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Mediapro launches Mediapro Labs, a new talent incubator

Mediapro presented Mediapro Labs, a new content hallmark that aims to identify digital audiovisual talent with whom to forge associations and produce new ideas and formats. The project is designed to produce a minimum of one audiovisual project in categories such as fiction, entertainment programmes, documentary series, eSports and podcasts. This iniciative will be co-directed [...]

Grupo TV Cable launches Fox and HBO’s digital platforms for broadband subscribers

The Ecuadorian operator Grupo TV Cable announced that its residential broadband subscribers will now be able to access Fox and HBO’s online offer without a pay TV subscription. HBO Go will be marketed from this week, while the next one, the operator will launch the Fox+ platform. Grupo TV Cable is already offering Sony Pictures [...]

DirecTV broadcasts South American Basketball League finals

During this month, DirecTV Sports follows the South American Basketball League definition, available on linear TV and online platforms. The first final of the tournament between Franca (Brazil) and Instituto de Córdoba (Argentina) was played on December 7. The victory was for the Brazilian team. The next game will be on December 13 at the [...]

Paramount Channel announces premiere of “Killing Eve” in Latin America

“Killing Eve”, the acclaimed BBC America thriller, with two Golden Globe nominations, will release on Paramount Channel in February 2019, the company announced. It will be available, exclusively, in the Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America. The series is written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, based on Luke Jennings novels. It is starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer [...]

Chilevisión premieres series on science produced by VTR

The free-to-air channel Chilevisión (Turner) has premiered “Por la Razón y la Ciencia”, a new series produced by Fundación VTR. Previously, this initiative was available on platforms VTR on Demand, VTR Play and YouTube. This eight-episode series – hosted by Jani Dueñas – premiered on Chilevisión on Saturday, December 8 and is focused on local [...]

RT en Español joins Televiva network

Russian news channel RT en Español is now available 24/7 on Televivas 21.11 channel in the state of Texas, United States. Thanks to the Televiva digital platform, more than 2.4 million households in Texas biggest city, Houston, as well as residents of Galveston and Pasadena, now have access to RT. Now Spanish speakers in the [...]

Analog TV users will have channels with same number on DTT

Peruvian Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MTC) proposed to make some modifications to the Master Plan for the Implementation of Digital Terrestrial Television in the country. The ministry specifically proposes to make changes in articles 3, 9 and 15, “with the objective that the process be carried out in an orderly manner, with absolute transparency [...]

New original National Geographic franchise exceeds 3.7 million viewers

“Bios. Vidas que marcaron la tuya”, the new National Geographic franchise recorded “historical ratings” with more than 3.7 million viewers, according to data released by the company in a statement. It was also the most watched series in Nat Geo App. The franchise presented shows dedicated to celebrities such as Charly García, Gustavo Cerati and [...]

DirecTV acquires Copa Sudamericana rights

DirecTV Latin America has acquired rights to broadcast the Copa Sudamericana and the Recopa in Spanish-speaking Latin America and the Caribbean for the period 2019-2022. The operator was selected in “an open and competitive bidding process that included the participation several bidders,” said the South American Soccer Confederation (Conmebol). DirecTV reported that in Paraguay and [...]