Category: TV channels / Content

Editorial Perfil reduces magazines and bets on digital production

Jorge Fontevecchia, owner of the Argentine Editorial Perfil, announced in early May in a video made for the company’s workers that a restructuring process will take place, through which a strong reduction of the Perfil printed products will be implemented to prioritize the multimedia content generation, focused on audiovisual and digital production. The Coronavirus pandemic [...]

Ole Distribution to distribute HBO bassic channels in Latin America

WarnerMedia and Ole Communications announced that the joint venture Ole Distribution is taking over the basic channel distribution business in Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, while Ole Brasil Distribution will do the same in Brazil. The new company will distribute A&E, AXN, E !, HISTORY, History2, IVC, Lifetime, Sony Channel, Studio Universal, Syfy, Telemundo Internacional (excluding [...]

Brazil approves Disney-Fox merger

The Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) today approved the acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company. The transaction was made by running a Concentration Control Agreement (ACC). The approval was granted without the requirement to sell Fox Sports in the country. In late 2019, taking into account that there were no [...]

WarnerMedia acquires all HBO services in Latin America

WarnerMedia has finalized its acquisition of Ole Communications minority stakes in both HBO Ole Partners and HBO Brasil Partners, the joint ventures between WarnerMedia and Ole Communications , and now owns 100% of all HBO, Cinemax and HBO Go services in Spanish-speaking Latin America and Caribbean, as well as in Brazil. HBO services in Latin [...]

ESPN to offer series and movies in Latin America

ESPN Latin America will premiere the ESPN Cine & Series segment on May 4th, an initiative that will bring together the best productions from The Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Studios related to the sports world. This initiative strengthens the permanent commitment to offer the highest quality content to all Latin America. ESPN is [...]

Universal Cinergia Dubbing works on a dubbing and subtitling projects in Spanish, English and Portuguese

Dubbing producer Universal Cinergia, based in Miami, has ran several agreements to offer dubbing and subtitling services with Caracol TV and other companies, including Gaumont, DARO, CJ ENM and Eccho Rights. The production company recently opened new facilities in CDMX. In the case of the Colombian FTA TV channel, Universal Cinergia is working on dubbing  [...]

Warner Bros ITVP creates fiction department for Spain and Latin America

With the aim of strengthening its content in the fiction area on TV, Warner Bros. ITVP Spain created a new scripted department, led by Carolina Gonzalez as Fiction Content Director, and Clara Nieto as Business Director, who report to Sebastián Moguilevksy, CEO of the production company in Spain and Portugal. The new scripted area is [...]

2BeNamed to distribute Spi content in Latin America

2BeNamed, a company created by former Fox Edgard Spielman, and Spi / Filmbox, announced a strategic partnership agreement through which the latter’s contents will be distributed by 2BeNamed in Latin America, focusing on VOD packages and linear channels in Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. The agreement includes three SVOD packages with on-demand content from [...]

Paramount Channel changes name to Paramount Network and launches new original series produced in Mexico

ViacomCBS Networks Americas announced that Paramount Channel, watched in more than 30 million homes in Latin America according to what the company reported, has changed its name to Paramount Network. The channel will also premiere R, its new original series produced in Mexico, on April 27th, in co-production with Clarovideo and Pantaya. According to ViacomCBS [...]

Amazon takes FIFA Gate to Prime Video after accusations against former Fox executives in Latin America

Days ago, already five years after the first accusation of corruption in football called ‘FIFA Gate’ – on which Amazon Prime Video published yesterday the first official teaser trailer of an original production that will be focused on the mater -, US prosecutors accused Argentine Hernan Lopez and  Mexican Carlos Martinez, two former executives of [...]