Tag Archives: Mediapro

Mediapro submits offer for Bolivia national team rights

Spanish group Mediapro offered USD 13 million for the broadcasting rights to Bolivian national team for the qualifiers Qatar 2022, reported the Bolivian Soccer Federation (FBF in Spanish). Mediapro submitted the higher offer for rights to nine games. The Ecuadorian Servinsky offered USD 9.6 million and Full Play from Argentina USD 8.3 million. The opening [...]

Mediapro launches U-BEAT eSports platform

Spanish group Mediapro announced, at an event held in Barcelona, the international launch of U-BEAT, its new OTT eSports platform, which will offer VOD and live events, as well as exclusive in-house produced content. In a press release, the company said “U-BEAT wants to become a reference among eSports fans from all over the world, [...]

Disney announces two original series

Disney Media Distribution Latin America (DMDLA) announced – during Mipcom 2018 in Cannes – the production of two new original series: “Americana” and “Cazadores de milagros” (Miracle Hunters”). The first title will be developed with Naim Media Group (NMG). This 10-episode series will take place in Brazil in late 19th-century. The story will focus on [...]

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 [...]

Mediapro to launch eSports OTT platform

Mediapro prepares to launch, before the end of this year, a Spanish-speaking OTT service dedicated to eSports, according to Expansión. It will be available globally but with special focus on Spain and Latin American markets. According to the report, the group expects to reach five million users within five years. The service will initially be [...]

Mediapro responsible for production of Conmebol matches in Bolivia and Colombia

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has selected Mediapro to produce the matches set to take place in Colombia and Bolivia for the organization’s three main competitions: Libertadores, Sudamericana and Recopa, for 2019-2022 seasons. OB Units from Mediapro Bolivia and Mediapro Colombia (Televideo) will be responsible for transmission services for all matches on-site from stadiums, [...]

DirecTV announces viewership results of “Todo por el Juego”

DirecTV Latin America announced that its original series “Todo por el Juego”, produced in partnership with Grupo Mediapro, has achieved outstanding audience results. It was aired on OnDirecTV and via streaming on DirecTV Play. The first season was available from July 15 to September 3. According to the operator, in July “Todo por el Juego” [...]

Mediapro to handle production and distribution of main soccer competitions in South America

Spain’s Mediapro Group announced that it has been selected by the South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol) for the creation of a HUB that will manage integration, production and distribution of the international TV broadcast of its three main competitions: the Copa Libertadores, the Copa Sudamericana and the Recopa. The company said the facility will receive [...]

ESPN produces first 4K broadcast of a sporting event in Argentina

ESPN and the audiovisual group Mediapro produced the first 4K sporting event in Argentina with the transmission, on Saturday, August 25, of the match between Los Pumas and South Africa’s Springboks for the Rugby Championship played in the city of Mendoza. ESPN had made its first transmission in 4K with the Champions League semifinal in [...]