Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Majid TV introduces Arabic version of “Pablo Around the World” in MENA

Abu Dhabi Media, owner of Majid TV brings an international animated production named Pablo Around the World in MENA. The TV channel has also big projects to unveil two new programmes next year and intends to provide its exclusive programmes on OTT and inflight entertainment platforms. The series is about a young autistic boy Pablo, who [...]

FNE approves Turner purchase of CDF

Chilean anti-trust regulator FNE approved, with conditions, Turners acquisition of soccer broadcaster Canal del Fútbol (CDF). “This acquisition, given the mitigation measures offered, will not substantially reduce competition, the FNE said in a statement. Through its official website, the FNE said that it approved with mitigation measures in Phase 2 the acquisition agreement through which [...]

MBC Action bags Formula E rights in MENA

MBC Action has bagged the rights to beam Formula E races across the Middle East and North Africa for the next two seasons. With live coverage of the final practice session, qualifying shoot-out and the E-Prix itself, MBC Action will also offer post-race highlights and programming between races – as well as preview segments and [...]

IVC Networks now available on DirecTV Latin America

Pay TV channel IVC Networks announced that it is now available on DirecTVs programming lineup for Latin America and the Caribbean. IVC is an international channel in Spanish, aimed at young audiences with contents of entertainment, sports, music and cinema. In addition, it has its own studios and equipment, so it has a variety of [...]

Disney reorganizes international business unit

Disney appointed the top executives who will head three units of the international business, once the agreement with Twenty-First Century Fox closes. Diego Lerner will continue as President of The Walt Disney Co. Latin America. In the new structure, Rebecca Campbell, current president of The Walt Disney Co. EMEA, will continue in that position and [...]

Sony Pictures Television announces new programming

During the Upfront held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced the programming news of Canal Sony and AXN, which includes new series, Crime Scene investigation-franchises and entertainment shows. Canal Sony will premiere “Grand Hotel”, a new series produced by Eva Longoria and that revolves around the secrets, revenges and betrayals between the [...]

Mediapro submits offer for Bolivia national team rights

Spanish group Mediapro offered USD 13 million for the broadcasting rights to Bolivian national team for the qualifiers Qatar 2022, reported the Bolivian Soccer Federation (FBF in Spanish). Mediapro submitted the higher offer for rights to nine games. The Ecuadorian Servinsky offered USD 9.6 million and Full Play from Argentina USD 8.3 million. The opening [...]

Mediapro launches Mediapro Labs, a new talent incubator

Mediapro presented Mediapro Labs, a new content hallmark that aims to identify digital audiovisual talent with whom to forge associations and produce new ideas and formats. The project is designed to produce a minimum of one audiovisual project in categories such as fiction, entertainment programmes, documentary series, eSports and podcasts. This iniciative will be co-directed [...]

DirecTV broadcasts South American Basketball League finals

During this month, DirecTV Sports follows the South American Basketball League definition, available on linear TV and online platforms. The first final of the tournament between Franca (Brazil) and Instituto de Córdoba (Argentina) was played on December 7. The victory was for the Brazilian team. The next game will be on December 13 at the [...]