Category: TV channels / Content

Grupo Salinas launches international production unit

During Mipcom 2017, Grupo Salinas -owner of TV Azteca- announced the launch of Dopamine, the new independent production company that will create premium content for global platforms and audiences. The new project has an initial budget of USD 200 million and is led by Fidela Navarro, who was named the company’s CEO. “Dopamine was born [...]

HBO international series to arrive on U.S service in December

During his keynote conversation in Cannes at Mipcom, HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler announced that some of the most acclaimed international, original series from HBO Latin America, HBO Europe and HBO Asia will arrive in December on the U.S. streaming services HBO GO and HBO NOW as well as HBO On Demand. The series [...]

Intelsat and Globecast broaden audience reach for France 24 with new HD spanish-speaking channel

Satellite operator Intelsat announced that Globecast will continue distribution of two France 24 channels and also broadcast a brand new Spanish speaking high-definition (HD) channel via Intelsat 21.  Under the new, multi-year expanded agreement, Globecast will distribute three channels English, French and Spanish-speaking to cable operators across North America, Latin America and Canada, [...]

Viacom announces new content sales department

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Amaricas announced its new sales structure for programming and formats, and named Guillermo Borensztein as VP of sales for Content and Co-productions. The new department is designed to meet the companys new sales requirements and increase the content distribution capacity, taking advantage of the experience of VIMN and Telefe [...]

FOX Sports to broadcast women’s soccer matches in Mexico

FOX Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired the broadcast rights to six womens soccer teams in Mexico: Chivas, Pachuca, Monterrey, León, Xolos and Santos. The deal will run until 2023 and includes pay TV and digital platforms and. The network will broadcast weekly at least one match in which the teams from these [...]

Imira signs deals in Latin America

Spain’s Imira Entertainment, a producer-distributor of kids content, has announced several deals for Latin America, prior to MIPJunior y MIPCOM, where it will present new series. The company said that Netflix acquired “Bat Pat” (52 × 11 ‘) for Latin America (excluding Brazil) and Spain. This is the series produced by Imira, Atlantyca Ent, Rai, [...]

Olympusat moves channels to SES satellite

Olympusat, one of the largest independent media companies specializing in the ownership, distribution, production and technical services of Spanish and English-language networks, announced the process of moving its network program services to satellite SES-1 (located at 101° West) on November 30, 2017. At the moment Olympusat transmits 35 HD and SD Television networks over transponders 19 [...]

FOX Sports 3 launches eSports show

FOX Sports 3 has launched “Mundo G”, the first eSports news show of the channel for Latin America. It is produced by Nube Productora, a company specializing in video games. The new show will offer a summary of the most important tournaments and competitions in the region, technological innovations, interviews with professional teams, visits to the [...]

France 24 in Spanish launches on Cablevisión Flow

Argentinas largest pay TV operator Cablevisión announced that it has added the recently launched channel France 24 in Spanish on its multiplatform service Flow, on channel 575.  The new Spanish-language version of the French international news channel was launched in Latin America on 26 September. The agreement with Cablevisión is the first one announced in [...]

Turner readies launch of new gaming platform

Turner will launch soon in Argentina and Chile its new product GLOUD, a new streaming gaming platform, which will be available for a monthly subscription, as NexTV News Latam already reported. This new initiative arose from the creativity and innovative strength of a group of Argentine executives of the company and will arrive to revolutionize [...]