016 programming line-ups for Telemundo and NBC Universo featuring more than 1,000 hours of original content. “Hispanic America is the new mainstream. As one of the most influential segments of our society, today 57 million Hispanics influence more than 300 million people. With the potential scale and reach of over 90% of the Hispanic audience, every month, regardless of language, NBCU offers our clients opportunities that no other media company can when marketing to this vibrant segment of the population,” said Joe Uva, Chairman, Hispanic Enterprises and Content, NBCUniversal. Rosen introduced CultureFirst, NBCU's latest innovative proprietary strategic approach to help inform advertisers' decisions when designing campaigns directed to the Hispanic segment. Uva and Mark Lazarus, Chairman, NBC Sports Group, announced the creation of NBC Deportes, a new, dedicated Hispanic sports production unit that will expand sports production capabilities and will align and leverage the expertise and resources of the NBC Sports Group. “The new strategy has brought consistency to Telemundo’s schedule and performance. We are entering the Upfront season with record volume and share, great momentum and a slew of new programming ideas. We are hyper-focused on creating content for Hispanics who live in the U.S. and audiences are responding,” said Luis Silberwasser, president, Telemundo. Among the new super series for Telemundo are La querida del Centauro, El Señor de los Cielos 4 and Señora Acero 2. In scripted drama Bajo El Mismo Cielo, Celia, La Indomable and Doña Bárbara. Among the mini-series are Hasta Que Te Conocí and, D.C: La Biblia Continúa. Among the specials were announced Latin American Music Awards, the first-ever Spanish-language music awards show modeled on the AMA's and The 2015 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina.