Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Times Network rolls out Times Now World and Mirror Now in the Middle East

In collaboration with du, Times Now World and Mirror Now is set for their Middle East debut after the success of the networks existing offerings in the region – TIMES NOW, ET NOW and Zoom. Increasing its mark in international markets, broadcast network, Times Network has launched Times Now World and Mirror Now in the Middle [...]

Televisa makes exclusive La reina soy yo digital premiere

Before its premiere, scheduled for next August 26th on the Mexican Canal de las Estrellas, Televisa announced that its soap opera La reina soy yo will premiere its first five episodes today on its official website and on the Las Estrellas app. Televisa also reported that the series first 10 episodes will be available on [...]

The Millions, Nollywood thriller to premiere across Nigeria

Chika Lann, ex international model and TV personality has announced the premiers of the high-level anticipated movie, The Millions across Nigeria, starting on 25th August 2019. The film, which was shot across Nigeria, featured top Nollywood stars such as Ramsey Nouah, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Ali Nuhu, Toyin Abraham, Nancy Isime and ace comedian Ayodeji Makun, popularly [...]

Tigo launches new series on responsible internet use

Tigo made a presentation in Bogota, Colombia, the first chapter of Patchers, Guardianes de Internet, its first original production in the country. It is a five-chapter miniseries that will focus on challenges and opportunities of the digital world. The series is fully developed in Colombia, and all the team, including actors, will be from there. [...]

Turner and Mediapro move forward in their co production projects in Latin America

Announced in June, the co-production agreement between the Spanish group Mediapro and the Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision (Turner Latin America) is making progress. El discipulo del chef, their first co-production project, will soon make its debut in Chile, to later arrive at international markets. The format is based on a competition between three famous [...]

Sony Pictures Television and Clarovideo start new production in Colombia

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced it have started filming Manual para Galanes, its new short format original comedy series, that is being co-produced together with Clarovideo, with Rosmary Muñoz as general producer. The project will be filmed in Colombia, and will be released next year.  Written by Juan Andres Granados and Luis Gamboa, and directed [...]

Pierre Cloete joins BBC Africa as commercial director

The BBC has just announced the appointment of Pierre Cloete as commercial director of the group for sub-Saharan Africa. The new British brand program manager for the region was the last managing director of Kwesé General Entertainment. He was responsible for launching the pay TV service Kwesé TV. Most recently, he was Kwesé Sports’ Director [...]

Mexican football team Tigres may launch its own TV channel

Mexican football team  Tigres de la UANL -better known as Tigres-, may launch its own TV channel. According to what Mexican newspaper Reforma reported, Tigres TV channel would be named Tigres TV, focused on the sports club. In Mexico, the Guadalajara Sports Club, better known as Chivas, already has its OTT Chivas TV available, as [...]

Kanal D Drama premiers new productions in Latin America

Kanal D Drama, pay TV channel available in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Uruguay, announced it will premiere Secretos Prohibidos and Tormenta de pasiones, next September 12th and 20th, respectively. According to what the channel officially reported, Secretos Prohibidos focuses on Kamal İpekçi, a famous businessman, who lives an enviable life in Istanbul, [...]

Bonang Matheba to bring new TV show on SABC1 in 2020

TV personality Bonang Matheba will be back to the South African public broadcaster with a new TV show in progress set to air in 2020 on SABC1. It will mark Queen B’s return to SABC1 13 years after she became a presenter on Live AMP in 2007 that ended in 2012. While the in-demand master [...]