SIX-MONTH-OLD UNIVISION STATION, WLII-TV PUERTO RICO, OVERTAKES COMPETITION AND BECOMES #1 STATION...

SIX-MONTH-OLD UNIVISION STATION, WLII-TV PUERTO RICO, OVERTAKES COMPETITION AND BECOMES #1 STATION IN THE MARKET

Univision Programming Takes Market By Storm Growing All-Day Household Ratings 39% and Adults 18-49 Ratings 32% "Gata Salvaje" Emerges As #1 Show Among All Households and Adults 18-49 Beating Even "Miss Puerto Rico Universe Pageant" in Explosive Puerto Rican Market


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LOS ANGELES, CA (Hispanic PR Wire) OCTOBER 22, 2002 – Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN), the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States, today announced that WLII-TV Puerto Rico has claimed the #1 position in the highly-competitive Puerto Rican market. With the introduction of Univision programming in April, WLII-TV’s all-day ratings have grown an astounding 39%, outdelivering historic ratings leader WKAQ-Telemundo by 13%.

According to September Mediafax ratings information, WLII-TV won the #1 position in primetime among Households and Adults 18-49 with a 21.6 rating/35 share and a 10.0 rating/34 share, representing increases of 50% and 45%, respectively, compared to the same period a year ago. In addition, WLII-TV won the #1 position sign-on to sign-off among Households with a 12.2 rating/33 share, representing a 37% increase compared to last year. The station was also #1 among Adults 18-49 for the same daypart with a 5.4 rating/33 share, representing a 29% increase.

“These outstanding results demonstrate the popularity of Univision’s programming in all U.S. Hispanic markets,” said Jessica Rodriguez, Programming Director, Univision Puerto Rico “With the introduction of Univision programming less than six months ago, WLII-TV’s all-day ratings have grown an astounding 39%. This ratings growth and victory in the September ratings period underscores the strength of the programming produced by Univision and its programming partners, Televisa and Venevision, in all Spanish-speaking areas.”

Monday-Sunday Sign-On/Sign-Off September-02 September-01 % Difference

Households Rating Share Rating Share Rating Share

UNIVISION 12.2 33 8.9 24 +37% +38%

TELEMUNDO 10.8 29 11.4 31 -5% -6%

TELEVICENTRO 9.0 25 11.5 31 -22% -19%

Monday-Sunday

7-9 p.m.

September-02 September-01 % Difference

Households Rating Share Rating Share Rating Share

UNIVISION 21.6 35 14.4 24 +50 +46%

TELEMUNDO 18.0 29 18.8 31 -4% -6%

TELEVICENTRO 17.8 29 21.1 35 -16% -17%

New blockbuster programs have increased WLII-TV’s ratings month-to-month, propelling the station to the #1 spot. “Gata Salvaje” ranked as the highest-rated program during the month of September with a 27.8 Household rating/42 share beating out even the “Miss Puerto Rico Universe Pageant,” which aired on Televicentro’s WAPA station. “Gata Salvaje” had a ratings increase of 63% among Households and 67% among Adults 18-49 compared to the same time period last year.

During the early morning news race, “Tu Mañana” experienced a month-to-month ratings increase of 29% among Households. Continuing the trend of news excellence, WLII-TV’s 12:00 p.m. newscast has rapidly become Puerto Rico’s favorite news source at noon, posting a 20% ratings increase among Households month-to-month. In addition, “El Gordo y La Flaca” at 1 p.m. with a 12.6 Household rating and “Salome” at 7 p.m. with a 24.2 Household rating ranked #1 in their time periods, with ratings increases of 30% and 22%, respectively, among Households.

Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN) is the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Its operations include: Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 97% of U.S. Hispanic households; TeleFutura Network, the new 24-hour general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 73% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 22 television stations; TeleFutura Television Group which owns and operates 31 television stations; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Music Group, which includes the Univision Music label, Fonovisa Records label, Rudy Perez Enterprises label and a 50% interest in Mexican based Disa Records label as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Internet company in the U.S. Hispanic market reaching 80% of the nation’s Spanish-speaking online audience at www.univision.com. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles, with network operations in Miami and television stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.

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SIX-MONTH-OLD UNIVISION STATION, WLII-TV PUERTO RICO, OVERTAKES COMPETITION AND BECOMES #1 STATION IN THE MARKET