Category: TUDN

Zona Futbol is a dream come true for Champions League coverage

Out of all of the viewing options that soccer fans have to watch the UEFA Champions League, the best way to experience it is with TUDN’s new streaming-only show called Zona Futbol. Zona Futbol is TUDN’s soccer version of NFL RedZone, showing the goals as they happen in real-time as well as all of the key incidents. With twelve teams competing concurrently in the 3-5PM ET time slot of the Group Stage, Zona Futbol is a godsend whether you understand Spanish or not. For fans who want to make sure they don’t miss out on the action from the Champions ... Read more

Interview with TUDN President of Sports Juan Carlos Rodriguez about soccer coverage

The announcement of the recent strategic alliance between the sports departments at Univision Deportes Network and Televisa caught everyone by surprise, myself included. The two largest sports broadcasters in North America working together to create a monopoly of soccer coverage. As a result of the alliance between the Televisa and Univision sports departments, TUDN will be the first-ever soccer bi-national sports network. To better understand the vision of the partnership and to get an idea of what TUDN has in store for viewers in the United States, I recently interviewed TUDN President of Sports Juan Carlos Rodriguez. Here’s the transcript ... Read more

TUDN in discussions with Bundesliga to renew Spanish-language TV rights

With the US rights to the German Bundesliga scheduled to expire at the end of this current season, Spanish-language broadcaster TUDN has expressed an interest in renewing the deal to continue broadcasting the league to viewers across the United States. Currently, the English-language rights are with FOX Sports while TUDN and FOX Deportes share the Spanish-language rights to the German top flight league. However, it has been reported that ESPN+ is in the process of acquiring the English-language rights to the games for the 2020/21 season onwards. What hasn’t been mentioned is the status of the Spanish-language rights deal. Until ... Read more

TUDN still interested in Chivas TV rights for home games on US TV

With Liga MX TV rights bought and sold on a club-by-club basis, the propensity for change is quite common. And during the last 12 months, we’ve seen plenty of developments. First, FOX Sports acquired the rights to the home games of Monterrey, Santos Laguna and Club Tijuana matches. Some of those games are shown in English-language on FS1, FS2 and FOX Sports regional channels. And second, despite being historically one of the most popular Liga MX teams, Chivas has been unable to find a home on television for their home matches. In 2018, World Soccer Talk reported that Univision was ... Read more

Univision Deportes to rebrand as TUDN in strategic alliance with Televisa

Univision Deportes Network will be renamed TUDN as a result of a strategic alliance between the sports divisions of Univision and Grupo Televisa, two of the biggest Spanish-language sports broadcasters in the world. Derived from the combination of the “T” in Televisa, the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world, and the “UDN” in the acronym for Univision Deportes Network, TUDN (pronounced tu-de-ene) represents a massive rebranding of the sports departments at these massive media houses. Univision Deportes President Juan Carlos Rodriguez made the surprise announcement as part of a number of changes from the network that boasts more than ... Read more