Ion Television has acquired the exclusive broadcast syndication rights to "George Lopez", which will start airing on the network on September 29th.
Latin GRAMMY nominees were announced this morning with Calle 13 leading the pack with 10 nominations. Ricky Martin, Los Tigres del Norte, Shakira, Joan Sebastian, Jarabedepalo, La Vida Boheme and No Te Va Gustar were among the nominees as well.
Fox has given a script commitment to Jennifer Lopez and Silvio Horta for a new dramedy project centering on the lives of a group of Latina sisters with interconnected love lives.
The 2011 NCLR ALMA Awards took place in Los Angeles over the weekend featuring appearances by Jessica Alba, Antonio Banderas, Mario Lopez, Danny Trejo and Benjamin Bratt, among others, and will air on Friday on NBC.
HBO Documentary Films is set to debut "The Latino List" next week, a series of personal video portraits of Latinos from a variety of backgrounds including Sonia Sotomayor, Pitbull and Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo, among others.
Puerto Rican broadcaster WAPA-TV has launched WAPA America on DISH Network's DishLATINO Clasico Package.
Ozomatli's new single "Monster", featured on the "Download for Good: Music That Changes the World" compilation from the David Lynch Foundation, hit #10 on the Adult Contemporary Top 200 Chart this week.
Elias Axume was promoted from EVP to President of Maya International Distribution. Axume joined Maya in August 2010 and was previously EVP at Myriad Pictures.
Verizon subscribers can now watch Monday Night Football on NFL Mobile as well as audio broadcast of all games. All of the Mexican league soccer games will also be available on Verizon Video.
LR1 (Latinos Are One) debuted the single "Ma??a y Corazon" this week, a collaboration between producer Andres Levin with Debi Nova, Velcro and Jean Shepherd. Proceeds from the single sales will go towards the Ronald McDonald House charities.
According to new data from the Census Bureau's Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage report for 2010, Latino poverty reached 26.6% in 2010, up from 25.3% in 2009.
Isabella & Ferdinand Spanish Language Adventures will provide teachers of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages with free downloads of its "Ole & Play" Children's album starting September 20th.
Former baseball great, Manny Ramirez was arrested in Florida this week for allegedly slapping his wife during a domestic dispute.
Jorge Norguera, former chief of Colombia's Administrative Department of Security, was convicted of criminal conspiracy for his covert dealings with illegal far-right militias and was sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Spanish authorities have reopened a rape investigation against Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's richest people, in regards to allegations that he drugged and sexually assaulted a young model on a yacht off the coast of Ibiza back in 2008.
Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson announced that he will leave Cuba after failing to win the release of U.S. government subcontractor Alan Gross, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for crimes against the state.
A train crashed into a bus in Buenos Aires this week as the bus tried to beat it across the tracks during rush hour. At least nine people were killed and more than 212 were injured.
A Chilean military plane crashed off an island in the South Pacific last week killing all 21 passengers including TV anchor Felipe Camiroaga. The group was traveling with humanitarian aid to three volcanic islands believed to have inspired "Robinson Crusoe" that were devastated by the tsunami following the Chilean earthquake last year.
PepsiCo has moved its Hispanic beverage business after 15 years with Dieste to Miami-based Alma DDB and LatinWorks in Austin.
Jennifer Lopez has signed a multipronged partnership with Fiat. The partnership includes featuring the 2012 Fiat 500 Cabrio in the music video for her new video "Papi" as well as Lopez' appearance in a series of Fiat commercials later this year.
Tr3s: MTV, Musica y Mas has joined forces with designer Luis Pons to launch a unique jewelry piece "Tr3s Bling" with 100% of the net profits from its sale going to Ashoka's Youth Venture, a non-profit supporting young people to launch and lead their own social ventures. www.bling.tr3s.com
MetroPCS and Huawei announced their sponsorship of Enrique Iglesias Euphoria Tour, which also features Pitbull and Prince Royce and kicks off in Boston on September 22nd.