TUDN
TUDN Logo.svg
NetworkUnivision
Country of originUnited States
OwnerTelevisaUnivision USA
Key peopleJuan Carlos Rodriguez (president, Univision Deportes)[1]
Eric Conrad (Senior Vice President of Programming and Acquisitions, Univision Deportes)
Olek Loewenstein (Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations, Univision Deportes)[2]
Victoria Vitarelli (Vice President of Marketing, Univision Deportes)[3]
Marco A. Liceaga (Vice President of Marketing and Promotions, Univision Deportes)[4]
Wade Davis (CEO, TelevisaUnivision USA)
HeadquartersDoral, Florida
Major broadcasting contractsLiga MX
Major League Soccer
CONCACAF
UEFA
Formerly known asUnivision Deportes
FormatSports programming
Official websitewww.tudn.com

TUDN (formerly Univision Deportes) is a sports programming division of Univision, a Spanish language broadcast television network owned by TelevisaUnivision USA, that is responsible for the production of televised coverage of sports events and magazine programs that air on the parent Univision network and sister network UniMás, and cable channels Galavisión and TUDN TV channel. The division's premier sports properties are its broadcast rights to Liga MX, select matches involving the Mexico and United States men's national soccer teams, tournament matches from the CONCACAF Gold Cup and Copa América. The division's headquarters are at TelevisaUnivision USA's South Florida headquarters in the Miami suburb of Doral, Florida.

History

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On May 7, 2019, Univision has announced that they'll form a partnership with Grupo Televisa and rename Univision Deportes to TUDN. The new branding is a combination of abbreviations TDN and UDN, but the first two letters are also pronounced as the Spanish adjective "tu" (your), allowing the name to also be read as "Tu deportes network" ("Your sports network"). TUDN will be promoted as a multi-platform brand, and there will be closer collaboration between the American and Mexican counterparts—allowing for expanded studio programming in the morning and daytime hours (to bolster its expansion into European soccer with its recent acquisition of UEFA rights, and existing content such as Liga MX soccer). The rebranding took place on July 20 with a new slate of content built around live programming. UDN and Univision Deportes Radio were also renamed in line with this rebranding.[5][6][7][8]

Programs throughout the years

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Current broadcast rights

Soccer


Other programming

Former programs

Soccer

Notable personalities

Present

Play-by-play

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Anchors

Analysts

Field Reporters

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Former

Play-by-play

Analysts

Reporters

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Studio hosts

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Presidents

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Related properties

Television channel

Main article: Univision Deportes Network

TUDN (formerly known as Univision Deportes Network) is a digital cable and satellite channel that was launched by Univision Communications on April 7, 2012;[17] the network mainly broadcasts soccer events (from leagues such as Liga MX (through individual teams rights held by the division), the CONCACAF Champions League and Major League Soccer); related news, analysis and documentary programming (such as its flagship sports news program Univision Deportes Fútbol Club and Univision Deportes Extra); and shows originated by the Mexican counterpart channel through Univision's longstanding programming agreement with Televisa.[18]

During its times as UDN, it previously operated a secondary channel, Univision Deportes Network 2, which carried additional sports content including rebroadcasts of sports events originally seen on its parent network and studio programming; Univision Deportes Network 2, which was exclusive to Dish Network and created through a carriage agreement with the satellite provider struck in January 2012, ceased operations in 2014.[19][20]

TUDN Radio

Main article: TUDN Radio

TUDN Radio (formerly Univision Deportes Radio) is a Spanish language sports radio network with a main focus on soccer. It was launched on April 19, 2017 on 10 Univision owned-and-operated stations previously affiliated with Univision America.

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ a b David Lieberman (May 11, 2012). "Juan Carlos Rodriguez Named President Of Univision Deportes". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  2. ^ Veronica Villafañe (September 24, 2015). "Conrad, Loewenstein get new roles at Univision Deportes". Media Moves. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  3. ^ Veronica Villafañe (August 11, 2011). "Univision appoints female execs to Deportes". Media Moves. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  4. ^ Veronica Villafañe (February 11, 2013). "Univision Deportes adds new VP of marketing". Media Moves. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  5. ^ Kerschbaumer, Kenl (8 May 2019). "Univision Deportes Rebranded as 'TUDN' in New Collaboration with Grupo Televisa". Sports Video Group. Retrieved 2019-05-14.
  6. ^ Hayes, Dade (2019-05-07). "Univision Rebrands Deportes Network As TUDN, Unveils 2019-20 Programming Slate". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-05-14.
  7. ^ Rebranding Of Univision Deportes To 'TUDN' Set For July 20th - All Access Music Group (published July 8, 2019)
  8. ^ Univision Deportes To Rebrand As TUDN - Radio Insight (July 8, 2019)
  9. ^ "Univision Deportes and CONCACAF enter partnership". CONCACAF. August 13, 2012. Archived from the original on September 23, 2015. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  10. ^ "Univision Deportes and CONCACAF Enter Unprecedented Partnership to Bring Gold Cup and Champions League Tournaments to Viewers". Univision Communications. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  11. ^ "Univision adds rights to 2021 Copa América". 22 March 2021.
  12. ^ Paul Kennedy (December 4, 2012). "MLS Cup viewers jump on TeleFutura, Xolos are TV". Soccer America. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  13. ^ a b "U.S. Soccer and MLS Sign Landmark TV Deals". ussoccer.com. United States Soccer Federation. May 12, 2014. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  14. ^ Ourand, John (February 24, 2017). "Turner's soccer shocker". Sports Business Daily.
  15. ^ Mark Reynolds (July 19, 2009). "Cover Story: Global Goal". Multichannel News. Reed Business Information.
  16. ^ Veronica Villafañe (March 7, 2012). "Brown out as Univision Sports president". Media Moves. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  17. ^ Meg James (May 19, 2011). "Univision plans three new cable TV channels". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 10, 2015.
  18. ^ "Univision Deportes Network Kicks off with Exclusive Football and Debut of "Univision Deportes Extra" This Weekend" (Press release). Univision Communications. April 6, 2012. Archived from the original on April 28, 2012. Retrieved November 11, 2015 – via Yahoo! Finance.
  19. ^ Meg James (January 9, 2012). "Dish Network to distribute new Univision channels". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  20. ^ Ed Waller. "Univision, Dish ink carriage deal". C21Media. Retrieved November 11, 2015.