Category: TV channels / Content

Discovery, Cirque du Soleil Images team up for new original series

Discovery Kids announced a strategic partnership with Cirque du Soleil Images, the multimedia production division of Cirque du Soleil, on an original English-language live action series to be produced by Apartment 11 in association with TVOKids. Shot in Montreal, the show will feature the renowned Argentinean producer Cris Morena as an Executive Producer and songwriter. Leila [...]

Net Geo Kids to launch in Latin America

National Geographic Partners has confirmed that it will launch Nat Geo Kids, its multiplatform entertainment offer for children aged 4 to 7 years, on July 1 in Latin America and September 1 in Brazil. This launch had already been anticipated by executives of Fox Networks Group (FNG) last month and now it has been confirmed [...]

Cartoon Network and Ánima Estudios announce winner of contest Cortos

Ánima Estudios and Cartoon Network Latin America announced the winner of their second animation contest, called Cortos, which had the participation of 172 projects by artists from 17 Latin American countries. The project chosen was “Ram, Pam, Dam” by Gino Baldeon, Gustavo Castellanos and Miguel Ángel Vélez, from Ecuador. Anima Studios will produce a first [...]

HBO developing new comedy based on web series “Brown Girls”

HBO is developing a new comedy based on Brown Girls, the critically acclaimed OpenTV web series that debuted on Elle.com in February. According to Elle website, writer Fatimah Asghar and director Samantha Bailey, have secured a development deal with HBO to bring an untitled series based on Brown Girls to television screens. The show will [...]

Turner, Cablevisión, Pol-Ka ink 10-year co-production deal

Turner, Cablevisión and the Argentine production company Pol-Ka announced they have signed a 10-year co-production agreement. The announcement was made during the presentation of the new miniseries “La fragilidad de los cuerpos”. Under this new deal, the companies plans to produce two series per year. “La fragilidad de los cuerpos” is the first miniseries produced [...]

ESPN, DirecTV offer interactive coverage of Roland Garros 2017

DirecTV announced that during the first third rounds of Roland Garros 2017 – from May 28 through June 2 – is offering an interactive mosaic channel that let subscribers simultaneously watch six ESPN networks. The networks available from the mosaic are ESPN Extra (on channels 639, 640, 641 and 642) along with ESPN, ESPN2 or [...]

TRT World expands into Latin America

Intelsat and Globecast have signed a multi-year agreement to distribute the English version of International news channel TRT World in high definition format to cable outlets in Latin America and Asia. For Latin America, Intelsat will use Intelsat 21 satellite, which is one of four satellites comprising Intelsats powerful video neighborhoods serving the Latin America [...]

Telefe, Nickelodeon to coproduce musical TV series in Argentina

During the L.A Screenins, Nickelodeon Latin America and Argentine TV broadcaster Telefe announced an agreement with Glee’s executive music producer Adam Anders and 360 Powwow to coproduce the new music series “Kally’s MashUp.” The series will have 60 one-hour episodes and will begin filming in August in Buenos Aires. It will be produced by 360 [...]

Kuarzo Entertainment launches TV channel in Argentina

Production company Kuarzo Entertainment will launch a TV channel in Argentina, which will be available from Monday, May 22 in Cablevisión, the country’s main MSO. Its programming will initially include new shows and the replay of programs already produced by the company. The channel will be available on frequencies 30 and 350. In the morning slot, [...]