Posted by Elena del Valle on June 11, 2005
-Second Consecutive Week on Nielsen’s Top 25 List with 716,000 Viewers 2+-
New York, June 8, 2005 – Azteca America, the fastest-growing US Hispanic television network, announced that its hit musical reality show La Academia made NHTI Top 25 list for the second consecutive week with 716,000 viewers 2+. La Academia Audience grows, marking the fourth consecutive week for Azteca America with programs on the Top 25 List.
“For those that argued that we’re just a soccer network, we invite them to tune in with the over 700,000 viewers that watched La Academia across the country last Sunday,” said COO Jorge Jaidar. “This is a 2+ viewership that is 48% above what Telemundo attracted even in their final concert of Nuevas Voces de America.”
The programming success marks the fourth consecutive week that Azteca America has placed a program within Nielsen’s Top 25 list of most-watched Hispanic programs. Details, www.top5s.com
Azteca America, the fastest-growing Hispanic network in the United States, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TV Azteca S.A. de C.V., one of the two largest producers of Spanish language television content in the world. Azteca America currently has presence in 39 Hispanic markets, including: Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Dallas, San Antonio, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Phoenix, Brownsville-McAllen, Albuquerque, San Diego, Fresno-Visalia, Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, Denver, Orlando, Austin, Tampa, Corpus Christi, Tucson, Las Vegas, Colorado Springs, Monterey-Salinas, Hartford, Salt Lake City, Bakersfield, West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce, Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, Omaha, Yakima, Naples-Ft. Myers, Wichita, Reno, Boise, Victoria, Oklahoma City, Charleston and Chattanooga. Details at