Monthly Archives: August 2019

Tigo launches new series on responsible internet use

Tigo made a presentation in Bogota, Colombia, the first chapter of Patchers, Guardianes de Internet, its first original production in the country. It is a five-chapter miniseries that will focus on challenges and opportunities of the digital world. The series is fully developed in Colombia, and all the team, including actors, will be from there. [...]

Turner and Mediapro move forward in their co production projects in Latin America

Announced in June, the co-production agreement between the Spanish group Mediapro and the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision (Turner Latin America) is making progress. El discipulo del chef, their first co-production project, will soon make its debut in Chile, to later arrive at international markets. The format is based on a competition between three famous [...]

Claro launched new eSports platform in Brazil

Claro announced the launch of Claro Gaming in Brazil, new platform aimed at gamers and eSports fans. The project comes after a partnership between Claro and BBL, an entertainment company focused on eSports and the gamer universe.  It is a gamer products, for gamers, said Marcio Carvalho, Marketing Director at Claro Brazil. The new platform, [...]

Sony Pictures Television and Clarovideo start new production in Colombia

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced it have started filming Manual para Galanes, its new short format original comedy series, that is being co-produced together with Clarovideo, with Rosmary Muñoz as general producer. The project will be filmed in Colombia, and will be released next year.  Written by Juan Andres Granados and Luis Gamboa, and directed [...]

Mexican football team Tigres may launch its own TV channel

Mexican football team  Tigres de la UANL -better known as Tigres-, may launch its own TV channel. According to what Mexican newspaper Reforma reported, Tigres TV channel would be named Tigres TV, focused on the sports club. In Mexico, the Guadalajara Sports Club, better known as Chivas, already has its OTT Chivas TV available, as [...]

TyC Sports takes Argentine football teams River Plate and Boca Juniors to the US

Argentine pay TV channel TyC Sports is expanding its sports broadcast offer in the US and, with the beginning of a new Superliga edition (name of the professional football tournament in Argentina), the channel announced it has added River Plate and Boca Juniors matches to its TV offer in the North American country. According to [...]

TV Gazeta joins Guigo TV’s catalog in Brazil

Brazilian OTT Guigo TV, available in the country since last year, announced its subscribers will also have access to Gazeta TVs content catalog on smartphones, tablets and PCs through the Guigo TV app, which will soon be available on smart TVs too. We are very proud with this agreement. It is a great step for [...]

Kanal D Drama premiers new productions in Latin America

Kanal D Drama, pay TV channel available in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Uruguay, announced it will premiere Secretos Prohibidos and Tormenta de pasiones, next September 12th and 20th, respectively. According to what the channel officially reported, Secretos Prohibidos focuses on Kamal İpekçi, a famous businessman, who lives an enviable life in Istanbul, [...]

Paraguay puts off the analog blackout by 2021

Victor Martinez, Technical Manager at the Paraguayan National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), confirmed that the country has delayed the analog blackout, now scheduled to take place on December 31st, 2021, one year after it was originally agreed. Martinez also reported that DTT migration will take place in stages, starting in Asuncion and surrounding cities. Paraguayan market [...]

Original YouTube’s productions to be available for free from September

YouTube announced that YouTube Original content, now exclusive only for YouTube Premium subscribers, will be offered for free and with ads for all the platforms users, starting next September 24th. According to what Google -the video  platform owner- officially reported, from that date, its series, movies and live events can be accessed for free, with [...]