MIAMI – July 19, 2018 – Telemundo announced today that “Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana” ranked as the #1 Spanish-language weekend newscast among adults 18-49 and total viewers on Saturdays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m./5:30 C since June 14, according to Nielsen. Anchored by Julio Vaqueiro, the newscast grew 48% compared to the program’s average in the prior four weeks, delivering an average 317,000 adults 18-49 on Saturdays and Sundays, versus “Noticiero Univisión Fin de Semana´s” 246,000 adults 18-49. Among total viewers, Noticias Telemundo’s weekend newscast delivered an average of 732,000 total viewers during the last four weekends, versus Univision’s 711,000 total viewers for the same time period.
“We are delighted with these numbers, which are a result of the work of a great team committed to informing Latinos in the United States,” said Julio Vaqueiro, Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana’s anchor. “Audiences are responding to our top-quality content and incisive investigative reporting presented under our commitment to ‘tell it like it is.’”
In addition, “Noticias Telemundo” nightly news anchored by José Díaz-Balart Mondays to Fridays at 6:30 p.m./5:30 C delivered a 28% growth in adults 18-49 (356,000 vs. 279,000) during the last four weeks.
“Noticias Telemundo” is a leading news provider for U.S. Hispanics. Its award-winning television news broadcasts, airing from the Telemundo Center, include the daily newscast “Noticias Telemundo” with José Díaz Balart, “Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana” with Julio Vaqueiro, “Noticias Telemundo Mediodía” with Felicidad Aveleyra, the “Un Nuevo Día” news segment with Paulina Sodi, and the Sunday current affairs show “Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart.” The “Noticias Telemundo Digital Team” provides continuous content to U.S. Hispanics via its growing online and mobile platforms. "Noticias Telemundo Investiga" produces investigative reports and in-depth documentaries. In addition, “Noticias Telemundo” produces award-winning news specials, documentaries and news events such as political debates, forums and town halls.
Source: Nielsen, NPM, Live+SD, Program Data, Noticias Telemundo Sat & Su and Noticiero Univision Fin de Semana Sat & Su, 6/14/18-7/15/18, P18-49. Noticias Telemundo (M-F), 6/14/18-7/12/18 vs 5/14/18-6/10/18), P18-49.
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