Category: TV channels / Content

Disney announces two original series

Disney Media Distribution Latin America (DMDLA) announced – during Mipcom 2018 in Cannes – the production of two new original series: “Americana” and “Cazadores de milagros” (Miracle Hunters”). The first title will be developed with Naim Media Group (NMG). This 10-episode series will take place in Brazil in late 19th-century. The story will focus on [...]

Mediapro, Vice Studios ink co-production deal for Latin America

Audiovisual group Mediapro and Vice Studios have signed an agreement to co-develop and co-produce original scripted TV series. The alliance begins with Border Republic. This series is set on the border between U.S. and Mexico, in Matamoros and Brownsville cities. In the context of the construction of the U.S.-Mexico wall, the series will show the [...]

MGE and SBS sign distribution deal

Mega Global Entertainment (MGE), the independent distributor led by Esperanza Garay, announced an agreement with the Korean network SBS to distribute content in Asia. At the same time, MGE will exclusively represent the drama catalog of the channel throughout Latin America. The fantastic thriller “El regalo de Dios: 14 días”, which was aired as a [...]

DirecTV offers multiplatform coverage of NBA games

DirecTV will offer up to 123 NBA games of the 2018-2019 season – starting on October 16 – live and in HD on DirecTV Sports 2 and with online access through DIRECTVSports.com and DirecTV Sports App. Subscribers can access to additional programming by subscribing to the exclusive NBA League Pass package. There will be 96 [...]

ESPN launches dedicated women’s sports brand in Mexico

ESPN has launched in Mexico espnW, its dedicated womens brand, which includes content initiatives to engage and inspire women across ESPNs linear, digital and social platforms. The brand will feature a mix of inspirational, lifestyle stories around sporting events and provide more coverage of female athletes and womens sports. The launch of espnW in Mexico [...]

Turner consolidates content production strategy

Turner Latin America has already produced more than 9,500 hours of content for its entertainment brands, its free-to-air TV channel Chilevisión, and for third-party players, just one year after opening its integral production department. Some of the titles are “Privet Russia” for TNT Sports and “Un pequeño gran viaje” for TNT. Among the titles of [...]

TNT premieres second season of “Un Gallo para Esculapio”

The second season of the multi-award-winning Argentine original series “Un Gallo para Esculapio” will premiere on TNT on Tuesday, October 16. The next day, all episodes will be available in Cablevisión Flow and Channel 1 of Cablevisión HD. This year, TNT will be the only channel airing the series. The first season was also available [...]

ESPN to air ‘Injustice 2’ regional finals in Mexico

In order to meet the growing demand for eSports content, Warner Bros. Games will broadcast the regional final of the Latin League “Injustice 2”, Season 2, in partnership with Gamelta and ESPN in Mexico. The event will be held at the CDMX and will be broadcast exclusively on TV on Thursday, October 11 at 9:00 [...]

Discovery Kids launches live-action original show “Big Top Academy”

Discovery Kids and Cirque du Soleil Images, the multimedia production division of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, announced the premiere of “Big Top Academy”, an original live-action kids series, which will have Argentinian director and composer Cris Morena as executive producer and songwriter. The series is produced by Apartment 11 Productions in association with TVOkids. [...]

TV Peru Internacional expands reach in Latin America

The international channel of TV Peru is now available throughout the American continent. Since October 1, it is hosted on Intelsat 11 satellite, which allows it to expand its coverage. This was announced on social networks by Hugo Coya, Chairman of State-run National Institute of Radio and Television of Peru (IRTP). “I am pleased to [...]