Category: Free to Air

Globo cancels Brazilian football TV rights payments until competitions resume

Globo announced through a statement sent to the São Paulo Football Federation (FPF) that it will not make the last fee payment on the São Paulo Championship TV rights, whose development is stopped due to the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus).  ‘In view of the 2020 Paulista Championship stop for an uncertain period due to the Covid-19 [...]

Luis Miguel, la serie, arrives in April at Colombia through RCN

The Colombian channel RCN announced that it will premiere in April the first season of Luis Miguel, la serie, the successful biographical series of the Mexican musician. With its arrival at RCN, the production adds a new FTA TV screen in the region, after its broadcasts in the US Hispanic, Chile, Mexico and Peru. Produced [...]

Chilean football to be back on FTA TV

After 20 years of being broadcast on Pay TV, the Chilean National Professional Football Association (ANFP) and Turner Chile ran an agreement whereby the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision will air one championship football match per week. The first will be the one that will face Union Española and Huachipato teams for the eighth fixture [...]

Caracol to develop female series based on the Conquest of America

The Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol Television, together with 360 Powwow and Isla Audiovisual, ran an agreement to co-develop the project ‘No llegaron solos’, a series that will tell the story of Catalina de Erauso (also known as ‘La Monja Alferez) , a woman of ancestry who pretended to be a man from her youth [...]

Deal or no Deal is adapted again in Argentina through Telefe

The Argentina FTA TV channel Telefe started to produce the local version of Deal or No Deal, an Endemol Shine Group format that was already broadcast on the channel between 2003 and 2006. Apart from Argentina, it has recently been adapted in Uruguay, Mexico, Brazil and the US. Although there is not a confirmed date [...]

El Heraldo arrives at Mexican FTA TV with Grupo Imagen

Through an official statement published on Twitter last February 1st, Mexicans Grupo Imagen and Heraldo Media Group announced a commercial agreement through a lease, through which the Heraldo Media Group will use of the XHTRES-TDT FTA TV concession, in the Valley of Mexico, of which Grupo Imagen retains ownership. As detailed, the agreement will result [...]

Colombian Government to invest more than USD 80 million in State’s FTA TV channels

The Colombian Government announced a COL$ 291,500 million (USD 85.2 million) investment, focused on the countrys public TV modernization and new content production, that will be made by Information and Communications Technologies Ministry (MinTIC). The announced figure means a 9% increase in relation to the previous year. According to the ICT Minister Sylvia Constain, from [...]

Cycling events in Colombia to be broadcast on RCN

The Colombian FTA TV channel RCN will broadcast some of the most important cycling events that take place in the country during the next four years, after running a commercial agreement with the Colombian Cycling Federation. This agreement is so important, because it aims to give greater importance to the main Colombian cycling competitions. By [...]

Polka starts filming the second season of ‘El Tigre Veron’

Argentine producer Polka announced it has started filming the second season of El Tigre Veron, an original series developed by the FTA TV channel Canal 13, Flow and TNT, which was the most watched Argentine series on Flow in 2019. As detailed, the second season will have eight episodes, which will be recorded in outdoor [...]

Caracol Television demands to review Colombian Canal 1’s concession

The Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol Television presented a lawsuit to force that countrys Information and Communication Technologies Ministry (MinTICs) to pronounce itself on the inequality in the value set by the Channel 1 concession in 2016, as reported by Colombian newspaper La Republica. The case dates back to 2016, when the then regulator of [...]