Streaming’s Spanish Evolution: A Deep Dive into ViX and the Hispanic Audience

MIAMI — TelevisaUnivision’s streaming platform, ViX, has grown fast in the last couple of years since it’s launch – but Dan Riess is still trying to help advertisers tap into the opportunity. “We’re really happy with it,” says Riess, EVP, Chief Growth Officer, TelevisaUnivision, highlighting the platform’s significant strides in audience engagement, distribution, and content […]


TelevisaUnivision’s Riess Sees Streaming Starting With Social

MIAMI — They may have traditionally been considered different channels – but Dan Riess thinks social and streaming are colliding. In this video interview with Beet.TV, Riess, EVP, Chief Growth Officer, TelevisaUnivision, says his company, the Hispanic broadcaster, is seeking audiences with a “social-first” approach. He was speaking with Beet.TV at POSSIBLE 2024. Social-First Approach […]


Technology Is Transforming Media Sales: Execs from Matrix Solutions, Hearst, Weather Group, Univision, Xumo, FreeWheel, Fox, Comcast

Television advertising sales are becoming increasingly automated as digital technologies transform the way marketers and media agencies run campaigns. Computerized auctions of video ad inventory have established a foothold in connected TV (CTV), and are expected to transform the broader television marketplace amid its technological evolution. Managing Sales Amid Complexity Mark Gorman, chief executive of […]


Univision’s Riess Urges All Brands to Invest in Spanish Language Media

U.S. Hispanics now comprise some 20 percent of the U.S. population, and it is the fastest growing consumer demographic sector. Advertisers who don’t participate in the Spanish-language media are missing an essential opportunity and losing return on their market spend, says Dan Riess, EVP and Chief Growth Officer of Univision in this interview with Beet.TV […]


Turner ‘Ignite’ Slims Down And Powers Up The Ad Experience In ‘Test And Learn’ Year

Heading into CES 2016 in Las Vegas, Turner was just rolling out its Ignite insights-powered unit, designed to enhance the television advertising viewing experience. Turner Ignite returns to CES 2017 armed with case studies showing how branded content and standard ads paired in pods lifts campaign engagement. Ignite evolved from the realization that the TV […]