Multigenerational Homes Surge in U.S.

When advertising executive John Gallegos wanted to promote a new package of Spanish-language channels for client Comcast Corp. (CMCSA), he put together a spot featuring the fictional Gutierrez clan gathered around television sets in their home.

A smiling grandfather hands out popcorn in the ad. Gutierrez women weep along with a soap opera. A younger family member looks up words in a Spanish-English dictionary. And everyone shouts when a little girl tries to change the channel during a soccer match.

“It’s a snapshot of all the different extensions of what a Hispanic family could be,” Gallegos, chief executive of Grupo Gallegos in Huntington Beach, California, said in an interview.

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