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Netflix’s latest original series, Yankee, starts production in Mexico City

Netflix has announced the start of production of its new original series in Mexico City, Yankee. It wil be produced by Argos, the company behind “Ingobernable”. The new series is scheduled to release in 2019. Yankee will follow the story of Malcolm Moriarty (Pablo Lyle), a young entrepreneur from the United States who, to protect [...]

Emmy 2018: Amazon Prime Video becomes first streaming service to win in the comedy series category

During the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards held on Monday, September 17, Amazon Prime Video became the first streaming service to win a best comedy series Emmy for its original production “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”. The series follows a housewife in 1958 New York City who discovers she has a knack for stand-up comedy. This [...]

Hollywood studios and OTT services score victory in piracy case

TickBox TV, a manufacturer of streaming TV devices, agreed to pay USD 25 million to settle a lawsuit from major Hollywood studios and OTT services, which accused the company of facilitate copyright infringement. TickBox also agreed to stop providing software that allows users to access pirated content, and to disable any such software within 24 [...]

AT&T CEO says Netflix is the “Walmart” of video streaming services

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson called Netflix the Walmart of video on demand services, while HBO -now part of the group after the acquisition of Time Warner- is the Tiffany” of media and entertainment. The executive made the comparison on Wednesday during the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference in New York. “HBO is a very unique brand, [...]

Netflix began to include advertisements in its service

The US OTT platform Netflix began a few days ago to add advertisements in its service. This news already caused the discomfort of many users, who made it known through social networks. It is unknown if this change will come around the world. In this start, there are only recommendations of Netflix’s productions and only [...]

Netflix announces premiere date for new Colombian original series

Netflix announced that new Colombian original Wild District will premiere on October 19. The action series will feature 10 episodes and will be available to Netflix members in the US, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. Wild District is created by Cristian Conti and directed by Javier Fuentes-León and Carlos Moreno. It was entirely filmed [...]

Viacom expects content production unit to become a USD 1-billion business by 2022

During a conference with analysts to discuss the Q218 results, Viacom CEO Bob Bakish shared details about the new studio production initiative for SVOD and third-party platforms. Viacom recently decided to create production units of MTV, Nickelodeon and Viacom International Media Networks and, according to Bakish, Comedy Central and BET will be launching shortly. This [...]

Disney CEO reveals more details about new OTT service

Disney CEO Bob Iger shared some details about the upcoming streaming service that the company plans to launch late next year. The executive said the OTT will have a lower volume of content than Netflix but also it will cost less. The service will include upcoming theatrical releases such as Captain Marvel and the next [...]

Secuoya adds new shareholder

Gala Capital acquired 14% of shares of the Spanish audiovisual group Secuoya, equivalent to 1.13 million shares. The company acquired 11.20% stake to the president of the company, Raúl Berdonés, and another 2.80% to CEO Pablo Jimeno. Secuoya has a capitalization of around 71 million (USD 83 million). The percentage of shares acquired by Gala [...]