Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Nat Geo Kids reaches more than 32 million homes in Latin America

Nat Geo Kids continues to increase its distribution in Latin America. The channel has recently launched in Brazil through pay TV operators Claro, NET, Oi and Sky. This way, just three months after its launch in Latin America, it already has a pan-regional reach that exceeds 32 million households. Nat Geo Kids is the multiplatform [...]

Corus and Discovery announce new venture to produce kids content

Corus Entertainments Nelvana and Discovery Communications announced the formation of a new venture to produce a new pipeline of content for the kids market in Canada, Latin America, and around the world. Based in Canada, the yet-to-be named venture is dedicated to the production of premium childrens content across linear and digital platforms. It combines [...]

Grupo Salinas launches international production unit

During Mipcom 2017, Grupo Salinas -owner of TV Azteca- announced the launch of Dopamine, the new independent production company that will create premium content for global platforms and audiences. The new project has an initial budget of USD 200 million and is led by Fidela Navarro, who was named the company’s CEO. “Dopamine was born [...]

HBO international series to arrive on U.S service in December

During his keynote conversation in Cannes at Mipcom, HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler announced that some of the most acclaimed international, original series from HBO Latin America, HBO Europe and HBO Asia will arrive in December on the U.S. streaming services HBO GO and HBO NOW as well as HBO On Demand. The series [...]

Intelsat and Globecast broaden audience reach for France 24 with new HD spanish-speaking channel

Satellite operator Intelsat announced that Globecast will continue distribution of two France 24 channels and also broadcast a brand new Spanish speaking high-definition (HD) channel via Intelsat 21.  Under the new, multi-year expanded agreement, Globecast will distribute three channels English, French and Spanish-speaking to cable operators across North America, Latin America and Canada, [...]

Federal Government of Nigeria planning free TV distribution

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister for Information and Culture stated that the Federal Government is planning to launch a US$27.7 million per annum free TV distribution network. This decision is aimed to boost the Nollywood industry in Nigeria. Mohammed stated that the gesture is meant to grow the economy of the movie industry in the [...]

Viacom announces new content sales department

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Amaricas announced its new sales structure for programming and formats, and named Guillermo Borensztein as VP of sales for Content and Co-productions. The new department is designed to meet the companys new sales requirements and increase the content distribution capacity, taking advantage of the experience of VIMN and Telefe [...]

FOX Sports to broadcast womens soccer matches in Mexico

FOX Sports Latin America announced that it has acquired the broadcast rights to six womens soccer teams in Mexico: Chivas, Pachuca, Monterrey, León, Xolos and Santos. The deal will run until 2023 and includes pay TV and digital platforms and. The network will broadcast weekly at least one match in which the teams from these [...]