Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Brazil has not decided on Disney and Fox merger yet

Brazilian Government has not made a decision on Walt Disney and Fox assets merge yet. Polyanna Vilanova, advisor in charge of Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE), informed Bloomberg that case is still under analysis, and that agency should make a decision before March 17th, deadline on which a 90 day extension would be possible requested. [...]

EFC available on SuperSport in Sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport has seized a multi-year broadcast deal with the EFC, which comes into effect in March. The pay TV channel have doubled down on their commitment to MMA after also collaborating up with the UFC in the new year. Well aware of the international growth of MMA, we are proud to partner with EFC. Apart from high-quality [...]

Unilag rolls out first campus TV on StarTimes

The University of Lagos, Unilag has rolled out its television station, Channel 184 on StarTimes Digital Broadcasting Channel. Unilag is the first university to introduce a campus TV not only in Nigeria, but in West Africa. Speaking at the launch, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, declared the official launch of the institutions TV after two years [...]

Cofece would have approved Disney and Fox merger

 As Telecommunications Law Institute (IDET) reported, Economic Competition Federal Commission Plenary (Cofece) analyzed Disney and Foxs merger and would have approved it in last January 31st session. It has transcended that Cofeces  commision for what it makes to markets they had to analyze (movies, DVDs and marketing), they found no reason to worry about possible [...]

ZBC-TV to air Coke Studio Africa

Coke Studio Africas 2019 edition will begin this Saturday on local television ZBC-TV from 7pm to 8pm and other television stations across the continent. Coke Studio Africa is a non-competitive music partnership show produced in Kenya to bring together and celebrate African music and talent. Zimbabwes sole broadcaster ZBC-TV will be airing the show every Saturday for about eight [...]

Telefonica will produce original series with Telemundo

Telefonica reached a series co-production agreement with Telemundo International Studios through Movistar +, which will thus have original content for its Movistar Series network. Telemundo will have the rights for the US, Movistar + for Spain, and it was not reported who will have them for Latin America. Telefonicas purpose is to produce between 12 [...]

Ooredoo TV to offer latest movies and series in MENA

The telecom operator in the MENA region offers exciting viewing experience, Ooredoos plug and play entertainment service enable users to build their own bundle, which can then be extended according to customer preference with 13 add-on packs. The Director of Consumer Sales of Ooredoo, Feras bin Abdullah Al Sheikh, said, We are very excited to [...]

Endemol and Discovery Latin America relaunch MasterChef Mexico

During Natpe 2019, Endemol Shine International and Discovery Networks Latin America came to terms to renew several non-fiction formats broadcasting rights in their new seasons. Among the most prominent is MasterChef Mexico, produced in Latin America by Endemol Shine Boomdog. Cooking reality also renewed its seasons for the two versions  broadcasted in the United States, [...]

MBC Iraq to launch officially in February

MBC Group has announced the introduction of MBC Iraq, a family-oriented entertainment channel for Iraqi viewers. With the launch, the Group intends to boost its relationship with Iraqi audiences while also increasing and growing its offerings in MENA as part of its five-year vision. MBC Iraq will roll out with several Iraqi productions such as drama and [...]

GHone TV rolls out the 4th season of Biz Trends TV show in Ghana

Biz Trends TV show has been intended to offer the necessary back-stopping to local businesses, entrepreneurs and investors in Ghana every Saturday at 10:30am on GHone TV. The show is designed to assist these individuals make informed investment decisions to overcome the numerous barriers that affects business growth. The show also allows the enabling environment [...]