Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Yups teenager-targeted channel captures female viewers in PeruCanal para adolescentes Yups capta la audiencia femenina en Perú

Last November, Media Networks (Telefónica Group) released its so-called Yups teenager-targeted channel and has already recorded its first repercussions. In Peru, in the 11-to-17-year-old-women segment, Yups is second among Pay-TV channels; whereas in the 18-to-25-year-old-women segment, it comes fourth, according to information disclosed by Ibope to the company. At present, Yups is present in Movistar [...]

Netflix includes sport content in its catalog in Brazil Netflix agrega contenido deportivo a su catálogo en Brasil

Esporte Interativo and Netflix have closed an agreement in Brazil for the OTT platform’s broadcasting of some of the Brazilian channel’s sport shows, mainly targeted to soccer. For example, ‘Zico na Área’ show, which will turn its first year on the air next April, will be included in the streaming video service. Therefore, Netflix subscribers [...]

Fox adapts Telemundo's successful soap opera into EnglishFox adaptará en inglés exitosa novela de Telemund

Fox will adapt the successful soap opera “La reina del sur” for the American market. Telemundo-Antena 3 co-production is based on the soap opera of the Spanish writer Arturo Pérez-Reverte and addressed the drug trafficking world. It is the most expensive soap opera of the American network with a USD 10 million budget, according to [...]

Globosat children channel prepares its first original series Canal infantil de Globosat prepara primera serie original

Next June, Globosat’s new children channel, baptized Gloob, will released in the main Pay-TV operators. In the meantime, its first national production is being developed jointly with the firm Conspiração. The channel is targeted to 5-to-8-year-old children and forms part of the programmer’s (Globo Group) strategy, which is focused on children content in Pay-TV. The [...]

FIFA launches official channel in YouTubeFIFA lanzó canal oficial en YouTube

With the purpose of being in contact with soccer fans, the International Football Fedration (FIFA) has launched its official channel in YouTube (www.youtube.com/fifatv), which shows videos of the main world cup games, interviews, backstage, profiles and documentals, among others. New content is expected to be included in the platform, such as live press events and [...]

Mexico tries to improve TV Pública content México busca mejorar los contenidos de TV pública

Mexican President Felipe Calderón has announced the launching of channel 30 for the metropolitan area of Cuidad de Mexico and TV Pública coverage increase, aimed at relying on an educating and cultural free offer. Over the course of such event, the chief of state highlighted the importance of “improving contents and being able to attract [...]

DLA adds Caracol soap operas to its VOD catalogDLA suma telenovelas de Caracol a su catálogo VOD

The digital content aggregator and integrator DLA (América Móvil) has closed an agreement with Caracol Televisión for the inclussion of popular Colombian soap operas like “Tierra de Cantores”, “Yo no te Pido la Luna”, “La Magia de Sofía y Bermudez”, among others. Complete versions of said soap operas will be available soon for DLA’s VOD [...]

Sony launches its free online video platform in BraziSony lanzó en Brasil su plataforma gratuita de videos online

Sony has announced the launching of its so-called “Crackle” online free content platform, which offers a catalog of up to 150 titles, between movies and series, supported by advertising. The company is expected to take its second step and to extend its proposal over the rest of Latin American countries, as it has already been [...]

Lynch is released on TV and online successfullyAuspicioso estreno de Lynch en TV y online

Moviecity’s first 100% original series, Lynch, has become the best performing series in its release in the channel’s history. According to a press release, the show was broadcasted first – on March 16 – in Moviecity Play platform, where it produced a 40% viewer increase as compared with the previous week, and a 25% increase [...]