Category Archives: TV channels / Content

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 [...]

Venevision International´s soap operas lead ratings in EcuadorNovelas de Venevision International lideran el rating en Ecuador

Venevision International, Cisneros Organization’s entertainment content distributing company, has announced that its soap operas “Natalia del Mar” and “El Árbol de Gabriel”, broadcasted in Ecuador through TC Televisión free-to-air channel, lead ratings in its timetables with 22,1 and 15 rating points respectively. “Natalia del Mar”, for example, doubles its closest competitor’s rating. In turn, the [...]

Paraguay wants to offer its whole population free-to-air soccer gamesParaguay quiere llevar el fútbol a toda su población por TV abierta

The Paraguayan Government is interested in acquiring Cablevisión’s assets with the purpose of relying on soccer TV rights and offering soccer games through free-to-air TV, a model similar to that applied by Argentina under the name of “Soccer for everybody”. The Paraguayan Minister of Sports, Paulo Reichardt, has confirmed that Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo’s desire [...]

DLA adds new sport content to its VOD catalog DLA suma nuevos contenidos deportivos a su catálogo para VOD

The Latin American integrator DLA (América Móvil) has announced that the firm has executed an agreement with the content distributing company Big Media by means of which DLA will be enabled to increase its martial art and free-style wrestling sport programming catalog with more than 250 new titles for its VOD services in the region. [...]

Fox Sports Brazil turns to users to increase distribution Fox Sports Brasil recurre a los usuarios para crecer en distribución

Last February 5, in Brazil, Fox Sports was released. Its main letter of introduction includes Pay-TV rights of Soccer Libertadores Cup, a tournament that generates great interest in such country as a result of its well-known soccer tradition. The company has already announced the execution of distribution agreements with Telefónica, TVA and Oi TV, among [...]

Discovery has entered into a coproduction agreement with the Colombian Government Discovery firmó acuerdo de coproducción con el gobierno colombiano

The Colombian Ministry of IT and Communication jointly with the state-owned network Radio Televisión Nacional (RTVC) have closed an alliance with Discovery Communications for the joint production of high quality content. The material will be available in Discovery’s channel portfolio in the country. According to what RTVC has disclosed, it is “the most important partnership [...]

Latin America is BBC´s growth pillar Latinoamérica es el pilar de crecimiento de BBC

Sergio Leos, BBC Worldwide Channels Latin America/US Hispanic Marketing Director, has recognized that the company’s global balance “is not positive”, but he pointed out that “Latin America does not take notice of the crisis and it records an exponential growth”. The executive has recently presented the group’s channels BBC HD, BBC Entertainment and CBeebies in [...]

FX HD is released in Latin AmericaFX HD se lanza en América Latina

Fox Latin American Channels (FLAC) has announced that from this month on, FX HD channel will be available in Latin America. Therefore, this new proposal joins the group’s High definition channel portfolio, which relies on an important distribution across the region. According to what Fox International Channels Latin America president Carlos Martínez has explained, “in [...]