Telefutura

TeleFutura
TypeBroadcast
television network
Country United States
Availability   National; also available in  Mexico
OwnerUnivision Communications, Inc.
Launch dateJanuary 14, 2002
Past namesNone
Websitewww.telefutura.com
TeleFutura is a U.S. Spanish-language broadcast television network owned by Univision with headquarters in Miami, Florida.

Overview

The network started on January 14, 2002, a month behind Telemundo's launch of its cable TV network, the bilingual mun2, with programs such as the 3 hour gossip/Entertainment show Escándalo TV (formerly "Esándalo en el Media Dia", but later changed due to a similaly named program airing in Mexico by Televisa S.A.) which was designed to compete with similar offerings like Cotorreando from NBC Universal's Telemundo. Commercials for Telefutura often air on the Univision network. Most of the stations that carry TeleFutura once aired the Home Shopping Network. Univision bought the stations from Barry Diller's USA Broadcasting late in 2001.

TeleFutura's programming consists of Venezuelan telenovelas from Coral Productions, RCTV, and game shows from Televisa and Venevision. The network also airs movies (mainly recent American releases dubbed into Spanish), boxing, Futbol Liga Mexicana broadcasts, news (including Contacto deportivo) and game shows, including their first game show Que Dice la Gente (formerly the Televisa program 100 Mexicanos Dijeron), based on the popular Family Feud.

In late 2005, TeleFutura started airing En Vivo y Directo, a 7pm newscast, opposite the taped 4pm news on Galavisión). But the network eventually cancelled "En Vivo y Directo" due to low ratings after only a few weeks and have replaced the newscast with movies.

TeleFutura is also a part of the Spanish-language coverage of the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament, as Univision owns exclusive US Spanish-language rights. For 2006 it carried eight live games, all in the last days of group play when games are played simultaneously, like ESPN2 did with ESPN for English-language coverage. It also had game replays and recap shows. In addition, and in conjunction, Telefutura also airs an exclusive Major League Soccer game of the week on Sunday afternoon/evening.

In late June 2006, Univision was sold to an investment group including entertainment industry veteran Haim Saban for $13 billion, there are reports on media message boards that Telefutura is being phased out and several key on air talents are being shifted to Univision and Galavision channels. However these rumors have not been verified, nor will the shutdown of TeleFutura happen anytime soon: According to Nielsen Media Research, in February 2007 TeleFutura made significant gains in viewership at the expense of Telemundo, actually taking over second place among Spanish-language networks in the Adults 18-34, Men 18-34 and Men 18-49 demos. [1]

Primetime Schedule

Movies/Movies shows are in red; Reality/Game Shows are in green; Primetime Series are in blue; News are in purple.
7:00 PM 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
Sunday MovieMovie
Monday ¿Qué Dice La Gente?MovieAsí es la Vida
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday MovieMovie

Morning Telenovelas

Eastern /
Pacific
Central /
Mountain
Title
(English Translation)
Distributor(s)
(Country, Year)
CastFirst PremieredProjected /
Scheduled Finale
7:00 AM6:00 AMAmigas Y Rivales
(Friends And Rivals)
Televisa
(Mexico, 2001)
Michelle Vieth
Angélica Vale
Adamari López
Ludwika Paleta
August 2007June 2008
8:00 AM7:00 AMPeregrina
(Peregrina)
Televisa
(Mexico, 2005)
Africa Zavala
Eduardo Capetillo
Cynthia Klithbo
Abraham Ramos
October 2007March 2008
10:00 AM9:00 AMAmar Otra Vez
(Loving Again)
Televisa
(Mexico, 2003)
Iran Castillo
Valentino Lanus
Vanessa Guzman
Rafael Amaya
May 2007December 2007

Primetime Telenovela

Eastern /
Pacific
Central /
Mountain
Title
(English Translation)
Distributor(s)
(Country, Year)
CastFirst PremieredProjected /
Scheduled Finale
4:00 PM3:00 PMEl Manantial
(The Spring)
Televisa
(Mexico, 2001)
Adela Noriega
Mauricio Islas
Karyme Lozano
Daniela Romo
August 2007December 2007

Morning Weekends Telenovelas

Eastern /
Pacific
Central /
Mountain
Title
(English Translation)
Distributor(s)
(Country, Year)
CastFirst PremieredProjected /
Scheduled Finale
6:00 AM5:00 AMCarita De Angel
(Little Face Of Angel)
Televisa
(Mexico, 2000)
Daniela Aedo
Lisette Morelos
Miguel De Leon
Ana Patricia Rojo
March 20062008
7:00 AM6:00 AMAzul
(Blue)
Televisa
(Mexico, 1996)
Kate Del Castillo
Armando Araiza
Alma Muriel
Patricia Reyes Spindola
January 20072007


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Motto
"In God We Trust"   (since 1956)
"E Pluribus Unum"   ("From Many, One"; Latin, traditional)
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Anthem
Himno Nacional Mexicano


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(and largest city) Mexico City

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Univision Communications, Inc.

Private
Founded Los Angeles, California, USA (1992)
Founder A. Jerrold Perenchio Venevision and Televisa
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, USA

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Telemundo

Type Spanish Broadcast Television Network
Country  United States
Availability    National
Founded 1954
Founder Angel Ramos
Owner NBC Universal
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Satellite
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Cotorreando was a daily Spanish language gossip television show that ran by the U.S. Spanish network, Telemundo from 2000 to 2007 .

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Terrestrial
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DirecTV Channel 240
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Radio Caracas Televisión Internacional

Type Cable television network
Defunct broadcast television network
Branding RCTV Internacional
First air date November 15, 1953 (as an over-the-air network)
July 16, 2007 (as a cable-only network)
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Televisa

Type Broadcast television network
Country  Mexico
Availability    Distributed in Asia, North America, South America, Europe, and some parts of Africa
Owner Televisa S.A. de C.V.
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Venevisión

Type Broadcast television station
Country  Venezuela
Availability    National
Founder Diego Cisneros
Slogan "Somos Venevisión" (We are Venevisión)
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Contacto Deportivo is the only nightly Spanish language sports highlights and recap program broadcast on the TeleFutura network (part of Univision) aimed at the Mexican and Hispanic market in the United States.
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¿Qué Dice La Gente? is a Spanish language game show produced in the United States, based on Family Feud and airing on Telefutura. It is also based on the Mexican game show, 100 Mexicanos Dijeron and is hosted by Marco Antonio Regil.
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Televisa

Type Broadcast television network
Country  Mexico
Availability    Distributed in Asia, North America, South America, Europe, and some parts of Africa
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