Category: Free to Air

Polka acknowledges that it is experiencing economic and structural difficulties due to the Coronavirus pandemic

Adrian Suar, founder of the Argentine production company Polka, has sent an email to the companys employees, in which he reports that the company is going through a difficult situation due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Polka was created in 1994 and is responsible for the production of soap operas and series for Canal 13, one [...]

CNN deals to enter the FTA TV market in Brazil

As reported days ago by the specialized website Notícias da TV (UOL), CNN Brazil, officially launched in the country in mid-March, began negotiations to enter the country’s FTA TV market, in order to increase its income and get greater audience. According to the information reported the website, the company’s first negotiations are with SBT, RedeTV! [...]

TV Educa, new educational TV channel launched in Chile, extends its broadcasts until September

As officially reported by the Chilean National Television Association (Anatel), the TV Educa channel, launched in late April with educational content for children, will be available in Chilean TV operators until next September 14th. Since it was officially launched, the channel was designed to be together with children during the Covid-19 pandemic and, since it [...]

adn40 to also be part of Roku’s catalog in Mexico

Almost a month after joining Amazon Prime Videos catalog in Mexico, the country’s FTA TV channel adn40 (TV Azteca) announced that, since last June 18th, it is available on Roku devices. With news from Mexico and the world, in addition to finance, health, trends, sports, security, opinion programs and much more, Roku clients will now [...]

SERTV to air RTVE contents in Panama

A week after RTVE Play was officially launched in Americas, RTVE announced on Monday an agreement with the Panamanian FTA TV channel SERTV, through which RTVE will provide the channel with some content from its catalog, and, in change, SERTV will spread the SVOD OTT in Panama. The agreement will start in mid-June and will [...]

Sports channels in Chile and Mexico recover their usual grids with the return of professional football

Chilean Professional Football National Association (ANFP) and Mexican Professional Football Leagues (Liga MX) President, Enrique Bonilla Barrutia, officially confirmed the return of professional football activities in both countries. The first country to resume professional football will be Mexico on July 24th, while Chile will do so a week later, on July 31st, although official government [...]

Ecuavisa launches new production based on Ecuador’s first experience in a World Cup

The Ecuadorian TV channel Ecuavisa will premiere Si, se puede, its new 93-episode- original production at the end of July. Its plot focuses on former Ecuadorian football player Ivan Kaviedes life  and the Ecuadorian National Football Team, which classified for the first time a World Cup in 2002. According to what Karina Medina, Ecuavisa’s Programming [...]

Argentine Canal 13 broadcasts the first ‘El Tigre Veron’ season again due to the second season’s filming is cancelled by the Coronavirus

The Argentine FTA TV channel Canal 13 will premiere the first El Tigre Veron season,  the channel’s original series, together with Cablevision Flow and TNT, again today The series had already started recording its second season earlier this year, but filming was cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The first El Tigre Veron season  lasted [...]

RCN brings its ‘El Capo’ series to the US Hispanic market with Estrella TV

The Colombian FTA TV channel RCN announced last week that its international distribution arm agreed to sell its El Capo series, starred by Colombian actor Marlon Moreno, to Estrella TV, a US Hispanic channel, where it will be released today.  RCN originally released El Capo in 2009, produced by Fox Telecolombia. Its plot focuses on [...]

adn40 joins Amazon Prime Video’s catalog in Mexico

TV Azteca announced that the Mexican news-focused FTA TV channel adn40 is now available for Amazon Prime Video subscribers in the country through Prime Video Channels, and access to its contents will be done for free during the first three months. The channel joins the Prime Video Store, recently launched in Mexico, which allows the [...]