Tag Archives: HBO

Cinemax launches commercial operations in Peru

HBO Latin America announced the launch of commercial operations of its basic pay TV channel Cinemax in Peru. Now, companies in the country will be able to advertise their products and services in the channels programming. According to Gustavo Grossmann, CVP of Networks for HBO Latin America, during 2017 the Peruvian pay TV market had [...]

Industry leaders to debate the future of TV at NexTV Colombia

NexTV Series Colombia & Andean 2017 will gather, on November 30 at the JW Marriott hotel in Bogota, more than 40 executives from leading TV, OTT and online video companies to discuss the industry trends. DirecTV, Claro, Telefonica, TigoUne, Sony Pictures Television, Fox and HBO are among the companies that will participate in the event. [...]

Hulu becomes first streaming service to win an Emmy for Outstanding Drama

“The Handmaids Tale” won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series, making Hulu the first streaming service to win an award in this category, beating Netflix and Amazon. Hulu, which had never won an Emmy for its original content, received ten awards: eight for “The Handmaids Tale”, including Outstanding Lead Actress (Elisabeth Moss, her first Emmy), [...]

AT&T won’t have to disinvest in Sky Mexico

AT&T Mexico said in a statement that the conditions imposed by Mexican regulator IFT to approve the merger with Time Warner “do not contemplate a structural separation or divestment processes” in Sky nor HBO LAG. “The IFT disclosed a series of conditions to which this transaction is subject, aimed at maintaining and promoting competition in [...]

Oi launches broadband offer with video content

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi has launched a new product – called Oi Total Play – that allows broadband customers to access the content of the digital platforms of Discovery, ESPN, FOX Networks Group Brazil (FNG), HBO, Sony and Viacom. The bundle also includes fixed telephony. The product is oriented to a new segment of broadband customers [...]

HBO announces new series from “Game of Thrones” creators

Game of Thrones showrunners and creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will return to HBO for the new original series Confederate. The announcement was made by Casey Bloys, HBO’s president of programming. The news comes while Game of Thrones approaches the end. The new TV series will begin filming after the final season of HBOs [...]

Claro Video adds HBO in Mexico

Mexican streaming service Claro Video announced that it has added HBO programming to its platform. Users can subscribe to HBO through Claro Video for MX$ 149 (USD 8.5) after a free month trial. The launch of HBO contents on the Mexican service was announced last Friday, July 14, just before the season premiere of HBO’s [...]

HBO leads the Emmy nominations

HBO has received the most Emmy nominations with a total of 111, followed closely by streaming media giant Netflix with 91. This is HBOs 17th consecutive year of earning the most Emmy nominations. Westworld received 22 nominations tied with long-running NBC sketch show “Saturday Night Live” (available on Canal Sony in Latin America). In addition, [...]

Argentina welcomes the new TV business

NexTV Series South America, the exclusive conference about free-to-air and pay TV in Argentina, to be held on June 14 and 15 at the Alvear Palace Hotel, will bring together top executives from leading companies such as Cablevision, DirecTV, Disney, Turner, HBO, Sony, Fox, Telefonica, Viacom, Artear, América TV, La Nación TV, Supercanal and Discovery, [...]

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 [...]