Category: Free to Air

A new company is interested in acquiring the soccer TV rights in Argentina. According to local media, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) received a third offer from the US company Consor, which comes after the two previous bids from Fox-Turner and ESPN. La Nación reported that Consor submitted an offer for USD 336 million annually […]


Chilean network Mega has acquired three drama series from Turkish broadcaster Kanal D. The deal comprises “Wounded Love”, “Time Goes By” and the re-run of “Fatmagul”. Mega had already acquired other productions of the Turkish company, including “Gümüş”, “Love”, “Waiting for the Sun”, “Leaf Cast” and “Bidding Farewell”. In total, kanal D has license around […]


Kantar Ibope Media announced the launch in Argentina and Colombia of Kantar Twitter TV Ratings, a solution that offers different metrics of Social TV related to shows, broadcasts and TV channels, directly extracted from Twitter. Starting this month, the platform offers a weekly ranking of the top-10 free-to-air TV shows with a highest participation in […]


Last Sunday, the Argentine TV broadcaster Telefe – which was acquired by Viacom in 2016 – premiered the new reality show “Despedida de Solteros” (“Bachelor Party”). The show airs from Sunday to Thursday. At the end of each broadcast, MTV offers additional content in “Bachelor Party: MTV After Hours”. This marks the first participation between Viacom’s pay […]


Chilean free-to-air TV channel Mega and Israel’s Keshet International (KI), the global distribution and production arm of Keshet Media Group, have entered a co-development deal to create a new entertainment series. Both companies will co-develop the concept over the next year for initial broadcast in their respective territories and KI will retain worldwide distribution rights […]


Grupo JBB, owner of the pay TV channel Unicanal, signed an agreement with Teledifusora Paraguaya to buy the license of the national TV broadcaster Canal 13 (RPC). The agreement to purchase the channel located in the city of Lambaré was confirmed by Javier Bernardes, owner of Grupo JBB, and Christian Chena, owner of Teledifusora Paraguaya […]


Imagen Television announced that it will broadcast the local matches of Pachuca and Leon on free-to-air TV for two years. Both soccer teams joins Querétaro and Jaguares, which also have TV rights agreements with the new channel. On January 7, Imagen Televisión broadcasted the first Liga MX match of Pachuca and León (they played against […]


Imagen Television announced that it will broadcast the matches of Pachuca and Leon on free-to-air TV for two years. Both soccer teams joins Querétaro and Jaguares, which also have TV rights agreements with the new channel. On January 7, Imagen Televisión broadcasted the first Liga MX match of Pachuca and León (they played against each […]


The Ecuadorean Soccer Federation (FEF in Spanish) announced that it has extended for one more year -until 2018- its TV rights deal with TV broadcasters TC Televisión and Gamatv. The 2017 local tournament begins on January 29. According to Crónica newspaper, both free-to-air channels had problems last year to cover the agreed value of the […]


America, the runner-up of Liga MX’s Torneo Apertura 2016, is the Mexican soccer team that receives more money from domestic broadcast TV rights. According to data published by Reporte Índigo, América (also known as the ‘Azulcrema’ team), one of most popular teams in Mexico, receives USD 15 million for its contract with Televisa, surpassing Cruz […]