Univision Teams with Simon Cowell's Syco Entertainment to Discover the Ultimate Latino Boyband on LA BANDA
Univision Communications Inc. and
"La Banda" will debut on the Univision Network in 2015. Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, is a top-tier multimedia company with 16 broadcast, cable and digital networks; 62 television stations; 68 radio stations; an array of online and mobile apps, products and content creation facilities in Miami, New York and Los Angeles.
Syco Entertainment is one of the world's leading global entertainment companies and is responsible for creating the world's most successful international music and TV formats; Got Talent (now 63 countries), X Factor (46 countries) as well as a film, digital and music division. Syco Music signed music phenomenon
"Univision's collaboration with
Senior Producer, Kelly Belldegrun leading the partnership for Syco Entertainment, added, "Univision are the perfect partner for our format La Banda; they are a multi-media powerhouse and the undisputed leaders in entertainment for the Latino audience. With such engaged live viewing this is the best place for our show."
The format will be distributed internationally by Syco TV. Contact: George Levendis - firstname.lastname@example.org
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching approximately 95% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching approximately 89% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country's leading Spanish-language cable network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to novelas, Univision Deportes Network, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to sports, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and an additional suite of six cable offerings - De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or operates 68 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico, as well as Uforia, the leading Hispanic digital music service; UVideos, the first bilingual digital video network serving Hispanic America; an Interactive network of online and mobile apps and products including Univision.com, which continues to be the No. 1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. UCI's assets also include a minority stake in El Rey Network, a new 24-hour English-language network founded by maverick filmmaker
About Syco Entertainment
Syco Entertainment is one of the world's leading music, film and television production companies. Responsible for the most successful global TV and music franchises in the world, Syco is the most successful producer of international talent with Syco Music being the UK's number 1 music label for sales and A&R. Syco is label-home for such diverse international recording artists as Labrinth,
The Got Talent format is now officially the world's most successful reality TV format, breaking the Guinness World Records title for the highest number of adaptations, having been commissioned in an impressive 58 territories worldwide, which has now already risen to 63. America's Got Talent airs in 193 countries worldwide and was the #1 summer reality series of 2013, maintaining the leadership position it has held with NBC for the last four seasons. The eighth series of Britain's Got Talent got off to an incredible start, launching with an overnight audience of 11.1 million viewers and 50% share, making the 2014 season the highest rated launch across all eight series to date with the show maintain its position as the UK's top-rated Entertainment series. Local versions of "The X Factor" are commissioned in 46 countries and around the world "The X Factor" is now watched by more than a half billion people. Artists discovered by the "X Factor" worldwide have sold more than 160 million records with The X Factor format creating more international stars than any other TV competition singing format - including the world's biggest selling artists
In 2013 Syco produced its first movie (directed by
A groundbreaking new music show "Ultimate DJ" was announced in by SFX, T Mobile and Syco in April of 2014. The Syco-created competition series revolves around the booming electronic music culture, showcasing and cultivating fresh new EMC DJ/producer talent and creative event production skills.
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