Telemundo (Spanish pronunciation: [teleˈmundo]) is an American Spanish language broadcast television network that is owned by theNBCUniversal Television Group division of NBCUniversal. The network broadcasts programs, including several produced by the network itself, aimed at Hispanic and Latino Americans in the U.S., and audiences around the world – featuring a mix of telenovelas,sports, reality television series, news programming, and feature films (both Spanish-dubbed versions of American films and imported films produced in Spanish-speaking countries)
In addition to the broadcast network, Telemundo also operates NBC Universo, a cable and satellite channel specializing in programming geared towards a young Hispanic audience; Telemundo Digital Media, which distributes original programming content across digital and mobile networks, and the telemundo.com and mun2.tv websites; Puerto Rico television station WKAQ-TV, whose signal reaches 99% of all television households in the U.S. territory; and international distribution arm Telemundo Internacional. Telemundo is the second-largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide behind American competitorUnivision, with its programming syndicated worldwide to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages.
Telemundo is headquartered in the Miami suburb of Hialeah, Florida, and has 1,900 employees worldwide. The majority of Telemundo shows and programs are filmed at a studio facility operated by the network in Miami. In 2011, 85% of Telemundo'stelenovelas were filmed in Miami. The average hour-long primetime drama costs the network $70,000 to produce