Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has signed an exclusive, global publishing administration agreement with Univision to represent the network’s music catalog.
As the largest provider of Spanish-language TV content in the US, Univision’s music catalog is part of its programming which includes award-winning telenovelas and other drama series, sports, reality and variety shows, news programming, and imported Spanish-language feature films.
Owned by TelevisaUnivision, the network’s most popular primetime series include Si Nos Dejan, La Desalmada, and La Piloto and reality competition shows Nuestra Belleza Latina, Tu Cara me Suena, and Mira Quién Baila.
Additionally, Univision is home to major award-winning shows including Premio Lo Nuestro, Premios Juventud, Latin Grammy, and Despierta América.
TelevisaUnivision’s media portfolio includes broadcast networks Univision and UniMás in the US and Las Estrellas and Canal 5 in Mexico.
The company is home to 36 Spanish-language cable networks, including Galavisión and Spanish-language sports network TUDN.
TelevisaUnivision also owns and manages 59 television stations across the US and four broadcast channels in Mexico affiliated with 222 television stations, Videocine studio, and Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, which encompasses 57 owned or operated US radio stations, a live event series and a robust digital audio footprint.
The media firm is also home to premium streaming services PrendeTV and Blim TV, which altogether host over 50,000 hours of Spanish-language programming.
“Univision is home to a vast catalog of the most iconic themes and songs across the US and Latin America.”
Alexandra Lioutikoff, UMPG
Alexandra Lioutikoff, President of Latin America and US Latin, UMPG, added: “Univision is home to a vast catalog of the most iconic themes and songs across the U.S. and Latin America.
“We are honored and excited to collaborate with Univision on a new level, and we look forward to building on their legacy.”
“We are looking forward to strengthening our publishing catalog by way of this partnership.”
Ignacio Meyer, TelevisaUnivision
Ignacio Meyer, EVP, Music and Non-Scripted Entertainment, TelevisaUnivision, said: “Universal Music Publishing Group has been an extraordinary partner for our shows and we are pleased to now work with them on the administration of our proud and growing music catalog of award-winning copyrights.
“We are looking forward to strengthening our publishing catalog by way of this partnership.”Music Business Worldwide