Only The Hispanic Graph Can Grow Your Business: TelevisaUnivision’s Donna Speciale

Fresh from merging with Grupo Televisa of Mexico, U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision is pitching during the 2022-23 TV upfronts ad sales season with a bullish message. Ahead of the deal, Univision had been building its streaming business by acquiring ad-supported platform ViX, planning to integrate it with its own PrendeTV. They relaunched as a combined […]

 
 

Data Diversity On Univision’s Beet Retreat Agenda

In early 2022, TV companies and advertisers are working hard to introduce new measurement currencies for the medium. But what if oversights meant that the new methods ended up being just as inaccurate as before? That is the fear for Donna Speciale, President, Sales & Marketing, Univision. Discussing data In this video interview with Beet.TV, Speciale, […]

 
 

How Data Is Redefining TV Ads: TransUnion, Univision, TVSquared Execs Discuss

Once upon a time, it was the dumb box in the corner of the room. Now, thanks to digitization and internet connection, the humble TV is collecting vast quantities of audience data, usable for ad targeting. In this panel discussion, three executives at the coalface of the quest for TV ad data tell Beet.TV editorial […]

 
 

Univision’s Lin Can Tie TV Ad Outcomes To Search Behavior

Brian Lin can see the future – but the broadcast executive is helping advertisers act on it today. The SVP of product management and advanced advertising at Hispanic broadcaster Univision just unveiled a new way for advertisers to understand the likely success of particular inventory moments, before they buy the ads. In this video interview […]

 
 

How CTV Optimizes Media: Views From Zenith, Tubi, Mars, JPMorgan Chase, Wavemaker, Univision & A+E Execs

In a challenging business environment and with traditional TV viewing waning, a growing number of brands and their ad agencies are leaning into connected TV. There, they can employ data-driven buying, targeting and measurement. But what’s the right balance of digital and linear, and how can buyers wring the best effect from the new channel? […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Tentpole Events Drive Live Viewership of Hispanic Audiences: Univision’s Dan Riess

Spanish-language television giant Univision is undergoing a significant transformation amid a merger with Mexico’s Televisa and plans for a global expansion into streaming video. During today’s UpFront sales presentation, Univision is showcasing its live viewership and upcoming tentpole events. “We’re talking primarily about growth, and the concept of growing with Univision. It’s a unique promise […]

 
 

Fox, Univision Execs Explore Cross-Screen Complexity At Cannes Panel

CANNES—Not all programmers face the same issues when it comes to simplifying cross-screen, advanced advertising. This was readily apparent in a panel discussion with executives from Fox and Univision at the recent Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. What also came to the fore in this segment recorded at the Beet.TV advanced TV summit and […]

 
 

Data Fuels Live TV 2.0: Univision’s Mandala

CANNES — You don’t have to be operating digital media to benefit from digital advertising optimization. US Spanish-language broadcaster Univision is finding that there is still plenty more value to be mined from live linear TV, after refocusing on the medium following an earlier expansion in to digital and English-language content. “What’s unique about our […]

 
 

At 50% Of Domestic TV Impressions, OpenAP Expecting More Members: Viacom’s Halley

Representing 50% of the domestic television impression supply, the OpenAP audience-targeting consortium has reached critical mass and created a uniform currency around advanced advertising, says Viacom’s John Halley. Phase Two will see more publishers joining OpenAP as it works on ease-of-use and other improvements for media buyers. In this interview with Beet.TV at the recent […]

 
 

With FCC Approval, ATSC 3.0 Is ‘Whole New World’ For Broadcasters, Pearl TV’s Schelle

SAN FRANCISCO – Lighthouses will soon be popping up all over the United States, but they won’t have anything to do with nautical navigation. The new facilities will bring to life ATSC 3.0, the Internet-protocol, over-the-air television transmission standard that will give broadcasters new ways of delivering and monetizing content. “Think of this new platform […]

 
 

Matt Prohaska Tracks OpenAP Uptake, Impact Of GDPR In EU

CANNES – With a background in sales at Turner and having participated in Upfront negotiations before the advent of digital media, Matt Prohaska has a unique perspective on OpenAP. Despite “a lot of energy and excitement” about the audience targeting consortium, he thinks it’s still ramping up during this year’s Upfront. “What we’re hearing from […]