Category: Free to Air

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 [...]

El Tigre Veron, a Turner, El Trece, Cablevision and Pol-ka’s production, to have a second season next year

El Tigre Veron, the original Argentine TNT (Turner), El Trece and Cablevisión series produced by Pol-ka, will have an eight-episode second season, which will start its filming process at the end of January next year. The series tells the story of Miguel ‘El Tigre’ Verón, played by Argentine actor Julio Chavez, an experienced trade unionist [...]

Peruvian channel America TV to broadcast the country’s National Team’s matches for the next World Cup Qualifiers

Peruvian FTA TV channel America TV announced it will broadcast matches to be played by the Peruvian National Team outside the country in the coming Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. The News was confirmed by Eric Jurgensen, Chief Content Officer at America TV Peru: Broadcasting rights for the nine matches to be played by Peruvian [...]