Tag Archives: Latin America

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 [...]

Facebook signs deal to stream Copa Libertadores matches

Facebook has acquired the rights to live stream the 2019-2022 Copa Libertadores matches, the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) said on Friday. The social media will broadcast 46 games a year, 27 of them exclusively. Facebook, which recently launched its Watch platform globally, acquired the exclusive rights to transmit Thursday night matches, which will be [...]

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 [...]

Roku adds Amazon Prime Video in Latin America

Amazon Prime Video is now available on the Roku streaming platform in Latin America. This gives users access to a popular collection of movies, TV episodes and Prime Original series, available at no additional for Prime Video members. The countries where Prime Video is available are Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, [...]

Crackle premieres “Doctor Who” in Latin America

The new season of “Doctor Who” will be available exclusively in Latin America through Crackle, Sony Pictures Televisions streaming service. It will debut on Sunday, October 7, the same day of its world premiere. This year marks the beginning of a new era: Jodie Whittaker made history after being cast as the first female lead [...]

Disney looking to integrate OTT service in all ecosystems

Diego Lerner, president of The Walt Disney Company Latin America, spoke about the company’s OTT strategy and stressed that the new service will be offered in all ecosystems, following the model used in the U.S. The executive also referred to the merger with Fox as a “fascinating opportunity”. “We are developing our own platform with [...]

Broadband keeps growing in Latin America

According to Dataxis, broadband is the only fixed service that was not affected by the crisis in some Latam markets. The company estimates that broadband accesses will reach 92.1 million by the end of 2023, and the penetration will grow to 44.4%. The data was revealed during the Webinar called “Main trends in the evolution [...]

TNT unveils new look and feel in Latin America

Turners main brand TNT renewed its image on and off air for the Latin American markets. Under the concept “Entretenimiento a lo grande”, the new look & feel enhances the diverse properties that position the brand as an inclusive and familiar entertainment space. In a press release, the company said the new visual aims to [...]