Category: TV channels / Content

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 [...]

Mediapro to be host broadcaster at the coming Copa Conmebol Libertadores Final

Mediapro has been selected as a host broadcaster to produce and distribute the coming Copa Libertadores Final TV broadcast, which will be held this Saturday, November 23rd at the Estadio Monumental, in Lima, Peru. The final will be disputed between Flamengo (Brazil) and River Plate (Argentina). 33 cameras will be used for the events coverage, [...]

Grupo Radio Centro awards VSN its production solution for its new TV channel

The Spanish company Video Stream Networks (VSN) announced that Mexican Grupo Radio Centro has opted to implement an end-to-end solution entirely composed of VSNs systems to consolidate its production environment and forkflows for content planning and broadcasting. The aim of this installation, in which VSN took part through the main system integrator of the project, [...]

Netflix and Nickelodeon join to produce new content

Netflix and Nickelodeon announced a new multi-year agreement to produce animated films and original television series, based on both Nickelodeon’s content catalog and new stories for children and families around the world. Nickelodeon has created several characters that children love and that is why we are excited to create completely original stories that re-imagine and [...]

Grupo Radio Centro enters Mexican TV market through La Octava

Mexican Grupo Radio Centro launched La Octava, its new TV channel, which is now available on the 8.1 channel in the country. According to Juan Aguirre Abdo, General Director at Radio Centro, La Octava will also have a news, sports and other contents platform, apart from the TV channel. On TV, we already have Channel [...]

Sky Brazil makes it difficult for CNN to enter its programming grid

Before entering the Brazilian market, CNN ran an agreement with Claro Brazil, in order to distribute its contents in the country. Now, CNN is trying to negotiate with Sky to add its contents to an intermediate package from the pay TV operator, but  Sky rejected the news TV network proposal. According to specialized Brazilian media [...]

Kanal D Drama arrives at US Hispanic through Comcast’s Xfinity TV

Thema America, a Canal+ Group company, today announced Kanal D Drama will be available to Comcast customers on the Xfinity Latino TV tier by November 1st. Kanal D Drama is a global TV network produced from a strategic partnership between Thema and Kanal D International, the leading exporter of Turkish dramas worldwide. Comcast will be [...]