Category Archives: TV channels / Content

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 [...]

HStv to hit the broadcasting market in Zimbabwe

HEART & SOUL Broadcasting Services (HStv), an Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) subsidiary, is set to hit the market with a bang by scouting for talent and preparation of exciting programming are almost done. In September, they were granted a digital broadcasting licence, the online radio station says its all systems go with its rich 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 [...]

New TV show ‘’Looking for Love Naija’’ to be aired on Africa Magic Urban Channel

Looking for Love Naija is an Afro reality-TV show presented by BusuMelo Media. Each episode highlights two total strangers (one male, one female) known as Love Hopefuls who go on a series of dates to test their affinity for a possibility at finding real love. The episodes run for 30 minutes giving the opportunity for [...]

ESPN acquires rights to Italy’s Serie A in Latin America

ESPN International has reached a broad multimedia rights agreement to televise Italys Serie A TIM throughout Spanish-speaking Latin America and the Caribbean, effective 2018/19 through 2020/2021. Under the agreement, ESPN will carry all Serie A matches, a total of 380 each season. Over 200 matches per season will air live on ESPN linear networks. ESPN [...]

Canal 1 announces new programming

Colombian network Canal 1 made its upfront presentation in Bogota and announced the new programming slate for 2019, which includes new national productions, movies from Hollywood studios, a new reality show and international series, among other contents. Some of the new titles are the series “Sin senos si hay paraíso”; the talent reality show “The [...]

Turner leads pay TV audience in Peru

Turner Latin America reached the first place in audience among all pay TV groups operating in Peru, thanks to the performance of its channel portfolio, said the company in a press release. Data includes the period between January 1 to October 31, 2018, where the group reached 22% of the share generated by the channels [...]

France 24 available on OpenNews channel in South Africa

France 24, the French international news channel, has signed an agreement with OpenNews, a new local news channel launched on Thursday 1st November 2018 by eMedia investments, for the broadcasting of its English-speaking channel.  OpenNews is the first local news channel to be distributed on the Openview DTH satellite television platform (channel 120) to all [...]

History launches new branded content initiative

History premiered the new production “Escala Yaris”, a branded content initiative with Toyota. It is a short format special for television that visits six destinations in the City of Buenos Aires. “Scale Yaris” premiered on History on Friday, November 23, with 6 capsules a day of 2 minutes each and the possibility of watching the [...]