Telemundo announces new production unit

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the creation of Telemundo International Studios (TIS), the new internationally-focused production unit exclusively focused on creating high-end short form, scripted formats for emerging platforms and international market.

 

Based out of Miami, the new unit will be led by Marcos Santana, President of Telemundo International. TIS will collaborate with some of the best producers in the world and hire award-winning Hispanic talent, to deliver high quality mini-series that can travel across all platforms, including broadcast, cable and digital media, said the company in a press release.

 

“With this new production unit, we will continue to innovate and raise the bar in original Spanish-language content production in the US and abroad”, commented Cesar Conde, Chairman of NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.

 

In turn, Santana said: “”The launch of Telemundo International Studios is a representation of the growth of our division, which further develops the expansion of our offer, increasing our catalog and distribution opportunities for markets and platforms that demand programming for a well-defined audience with established consumption habits”.