Category: TV channels / Content

HITN expands presence in US Hispanic market

Spanish-language network HITN announced an agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperation (NCTC), an organization comprised of more than 800 cable operators in the United States, to enhance the network’s expansion in the US Hispanic market. The agreement allows NCTC member operators to offer their customers unlimited access to HITN’s educational and entertainment content through [...]

Unicable renews its image

Pay TV channel Unicable, which is part of Televisas portfolio, rebrands today as “U” and unveils a new image and programming with renewed formats and new original productions. “The change of name and image of Unicable, is due to the continuous effort of Televisa to stay at the forefront and evolve along with the audiences, [...]

Atrescine launches in Panama with Cable Onda

Atrescine, the new HD channel of Atresmedia Internacional dedicated to Spanish cinema and addressed to the Hispanic market, has signed its first distribution agreement with the Panamanian operator Cable Onda. The new channel is available to Cable Onda subscribers from Play HD plan, in HFC service and at position 244 of the lineup, the Spanish [...]

RT en Español launches on Movistar Peru

News TV channel RT en Español (Russia Today) is now available on the digital platform of Movistar cable operation in Peru, on channel 815 of the International Channels category. The launch of RT responds to our need to enhance our commercial offer of international channels, and thus provide differential quality content to our customers,” said [...]

Turner produces first Spanish-language version of “Bake Off”

Turner Latin America is producing in Argentina the first Spanish-language adaptation of the British cooking reality show “Bake Off”, which is aired under the name of “Bake Off Argentina, El Gran Pastelero” every Sunday at 22:30 on free-to-air channel Telefe (Viacom). The show has 10 episodes of 75 minutes each and features 12 amateur bakers [...]

Mexico’s TV Azteca acquires Dori Media format “Lalola”

Dori Media Group announced that it has signed an agreement with TV Azteca for the local version of Lalola, the 150-episode series that was originally produced in 2007 and was sold to more than 120 countries worldwide. Dori Media will have exclusive distribution tape rights for the new remake. Lalola was first aired in Argentina [...]

Fox and ESPN dominate pay TV sport channels in Latin America

According to Dataxis estimations, Fox Sports and ESPN respectively reach a global penetration of 34% and 31% over the total number of TV households in Latin America for 2017. In all the countries studied, except in Brazil and Venezuela, ESPN and Fox Sports have the highest penetration rates among all sport Pay TV channels. These [...]

Claro Sports premieres new original series “Sin Derechos”

Claro Sports announced the release of “Sin Derechos”, the new original production that will tell the stories of the players of the Mexican national team before FIFA World Cup in Russia. The new series, directed by journalist Nicolás Romay, premieres on April 10 at 22:30 (Mexico City time). It will also be available in Claro [...]

Fox wins legal battle to block Roja Directa website in Uruguay

The Uruguayan justice determine that Internet suppliers must block all web pages called “Roja Directa”, a site that illegally retransmits sports content. Fox Sports Latin America (which is part of Fox Networks Group Latin America) had denounced the website for copyright infringement that illegally retransmits the contents produced by the group without authorization. The sports [...]

Nat Geo Kids to release new series “Pablo” in Latin America

Nat Geo Kids announced the release of “Pablo” the first children’s series starred and performed by children and young people with autism spectrum disorder. It will debut in Latin America on Monday, April 23. The series, which combines live action with animation, aims to raise awareness and promote diversity, integration and conversation about a disorder [...]