Tag Archives: Globo

Globo delayed Brazilian miniseries premiere because of Net and Now

Brazilian miniseries “Se eu fechar os olhos agora” (If I close my eyes now) was the first of Globo that acquired Now (OTT of the Brazilian channel Net) before its premiere on FTA, according to Ricardo Linhares, author of the series. Its premiere was on April 15th on Globo, and it was planned to be [...]

Conmebol denies having removed Libertadores Cup’s exclusivity to Facebook

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) released a statement confirming the agreement validity with Facebook to exclusively broadcast Libertadores Cups matches played on Thursdays until 2022. According to Paraguayan newspaper Última Hora website, meeting will be held at Conmebols headquarters with representatives of Facebook, Fox Sports and Globo, so that both channels could broadcast the [...]

SBT to cancel its DTH by conflict with parabolics

Brazilian Television System (SBT), a FTA channel in that country, cancelled its DTH without warning subscribers who tune it there. The reasons for the decision could be because of  a conflict between the channel and the equipment manufacturing companies to get an extra money to load the network programming grid in them. Currently, only those [...]

UMW takes Globo films to VOD platforms

Digital integrator Under the Milky Way (UMW) will distribute seven new Globo Filmes films in more than ten of the main global VOD download platforms (Amazon, Google Play, iTunes, Playstation Vue and Xbox, among others) in 70 english and spanish-speaking countries -including Latin America-, for which UMW acts as a catalog and programming provider. We [...]

DAZN moves Corinthians from Globo to Rede TV

Sports OTT DAZN gave Rede TV Corinthians broadcasting rights in the South American Cup in FTA for free, after more than 20 years in which Globo broadcasted them.  Rede TV will broadcast one match of each South American Cup round, in which Corinthians will make its debut this Thursday. This is an important and strategic [...]

DAZN moves Corinthians from Globo to Rede TV

Sports OTT DAZN gave Rede TV Corinthians broadcasting rights in the South American Cup in FTA for free, after more than 20 years in which Globo broadcasted them.  Rede TV will broadcast one match of each South American Cup round, in which Corinthians will make its debut this Thursday. This is an important and strategic [...]

Brazilian Pay TV empowered local content in 2018

Brazilian Pay TV broadcasted 2,684 original titles of that country in 2018, according to information provided by National Film Agencys  Brazilian Film and Audiovisual Observatory (OCA). Brazilian programming in Qualified Channels (CEQ), which must include three hours and a half Brazilian content a day, was 7.5% and reached 14.3% between 6 PM and 12 AM. [...]

Conmebol makes official the TV rights to Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana

The Council of the South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) approved the allocation of TV rights for competitions for the 2019-2022 season, including the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana. As already announced in October, Facebook will broadcast the Copa Liberadores next year. The social network bought the exclusive rights of Thursday night matches, while the [...]

Globo launches direct-to-consumer services Telecine and Premiere

Globo announced that it has launched Telecine and Premiere as direct-to-consumer services. This way, users can access the content without a pay TV subscription. As part of this process, the group launched a new billing platform. Telecine is the network of Premium channels that Globo has in partnership with Disney, Fox and Universal. The SVOD [...]

Brazilian TV Globo affiliate in Goiás and Tocantins is not sold and promises a strong investment

Brazilian broadcaster TV Anhanguera, TV Globo network affiliate in Goiás and Tocantins, will not be finally sold. Jaime Camara Group, owner of the stations, didn’t want to continue with the sale process that had been going on for more than 10 months, local media reported. The deal was almost closed and the transfer was going [...]