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ABC, UNIVISION: FUSION NETWORK TO BEGIN AIRING IN 2ND HALF 2013

     (The following press release from ABC and Univision was received by        
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ABC and Univision Introduce Fusion 
News and Lifestyle Network for U.S. Hispanics
Launches in Second Half of 2013 
Five Leading Cable Operators Already Onboard to Launch Fusion's Unique
Mix of Culturally Relevant Programming in English
for Youngest and Fastest-Growing Demographic in the U.S. 
February 11 - MIAMI, FL - ABC and Univision today announced their joint venture 
news and lifestyle network for U.S. Hispanics will be called Fusion.  The 
ground-breaking media service launches in the second half of 2013. 
"We're thrilled to be partnering with Univision to launch Fusion. Our 
collaboration will bring unmatched reporting capabilities and understanding of 
issues and entertainment that resonate with the Hispanic community, one of the 
fastest growing and important demographic communities in the U.S.," said Anne 
Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television 
Group. 
"The launch of Fusion will be a major milestone in Univision's 50 year history 
of service to the Hispanic community," added Cesar Conde, president, Univision 
Networks. "We're delighted to partner with ABC News in this exciting new 
network that will extend Univision's unequaled coverage of Hispanic issues and 
lifestyle to English-dominant audiences for the first time." 
"Fusion will be the indispensible meeting place for English-speaking Latinos," 
said Ben Sherwood, president, ABC News. "Our goal is for this young, vibrant, 
and media hungry audience to come to Fusion to be informed, entertained and 
empowered. It will be fresh, fun and optimistic and of great interest to 
Latinos and non-Latinos alike."                                                  
"Fusion will bring together diverse cultures, voices and viewpoints," said 
Isaac Lee, president, Univision News. "We will explore the realities shaping 
the world, give Latinos a voice in the American conversation and deliver 
personally relevant local, national and global perspectives." 
Fusion will be available at launch in millions of households nationwide.  Five 
of the nation's biggest cable distributors have already agreed to carry the 
network, including Cablevision, Charter, Cox, AT&T U-verse and Google Fiber. 
Programming will focus on the issues most relevant for U.S. Hispanics, 
including the economy, entertainment, music, food, immigration, pop culture, 
education, politics, health and wellness and more. 
Fusion will be based in Miami, Florida.  (Read here: http://abcn.ws/URrlyW) 
Fusion capitalizes on Univision's news leadership and expertise in reaching 
U.S. Hispanics and ABC's global news leadership to serve over 50 million 
Hispanics, the youngest and fastest-growing demographic in the U.S. Currently, 
Hispanics represent 16 percent of the total population in the United States, a 
number that is projected to double to 30 percent by 2050.  Hispanics wield 
considerable spending power of over $1 trillion and have an increasing impact 
on social, economic and political trends. 
About ABC News 
ABC News delivers a big picture understanding of the world to empower and 
inspire viewers to make confident decisions for themselves and their families.  
More people get their news from ABC News than from any other source. ABC News 
is responsible for all of the ABC Television Network's news programming on a 
variety of platforms: television, radio, and the Internet.  With an average 
television and radio audience of 180 million people in a given month, ABC News 
surpasses the competition.  More than 2,400 affiliate stations broadcast ABC 
News Radio's global news coverage.  In addition, ABC News NOW is a 24-hour news 
and information network currently available to 44 million users across cable, 
broadband, and mobile platforms. NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC 
News, provides live and packaged news, sports, and weather reports, as well as 
footage of news events, to 200 ABC affiliates and more than 30 domestic and 
international clients. 
About Univision News 
Univision's award-winning News division is committed to informing the country's 
fastest growing segment across all media platforms, including TV, Radio, and 
Interactive. Hispanics count on the latest and most relevant content that 
impacts the community through: "Noticiero Univision," the Network's evening, 
late evening and weekend national newscast; Sunday public affairs program "Al 
Punto" (To The Point); newsmagazine shows "Aquí y Ahora" (Here and Now) and 
"Primer Impacto" (First Impact); as well as morning news segments on "Despierta 
América" (Wake Up America). In the last year, Univision has strengthened its 
news team and expanded its news operations by adding Investigative and 
Documentary Units.                                                               
About Univision Communications Inc. 
Univision Communications Inc., UCI is the leading media company serving 
Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five 
networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched 
Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching 96% of 
U.S. Hispanic households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast 
television network reaching 89% of U.S. Hispanic households; Univision Cable 
Networks, including Galavisión, the country's leading Spanish-language cable 
network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to 
novelas, Univision Deportes Network, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to 
sports, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and 
an additional  suite of six cable offerings - De Película, De Película Clásico, 
Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Distrito Comedia; UVideos, the first bilingual 
digital network serving Hispanic America; Univision Studios, which produces and 
co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for 
the Company's platforms; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 
62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; 
Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or operates 69 
radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; 
Univision Interactive, a network of products and offerings including 
Univision.com<http://Univision.com>, which continues to be the No. 1 
most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision 
Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and 
services, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher 
network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations 
in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities 
throughout the United States. For more information, please visit 
Univision.net<http://Univision.net> 
Media Contacts: 
ABC News                                                                         
Jeffrey Schneider
1 (212) 456-3587
jeffrey.w.schneider@abc.com 
Julie Townsend
1 (212) 456-4934
julie.townsend@abc.com 
Univision News 
Jose Zamora
(305) 471-4038
josezamora@univision.net  
Julie S. Townsend
ABC News, Communications
(212) 456-4934  or  julie.townsend@abc.com 
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