NBCUniversal Plans Most Extensive Spanish Language Coverage of 2012 London Olympics

NBCUniversal will be producing more than 173 hours of Spanish language coverage of the 2012 London Olympics.

Telemundo will deliver a complete 360° Olympic experience across its multiple platforms including its broadcast network and its cable network mun2, which will offer a daily half-hour special featuring behind-the-scenes from the Games. Also, for the first time in the network’s history, Telemundo will offer live streaming of broadcast coverage together with exclusive digital-only content of Olympic events, news, announcements and information via www.NBCOLYMPICS.COM/TELEMUNDO, totaling more than 200 hours of digital content.

“In London 2012 we will present the most ambitious Olympic coverage in Telemundo’s history,” said Jorge Hidalgo, Executive Vice President of Sports for Telemundo Media in a press release. “The experience gained by covering the Olympic Games since 2004, the caliber of our sports talent, the complete integration with the NBC Olympics team, and our commitment to our audience will make of London an unforgettable sports feast.”

Telemundo’s Olympic team will be headed by sportscaster Andrés Cantor. Others will include Jessi Losada, Mónica Noguera, Sammy Sadovnik, Edgar Lopez, René Giraldo, Karim Mendiburu, Kaziro Aoyama, Oscar Guzmán, Leti Coo and Verónica Contreras, as well as several former Olympic champions.