Category: TV channels / Content

HBO to launch first suspense and fantasy series in Brazil

HBO Latin America announced a new original Brazilian series, called Os Esquecidos (The Forgotten), the company’s first suspense and fantasy production in Brazil. Created by Fábio Mendonça and Antônio Tibau, the series will begin its filming process in February 2020 in San Pablo. Over 10 one-hour episodes, the series will tell the story of eight [...]

DirecTV to appeal Osiptel’s verdict for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast

DirecTV officially expressed itself after the charges applied to it by the Peruvian Telecommunications Private Investment Supervisory Agency (Osiptel), which reported anti-competitive behaviours during the last Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast.  Through an official statement, DirecTV Peru SRL argued that the verdict lacks evidence to support this alleged violation, and said it was not [...]

Uruguay calls for public tender to add channels to pay TV operators

The Uruguayan Communications Services Regulatory Unit (URSEC) has made a call for a public tender to determine three pay-TV channels that must be included in all pay TV operators programming grids in that country. Cardinal TV, Eutopía TV, TV Libre (RTV) and Canal U were notified as the contest finalists and must be submitted this [...]

CentroAmerica TV broadcasts Salvadoran Major League’s defining matches

CentroAmerica TV, a channel offered to Central Americans living in the US, announced that it will broadcast the Salvadoran Major Football Leagues Semifinals and Finals. The competitions Semifinals are being developed at present, and are starred by Alianza, Sonsonate, Club Deportivo FAS and Santa Tecla football teams. The Salvadoran Major Leagues Semifinals began yesterday, with [...]

AT&T, DAZN and News Corporation may acquire Fox Sports in Mexico

Mexican media reported that AT&T, DAZN or News Corporation may acquire Fox Sports business in Mexico and all its sports rights, according to the newspaper Reforma, quoted by Radio Formula. Other media such as La Politica Online informed that Jorge Hank Rohn, owner of Grupo Caliente, is another of the main candidates to acquire the [...]

A+E Networks Latin America launches its programming for 2020

During its traditional upfront held this week in Mexico, Eddy Ruiz, President and General Manager at A+E Networks Latin America, highlighted the growth of all the companys brands in audience (A&E, History, History 2 and Lifetime) during 2019, and said that it is an important growth in a so much fragmented market, and that has [...]

Televisa gets legal resource against Disney-Fox merger in Mexico

Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has won a federal injunction against Walt Disney Cos acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Incs assets in Mexico, a Televisa representative said on Thursday, a move that could at least temporarily stall the deal. Televisa said that the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), regulator that supervises the merger agreement in Mexico, [...]

Fox Sports to stop broadcasting from Uruguay

As reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Observador and other media in the country, the Uruguayan version of Fox Sports will stop broadcasting in the country after five years. According to the newspaper, the decision is due to a change in business strategy, following the acquisition of the international TV network by the Disney company [...]

Turner presents its new programming for 2020

Turner announced the news for the launch of its programming in 2020, in an upfront in Mexico City. Some of the company’s productions for next year will be Amarres, Las Bravas F.C. -filmed in Argentina-, Particular Crowd, La chica que limpia, and many others. “We are positioning ourselves as new content, technology and entertainment options [...]

HBO to rebrand MAX channels in 2020

In 2020 new original productions will arrive at HBO. Among Latin Americans, the fifth season of Chumel con Chumel Torres stands out, and Entre Hombres, held in Argentina, Todxs Nosotrxs, the new Brazilian original series that addresses issues based on the LGBTQIA+ universe and the Colombian series Mil Colmillos, among other planned premieres will be [...]