Univision Peers Into Cyberspace

Can the Hispanic TV giant transfer its clout to the Web?

It's part Ed Sullivan, part infomercial. TV host Don Francisco leads a bleacher full of audience members through Feliz Navidad--then yields the stage to models in low-cut dresses, who sing the praises of sponsor Allstate Insurance. Moments later, a mother's tear-filled story about estrangement from her daughter is interrupted by another model extolling Exxon Mobil Corp.

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