Monthly Archives: September 2019

Chilean Dignidad to arrive at Germany as an original OTT Joyn series

The Chilean series Dignidad, which is being filmed and will be watched on Chilean FTA TV through Mega, will also be available in Germany as a Join  -Discovery and ProSiebenSat.1s German OTT- original production. Dignidad is the first international original production of the platform, and will last eight 50-minutes episodes.  Set in Chile in 1997, [...]

StarzPlay joins Totalplay’s offer in Mexico

Totalplay, a Salinas Group company who leads the telecommunications market in Mexico, announced that, from this month on, StarzPlay, Starz premium OTT (Lionsgate), will be integrated into its entertainment platform. With this partnership, one million Mexican pay TV subscribers will be able to access StarzPlays contents through Totalplay with their remote control, through the service [...]

PX Sports is now available in Argentina through Cablevision

PX Sports, TV channel focused on extreme sports exclusive programming, is now available in Argentina on Cablevisión (channel 113 Cablevision Digital and Cablevision HD), and on Cablevision Flow. With this launch in Argentina, the channel strengthens its reach in almost the entire American continent through important operators such as Claro, Dish (Sling TV), Cablevisión, Entel [...]

DAZN launches new sports club Flamengo series in Brazil

After announcing the launch of its first global original series, the sports OTT DAZN launched this Tuesday, September 24th Sem Filtro: Flamengo, new DAZN Originals series in Brazil, the first Latin American country in which it arrived, in May this year. The project is directed by Flavio Barone, and produced in partnership with Conspiração and [...]

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic strengthens itself as the annual event of sports business on TV and OTT

Sportv Series Latin America & US Hispanic, in its first edition at the Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, is taking place in response to the growing interest in the TV technology convergence and the sports business development in the region. The conference and expo will be held next October 2nd and will focus on how new [...]

Viacom produces the first original Comedy Central series in Mexico

Comedy Central Latin America has started to produce its first original Mexican series, Se rentan cuartos. The series will be produced by Viacom International Studios (VIS) for Comedy Central through Endemol Shine Boomdog. It will be fully recorded in Mexico City and will be released throughout Latin America on October 30th. ‘We are happy to [...]

DAZN to broadcast basketball matches in Brazil since October

The Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB), basketball championship organized by the Brazilian Liga Nacional de Basquete (LNB) in that country, and which begins next October 12th with the match between Minas and Flamengo (last champion) teams, will have all its matches broadcast live thanks to an agreement with DAZN. According to what newspaper Estado de Sao [...]

DirecTV premieres documentary about Diego Maradona in October

DirecTV informed it will premiere the documentary Diego Maradona, directed by Asif Kapadia, next October 2nd. The content will be available on OnDirecTV (exclusive DirecTV Latin America channel) and the DirecTV GO OTT. The rights for the documentary had been acquired by the company in May. As DirecTV officially reported, the documentary has more than [...]

Telefonica and Atresmedia join to create Spanish-language fiction content around the world

Telefonica and Atresmedia join forces to create Spanish-language fiction content around the world. The two companies have ran an agreement in order to create a new entity, 50 percent owned by both groups, which will produce and distribute original series and films both for Movistar+ and Atresmedia. Apart from that, the partnership will promote co-productions [...]