Category: Telemundo

Why I’m watching the World Cup on Telemundo and loving every minute of it

After watching FOX Sports’ coverage of the 2018 World Cup for the first three days of the tournament, I’ve given up on their poor, dumbed-down coverage. Instead, I’ve switched to watching the World Cup games on Telemundo, and I’m loving every minute of it. Even though I don’t speak Spanish, the differences in watching World Cup games on Telemundo are dramatic. First, the commentators have a lot more energy and passion in the way they’re calling games. If you listen to the English-speaking commentators on FOX Sports, you’ll notice how monotone and lifeless the announcers are. They suck the excitement ... Read more

Telemundo’s World Cup commentators schedule for group stage of Russia 2018

Telemundo has announced the assignment of commentators to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Featuring a world-class team of announcers who will be based in Russia calling the games from the host country, the commentators include Andres Cantor, Sammy Sadovnik, Miguel Gurwitz and others. They’ll be flanked by an equally talented lineup of co-commentators. Read the list (and bios) of all of the Telemundo commentators. SEE MORE: Telemundo World Cup TV coverage: Everything you need to know   Here’s the schedule of Telemundo World Cup commentators (all kickoff times listed are in the Eastern United States timezone):   Thursday, June 14 ... Read more

Guide to Telemundo’s World Cup commentators and talent

We’ve compiled a guide to Telemundo’s World Cup commentators, which also includes the studio analysts and presenters. With Telemundo Deportes owning the exclusive Spanish-language rights to the 2018 FIFA World Cup on US television, the broadcaster aims to make this the most authentic World Cup experience ever — with all of their commentators based in Russia (and many of them at the stadiums). Also don’t miss our guide entitled Everything you need to know about Telemundo’s World Cup coverage. SEE MORE: Schedule of Telemundo commentators for World Cup games during Group Stage   Here’s our guide to Telemundo’s World Cup commentators: ... Read more

Telemundo World Cup TV coverage: Everything you need to know

Soccer fans in the United States will be able to enjoy the Telemundo World Cup TV coverage this summer with commentators based in Russia. Plus they’re planning more than 500 hours of coverage planned across Telemundo and Universo, and more than 1,000 hours of original content across Telemundo Deportes’ digital platforms.   World Cup Coverage FAQs: FOX | Univision | BBC | ESPN | beIN   Q: Who will be showing World Cup 2018 for viewers in the United States? A: Telemundo has the exclusive Spanish-language rights to World Cup 2018. FOX Sports has the exclusive English-language rights. Q: What ... Read more

Telemundo launches World Cup ad targeting English-language viewers

Telemundo Deportes has launched a new advertising campaign that targets English-language viewers who want to watch the World Cup on US television this summer. As the exclusive rights-holder to the Spanish-language broadcasts of the World Cup this summer, Telemundo has already premiered several different advertising campaigns this year including one featuring Andres Cantor during the Super Bowl. But Telemundo’s new campaign this week is more direct in trying to win over bilinguals and English-language sports fans who haven’t made a decision yet whether they’ll be watching FOX Sports or Telemundo for all 64 games of the World Cup. The new ... Read more

Telemundo unveils theme music for World Cup TV coverage [VIDEO]

Telemundo has unveiled its theme music for the coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is composed and produced by the award-winning Yoav Goren. The theme song, “Sueño de Campeones” (see video below), was recorded from the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London. Meaning “Champions Dream” in English, the song is part of an extensive music package by the composer. It’ll be part of Telemundo’s coverage of the World Cup featuring 32 teams and a total of 64 matches, played across 12 venues in Russia. The music package was inspired by the passion and beauty of the game while ... Read more

Telemundo sending reporters from across U.S. to World Cup in Russia

Telemundo Station Group today announced it’s dispatching a team of local station journalists from stations in Los Angeles, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, McAllen and its news bureaus in Washington, D.C. and Miami to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. The station group’s team consists of 12 sports and news anchors, photographers and producers. This is the largest group of Telemundo station journalists to ever report from an international, live sporting event. Telemundo’s local journalists will round out Telemundo Deportes’ coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup by delivering local audiences the most relevant and compelling coverage about all 32 ... Read more

Telemundo World Cup schedule

We’ve compiled the Telemundo World Cup schedule for the 2018 tournament so you have all of the kickoff times and TV details in one place. After beating Univision to win the rights, Telemundo will have the rights to this summer’s World Cup tournament for the first time ever. They also have the US Spanish-language TV rights to the World Cup tournaments in 2022 and 2026. The advantage of having the World Cup games in Spanish on Telemundo is that Telemundo Deportes is a free-to-air channel. Approximately eight games will be shown on Telemundo’s sister station Universo (formerly known as NBC ... Read more