Tag Archives: Mega

Chile’s TVN doubles losses

Chilean free-to-air channels presented their financial results for the first half of 2018. According to the data, the state-owned channel TVN doubled its losses compared to the same period last year. Mega and Canal 13 reported positive results. TVN reported losses of CH$ 9,024 million (USD 13.1 million). The channel said the results are explained [...]

Mediaset partners with MGE

Mediaset Distribution has signed a new partnership with with Esperanza Garay CEO of MGE (Mega Global Entertainment), an independent distributor of series, telenovelas, formats and original productions from Chile and Colombia. The official announcement will be made at Natpe Budapest, which will take place from June 25 to 28. Mediaset will distribute MGE catalogue and [...]

Chilevisión and TVN increase losses

According to data from the first quarter of 2018, Chilean free-to-air channels Chilevisión (Turner) and TVN increase their losses compared to a year ago, while Mega was the only channel that reported profits. Chilevisión recorded losses of Ch$ 5,790 million (USD 9.1 million) compared to Ch$ 4,940 million (USD 7.8 million) in 2017. TVN reported [...]

The Chilean channel Mega created a new content distribution company

The Chilean FTA TV channel Mega decided to open a new content distribution company, which will be responsible for commercializing the channel’s fiction and entertainment productions. Its name is Mega Global Entertainment (MGE) and will be led by Esperanza Garay. “The sales of our content and productions should reach the five continents and be on [...]

TVN reduces losses in 2017

Chilean broadcaster TVN has recorded losses of USD 15 million in 2017, an improvement of 39% compared to the USD 24 million registered in 2016, according to Diario Financiero. In turn, the stated-owned channel reported revenues of USD 84 million, an increase of 6% compared to 2016. During the year, the channel’s administration has carried [...]

Canal 13, TVN submit joint bid for Viña del Mar Festival TV rights

Chilean TV networks Canal 13 and TVN submitted a joint bid for Viña del Mar TV rights, for the 2019-2022 period. According to local media, the offer is higher than the one presented by Chilevisión, while Mega decided not to participate in the process. The winner will be officially announced in April. For this tender [...]

Mega selects Aldea for delivery of 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Aldea Solutions announced that it successfully transmitted the live feeds of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia to free-to-air channel Mega in Chile. The company was selected by Mega to transmit live coverage for the event back to Megas main studios in Santiago, Chile. The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup was held between June 17 [...]

Mega leads with its multiplatform strategy

Cristian Hernández, Executive producer of digital media at Mega, explained in an interview during the course of NexTV Series South America the multiplatform strategy of the Chilean TV broadcaster, which is the leader of the free-to-air market in the country. -What platforms does Mega work with? We have a multiplatform development. We have segmented into three [...]

Mega leads the Chilean market

Mega continues to lead the Chilean market. According to financial data provided by the Bethia group to the Superintendency of Securities and Insurance (SVS), the broadcaster increased its profits in 2016, while the rest of the channels reported losses. At the end of last year, Mega obtained profits for Ch$ 10.9 million (USD 16.4 million), [...]

Mega, Kanal D sign co-production deal

Chilean broadcaster Mega and Turkey’s leading media company Kanal D announced during MipTV Cannes 2017 they have signed a new co-production and co-development deal. Both companies will collaborate on films, television, and other instances of production that will be available in the two markets. Mega and Kanal D already have a long-term a long-term, collaborative [...]