Monthly Archives: March 2018

IFT: Televisa does not have substantial power in pay TV

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) announced that it does not have elements to determine that Televisa has substantial power in the pay TV market. The regulator reversed an earlier decision after the Mexican Supreme Court ordered it to revisit its finding that Grupo Televisa has substantial power in the pay TV market. The Mexican group [...]

IFT resuelve que Televisa no tiene poder sustancial en TV paga de México

El Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) de México informó el viernes pasado que no tiene elementos para determinar que Televisa tiene poder sustancial en el mercado de televisión paga. El regulador revisó su decisión anterior luego de que la Suprema Corte de Justicia le ordenara dejar sin efecto la resolución a través de la cual [...]

Amazon to premiere first original series for Mexico

Amazon Prime Video announced that it will premiere in May the new series “Diablo Guardián”, based on the book by Xavier Velasco. Televisa had planned to release this production on its SVOD service Blim, but it will finally be part of Amazons catalogue as part of the agreement between both companies. This way, “Diablo Guardián” [...]

Amazon estrena primera serie original para México

Amazon Prime Video anunció que estrenará en mayo la serie de 10 episodios Diablo Guardián, basada en el libro de Xavier Velasco. Televisa tenía previsto estrenar esta producción en Blim, pero será finalmente parte del catálogo de Amazon como parte del acuerdo entre ambas compañías. De esta manera, Diablo Guardián se convertirá en la primera [...]

Telefe, Mediapro to co-produce new series

Argentine network Telefe (Viacom) and Spains Mediapro Group have signed a deal to co-produce Los Internacionales, a new series based on the book Conexión Bogotá, written by Nahuel Gallotta. A trailer of this new eight-part project will be presented at this years L.A. Screenings. Telefe will air the series in 2019. Los Internacionales will be [...]

Telefe y Mediapro se asocian para coproducir nueva serie

El canal de TV abierta argentino Telefe, propiedad de Viacom, y Grupo Mediapro de España firmaron un acuerdo para coproducir la serie Los Internacionales, basada en el libro Conexión Bogotá de Nahuel Gallotta. Un adelanto de este nuevo proyecto, que cuenta con un total de ocho episodios, podrá verse durante LA Screenings 2018. Telefe tiene [...]

Tennis Channel selects Verizon Digital Media Services to power its video app

Verizon Digital Media Services announced that it has been selected by Tennis Channel to power the Tennis Channel apps video delivery, which offers live tennis matches and tennis-related VOD content to fans around the world. Verizon Digital Media Services end-to-end platform, which includes the all-new Live Event Operations managed service, will help to ensure that [...]

Tennis Channel eligió a Verizon Digital Media Services para su app de video

Verizon Digital Media Services anunció que fue seleccionado por Tennis Channel para impulsar la entrega de video de su aplicación móvil, que ofrece contenido en vivo y bajo demanda a los fans alrededor del mundo. La plataforma end-to-end de la empresa, que incluye el nuevo servicio Live Event Operations, ayudará a garantizar que los usuarios [...]

The Dating Game hit format returns to screens across Africa on Sony Pictures Television

Following the continued success of the classic hit format The Dating Game around the world, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced today that it has secured the first ever commission of The Dating Game in Africa, bringing the successful format to EbonyLife Ltd in Nigeria. EbonyLife Ltd plan to produce the African adaptation of the iconic dating show [...]

Shark Tank won Best International Format Show at the 2018 SAFTA

Shark Tank, produced by Rapid Blue, won Best International Format Show at the 2018 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs). The show has been a great hit with audiences in South Africa since its first airing in October 2016. Voted by TVSA and The Star Tonight as M-Nets #1 entertainment reality show in 2016, Shark Tank [...]