Tag Archives: Latin America

DirecTV airs special production to commemorate Woodstock’s 50th anniversary

OnDirecTV, channel available for all DirecTV subscribers in Latin America, announced it will broadcast the documentary Woodstock: three days that defined a generation today, which aims to tell the story of the mythical festival that brought together more than half a million fans and some of the greatests artists of all times over three days.  [...]

BitMe to make Gamescom 2019 live coverage from Germany

BitMe, new Televisas recently launched and focus on eSports, video games, technology and geek culture channel, announced it will develop the Gamescom 2019 live coverage, considered the most important video game expo in Europe and the second worldwide. With this special coverage, BitMe will be the only specialized media in Latin America that develops the [...]

Sony Pictures Television relaunches as Sony Channel in Latin America

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced it has renewed its Latin American Canal Sonys brand, now known as Sony Channel, which has a new visual identity in which the Sony logo is the main element. The company also announced that, with the aim of taking advantage of the channels premium content collection, Sony Channel will also [...]

CBS and Viacom to combine and create ViacomCBS Inc

Viacom and CBS today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger, creating a combined company with more than USD 28 billion in revenue. The new company will be led by Bob Bakish as President and CEO. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. [...]

Atrescine joins DirecTV’s offer in Latin America

Atrescine, TV channel focused on broadcasting cinematographic contents from Spain and aimed to reach the Hispanic market, announced it will be aired in Latin America through DTH operator DirectTV, on its 1519 channel (HD). The TV channels catalog includes more than 7 thousand feature films, including some that date from the 1950s and 1960s, and [...]

Mediapro to implement VAR technology in Paraguayan football

The Spanish company Mediapro ran an agreement with the Paraguayan Football Association (APF) to implement VAR technology (acronym from the so-called Video Assistant Referee) in the countrys Professional Football serie A (also called Division de Honor), to the 2020, 2021 and 2022 seasons.  Having fulfilled all the necessary requirements, the Paraguayan Football Associations Executive Council [...]

ESPN brings the FIFA eWorld Cup Final to Latin America

According to official information from ESPN, the pay TV channel will broadcast the FIFA eWorld Cups Final this Sunday, August 4th, an annual competition organized by FIFA, together with EA Sports. The TV channel will broadcast the competitions Final through ESPN3 and the OTT ESPN Play for all Latin America, from Londons O2 stadium. In [...]

Atresplayer Premium, Atresmedia’s OTT, also available in Latin America

Atresplayer Premium, the Spanish company Atresmedia SVOD OTT, will be available in Latin America with a vast content catalog, aimed especially for people from Spain residing outside the country and Spanish-speaking users. The OTT offers an extensive VOD catalog and the possibility to access to live Antena 3, International, La Sexta, Antena 3 contents, and [...]

Brazilian series Rua Augusta to be distributed throughout Latin America with Amazon Prime Video

Armoza Formats, distributor and content creator from Israel, announced it has sailed the Rua Augusta series, Turners first original production in Brazil, to Amazon Prime Video. The series, which was premiered in the country on TNT and Nets OTT Now, will be available throughout Latin America. Topics developed in the series are prevalent in each [...]

Telefonica launches first Colombian original production in November

After announcing its first original Latin American series production in Peru, Telefónica (Movistar) presents Ruido Capital, its first original series made in Colombia. According to the company, the new production will have six episodes in its first season. Its premiere is scheduled for November and will be available to Movistar customers in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, [...]