Read Conmigo Declares First Annual Bilingual Literacy Month In May

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With research1 showing that minority children who are not reading proficiently by third grade are more than twice as likely not to graduate from high school, the award-winning bilingual children's literacy campaign, Read Conmigo, kicked off festivities for the first Bilingual Literacy Month in the U.S. with a literary event in the heart of East Los Angeles. As the first celebration of its kind, the campaign launched at Ford Blvd. Elementary School today, aims to raise awareness about the direct correlation between
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Univision & T-Mobile Launch “Univision Mobile”

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Univision Communications Inc. and T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) are joining forces to launch Univision Mobile, a pioneering wireless service created specifically for Hispanic Americans. The new service combines the insights and programming content of Univision, the leading media company serving Hispanic America, with T-Mobile's wicked-fast network and Un-carrier™ wireless innovation and know-how. The new service will be available nationwide beginning May19th. Univision Mobile, with service provided by T-Mobile,
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Discovery U.S. Hispanic Networks Announce 2014-2015 Upfront Slate

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Discovery U.S. Hispanic unveiled its networks' 2014-2015 Upfront slate.  Based on results from its audience research study, Discovery en Espanol is enhancing its key thematic programming nights, including automotive and human adventure, focusing on ordinary people living extraordinary lives. The network is also introducing magic as part of its Enigma lineup and highlighting its recently developed docureality Texas trocas to showcase content that inspires Hispanics to realize their own potential. Discovery Familia will
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Luca Bentivoglio at LATV upfront announced alliance with Entravision

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Luca Bentivoglio, COO of LATV Networks, with his sales team and the hosts of the syndicated show Latination, announced at the upfront in New York that the company had partnered with Entravision to enter radio, co-produce shows and get the audience analysis service Luminar. Entravision has TV and radio stations in the U.S. and is the main affiliate network for Univisión, UniMás and Telemundo. As a result of the partnership, LATV will now produce formats that apply to both radio and TV such as Súper 20, a countdown
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GETTY EMBARKS ON AMBITIOUS NEW PACIFIC STANDARD TIME COLLABORATION, EXPLORING LOS ANGELES’ VIBRANT ARTISTIC CONNECTION TO LATIN AMERICA

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Arts organizations across Southern California are getting set for another ground-breaking Pacific Standard Time initiative. The Getty Foundation announced $5 million in grants, given to arts institutions across Southern California for research and planning of an ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art called Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.  Scheduled to open in September 2017, the new collaboration will present 46 exhibitions and events from San Diego to Santa Barbara, with additional exhibitions and
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Vme Kids Celebrates Cinco de Mayo Family Style

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Vme Kids, America's 24-hour, Spanish-language network broadcasting educational preschool programming, is teaming up with XFINITY Latino to bring community grassroots events and family fun to the Central California Valley during Fresno's annual Festival de Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4, 2014, and to Visalia's Cinco de Mayo Parade and Festival on May 3, 2014. Festival de Cinco de Mayo – Fresno Families visiting Fresno's Fulton Mall from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. can come by and make memories with
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NUVOtv ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE U.S. BROADCAST OF ORIGINAL INTERNATIONAL SOCCER SERIES

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NUVOtv, the  English-language destination for Latino entertainment, announced  the co-production of Kia’s Road to Rio, an action-packed travel series showcasing the beautiful sights of South America. Comedians Mark Watson and Henning Wehn will take viewers on a hilarious adventure to Rio for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, as they traverse the continent in various Kia Motors vehicles including the 2014 Kia Soul, Sorento CUV and Sportage Compact CUV. NUVOtv has exclusive rights for US distribution.  The show will
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Only on Netflix: A New Spanish Language Original Comedy Series Set in the World of Futbol

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Netflix, an Internet television network, announced  its first Spanish-language original series, a comedy from director Gaz Alazraki that reunites the team that made Nosotros los Nobles, one of the most successful Mexican box office hits of all time. The 13-episode series from Alazraki Entertainment is set to premiere in 2015 and centers on a family feud among heirs of a soccer club after the owner's death. Shooting entirely in Mexico and featuring a cast from all over Latin America, including Nobles star Luis
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Siempre Mujer Magazine Kicks Off First-Ever Cover Contest

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Siempre Mujer magazine announced that the first-ever Siempre Mujer Cover Contest is open for entries through June 30.. Presented by The Lincoln Motor Company, the contest will give the magazine's readers an opportunity to shine, while highlighting the talent, passion and beauty of Latinas around the country. Siempre Mujer invites readers to share their stories for an opportunity to appear on the cover of Siempre Mujer's October/November 2014 issue plus prizes valued at $10,000, including a trip to New York City for
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MundoFox Premieres Original Series ‘Dos Lunas’ On Saturday, May 3rd

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MundoFox announced the premiere of 'Dos Lunas' ('Two Moons'), the new original drama about a woman, played by Barbara Mori, trying to cope with her split personality disorder sparked by a tormented past. With its debut on May 3rd, the series will air exclusively on MundoFox on Saturdays at 10PM/9c. 'Dos Lunas' marks the return of beloved actress and producer, Barbara Mori, to Spanish-language television after nearly ten years. Mori portrays the lead character, Soledad, who, by day, is a brilliant psychologist
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Celebrity Makeup Artist Jackie Gomez and Lifestyle Expert Carmen Ordoñez Team Up with ZYRTEC at Hispanicize 2014

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The makers of ZYRTEC® debuted a new partnership with celebrity makeup artist Jackie Gomez at Hispanicize 2014. During a private Tutorial Glamour 360, Gomez revealed six specially curated “looks” to help Latinas face their allergies and disguise ALLERGY FACE™ beauty challenges like a red nose, puffy eyes and watery eyes. Gomez joined lifestyle and beauty expert Carmen Ordoñez who addressed allergy lifestyle challenges that can cause sufferers to miss out on important moments. Throughout the week, event
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Vme TV Celebrates the Life of Cesar Chavez

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  Vme TV, the Spanish-language public television network in the United States, will broadcast an original, 60-minute production, "Vme Especiales: César Chávez," focused on the upcoming film, "Cesar Chavez" and Chavez' contributions to the advancement of Latino civil rights.  The program presents previews of the film and Vme TV host Jackeline Cacho engages Los Angeles students on their perspectives on the impact that Cesar Chavez has had on their lives. The program will air on March 28, 2014 at 9:00 p.m.
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