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Globo to offer BBC Studios content in Brazil

BBC Studios announced an agreement that grants Brazilian Globo Group the Doctor Who exclusive rights, the oldest BBC global franchise, together with a large number of other content, to be broadcast throughout Brazil. The agreement includes the British science fiction series 1-11 seasons and 12th exclusive rights for pay TV and SVOD format, and other [...]

Amazon brings Alexa to Brazil

Amazon is launching its virtual assistant Alexa in Brazil starting this month, with plans for three different devices with the software installed, as its rapidly expands operations in Latin Americas largest economy. The move comes only three weeks after the US e-commerce giant introduced new contents on its Prime Video offer in Brazil. This is [...]

CDF takes the Female Copa Libertadores from Ecuador to Chile

This month, the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) added the Female Copa Libertadores to its programming grid, tournament which is taking place this year in Ecuador between October 11th and 27th. Including the Female Copa Libertadores matches with our commitment to go along with Chilean football teams in international cups and to add new content to [...]

Brazil’s U17 World Cup arrives at Chile with Chilevision

As part of its programming strategy, the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevisión will broadcast the Brazilian U17 World Cup, a tournament that will be held between October 26th and November 17th. The competition is made up of 24 National Teams divided into six groups. Group A is made up of Brazil, Canada, New Zealand and [...]

Sky Brazil announces new prepaid plan with news in programming

Brazilian pay-TV operator Sky announced a new prepaid plan for its subscribers, called Comforto. In it, clients have the possibility of acquiring a set of antennas and a STB to access 24 months of basic programming. As with other prepaid plans of the company, customers can also access additional content through top-ups. The offer is [...]

Globosat makes 4K broadcasts trial with StarOne D1

According to information from the satellite EDS website, the Globosat 4K programming package trial version is available on the StarOne D1 (84.0° W) satellite, in C band. As reported by EDS, the programming package includes premium pay TV networks, such as Telecine Premium HD; Telecine Action HD; Telecine Touch HD; Telecine Pipoca HD; and others. [...]

Turner premieres Brazilian boxer Acelino Freitas series on Space and Amazon Prime Video

Hermanos Freitas (Irmãos Freitas), Turner’s original Brazilian bioserie produced by Gullane and VideoFilmes, will premiere next October 20th on the Space screen in Brazil and, two hours later, on Amazon Prime Video. Three months after the end of the first season, it can be accessed in the rest of the region. The series tells the [...]

New Globo studios starts its operations with new original series filming process

Recording Module 4, which includes the three new studios inaugurated by Globo in August, began operating this week with the  Amor de mãe recordings, its new telenovela, which will premiere in November, during prime time. The plot, created and written by Manuela Dias, with the artistic direction of Jose Luiz Villamarim, will be starred by [...]

Endemol Shine Brazil, SKOL and Facebook launch first social soap opera in Brazil

Global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group announced that Endemol Shine Brazil has partnered with Ambevs SKOL brand and Facebook Brazil to launch the countrys first digital soap opera. Tour das Tours, the first script project from Endemol Shine Brazil, is premiering today on Facebook Brazil. The series features 11 episodes that are [...]

America Movil denies negotiations with Telefonica and TIM Italy to acquire Oi assets

America Movil denied yesterday to be part of a negotiation agreement with Telefonica and Telecom Italy (TIM) to jointly buy Brazilian Ois assets. According to the Spanish newspaper Expansion, the idea is to buy (Oi) together, and then share its assets. Nothing has been negotiated at all, Arturo Elias Ayub, Communications Director at America Movil, [...]