Tag Archives: Original productions

NBC Universal announces Peacock as the name of its OTT and unveils initial content catalog

NBCUniversal today announced Peacock as the name for its new OTT platform, scheduled to be launched in April 2020 with over 15 thousand hours of content. NBCUniversal also reported that Peacock will be both advertising (AVOD) and subscription (SVOD) supported. Details on pricing and distribution will be announced closer to launch. As NBC Universal officially [...]

Movistar’s first original production in Latin America is now available on Movistar Play

Un dia eres joven, the first original series produced by Movistar in Latin America, filmed in Peru and with eight episodes long, is now available on Movistar Play. According to what Movistar has officially reported,  two episodes will be released per week. The series focuses on five friends who are about to celebrate their 30 [...]

Movistar premiers its second original Latin American series in Peru

Movistar presented El dia de mi suerte in Peru, its second original series produced in Latin America, which is prevented to be released in November through Movistar Series and Movistar Play. This is a four-episode comedy inspired on Puerto Rican singer Hector Lavoes visit to Lima in 1986. We are strongly committed with our original [...]

Turner develops its new original productions in Brazil and Mexico

Turner Latin America started filming the Os Ausentes series in Brazil, its new original production in the country, scheduled to be launched next year. At the same time, the company announced it has finished filming Bronco, the bioserie based on the Mexican band, which will be released in September. Os Ausentes will be a 10 [...]

Televisa launches pay TV channel focused on eSports

Televisa Networks announced that it will launch a new pay TV channel focused on videogames, technology, eSports and geek culture (a term used to refer to the person who is considered fan of technology and computing). The channel will be called BitMe, whose release date is scheduled for next July 15th. Its offer will be [...]

Smithsonian Channel to develop two original productions for Brazil

Days after being launched in Brazil, the pay TV Smithsonian Channel announced the arrival of Jaguarland and Brazils Emerald Osasis, its first two productions in the country. Both were filmed in 4K and last one hour. They are prevented to be premiered this year. These are the first two original productions mandated in the country, [...]

Netflix not to be included in Apple’s OTT

Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, confirmed that its catalog will not be included in the one that Apple will release. Days ago, the company invited media from around the world to an event that will take place next March 25th at the Steve Jobs Theatre in the US, where Apple is expected to launch its [...]

Discovery Kids expands its content offering

As part of the celebration for its 20th anniversary, Discovery Kids announced new seasons of hit shows and new series premieres, created in partnership with some of the most prestigious producers of preschool and childrens content in the US and Latin America. Discovery Kids is currently working on a multi-title development deal with Little Airplane [...]

HBO unveils 14 new productions in Brazil

HBO Latin America announced that it will produce 14 new shows in 2017, including HBOs first Brazilian late-night talk show. The lineup will also include seven non-fiction series, two documentaries and four fiction series. According to the company, this is the largest number of Latin American productions for a single year in the history of [...]