Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Turner consolidates content production strategy

Turner Latin America has already produced more than 9,500 hours of content for its entertainment brands, its free-to-air TV channel Chilevisión, and for third-party players, just one year after opening its integral production department. Some of the titles are “Privet Russia” for TNT Sports and “Un pequeño gran viaje” for TNT. Among the titles of [...]

BBC Lifestyle unveiled brand new look in South Africa

During the bi-annual Upfront event of BBC Studios in Johannesburg, BBC Lifestyle showcased its brand-new look. The lifestyle channel on DStv has a stylish and in vogue new look highlighting a fresh set of designs and objects around the channels ambition and engaging lifestyle content. As from 20th November, the brand makeover will launch new [...]

TNT premieres second season of “Un Gallo para Esculapio”

The second season of the multi-award-winning Argentine original series “Un Gallo para Esculapio” will premiere on TNT on Tuesday, October 16. The next day, all episodes will be available in Cablevisión Flow and Channel 1 of Cablevisión HD. This year, TNT will be the only channel airing the series. The first season was also available [...]

ESPN to air ‘Injustice 2’ regional finals in Mexico

In order to meet the growing demand for eSports content, Warner Bros. Games will broadcast the regional final of the Latin League “Injustice 2”, Season 2, in partnership with Gamelta and ESPN in Mexico. The event will be held at the CDMX and will be broadcast exclusively on TV on Thursday, October 11 at 9:00 [...]

SABC1 TV show Uzalo sets new SA TV records

SABC1 TV show, Uzalo has broken all records in the history of television viewing in South Africa with the second episode of its recent two-parter wedding storyline that reached 10.2 million viewers. Uzalo is produced by Stained Glass Pictures and has been South Africas most watched TV show and the number one show on SABC1. The show [...]

Discovery Kids launches live-action original show “Big Top Academy”

Discovery Kids and Cirque du Soleil Images, the multimedia production division of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, announced the premiere of “Big Top Academy”, an original live-action kids series, which will have Argentinian director and composer Cris Morena as executive producer and songwriter. The series is produced by Apartment 11 Productions in association with TVOkids. [...]

African Movie Channel rolls out production hub

African Movie Channel (AMC) officialises its progress into the development and production of its own movies and TV Series through its newly created production division, AMC Original Productions AMCOP. The African film industry is facing wider international recognition and it is important that industry players continue to contribute even more to its expansion, and [...]

Nahoo TV introduces first shopping channel in Ethiopia

Nahoo Television launched the nation’s first shopping channel Mazesha Zone, exclusively dedicated to commercials, presentations and demonstrations of products. The broadcaster has already set up warehouses, delivery systems, e-payment mechanisms and credit schemes to facilitate the operations of the satellite channel. The station will start by advertising about 100 consumer goods and products, with the [...]

Bloomberg wants strict control over Arabic financial news network

Bloombergs $90m deal with Saudi Research and Marketing Group to introduce an Arabic financial news network, will also allow the US firm the right to terminate the contract if its brand is brought into disrepute. Bloomberg inked a content and licensing deal with Saudi Research and Marketing Group, a media group whose chairman is Prince [...]