Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Cartoon Network reaches 40 million Latin American households and grows in Internet Cartoon Network llega a 40 millones de hogares en Latinoamérica y crece en Internet

According to what Cartoon Network has informed, the children channel has already reached over 40 million households in Latin America thanks to its increasing number of original series, franchises and local productions, which has enabled the channel both to diversify its offer and to gain positioning in the region. Likewise, Cartoon Network web sites have [...]

Fox Sports unified its image in Latin America and launched its new news program Fox Sports unificó su imagen en Latam y lanzó nuevo noticiero

By means of the adoption of a new logotype, the sport channel Fox Sports has released its new 2012 image, which unifies communication in the entire continent. This change is aimed at “achieving a more solid and consistent communication that accounts for Fox Sports’ positioning in the whole region – par excellence destiny of local [...]

Argentina evaluates new content for DTT prime time Argentina evalúa nuevos contenidos para el prime time de TDT

The jury of “Full HD Fiction Series for Digital TV” contest has started its evaluation process to choose the eight winners that will be in charge of the production of series to be broadcasted in free-to-air TV prime time over the year. In this second edition about 80 proposals were submitted. Each production will be [...]

Main Colombian operators will negotiate soccer rights again Principales operadores de Colombia volverán a negociar por los derechos del fútbol

Une’s new president Marc Eichmann Perret has recognized that Une, Telmex and Telefónica are planning to hold a new meeting with Dimayor -entity in charge of administrating the Colombian soccer tournament- with the purpose of closing an agreement that will enable them to broadcast local tournament games. The executive stated that the current economic conditions [...]

Comcast adds new channels targeted to Hispanics in the United States Comcast incorpora nuevos canales para hispanos en EE.UU

After evaluating more than 100 proposals, the MSO Comcast has chosen four new independent channels -two of which targeted to Hispanics in the United States- to be added to the company’s channel lineup as from 2012. Channels for the Latin community will be in English and belong to the Mexican moviemaker Robert Rodríguez and the [...]

The Argentine Government keeps motor racing rights for TVGobierno de Argentina obtiene los derechos del automovilismo para TV

The Argentine Government – following the way started in “Soccer for Everyone” -has kept Turismo Carretera (Road Touring) broadcasting rights- considered the most popular motor racing category in the country. In the past, said rights were in hands of the producing company Carburando, where Clarín Group holds shares. As in the case of soccer, broadcastings [...]

Globo and Net have renewed their bet on 3D for Rio de Janeiro Carnival Globo y Net renovaron su apuesta por el 3D en el Carnaval de Río de Janeiro

It is the third year in a row that the Brazilian free-to-air TV network Rede Globo and the main MSO of such country Net renew their agreement to broadcast live and in 3D HD technology, Rio de Janeiro Carnival 2012. This year, LG was the technological partner for its broadcasting, which, last February 19 and [...]

Netflix prepares its new original seriesNetflix prepara su nueva serie original

According to what Netflix sources has informed Bloomberg newspaper, the OTT is planning to widen its catalog with new original series with the purpose of competing strongly with other video streaming providers. To such ends, the company will produce 13 episodes of a new comedy entitled “Orange is the New Black”. Jenji Kohan, creator of [...]

Penthouse increases distribution in Latin AmericaPenthouse incrementa su distribución en Latinoamérica

Less than four months after its launching in Latin America, the adult channel Penthouse -which is included in Claxson’s portfolio- is already available in important operations located in 16 countries, such as Cable Onda from Panama, Cablevisión and Megacable from Mexico and Claro and VTR (VOD) from Chile, among others. The company has stated that [...]

MGM Networks has launched new channel for women in the US and Puerto RicoMGM Networks lanzó nuevo canal para mujeres en EE.UU y Puerto Rico

MGM Networks Latin America has launched its new so-called Ella channel for Hispanic women in the United States and Puerto Rico. It is a female-targeted lifestyle and entertainment channel. It is already available in iO’s Spanish package and will also reach Liberty, ClaroTV and Choice in Puerto Rico. The company took advantage of Saint Valentine’s [...]