Simulcast Broadcast of EL VATO Delivers Combined Average of Over 850,000 Viewers

The simultaneous broadcast of NBC UNIVERSO's first original scripted series EL VATO delivered a combined average of 876,000 total viewers, according to Nielsen. Starring Regional Mexican star El Dasa, the premiere episode averaged 802,000 total viewers and 408,000 adults 18-49 on TELEMUNDO, and 74,000 total viewers and 50,000 adults 18-49 on NBC UNIVERSO. On social media, "El Vato" reached 950,000 global Facebook users, outpacing recent scripted entertainment programs.

Produced by Endemol Shine Latino and Boomdog, the 10 episode-long dramedy marks the acting debut for the talented and charismatic singer from Sonora, México who takes on a new challenge to expand his artistic career. The series follows an aspiring singer, El Vato (El Dasa), as he navigates life in Los Angeles after landing a once-in-a-lifetime record deal. He risks it all, leaving his life in Mexico for the bright lights of Hollywood and a shot at stardom.

Source: Nielsen, Live+SD, 4/17/16, fast national ratings. Shareablee, Facebook Insights; global.

For more information, please visit, and follow@NBCUNIVERSOPR on Twitter. All future episodes of "El Vato" can be seen on NBC UNIVERSO, Sundays at 10pm/9c.

About NBC UNIVERSO: NBC UNIVERSO ( is a modern entertainment and sports cable channel for Latinos, bringing the world's top sports franchises and edgy, emotional programming to more than 40 million households in the U.S. As one of the most widely available modern cable channels for U.S. Latinos, NBC UNIVERSO delivers a thrilling mix of exclusive sports action - including FIFA World Cup™, NASCAR Mexico Series, NFL, Premier League and The 2016 Rio Olympics - along with signature series, blockbuster movies, music, must-see live events and strategic acquisitions, on TV, online and mobile devices. NBC UNIVERSO is part of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, a division of NBCUniversal (, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation (

About Telemundo: Telemundo is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. The network features original scripted dramas from Telemundo Studios - the #1 producer of Spanish-language primetime content - as well as non-scripted productions, theatrical motion pictures, specials, news and first-class sports events, reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 17 owned stations and 52 broadcast and MVPD affiliates. Telemundo is part of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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