Monthly Archives: January 2018

Discovery Networks brings Smighties to MENA

Discovery Networks secured the rights to animated childrens show Smighties in the Middle East and North Africa from Imira Entertainment. Smighties is a comedy-adventure coproduced by Herotainment and Toonz Media Group. The Discovery deal covers 25 Middle Eastern territories and includes English and Arabic versions of the show. The series, which launched on YouTube Kids [...]

M-Net to show African version of The Real Housewives

M-Net confirmed that South African version of The Real Housewives will be coming to DStv. The channel picked up the format licensing rights for a local South African version of the show for its new 1Magic (DStv 103) channel. For the past few years M-Net has been showing seasons of The Real Housewives, and the [...]

DStv launches first pop-up channel in 2018 celebrating Oscar Films

The first pop-up channel of 2018 on MultiChoice’s DStv satellite pay-TV platform will be the M-Net Movies Oscars pop up channel that will run from 1 to 28 February for DStv Premium subscribers. The pop-up channel will run on DStv channel 109 and will show multiple Oscar-winning films leading up to the 90th Academy Awards [...]

Canais Discovery alcançam a maior audiência de sua história

Em 2017, e pelo quarto ano consecutivo, o portfólio de canais da Discovery Networks Brasil quebrou seu recorde histórico de audiência, registrando crescimento de 4% em relação a 2016, o dobro da média do mercado, segundo informa a companhia em comunicado. Discovery aumentou em 9% sua audiência, Discovery Home & Health cresceu 33%, Investigação Discovery [...]

Ecuador: Justice orders new soccer rights tender

The Ecuadorian Soccer Federation (FEF in Spanish) was ordered to launch a new TV rights tender for local tournament. According to Judge Jean Daniel Vergara, the national body transgressed the constitutional rights of equality by selecting GolTV, the company headed by the Uruguayan entrepreneur Paco Casal. The court ruled in favor of the request for [...]

Justicia de Ecuador ordena nueva licitación por derechos de TV del fútbol

La justicia ordenó a la Federación Ecuatoriana de Fútbol (FEF) realizar un nuevo concurso por los derechos de televisación del campeonato local. De acuerdo con el juez Jean Daniel Vergara, el organismo nacional transgredió los derechos constitucionales de igualdad al seleccionar a GolTV, del empresario Paco Casal. Según reportan medios locales, la justicia falló a [...]

Chile’s Senate approves TVN’s capitalization

The Chilean Senate approved with 23 votes in favor, six against and one abstention the capitalization of public network TVN, which includes an injection of USD 65 million and the creation of a cultural channel. This way, the Senate approved the report of the Mixed Commission. The document had already received approval in the Chamber [...]

Senado de Chile aprueba capitalización de TVN

El Senado de Chile aprobó con 23 votos a favor, seis en contra y una abstención la capitalización del canal estatal TVN, que considera una inyección de USD 65 millones y la creación de un canal cultural. De esta manera, se dio luz verde al informe de la Comisión Mixta. El documento ya había recibido [...]

ESPN launches Peruvian edition of SportsCenter

ESPN has launched the Peruvian edition of SportsCenter, now available on ESPN2 and TV Everywhere platform ESPN Play. The news show has two daily editions from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and from 10 p.m. until midnight (Peru time). SportsCenter includes Peruvian and international sports content, with emphasis on local soccer and the national team [...]

ESPN lanza edición de SportsCenter en Perú

ESPN lanzó una edición 100% peruana de su reconocido noticiero SportsCenter, que se emite por ESPN2 & la plataforma de TV Everywhere ESPN Play. El programa está disponible dos veces por día, desde las 18.30 hasta las 20.30 y desde las 22 hasta la medianoche (hora de Perú). SportsCenter incluye contenido deportivo peruano e internacional, [...]