Category Archives: TV channels / Content

BabyTV launches on Claro TV in Brazil

FOX Networks Group Latin America announced that BabyTV, the channel for babies and children, is now available on Claro TV in Brazil. This way, BabyTV increases its distribution and adds 2.8 million new homes in Latin America. BabyTV is available on frequency 111 of Claro TV. The channel, which does not have commercials, is also [...]

FOX Sports to launch exclusive channel for Peru

FOX plans to launch next year the exclusive channel FOX Sports Peru, which will include shows and news produced in the country, Carlos Martínez, president of FOX Networks Group Latin America, told G magazine. In the interview with the Peruvian magazine Martinez said that they will try to “buy the TV rights of professional soccer [...]

MTV Base new TV Show Guy Code goes air on DStv

Guy Code, a new TV show airing on MTV Base (DStv channel 322) on Sundays at 10 pm, is on a singular mission to unveil how the ultimate guy makes wise relationship decisions. Sponsored by Gulder, a premium beer from Nigerian Breweries Plc, Guy Code is not a regular television series. It is dramatic yet [...]

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 [...]