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* '''El Rey Network''', a joint venture between Creator/RobertRodriguez, Univision, and Cox Communications (Collectively known as "El Netwarko Groupo") focusing on grindhouse-style content. It is best known for original series such as ''Series/FromDuskTillDawn'' and ''Wrestling/LuchaUnderground''. The network has been likened to a Hispanic-targeting Creator/SpikeTV, back when it was fixated on action shows and movies.

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* '''El Rey Network''', '''Creator/ElReyNetwork''', a joint venture between Creator/RobertRodriguez, Univision, and Cox Communications (Collectively known as "El Netwarko Groupo") focusing on grindhouse-style content. It is best known for original series such as ''Series/FromDuskTillDawn'' and ''Wrestling/LuchaUnderground''. The network has been likened to a Hispanic-targeting Creator/SpikeTV, back when it was fixated on action shows and movies.


!!The SIN/Televisa era (1962-1986)

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!!The SIN/Televisa era (1962-1986)
(1962-1987)



In 1986, Nicolas sold his share of the network, leaving it firmly in the hands of Vidaurreta and Televisa. This prompted the FCC to investigate whether SIN's relationship with Televisa skirted the boundaries of media ownership laws, as many of SIN's competitors were alleging. That same year, Televisa's management's [[ExecutiveMeddling attempted]] to have SIN produce and broadcast a news program with Jacobo Zabludosky out of Miami, which caused half of the Miami staff (many of them [[SeriousBusiness Cuban exiles]]) to walk out in protest of what they saw as [[BerserkButton Zabludosky's soft views on Castro's Cuba]]. The end result was Televisa selling its share of SIN - now renamed Univision - to an American consortium led by Hallmark Cards, which had previously purchased some of Nicolas' share in the network.

!!The Univision era (1986-present)

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In 1986, 1987, Nicolas sold his share of the network, leaving it firmly in the hands of Vidaurreta and Televisa. This prompted the FCC to investigate whether SIN's relationship with Televisa skirted the boundaries of media ownership laws, as many of SIN's competitors were alleging. That same year, Televisa's management's [[ExecutiveMeddling attempted]] to have SIN produce and broadcast a news program with Jacobo Zabludosky out of Miami, which caused half of the Miami staff (many of them [[SeriousBusiness Cuban exiles]]) to walk out in protest of what they saw as [[BerserkButton Zabludosky's soft views on Castro's Cuba]]. The end result was Televisa selling its share of SIN - now renamed Univision - to an American consortium led by Hallmark Cards, which had previously purchased some of Nicolas' share in the network.

!!The Univision era (1986-present)
(1987-present)


** The '''Fusion Media Group''' was formed after ABC abandoned Fusion. After a lawsuit by Wrestling/HulkHogan that all but destroyed the company, Univision acquired most of the '''Gawker Media''' blogs as well (including sites such as ''Kotaku'', ''Gizmodo'', ''Deadspin'', etc., but ''not'' its namesake) to increase its English-language footprint, aligning them within FMG as the '''Gizmodo Media Group'''. Univision also acquired a stake in ''Website/TheOnion'' and its entertainment site ''The A.V. Club'', as well as the online African-American magazine ''The Root''. All of these websites were also switched to the same format and platform formerly used by Gawker. Fusion's online editorial efforts were also spun out from the channel and into this division under the new title ''Splinter''.
* '''El Rey Network''', a joint venture between Creator/RobertRodriguez, Univision, and Cox Communications focusing on grindhouse-style content. It is best known for the original series ''Series/FromDuskTillDawn'' and ''Wrestling/LuchaUnderground''. The network has been likened to a hispanic Creator/SpikeTV, back when it was fixated on action shows and movies.

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** The '''Fusion Media Group''' was formed after ABC abandoned Fusion. After a lawsuit by Wrestling/HulkHogan that all but destroyed the company, Univision acquired most of the '''Gawker Media''' blogs as well (including sites such as ''Kotaku'', ''Gizmodo'', ''Deadspin'', etc., but ''not'' its namesake) to increase its English-language footprint, aligning them within FMG as the '''Gizmodo Media Group'''. Univision FMG also acquired a houses Univision's stake in ''Website/TheOnion'' and its entertainment site ''The A.V. Club'', as well as the online African-American magazine ''The Root''. All of these websites were also switched to the same format and platform formerly used by Gawker. Fusion's online Fusion TV's editorial efforts were also later spun out from the channel and into this division under the new title ''Splinter''.
* '''El Rey Network''', a joint venture between Creator/RobertRodriguez, Univision, and Cox Communications (Collectively known as "El Netwarko Groupo") focusing on grindhouse-style content. It is best known for the original series such as ''Series/FromDuskTillDawn'' and ''Wrestling/LuchaUnderground''. The network has been likened to a hispanic Hispanic-targeting Creator/SpikeTV, back when it was fixated on action shows and movies.


In 1986, Nicolas sold his share of the network, leaving it firmly in the hands of Vidaurreta and Televisa. This prompted the FCC to investigate whether SIN's relationship with Televisa skirted the boundaries of media ownership laws, as many of SIN's competitors were alleging. That same year, Televisa's management's [[ExecutiveMeddling attempted]] to have SIN produce and broadcast a news program with Jacobo Zabludosky out of Miami, which caused half of the Miami staff (many of them [[SeriousBusiness Cuban exiles]]) to walk out in protest of what they saw as [[BerserkButton Zabludosky's soft views on Castro's Cuba]]. The end result was Televisa selling its share of SIN (now renamed Univision) to an American consortium led by Hallmark Cards, which had previously purchased some of Nicolas' share in the network.

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In 1986, Nicolas sold his share of the network, leaving it firmly in the hands of Vidaurreta and Televisa. This prompted the FCC to investigate whether SIN's relationship with Televisa skirted the boundaries of media ownership laws, as many of SIN's competitors were alleging. That same year, Televisa's management's [[ExecutiveMeddling attempted]] to have SIN produce and broadcast a news program with Jacobo Zabludosky out of Miami, which caused half of the Miami staff (many of them [[SeriousBusiness Cuban exiles]]) to walk out in protest of what they saw as [[BerserkButton Zabludosky's soft views on Castro's Cuba]]. The end result was Televisa selling its share of SIN (now - now renamed Univision) Univision - to an American consortium led by Hallmark Cards, which had previously purchased some of Nicolas' share in the network.



The ink was barely dry off the deal when Univision created three of its most defining programs: the morning show ''Mundo Latino'' (''Latino World''), Chilean TV personality Don Francisco's frantic, [[LongRunners long-running]] VarietyShow ''Sábado Gigante'' (''Big Saturday''), and the women's TV news magazine ''TV Mujer'' (''Woman TV''). Starting in 1993, under the stewardship of new owner Jerry Perenchio, its designs grew to a national scale, and it expanded and revamped its once-moribund news operations. KMEX, the Los Angeles O&O station that provided two-fifths of the network's revenue at the time, made history by becoming the first Spanish-language TV station to outperform the English-language stations. Such instances would become less anomalous as time went by -- it overtook Creator/{{UPN}} and Creator/TheWB ''nationally'' in the early 2000s, becoming the fifth-largest network overall, and in September 2010 it won the entire week on the strength of a popular [[SoapOpera telenovela's]] finale and a UsefulNotes/PrimeTime Mexico/Ecuador soccer match. (The fact that the English networks were still burning off their summer programming also helped.)

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The ink was barely dry off the deal when Univision created three of its most defining programs: the morning show ''Mundo Latino'' (''Latino World''), Chilean TV personality Don Francisco's frantic, [[LongRunners long-running]] VarietyShow ''Sábado Gigante'' (''Big Saturday''), and the women's TV news magazine ''TV Mujer'' (''Woman TV''). Starting in 1993, under the stewardship of new owner Jerry Perenchio, its designs grew to a national scale, and it expanded and revamped its once-moribund news operations. KMEX, the Los Angeles O&O station that provided two-fifths of the network's revenue at the time, made history by becoming the first Spanish-language TV station to outperform the English-language stations. Such instances would become less anomalous as time went by -- it overtook Creator/{{UPN}} and Creator/TheWB ''nationally'' in the early 2000s, becoming the fifth-largest network overall, and in September 2010 it won the entire week on the strength of a popular [[SoapOpera telenovela's]] finale and a UsefulNotes/PrimeTime Mexico/Ecuador soccer match. (The The fact that the English networks were still burning off their summer programming also helped.)
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* '''Fusion''', an English-language effort (formerly co-managed with Creator/{{ABC}}) which doesn't have the usual 'breaking news and pundit fight' format of the regular news networks, but serves to bring information in a compelling format to younger viewers regardless of race or language, along with original news programming. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos has his own show on the network. Rather than CNN or Fox News, Fusion probably competed more with the defunct Pivot for that type of news audience as their focus is more on commentary or documentary (and even comedic) programming than reporting or debate.
* After a lawsuit by ProfessionalWrestling/HulkHogan that all but destroyed the company, Univision acquired most of the '''Gawker Media''' blogs as well (including sites such as ''Kotaku'', ''Gizmodo'', ''Deadspin'', etc., but ''not'' its namesake) to increase its English-language footprint, aligning them alongside Fusion as '''Gizmodo Media Group'''. Univision also acquired a stake in ''Website/TheOnion'' and its entertainment site ''The A.V. Club'', as well as the online African-American magazine ''The Root''. All of these websites were also switched to the same format and platform formerly used by Gawker. Fusion's online editorial efforts were also spun out from the channel and into this division under the new title ''Splinter''.

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* '''Fusion''', an English-language effort (formerly co-managed with Creator/{{ABC}}) which doesn't have the usual 'breaking news and pundit fight' format of the regular news networks, but serves to bring information in a compelling format to younger viewers regardless of race or language, along with original news programming. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos has his own show on the network. Rather than CNN or Fox News, Fusion probably competed more with the defunct Pivot for that type of news audience Pivot, as their focus is more on commentary or documentary (and commentary, documentary, and even comedic) comedic programming than reporting or debate.
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** The '''Fusion Media Group''' was formed after ABC abandoned Fusion.
After a lawsuit by ProfessionalWrestling/HulkHogan Wrestling/HulkHogan that all but destroyed the company, Univision acquired most of the '''Gawker Media''' blogs as well (including sites such as ''Kotaku'', ''Gizmodo'', ''Deadspin'', etc., but ''not'' its namesake) to increase its English-language footprint, aligning them alongside Fusion within FMG as the '''Gizmodo Media Group'''. Univision also acquired a stake in ''Website/TheOnion'' and its entertainment site ''The A.V. Club'', as well as the online African-American magazine ''The Root''. All of these websites were also switched to the same format and platform formerly used by Gawker. Fusion's online editorial efforts were also spun out from the channel and into this division under the new title ''Splinter''.
* '''El Rey Network''', a joint venture between Creator/RobertRodriguez, Univision, and Cox Communications focusing on grindhouse-style content. It is best known for the original series ''Series/FromDuskTillDawn'' and ''Wrestling/LuchaUnderground''. The network has been likened to a hispanic Creator/SpikeTV, back when it was fixated on action shows and movies.


* After a lawsuit by ProfessionalWrestling/HulkHogan that all but destroyed the company, Univision acquired most of the '''Gawker Media''' blogs as well (including sites such as ''Kotaku'', ''Gizmodo'', ''Deadspin'', etc., but ''not'' its namesake) to increase its English-language footprint, aligning them alongside Fusion as '''Gizmodo Media Group'''. Univision also acquired a stake in ''Website/TheOnion'' and its entertainment site ''The A.V. Club'', as well as the online African-American magazine ''The Root''. All of these websites were also switched to the same format and platform formerly used by Gawker.

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* After a lawsuit by ProfessionalWrestling/HulkHogan that all but destroyed the company, Univision acquired most of the '''Gawker Media''' blogs as well (including sites such as ''Kotaku'', ''Gizmodo'', ''Deadspin'', etc., but ''not'' its namesake) to increase its English-language footprint, aligning them alongside Fusion as '''Gizmodo Media Group'''. Univision also acquired a stake in ''Website/TheOnion'' and its entertainment site ''The A.V. Club'', as well as the online African-American magazine ''The Root''. All of these websites were also switched to the same format and platform formerly used by Gawker. Fusion's online editorial efforts were also spun out from the channel and into this division under the new title ''Splinter''.

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* After a lawsuit by ProfessionalWrestling/HulkHogan that all but destroyed the company, Univision acquired most of the '''Gawker Media''' blogs as well (including sites such as ''Kotaku'', ''Gizmodo'', ''Deadspin'', etc., but ''not'' its namesake) to increase its English-language footprint, aligning them alongside Fusion as '''Gizmodo Media Group'''. Univision also acquired a stake in ''Website/TheOnion'' and its entertainment site ''The A.V. Club'', as well as the online African-American magazine ''The Root''. All of these websites were also switched to the same format and platform formerly used by Gawker.


After acquiring KCOR, Nicolas and Vidaurreta turned the station around. In 1962 they made KCOR, along with stations in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles (KMEX) and Paterson, UsefulNotes/NewJersey (WXTV), the nucleus of the new Spanish International Network, the US' first all-Spanish TV network. The unfortunately-named SIN expanded into UsefulNotes/{{Miami}}, [[TheWindyCity Chicago]] and across the western US over the next couple of decades, and made it onto cable and satellite systems during TheSeventies in order to gain a national reach. SIN soon became the largest Spanish-language TV network in the US, thanks at least in part to its close relationship with the Mexican media powerhouse Televisa, which Vidaurreta also owned.

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After acquiring KCOR, Nicolas and Vidaurreta turned the station around. In 1962 they made KCOR, along with stations in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles (KMEX) and Paterson, UsefulNotes/NewJersey (WXTV), the nucleus of the new Spanish International Network, the US' first all-Spanish TV network. The unfortunately-named SIN expanded into UsefulNotes/{{Miami}}, [[TheWindyCity Chicago]] UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}} and across the western US over the next couple of decades, and made it onto cable and satellite systems during TheSeventies in order to gain a national reach. SIN soon became the largest Spanish-language TV network in the US, thanks at least in part to its close relationship with the Mexican media powerhouse Televisa, which Vidaurreta also owned.


* '''Fusion''', an English-language effort co-managed by Univision and Creator/{{ABC}} which doesn't have the usual 'breaking news and pundit fight' format of the regular news networks, but serves to bring information in a compelling format to younger viewers regardless of race or language, along with original news programming. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos has his own show on the network. Rather than CNN or Fox News, Fusion probably competes more with Pivot for that type of news audience as their focus is more on commentary or documentary (and even comedic) programming than reporting or debate.

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* '''Fusion''', an English-language effort (formerly co-managed by Univision and Creator/{{ABC}} with Creator/{{ABC}}) which doesn't have the usual 'breaking news and pundit fight' format of the regular news networks, but serves to bring information in a compelling format to younger viewers regardless of race or language, along with original news programming. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos has his own show on the network. Rather than CNN or Fox News, Fusion probably competes competed more with the defunct Pivot for that type of news audience as their focus is more on commentary or documentary (and even comedic) programming than reporting or debate.


After acquiring KCOR, Nicolas and Vidaurreta turned the station around. In 1962 they made KCOR, along with stations in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles (KMEX) and Paterson, UsefulNotes/NewJersey (WXTV), the nucleus of the new Spanish International Network, the US' first all-Spanish TV network. The unfortunately-named SIN expanded into {{Miami}}, [[TheWindyCity Chicago]] and across the western US over the next couple of decades, and made it onto cable and satellite systems during TheSeventies in order to gain a national reach. SIN soon became the largest Spanish-language TV network in the US, thanks at least in part to its close relationship with the Mexican media powerhouse Televisa, which Vidaurreta also owned.

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After acquiring KCOR, Nicolas and Vidaurreta turned the station around. In 1962 they made KCOR, along with stations in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles (KMEX) and Paterson, UsefulNotes/NewJersey (WXTV), the nucleus of the new Spanish International Network, the US' first all-Spanish TV network. The unfortunately-named SIN expanded into {{Miami}}, UsefulNotes/{{Miami}}, [[TheWindyCity Chicago]] and across the western US over the next couple of decades, and made it onto cable and satellite systems during TheSeventies in order to gain a national reach. SIN soon became the largest Spanish-language TV network in the US, thanks at least in part to its close relationship with the Mexican media powerhouse Televisa, which Vidaurreta also owned.


[[caption-width-right:200:''Todos estamos con Univision.''[[note]]We are all Univision.[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:200:''Todos estamos con Univision.''[[note]]We are all with Univision.[[/note]]]]



Univision still gets much of its programming, including most of its telenovelas, from Creator/{{Televisa}}, though in the past several years relations between the two networks have been strained due to what Televisa sees as [[{{Bowdlerise}} unnecessary censorship]] of its shows by Univision. Much of this has to do with the fact that, in addition to Spanish obscenities, Univision also filters out words that have no negative connotations in [[SpanishLanguage Spanish]] [[InMyLanguageThatSoundsLike but are considered obscene in English and other languages]], or by other Latin American nations (for instance, what might be a mild curse word in Mexico not worthy for bleeping could easily be offensive to someone with heritage in Venezuela or Honduras).

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Univision still gets much of its programming, including most of its telenovelas, from Creator/{{Televisa}}, though in the past several years relations between the two networks have been strained due to what Televisa sees as [[{{Bowdlerise}} unnecessary censorship]] of its shows by Univision. Much of this has to do with the fact that, in addition to Spanish obscenities, Univision also filters out words that have no negative connotations in [[SpanishLanguage [[UsefulNotes/SpanishLanguage Spanish]] [[InMyLanguageThatSoundsLike but are considered obscene in English and other languages]], or by other Latin American nations (for instance, what might be a mild curse word in Mexico not worthy for bleeping could easily be offensive to someone with heritage in Venezuela or Honduras).


The ink was barely dry off the deal when Univision created three of its most defining programs: the morning show ''Mundo Latino'' (''Latino World''), Chilean TV personality Don Francisco's frantic, [[LongRunners long-running]] VarietyShow ''Sábado Gigante'' (''Big Saturday''), and the women's TV news magazine ''TV Mujer'' (''Woman TV''). Starting in 1993, under the stewardship of new owner Jerry Perenchio, its designs grew to a national scale, and it expanded and revamped its once-moribund news operations. KMEX, the Los Angeles O&O station that provided two-fifths of the network's revenue at the time, made history by becoming the first Spanish-language TV station to outperform the English-language stations. Such instances would become less anomalous as time went by -- it overtook Creator/{{UPN}} and Creator/TheWB ''nationally'' in the early 2000s, becoming the fifth-largest network overall, and in September 2010 it won the entire week on the strength of a popular [[SoapOpera telenovela's]] finale and a PrimeTime Mexico/Ecuador soccer match. (The fact that the English networks were still burning off their summer programming also helped.)

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The ink was barely dry off the deal when Univision created three of its most defining programs: the morning show ''Mundo Latino'' (''Latino World''), Chilean TV personality Don Francisco's frantic, [[LongRunners long-running]] VarietyShow ''Sábado Gigante'' (''Big Saturday''), and the women's TV news magazine ''TV Mujer'' (''Woman TV''). Starting in 1993, under the stewardship of new owner Jerry Perenchio, its designs grew to a national scale, and it expanded and revamped its once-moribund news operations. KMEX, the Los Angeles O&O station that provided two-fifths of the network's revenue at the time, made history by becoming the first Spanish-language TV station to outperform the English-language stations. Such instances would become less anomalous as time went by -- it overtook Creator/{{UPN}} and Creator/TheWB ''nationally'' in the early 2000s, becoming the fifth-largest network overall, and in September 2010 it won the entire week on the strength of a popular [[SoapOpera telenovela's]] finale and a PrimeTime UsefulNotes/PrimeTime Mexico/Ecuador soccer match. (The fact that the English networks were still burning off their summer programming also helped.)


Univision still gets much of its programming, including most of its telenovelas, from {{Televisa}}, though in the past several years relations between the two networks have been strained due to what Televisa sees as [[{{Bowdlerise}} unnecessary censorship]] of its shows by Univision. Much of this has to do with the fact that, in addition to Spanish obscenities, Univision also filters out words that have no negative connotations in [[SpanishLanguage Spanish]] [[InMyLanguageThatSoundsLike but are considered obscene in English and other languages]], or by other Latin American nations (for instance, what might be a mild curse word in Mexico not worthy for bleeping could easily be offensive to someone with heritage in Venezuela or Honduras).

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Univision still gets much of its programming, including most of its telenovelas, from {{Televisa}}, Creator/{{Televisa}}, though in the past several years relations between the two networks have been strained due to what Televisa sees as [[{{Bowdlerise}} unnecessary censorship]] of its shows by Univision. Much of this has to do with the fact that, in addition to Spanish obscenities, Univision also filters out words that have no negative connotations in [[SpanishLanguage Spanish]] [[InMyLanguageThatSoundsLike but are considered obscene in English and other languages]], or by other Latin American nations (for instance, what might be a mild curse word in Mexico not worthy for bleeping could easily be offensive to someone with heritage in Venezuela or Honduras).


Univision is the oldest and largest Spanish-language TV {{network|s}} in the United States, the #5 network when counted among the English-language networks, and perhaps one of the most high-profile symbols of the growth of Latino/Hispanic culture in the United States. Its origins trace back to KCOR (now KWEX-DT), the first Spanish television station in the US, which went on the air in 1955 in [[UsefulNotes/OtherCitiesInTexas San Antonio, Texas]]. KCOR failed to turn a profit, and the station quickly fell under the ownership of Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta, founder of the Mexican network {{Televisa}}, and Emilio Nicolas Sr., the son-in-law of KCOR's founder Raul Cortez and producer of some of the station's {{variety show}}s.

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Univision is the oldest and largest Spanish-language TV {{network|s}} in the United States, the #5 network when counted among the English-language networks, and perhaps one of the most high-profile symbols of the growth of Latino/Hispanic culture in the United States. Its origins trace back to KCOR (now KWEX-DT), the first Spanish television station in the US, which went on the air in 1955 in [[UsefulNotes/OtherCitiesInTexas San Antonio, Texas]]. KCOR failed to turn a profit, and the station quickly fell under the ownership of Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta, founder of the Mexican network {{Televisa}}, Creator/{{Televisa}}, and Emilio Nicolas Sr., the son-in-law of KCOR's founder Raul Cortez and producer of some of the station's {{variety show}}s.



After acquiring KCOR, Nicolas and Vidaurreta turned the station around. In 1962 they made KCOR, along with stations in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles (KMEX) and [[{{Joisey}} Paterson, New Jersey]] (WXTV), the nucleus of the new Spanish International Network, the US' first all-Spanish TV network. The unfortunately-named SIN expanded into {{Miami}}, [[TheWindyCity Chicago]] and across the western US over the next couple of decades, and made it onto cable and satellite systems during TheSeventies in order to gain a national reach. SIN soon became the largest Spanish-language TV network in the US, thanks at least in part to its close relationship with the Mexican media powerhouse Televisa, which Vidaurreta also owned.

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After acquiring KCOR, Nicolas and Vidaurreta turned the station around. In 1962 they made KCOR, along with stations in UsefulNotes/LosAngeles (KMEX) and [[{{Joisey}} Paterson, New Jersey]] UsefulNotes/NewJersey (WXTV), the nucleus of the new Spanish International Network, the US' first all-Spanish TV network. The unfortunately-named SIN expanded into {{Miami}}, [[TheWindyCity Chicago]] and across the western US over the next couple of decades, and made it onto cable and satellite systems during TheSeventies in order to gain a national reach. SIN soon became the largest Spanish-language TV network in the US, thanks at least in part to its close relationship with the Mexican media powerhouse Televisa, which Vidaurreta also owned.






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