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The Evening Ticker: Weed, Fusion, Cosmos - Posted March 11, 2014
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta tells Capital New York he started thinking of doing a sequel to his pot doc "Weed," while working on the first one. "Even with an hour it didn't seem like enough time," says Gupta. "There were certain issues we really ... [TVNewser]

Fusion Added to Dish Network, Shifts Programming - Posted March 4, 2014
Four months in, Fusion, the joint venture between ABC News and Univision, is shaking up its programming while adding 14 million more homes. Dish Network will now carry the news and lifestyle channel geared toward millennials, making it available in about 35 million homes, well on the way to its goal... [Fishbowl NY]

Fusion Added to Dish Network, Shifts Programming - Posted March 4, 2014
Four months in, Fusion, the joint venture between ABC News and Univision, is shaking up its programming while adding 14 million more homes. Dish Network will now carry the news and lifestyle channel geared toward millennials, making it available in about 35 million homes, well on the way to its goal... [FishbowlNY]

Fusion CEO: Young Hispanics Don't 'Want Us to Have a Separate Dialogue With Them' - Posted March 3, 2014
USA Today looks at the challenge U.S. news companies face while trying to reach the fast-growing Hispanic market. On the heels of the closure of ... [TVNewser]

Fusion Boss Highlights 'Exceptional' Week for New Network - Posted February 24, 2014
The 4-month-old cable network Fusion is taking a victory lap following coverage of two major stories in Latin America: the chaos in Venezuela and the capture of the world's most wanted drug lord. Fusion CEO Isaac Lee , who is also... [TVNewser]

Fusion's SOTU Coverage Will Be Hosted by Puppets and a Comedian - Posted January 27, 2014
A month after Fusion launched, CEO Isaac Lee encouraged the network's staffers to "reach... [TVNewser]

20 Years of Univision's 'Primer Impacto' - Posted January 23, 2014
Univision's "Primer Impacto" will celebrate its 20th anniversary this weekend with a primetime special looking back at the program's memorable interviews and moments. For the special, which airs at 8pmET Sunday, the newsmagazine's current anchors Barb... [TVNewser]

Fusion Partners With National Journal's 'Next America' Project - Posted October 30, 2013
Fusion and National Journal's "Next America" project are partnering to "jointly produce political, economic and cultural news for a more ethnically diverse America," Fusion CEO Isaac Lee and National Journal editorial di... [TVNewser]

The Fusion Ticker: WSJ, Reuters, THR - Posted October 28, 2013
Wall Street Journal: "If you want to reach the next generation, how can you not do something in English, when you know the second- and third-generation Hispanics have English as their main language?" said Isaac Lee, president of Univision News and chief executive of Fusion. ... [TVNewser]

Fusion's 'Sports Talkers' an 'Outrageous Half Hour' of 'Sports Talk Mayhem' - Posted October 25, 2013
Fusion has announced details about "Sports Talkers," its nightly sports comedy program. The network describes the show as "an outrageous half-hour ... hosted in a tricked-out suburban basement" that will include elements of late-night comedy, talk radio, and improv performance. "Sports Talkers" will be hoste... [TVNewser]

Fusion Will Be 'a Mix of Hard News, Commentary, Sports and Irreverence' - Posted October 20, 2013
With just a week to go until launch, the Associated Press takes a look at what's in store for Fusion, the joint ABC News and Univision network: The network will provide something of a grab bag: a ... [Fishbowl NY]

Fusion Will Be 'a Mix of Hard News, Commentary, Sports and Irreverence' - Posted October 20, 2013
With just a week to go until launch, the Associated Press takes a look at what's in store for Fusion, the joint ABC News and Univision network: The network will provide something of a grab bag: a ... [FishbowlNY]

Sandra Thomas Leaves Univision - Posted October 17, 2013
Sandra Thomas, the woman who oversaw news content for Univision affiliates, is no longer with the Spanish language network. Media ... [TVSpy]

Univision's 'Primer Impacto' Gets a New Home in the Newsport - Posted October 14, 2013
"Primer Impacto," Univision's nightly newsmagazine, has moved to a new set in the Miami Newsport, the new home of Fusion and Univision News. Along with its redesigned studio, the show has added new segments and expanded its ... [TVNewser]

Isaac Lee: Fusion 'Is not going to be traditional news' - Posted October 14, 2013
Fusion CEO Isaac Lee talks to B&C's Jon Lafayette about the plans for the channel, including di... [TVNewser]

Isaac Lee Named CEO of Fusion - Posted October 4, 2013
Isaac Lee has been named CEO of Fusion, the joint ABC News and Univision network set to launch later this month. In his new role, Lee will continue as president of Univision News, a position he has held since 2010. "Isaac has been a tremendous partner in... [TVNewser]

Here's What Fusion Has Coming Down the Pipe - Posted September 7, 2013
Bloomberg BusinessWeek has a long profile of Fusion, the upcoming cable news channel from ABC News and Univision, as well as of ... [TVNewser]

Univision News Receives $500,000 Grant to Expand Investigative Journalism - Posted August 7, 2013
Univision News has received $500,000 in grant funds from the Ford Foundation to support and expand its documentary and investigative units. The one-year grant from the Ford Foundation's Freedom of Expression Unit will go toward producing in-depth reports about issues that affect the Hispanic community, including immigra... [TVNewser]

Univision News President: English Networks 'think getting a Hispanic voice is getting a reporter with a Spanish last name' - Posted April 12, 2013
The Financial Times profiles Univision as it begins work in earnest on Fusion, the new cable news channel it is building in conjunction with ABC News. Univision News pr... [TVNewser]

Dr. Juan Jos Rivera Named Chief Medical Correspondent at Univision - Posted February 12, 2013
Dr. Juan Jos Rivera is joining Univision News as chief medical correspondent. Rivera is the director of cardiovascular prevention for Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach. In his new role, Rivera will host two weekl... [TVNewser]

ABC Univision Channel to be Called Fusion - Posted February 11, 2013
As they come together to launch a new network, ABC and Univision have decided on a name for their news and lifestyle channel geared toward Hispanics: Fusion. Fusion, with the same meaning and spelling, but different pronunciation, in Spanish and English, will be based in Miami. The English pronunciation is the... [Fishbowl NY]

ABC Univision Channel to be Called Fusion - Posted February 11, 2013
As they come together to launch a new network, ABC and Univision have decided on a name for their news and lifestyle channel geared toward Hispanics: Fusion. Fusion, with the same meaning and spelling, but different pronunciation, in Spanish and English, will be based in Miami. The English pronunciation is the... [FishbowlNY]

ABC Univision Channel to be Called Fusion - Posted February 11, 2013
As they come together to launch a new network, ABC and Univision have decided on a name for their news and lifestyle channel geared toward Hispanics: Fusion. Fusion, with the same meaning and spelling, but different pronunciation, in Spanish and English, will be based in Miami. The English pronunciation is the... [TVNewser]

ABC's Ben Sherwood, Univision's Isaac Lee Talk New Cable News Channel - Posted December 16, 2012
In a panel discussion at The Paley Center for Media in New York late last week, ABC News president Ben Sherwood and Univision News president Isaac Lee discussed the upcoming cable news channel the companies are launching with Paley CEO Pat Mitchell. ... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney, President Obama Agree To Participate In Univision Forums - Posted August 24, 2012
The Committee for Presidential Debates might have said no, but the candidates have said "yes" to participating in a Univision forum for Hispanic issues. ... [TVNewser]

Keith Summa Joins Univision From CBS News - Posted August 20, 2012
Keith Summa, who has headed up CBS News' investigative unit since 2007, is joining Univision as vice president of... [TVNewser]

ABC News and Univision to Launch 24-Hour News Channel - Posted May 7, 2012
ABC News and Univision are moving forward with plans to launch an on-air and online newschannel aimed at the fast-growing U.S. Hispanic population. The 24-hour, English-language network will be based at Univision headquarters in Miami with plans to launch online this summer and on air early next year. "Univision has a deep... [TVNewser]

Univision Shakes Up News Leadership - Posted December 9, 2010
Spanish-language broadcaster Univision is changing up the leadership in its news division, with Alina Falc n stepping aside. Falc n has been with Univision for 26 years, and was most recently in charge of the network's news and sp... [TVNewser]

Gates, Buffet Speak, and the Moguls Listen - Posted July 13, 2008
Dan Cox, on special assignment for FishbowlLA, covering the 2008 Sun Valley Media Conference. On the closing day of the Sun Valley Media Conference, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett... [FishbowlLA]

Terry Semel Inspired As He Chats Up His Former Yahoo! Colleagues - Posted July 10, 2008
Dan Cox, on special assignment for FishbowlLA, covering the 2008 Sun Valley Media Conference.In the Sun Valley Lodge bar last night, where all the good deals are made, an informal pow-wow of sorts for Yahoo! executives and their new partners Google Inc. was underway... [FishbowlLA]

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