Category Archives: TV channels / Content

RTVE channels reach new distribution deals in Argentina

Spanish corporation RTVE announced that in the coming weeks its international TV channels will gain more distribution in Latin America. TVE, Star and Clan will be integrated into an OTT with presence in almost all Latin American countries. In addition, in the coming weeks RTVE will be incorporated into two new pay TV platforms in [...]

Viacom inks licensing deals in Mexico and Brazil

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has signed several licensing agreements in Mexico and Brazil for popular Nickelodeon preschool shows, including Rusty Rivets. In Mexico, free-to-air channel Imagen Televisión acquired content from Nick Jr. for its children’s weekend block, including the first season of “Shimmer and Shine,” “Team Umizoomi,” “Dora and Friends” and ” Bubble Guppies”. [...]

Kwese TV Zimbabwe to broadcast live Harares Friday Fight Night

Kwese TV will beam live, the Friday Fight Night which features five high boxing matches. According to Econet Media, the matches hosted at the City Sports Centre in Harare will be aired on the broadcaster’s Kwese Free Sports channel and the boxing fiesta. Titled the “New Dawn”, the boxing night will feature some of Africa’s [...]

Televisa, Univision launch global TV pilot initiative

Grupo Televisa and Univision announced during Natpe the launch of the first-ever TV pilot initiative to nurture the development of new original scripted and unscripted series by global independent producers. This initiative will result in the production of Spanish-language programming for both media powerhouses. Televisa said in a press release that the first phase of [...]

National Geographic Partners, Vice sign content deal

National Geographic Partners announced an agreement with Vice Media to produce the new multiplatform series NG Explorer Latinoamérica (Working Title), which will analyze the problems of people living in the largest cities of the region. In turn, National Geographic will acquire a significant number of content hours produced by Vice for the launch of #NG [...]

Bloomberg TV enters Dominican Republic market

Bloomberg TV, the global business and financial news network, has closed a deal with local channel Biz TV RD in Dominican Republic to start offering its content in the country. The agreement aims to bring “the most complete and up-to-date content on finance, economics and technology, as well as analysis at the highest level of [...]

Premier Soccer League looking for new broadcasting partner

Having ended the broadcasting deal with SuperSport International last December, Premier Soccer League is on the hunt for new partner to broadcast the top-hole matches for the upcoming five years. Bidders are open to submit their tenders in a transparent way that brings more benefits to the local game. The deadline for the tender submission [...]

Dance show Dancing with the Stars make way to SA

The internationally acclaimed dance show, Dancing with the Stars, is set to hit South Africa. The show which will debut in February on M-Net will showcase dancing talents from local stars such as TV presenter Thembisa Mdoda, actress Zola Nombona and the former Miss SA, Liesl Laurie. On the other hand, on the judging panel [...]

Atresmedia launches Atrescine in Latin America

Atresmedia Internacional announced the launch of Atrescine, a new HD channel dedicated to Spanish cinema for the US Hispanic market and Latin America. The network is the result of a partnership with Video Mercury Films, the largest distributor of Spanish cinema in the world. With a catalog that includes more than 7,000 titles, this new [...]

Turner Latin America announces projects for 2018

During Natpe 2018 in Miami, Turner Latin America announced its projects for this year, which include the launch of new multi-screen original productions. TNT will premiere this year the second season of “Un gallo para esculapio”, which had good critical reviews and audience during 2017. In addition, in 2018 Turner will produce in Argentina, along [...]