Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Moviecity releases its first 100% original series Moviecity estrena su primera serie 100% original

Next March 18, Moviecity is releasing “Lynch”, the first series 100% produced by the channel and filmed in Colombia, with HD technology and an important international career cast. The new show is made up by 13 episodes and relied on the participation of five directors. The series will also be available in Moviecity Play platform. [...]

Fox reaches new rating records with The Walking DeadFox alcanza nuevos récords de rating con The Walking Dead

Fox International Channels (FIC) has disclosed record ratings with the return of the series “The Walking Dead”, which has released new chapters of its second season. An average of 16.9 million viewers out of the United States tuned the show in 122 countries. In Latin America, the series occupied the first places in Mexico, Argentina [...]

Google will have to block sites broadcasting Globo streaming content Google deberá bloquear sitios que transmitan contenidos de Globo por streaming

The Court of São Paulo, Brazil, has issued a ruling that forces Google to remove from its browser results any site broadcasting, without authorization, the Free-To-Air TV channel Globo and Globosat channels, the main Pay-TV operator in the country. According to Globo Communication Headquarter, the measure -taken last February 16- is aimed at “preserving copyrights [...]

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 [...]