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``TeleFutura En Vivo Y Directo'' Set to Debut Next Monday, October 17th; Only Primetime News and Information Program On U.S. Spanish-Language Broadcast TV.

MIAMI -- The availability of news and information specifically directed to this country's burgeoning Hispanic community is about to undergo a significant change. In yet another move to fulfill its promise of offering Spanish-language TV audiences more viewing choices, the TeleFutura Network will launch its primetime news and information program "TeleFutura En Vivo y Directo" (TeleFutura Live and Direct) this coming Monday, October 17th at 7pm ET/PT (6pm CT/MT).

Originating from its state-of-the-art digital broadcast facility, "TeleFutura En Vivo y Directo" will offer Hispanic viewers the day's breaking stories and compelling images, presented in a fact-paced, multi-faceted contemporary format. Anchored by news veterans Carmen Dominicci and Rolando Nichols, the program will call upon the vast resources of a worldwide news gathering network to present the stories that matter most to today's U.S. Hispanic audience.

Covering the entire gamut of news and information, "TeleFutura En Vivo y Directo" will offer reports on the day's breaking stories, the world of entertainment, sports, health, finance, technology, and consumer issues. The hour-long format will also allow for a greater variety of stories from across the nation and around the world, with special emphasis on news from Latin America of special interest to Hispanics, known to be avid consumers of news.

"This program marks an exciting new era in Spanish-language television," said Bert Medina, TeleFutura Senior Vice President and Operating Manager. "By offering a full hour of primetime network news and information, the U.S. Hispanic television viewer will now have unprecedented access to the events and people that make up their world during a whole new time period."

"TeleFutura En Vivo y Directo" premieres Monday, October 17th at 7pmET/6pmCT on the TeleFutura Network.

Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE:UVN), is the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Its operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 98% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 86% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Galavision, the country's leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 63 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 66 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 4 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, and a 50% interest in Mexico-based Disa Records labels as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S. located at http://www.univision.com. Univision Communications also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisa's pay television channels in the U.S., and a non-voting 27% interest in Entravision Communications Corporation, a public Spanish-language media company. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles with 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 http://www.univision.net.

NOTE TO EDITOR: The Spanish version of this release is available at http://www.hispanicprwire.com/news.php?l=es&id=4981&cha=7
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