MIAMI – April 29, 2016 – TELEMUNDO was awarded two Silver World Medals in the 2016 New York Festivals® International TV & Film Awards for the network’s promotional campaigns for its telenovelas “La Querida del Centauro” and “Bajo El Mismo Cielo” in the “Television – Entertainment Special Program” category. TELEMUNDO’s Super Series “Señora Acero” season two and “El Señor de los Cielos” season three were honored as finalists. New York Festivals® announced the 2016 competition’s award-winning programming during the gala at the annual NAB Show on April 19 in Las Vegas.
“We are honored that New York Festivals has recognized our creativity with such a prestigious award among the best in the industry,” said Aileen Angulo-Merciel, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Creative, Telemundo. “We are on a mission to push boundaries in creative storytelling when it comes to promoting telenovelas and we are very proud that our efforts have paid off.”
New York Festivals® Grand Jury, comprised of prominent global broadcast and film industry executives, honored the World’s Best TV & Films℠ and awarded 3 Grand Trophies, 153 Gold World Medals, 161 Silver World Medals, 131 Bronze and 279 Finalist Certificates to entries submitted from 50 countries.
TELEMUNDO is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. The network features original scripted dramas from Telemundo Studios – the #1 producer of Spanish-language primetime content – as well as non-scripted productions, theatrical motion pictures, specials, news and first-class sports events, reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 17 owned stations and 52 broadcast and MVPD affiliates. TELEMUNDO is part of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
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