Category: TV channels / Content

Televisa merges its media, content and production assets with Univision and plans to launch new streaming platform

Mexican Group Televisa and the US company Univision announced this Tuesday, April 13th, an agreement whereby Televisa combines its content assets with Univisión, thus creating the largest Spanish-speaking media group in the world. The new company is called Televisa-Univision, and, according to the information reported, one of its first projects will be the launch of [...]

Jovem Pan plans to launch new news TV channel in May

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, Brazilian Group Jovem Pan, which owns several radio stations in Brazil, announced its plans to launch a new TV channel in May, which will be called 24: News Jovem Pan , and will be focused on news content. As reported by Antônio Augusto Amaral [...]

Señal Colombia calls content producers to submit new audiovisual productions

Colombian FTA TV channel Señal Colombia (RTVC) has announced that it has opened a new call through which it will be receiving, from April 5th to May 3rd, applications for audiovisual projects based on different genres, formats and items. The initiative takes place as part of its Mercado de Coproduccion, a space created for audiovisual [...]

ViacomCBS resumes fiction production plans in Argentina

Viacom International Studios (ViacomCBS) announced that it will resume its fiction content production plans in Argentina, with El primero de nosotros, new VIS fiction series, whose premiere is scheduled for the first half of this year on the Argentine FTA channel Telefe. According to the information reported by VIS, El primero de nosotros wil be [...]

DirecTV expands its Spanish-language content catalog in Puerto Rico with HITN TV

US channel Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN TV), whose programming focuses on educational content in Spanish, announced that it has came to terms with DirecTV to join the DTH grid in Puerto Rico, where it is available from last March 1st, on channel 764, as well as through the channel’s OTT, HITN GO. We [...]

Televisa denies a possible merger with Univision

After several informations reporting a possible merger between Grupo Televisa and Univision Communications, the Mexican firm informed through a press release that the information is wrong. As reported by Televisa, the company is aware of certain press reports about a possible operation with Univision, although it pointed out that these are not true. We are [...]

Globo cancels its fiction productions until April due to the pandemic worsening in Brazil

Brazilian company Globo has recently announced its decision to cancel all its fictions filming processes, with the aim of initially resuming them on April 4th. As reported from different specialized websites, the measure was taken due to the worsening of the Coronavirus pandemic in Brazil. In relation to the worsening of the pandemic crisis and [...]

National Copyright Directorate grants first precautionary measure against online piracy in Colombia

The Alliance against Pay TV Piracy (better known as Alianza), a group of content providers, pay TV operators and technology providers that fight against piracy in Latin America, reported days ago that Colombian National Copyright Directorate ( Direccion Nacional de Derecho de Autor – DNDA) granted for the first time blocking precautionary measures against IPTV [...]

TV Walter Abrahão not to broadcast South American Qualifiers for the next FIFA World Cup in Brazil

According to different specialized websites in Brazil, Brazilian pay TV channel TV Walter Abrahão (TV WA), who has recently acquired the rights to broadcast 56 matches of the South American Qualifiers for the next FIFA World Cup, announced it has lost the rights due to non-payment. According to the information reported, the channel had to [...]

Movistar Play now available for Telefonica’s no clients in Chile

Movistar Chile has announced that its SVOD OTT Movistar Play, available in Chile and other Latin American countries, can now be hired by clients of other companies. Up to now, Chile is the first market in Latin America in which Movistar implements this initiative with its platform. According to specialized websites in Chile, the only [...]