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Univision
(Media and Entertainment)
Gawker Media
(Movies & TV)
Gizmodo
(Tech)
Gawker
(Tech)
Saban Capital Group
(Finance and Banking)
Univision tlnovelas
(Media and Entertainment)
Thomas H. Lee Partners
(Finance and Banking)
 

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Univision Communications

Knowledge Identifier: &Univision_Communications

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Univision Communications

American Spanish language media company in the United States add

Category: Business

Founded in 1992.

Countries: United States (64%), (8%), America (8%)

Main connections: Univision, Gawker Media, Gizmodo

Linked to: Univision, Los Angeles Times, Televisa, Venevision

 

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1992

Univision Communications, Inc. was founded in 1992 by businessman A. Jerrold Perenchio, Televisa and Venevision when the Univision Network was acquired from Hallmark Cards add something


1996

From September 1996 to April 2007, Univision Communications, Inc. traded in the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "'UVN"' add something


2001

In 2001, Univision Communications, Inc. acquired USA Broadcasting, the station group of USA Networks, which included 13 full-power television stations add something


2006

Haim Saban - On June 27, 2006, Saban Capital Group led a group of investors bidding for Univision Communications, the largest Spanish-language media company in the United States


2007

In March 2007, Univision Communications, Inc. was sold to Broadcasting Media Partners, Inc. which includes Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, Providence Equity Partners Inc., TPG Capital, L.P., Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., and Saban Capital Group Inc. add something

 

Saban Capital Group - In March 2007, Univision Communications was sold to Broadcasting Media Partners which includes Saban Capital Group, Madison Dearborn Partners, Providence Equity Partners, TPG Capital, and Thomas H. Lee Partners


2008

In May 2008, Univision Music Group was sold to Universal Music Group and combined with its Latin label to become Universal Music Latin Entertainment add something


2009

Univision On Demand debuted in 2009, through distribution partners add something

 

In 2009, & Univision Interactive Media was formed to house Univision.com, Univision Móvil, and an array of digital offerings add something


2011

Univision Noticias - In May 2011, Univision Communications announced three new cable television channels to strengthen its position in the Latino market and diversify revenues, including one dedicated to news and information

 

Univision tlnovelas - Univision tlnovelas was announced in May 2011 as part of three new cable channels launched by Univision Communications


2012

In the fall of 2012, & & Univision celebrated its 50th anniversary by unveiling a new brand logo and a new tagline identifying Univision as the Hispanic Heartbeat of America add something

 

Univision tlnovelas - On May 11, 2012, AT&T U-verse signed a carriage agreement with Univision Communications to carry the channel, along with Univision Deportes Network


2013

In 2013, UCI announced a strategic partnership which launched El Rey, a new network geared towards young-adult audiences led by Robert Rodriguez add something

 

Satellite News Channel - In 2013 ABC News partnered with Univision Communications to launch Fusion, a new cable news channel focused on a Hispanic audience with shows skewed to a younger demographic which includes satire and entertainment programs

 

ABC News - Univision Communications and $ABC_News (ABC_News_(Australia)) have agreed on a joint venture to launch a network for English speaking Latinos in 2013


2014

In 2014, UCI launched & & Univision Mobile, La Fabrica and TheFlama.com and continued to increase the reach of Univision Deportes, Fusion and El Rey. Also in 2014, UCI expanded its partnership with & Hulu, building on its launch as the first Spanish-language offering on Hulu in 2012 add something


2015

In 2015, UCI signed a deal with Sling TV that grants Sling TV innovative Over-the-top programming and multi-stream rights for live and video-on-demand content from & & Univision Network, UniMás, UDN, Galavisión, El Rey Network, Bandamax, De Película, De Película Clásico, Telehit, tlNovelas, FOROtv, as well as Univision and UniMás broadcast stations nationwide add something


2016

Deadspin - Deadspin was one of six websites that was purchased by Univision Communications in their acquisition of Gawker Media in August 2016

 

Gizmodo - Gizmodo was one of six websites that was purchased by Univision Communications in their acquisition of Gawker Media in August 2016

 

Jezebel (website) - Jezebel was one of six websites that was purchased by Univision Communications in their acquisition of Gawker Media in August 2016

 

Kotaku - Kotaku was one of six websites that was purchased by Univision Communications in their acquisition of Gawker Media in August 2016

 

Lifehacker - Lifehacker was one of six websites that was purchased by Univision Communications in their acquisition of Gawker Media in August 2016

 

Gawker Media - On August 16, 2016, Gawker along with all it brands were acquired in a biding auction by the winning bidder, Univision Communications

 

Gawker - On 18 August 2016, Gawker announced it would be shutting down following the company's acquisition by Univision Communications

 

On September 21, 2016, the Gawker Media assets acquisition was completed and said assets were moved to Gizmodo Media Group add something

 

Gawker Media - Gizmodo - As of September 21, 2016, the whole assets are now owned by Univision Communications and renamed to "Gizmodo Media Group"


2019

In April 2019, Univision sold the Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion to Great Hill Partners add something