LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, today announced that the company's Entravision Solutions Audio Network has entered into an agreement to syndicate its marquee "El Show de Erazno y La Chokolata" to Univision Local Media in five Univision radio markets across the United States beginning March 5, 2015.
This new agreement will expand the top-ranking radio program's presence to reach 78 affiliate stations in 65 markets covering 84% of U.S. Hispanics 18-49, including 9 of the top 10 Hispanic markets and 20 of the top 25 Hispanic markets. The cast, led by the multi-talented Oswaldo Diaz, uses comedy to unite their listeners through skits and impersonations. Diaz is also known for his exemplary civic dedication. In November 2014, Diaz was named by Children's Miracle Network's (CMN) Hispanic Radio Person of the Year for being the largest contributor to Entravision's total funds raised in 2014 for the Children's Miracle Network during their annual Radiothon.
"El Show de Erazno y La Chokolata has generated an overwhelmingly positive response from our audiences, who welcome its unique blend of news, popular culture, humor and human interest segments," said Jose Villafane, EVP of Entravision Solutions. "With its talented on-air personalities and production staff, it is one of the leading programs in Spanish-language radio today, and its popularity within the Latino community is the kind of response Entravision strives to generate across all programming. We are proud to partner with Univision Radio in introducing this show to new listeners and growing our audience, who can interact with the show on our various broadcast and digital platforms."
"We are focused on continuing to bring our audiences the culturally relevant content they want and are pleased to bring El Show de Erazno y La Chokolata to our listeners in key markets where Univision has a strong presence," said Jose Valle, president, Univision Radio.
"El Show de Erazno y La Chokolata" will broadcast on the following Univision Radio properties:
- San Francisco/San Jose, CA – KSOL 98.9/99.1 FM
- Chicago, IL – WOJO 105.1 FM
- Dallas, TX – KLNO 94.1 FM
- Houston, TX – KLTN 102.9 FM
- Austin, TX – KLQB 104.3 FM
According to the Spring 2014 Nielsen Audio survey, El Show de Erazno y La Chokolata reached nearly 1.6 million Hispanic Adults 18+ on Entravision stations alone. Among all Entravision and partner stations, the show reaches 3.6 million Hispanic Adults 18+.
El Show de Erazno y La Chokolata is syndicated and represented on a network basis on radio stations across the U.S. exclusively by Entravision Solutions.
About Entravision Solutions
Entravision Solutions specializes in the national representation of Spanish-language media with an emphasis on radio, online and mobile platforms, creating national marketing solutions through national spot, unwired network, wired network through nationally-syndicated programming, event marketing and online and digital client advertising solutions through a single 360 platform that reaches approximately 90% of all U.S. Latinos. Entravision Solutions hosts one of the largest national advertising sales forces, representing over 130 Spanish-language radio stations in 29 of the top 30 U.S. Latino markets and Entravision Solutions Network. Entravision Solutions' portfolio of media partners includes Deportes Media, ESPN Deportes/Disney, El Zol Media, Entravision Communications Corporation, Imagen Group Inc, Lazer Broadcasting, Lotus Communications, Sony Music US Latin, Imagen Group Inc, Media Latino, MVS, Tejas Broadcasting and a host of other strong independent broadcasters in both traditional and emerging Spanish-language markets. Entravision Solutions is headquartered in Los Angeles with five regional offices around the country. Entravision Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC).
About Entravision Communications Corporation
Entravision Communications Corporation is a diversified media company with an integrated platform of solutions and services that includes television, radio, digital media and data analytics to reach Latino audiences across the United States and Latin America. Entravision has 58 primary television stations, including in 20 of the nation's top 50 Latino markets, and is the largest affiliate group of both the top-ranked Univision television network and Univision's UniMas network. Entravision also operates one of the nation's largest groups of primarily Spanish-language radio stations, consisting of 49 owned and operated radio stations, and Entravision Solutions, a national sales representation and marketing organization specializing in Spanish-language media platforms and radio networks. Entravision also offers a variety of digital media platforms and services, including digital content, digital advertising platforms, including the #1-ranked online advertising platform in Hispanic reach, according to comScore Media Metrix®, and data analytics solutions designed to maximize the opportunity for advertisers and marketers to connect with the growing Latino consumer market. Entravision shares of Class A Common Stock are traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol: EVC.
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 93% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMas, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching approximately 87% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavision, 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 cable offerings - De Pelicula, De Película Clasico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 61 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and operates 67 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; an Interactive network of online and mobile apps and products including UVideos, a bilingual digital video network serving Hispanic America, Uforia, a music application featuring multimedia music content, including over 65 radio stations, videos, exclusive digital channels and a custom radio offering with more than 25 million songs, Univision.com, 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 24-hour English-language network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, and a joint venture with Disney/ABC Television Network for Fusion, a news, pop culture and satire TV and digital network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.Univision.net.
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