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Coming Soon: Telemundo-Fandango Hispanic Moviegoer Website

Among the NBCUniversal headlines being made today at the Digital Upfronts in New York City is the news that Telemundo Media has partnered with movie ticketing behemoth Fandango for Fandango Cine, a Spanish-language Web venture scheduled to launch in the fourth quarter of 2012.

The co-branded service will be embedded into telemundo.com, mun2.tv and fandango.com. It will offer movie-related editorial and video programming, as well as of course theater show times and online ticket purchasing. From today’s press release:

“While Hispanics make up about 16% of the U.S. population, they represent 28% of today’s frequent moviegoers, according to Nielsen, and they are nearly twice as likely as general market moviegoers to see a movie on opening weekend,” said Peter Blacker, evp of digital & emerging media, Telemundo Media.

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Nicholas Lehman Named Head of NBCUniversal Digital Networks

Nicholas Lehman has joined NBCUniversal in a newly created position as president of digital for NBCUniversal’s Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media division, reporting directly to Lauren Zalaznick, chairman of the division. 

Lehman will oversee the pure-play digital businesses in the portfolio, including iVillage, Daily Candy, Swirl and Fandango.

“Nick, with his powerful combination of creative and business expertise in multiplatform media and new product development, is the ideal person to build on our success, at a very exciting time of expansion both in the rapidly growing digital industry, as well as at our company,” said Zalaznick. “We have an unparalleled array of pure-play digital brands with loyal, high quality and large scale audiences. These assets, housed inside a ‘traditional’ media company with innovation at its core, are uniquely well positioned for growth.”

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