Category: Universo

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 plans comprehensive Confederations Cup coverage unlike FOX Sports

Featuring proud soccer nations such as Mexico, Chile, Germany, Portugal and others, the 2017 edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup will be televised in the United States by both FOX Sports (English language) and Telemundo and Universo (Spanish language). But it’s the Spanish-language counterparts that are planning wall-to-wall coverage of this tournament, with plans to far exceed what their rival FOX Sports is planning. In 2011, Telemundo secured Spanish-language FIFA World Cup rights for the 2018 and 2022 cycles beating incumbent Univision. It was a breakthrough for NBCUniversal, Telemundo’s parent company, whose previous effort to secure World Cup rights on ... Read more

Telemundo to air 200+ hours of programming for Confederations Cup

Telemundo will air over 200 hours of programming of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup this June, including live broadcasts and streams of all the games. Plus Telemundo and Universo will broadcast news and entertainment programs from Russia throughout the tournament, including “Un Nuevo Día,” “Al Rojo Vivo” and “Noticias Telemundo.” In all, Telemundo will present the most extensive, Spanish-language coverage ever of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 taking place June 17 to July 2. The production team will be based in Russia marking the first time ever that coverage of all FIFA Confederations Cup matches will be produced live ... Read more

Telemundo announces Confederations Cup commentators, analysts and presenters

Telemundo has announced their all-star lineup of commentators, analysts and presenters for this June’s coverage of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The tournament, which will include Chile, Germany, Mexico, Portugal and other nations, will be shown live in Spanish-language across Telemundo, Universo and streaming platforms. The on-air team will include Telemundo’s most distinguished television presenters, former star players and Telemundo Deportes’ team of soccer experts, as well as a production staff of more than 150 people. The entire team will be based in Russia throughout the duration of the tournament, marking the first time ever that coverage of all Confederations ... Read more

Telemundo and Universo net 1.41 million viewers for Panama-USA World Cup qualifier

Tuesday’s broadcast of the Panama-USA game netted 1.41 million viewers across Telemundo and Universo combined, which ranked as the most watched show in Spanish-language television in its time period among Adults 18-49 in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Denver and Boston. The game averaged 257,000 on Universo (formerly known as NBC Universo) as well as 1,153,000 on Telemundo for the combined 1.41 million figure. The 1-1 draw also generated over 14,500 livestreams on the TelemundoDeportes.com website becoming the most livestreamed non-Mexico Qualifier for the World Cup, surpassing Trinidad y Tobago vs. USA match from November 17, 2015 (13,500 livestreams). While Telemundo and ... Read more