Category: Telemundo

Telemundo announces first-ever woman for men’s World Cup coverage in US

Telemundo Deportes today revealed that Viviana Vila will join its coverage this summer as the first-ever female analyst to call the FIFA men’s World Cup for US television. Vila, who’s from Argentina, will serve as an analyst for select matches during the tournament, joining Telemundo Deportes’ team of play-by-play commentators and analysts. The Argentine sports journalist has been covering soccer for radio and television in her native country since 1999. For the last 17 years, she has been working for Radio Continental in Buenos Aires, contributing to the coverage of local and international soccer. She debuted as a soccer analyst ... Read more ready for World Cup with 100 days to go until tournament

With 100 days to go until the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia, is ready for the biggest soccer event on the planet. Telemundo Deportes, which will be the Spanish-language home of the FIFA World Cup in the United States this summer, will be your destination for exclusive Spanish-language content starting today including news, videos and more. Plus, has launched a ‘Find Your Local Telemundo Channel’ widget so you can make sure you don’t miss out on any of the World Cup action this summer live on television from June 14 to July 15. In addition ... Read more

Telemundo leverages Super Bowl to promote its World Cup TV coverage

Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo Deportes will leverage the Super Bowl on Sunday to promote its coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will be shown live and exclusively via Telemundo Deportes and Universo in the United States in Spanish. A 30-second version of the commercial is slated to run during NBC’s Super Bowl LII Pre-Game Show and Universo’s Spanish-language telecast of the Game. In addition, Cantor will join NBC’s Super Bowl LII Pre-Game Show as a special guest on Sunday, Feb. 4, starting at noon ET on NBC live from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. He will lend his ... Read more

World Cup TV coverage FAQ: Answering questions about Russia 2018 TV schedule

For soccer fans in the United States, we’ve compiled all of the details about the World Cup TV schedule and World Cup TV coverage in one place. Plus we’ve answered several questions from you, the readers, so you have all of the information you need at your fingertips. World Cup TV coverage FAQ:   Q: Who will be showing World Cup 2018 for viewers in the United States? A: FOX Sports has the exclusive English-language rights to World Cup 2018, while Telemundo has the exclusive Spanish-language rights to World Cup 2018.   Q: How many games will be televised live ... Read more

Telemundo Deportes reveals more World Cup TV coverage details

Ahead of Friday’s FIFA World Cup Draw that will be televised live on Telemundo and Universo beginning at 9:30am ET, Telemundo Deportes has announced more details regarding its coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. With the network having the exclusive Spanish-language TV rights in the United States, Telemundo Deportes will televise 56 of the 64 World Cup games on Telemundo, which is available as an over-the-air channel as well as on many cable and satellite providers. Of the eight matches that Telemundo Deportes will not be showing on the Telemundo channel, those games will be shown live on Universo ... Read more

FIFA World Cup Draw to air live on Telemundo Deportes and Universo on December 1

The official draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be televised live in the United States on Telemundo Deportes and Universo on Friday, December 1. With the coverage beginning at 9:30am ET, soccer fans in the United States will finally learn which nations will be matched with other countries and what the schedule will look like for the first two weeks of the competition. The level of anticipation for the FIFA World Cup Draw is always intense. And Telemundo Deportes will have their talent and camera crews in Russia at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow to bring the ... Read more

Telemundo Deportes has final day of CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers covered

On the final day of World Cup qualifiers in the CONCACAF region, Telemundo Deportes has you covered with broadcasts of the three final matches between Trinidad and Tobago-United States, Honduras-Mexico and Panama-Costa Rica. All three games will be streamed live. Trinidad and Tobago vs. United States: Streaming live on (direct link) as well as televised live on Universo. 8pm ET kickoff. Honduras vs. Mexico: Streaming live on (direct link) as well as televised live on Telemundo. 8pm ET kickoff. Panama vs. Costa Rica: Streaming live on (direct link). 8pm ET kickoff. All of the Telemundo Deportes apps ... Read more

NBC Universal and Telemundo submit joint bid for Mexico national team TV rights in US

NBCUniversal/Telemundo and América Móvil jointly submitted on Thursday to the Mexican Football Federation bids for the Mexico National Team media rights, one for the United States, and the other for the rest of the world, for two World Cup cycles. The bids include rights to all men’s and women’s Mexico National Team divisions. The two companies joined in a strategic and commercial alliance that allows them to present an offer that will provide substantial value to Mexican soccer. América Móvil is a Mexican telecommunications corporation headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico. It is the fourth largest mobile network operator in terms ... Read more