Telemundo creates Global Studios division

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the creation of Telemundo Global Studios, a new division that consolidates the company’s domestic and international scripted production units under Marcos Santana’s leadership.
The veteran media executive will now be responsible for Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships.
Luis Silberwasser will continue to lead the company’s U.S. networks Telemundo and Universo, as President of Telemundo Networks. Both executives will continue to report to Cesar Conde, Chairman, NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.
Telemundo Studios produces an average of 800 hours of programming per year, including highly-rated series such as “El Señor de los Cielos”, “El Chema”, “Señora Acero”, and “Mariposa de Barrio”, among others.
Telemundo International Studios was founded in 2016 to produce short, high-quality short format scripted programs designed for international markets and emerging platforms. It produces big-budget miniseries in Spanish, available for different platforms, including broadcast, cable and digital media.