Category Archives: General TV

Dubbing agency ‘The Kitchen’ sets in in Mexico

The international translation, dubbing and subtitling studio The Kitchen announced the opening of a new office in Mexico, more precisely in the city of Cuernavaca. In so doing, it sets in the most important Latin American country in the dubbing market. Although we have always offered neutral Spanish dubbing, we were decided to add [...]

MultiChoice and SABC violate competition merger rules

The Competition Commission has ruled that the channel distribution agreement between Multichoice and SABC, signed in 2013, constitutes a notifiable merger. The five-year agreement deal allows MultiChoice the right to broadcast SABC’s 24-hour news channel and an entertainment channel, SABC Encore. This means the public broadcaster and Africa’s largest pay TV operator are in violation [...]

TVC Communications launches new brand identity for TVC

Nigeria’s leading independent TV, radio and on-line broadcasting company, TVC Communications today unveiled a new brand identity for its market leading family entertainment channel, TVC. The on-air changes, unveiled on TVC this morning at 7am, are the result of extensive market research among audience and advertisers, which revealed that many believed the channel branding was [...]

Content and Cable segments drive Televisa sales

Grupo Televisa announced its financial results for the third quarter of the year. The company reported that net sales increased by 10.5% to MX$ 25,033 million (USD 1.3 billion), driven by the growth in sales of the Content and Cable segments. In the Content segment, third-quarter sales increased by 21.0% to MX$ 9,710 million (USD [...]

TV Azteca sales up 8% in Q318

TV Azteca reported net sales of MX$ 3.5 billion (USD 182.6 million) in third quarter, up 8% compared to the same period last year. The company reported EBITDA of MX$ 949 million (USD 48.9 million), which represented a growth of 4% compared to Q317. In its Q3 report, TV Azteca CEO Benjamín Salinas highlighted the [...]

Mediapro responsible for production of Conmebol matches in Bolivia and Colombia

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has selected Mediapro to produce the matches set to take place in Colombia and Bolivia for the organization’s three main competitions: Libertadores, Sudamericana and Recopa, for 2019-2022 seasons. OB Units from Mediapro Bolivia and Mediapro Colombia (Televideo) will be responsible for transmission services for all matches on-site from stadiums, [...]

Globo starts project to consolidate corporate structure

Grupo Globo has sent a statement to its workers to announced the start of a project that will unify businesses into a single “more agile and stronger company”. The initiative includes TV Globo, Globosat, Globo.com, DGCorp and Som Livre. The statement was sent by CEO Jorge Nóbrega. The project, called “Uma Só Globo” is headed [...]

Telefónica renews Wayra, its startup accelerator

Wayra, Telefónica’s startup accelerator, announced the launch of a new strategy focused on accelerating “more mature” technology companies to generate synergies and develop joint businesses. The new Wayra image was presented simultaneously in eight countries. Under this new strategy, it unit will focus acceleration and investment in companies with a clear business plan and whose [...]

NexTV Series returns to Mexico to discuss the new TV business

The eighth edition of NexTV Series Mexico 2018 will gather more than 60 executives from the main companies in the industry to discuss TV, OTT and video trends. The region’s leading conference will be held on September 25 and 26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in CDMX. The event will have the participation of Pablo [...]

MBC rolls out production studios in MENA

Saudi-owned broadcaster MBC Group stated it will roll out MBC Studios to enhance quality film and television production in the area, with a focus on MENA. Peter Smith is the new subsidiary as the managing director. He was previously the president of international home entertainment at Universal Pictures International and the president of NBC Universal [...]