Category: TV channels / Content

DHE to premiere “Taken” in Latin America

DHE announced that it will premiere exclusively for Latin America the series “Taken”, based on the films of the same name. It will be available on September 20. The series tells the story of young Bryan Mills who, after saving a passenger train from a terrorist attack, is recruited by the CIA, where he will [...]

Turner to shut down sports channels in Brazil

Turner announced that it will shut down Esporte Interativo channels, as well as its production activities, during the next 40 days. The brand, however, will remain active on digital platforms and social networks. In a statement, the group explained that the sports programming, which includes rights to the UEFA Champions League and the A series [...]

Venezuela temporarily blocks Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle announced that its Spanish-language TV channel was temporarily unavailable in Venezuela on Saturday, August 4. This caused the reaction of several viewers on social media. Guido Baumhauer, DW’s director of distribution and technology, said the broadcast interruption violates the right to freedom of expression. According to DW, the channel was interrupted between 9 [...]

Lionsgate and Universal Music sign TV deal

Lionsgate and Universal Music Group (UMG) signed a multiyear first-look television deal under which the companies will develop original scripted and unscripted TV projects drawn from UMG’s portfolio of labels, artists and music. Under the agreement, Lionsgate and Polygram Entertainment, UMG’s film and television production and development division, will work together to combine the artistry, [...]

ZDF Enterprises sells final season of Scandi-crime series “Bron|Broen” to DirecTV Latin America

ZDF Enterprises announced that DirecTV Latin America has acquired the fourth and final season of the award-winning thriller series “Bron|Broen” (The Bridge), which has already been sold to more than 140 countries. The operator has already aired the first three seasons of the series in Latin America through its exclusive channel OnDirecTV. The fourth season [...]

Globo’s new telenovela breaks ratings record

Brazilian broadcaster Globo announced that its new telenovela, O Tempo Não Para (Time does not Stop, in a loose translation) reached 40.8 million viewers and a share of 46% during its premiere, on July 31. This is the best result for a first episode in the 7 p.m. slot, since 2013. The new telenovela replaced [...]

Cablevisión adds more Sony Pictures content

Cablevisión, Argentinas largest pay TV operator, announced the addition of more series produced by Sony Pictures Television, as part of the agreement recently signed by both companies. Content is available on Flow and Channel 1 HD, at no additional cost. In August, the series ” En la boca del lobo”, ” Las crónicas de Lizzie [...]

Tigo Sports launches in Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica has launched, on a trial basis, the sports network Tigo Sports, following an agreement with Mexican group Multimedios Televisión, La Nación reported. It will be officially launched in the coming weeks and will be available in digital TV and HD packages in channels 709 and 9. The programming will have a high [...]

DirecTV Now adds Atresmedia channels

Spains Atresmedia Internacional announced that three of its channels – Antena 3 Internacional, Atreseries and ¡HOLA! TV – are now available on DirecTV Now lineup in the United States. The channels are part of the Todo y Más and Directv Now Español packages. In recent months, the operator has expanded its Hispanic offer, with the [...]