Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Edgar Welker enters to the TV sports rights market in Uruguay

Edgar Welker, former President of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) bought last December 2018 the rights to broadcast  several football competitions for Uruguay on cable TV, FTA, radio and streaming, such as the South American Sub 17 and Sub 20 tournaments (both competitions already disputed) and the Copa America, through the company Dexary. Welker sold [...]

FlixMedia shows exclusive content integrated to Disney releases

Flix Media, a Brazilian company that sells advertising options to be shown in cinemas before the beginning of each film, ran an agreement with Walt Disney World and The World Disney Studios to produce exclusive content, and show in that space the next distributors releases. Contents will be broadcast through Flix Channel, and must last [...]

M-Net partners with Cinemax to bring new local drama series worldwide

M-Net has collaborated with global broadcasters to offer the television version of Deon Meyer’s crime novel, Trackers, to the world. M-Net seized a partnership deal with ‘Germany’s public broadcaster ZDF. The pay TV operator has specified that crime thriller is also being co-produced by Cinemax, which will offer the drama series worldwide outside M-Net and ZDF’s [...]

Cisneros adds new productions for Latin America from this month

The entertainment company Cisneros Media, which last February consolidated its TV brands under the VePlus TV channel, announced it is adding new productions starting in June throughout Latin America. Some of the most important contents of the Cisneros Medias pay TV channel are the talk show El show de la Dra. Nancy”, the interviews program [...]

Optical Networks applies content protection to children on the internet

Peruvian telecommunications company Optical Networks is the first one in the country that generalizes a content filter in its internet offer, in order to improve children protection, according to what is established by the Law for the Promotion for a Safe and Responsible Use of Information and Communication Technologies for children and teenagers (Law N° [...]

Telenova series ‘Asintado’ available on StarTimes Nigeria

Asintado, the telenovela series is airing on StarTimes Novela E Plus, Channel 128 and 057. The new telenovela series, Asintado is broadcasted every Friday to Sunday at 6:50 pm African Time and offers an amazing, interesting and a one of a kind watching experience. According to StarTimes Content Manager, Abosede Adewara, the series is based [...]

Botswana Television to air AFCON matches

The national television broadcaster, Botswana Television (Btv) is in the process of seizing broadcast rights for this years Africa Cup of Nations, which begins in Cairo, Egypt next Friday. The Head of sports of BTV, Edson Malebane said they were mid-way through negotiations to seize the broadcast rights. Malebane said the intention is to buy [...]

BoxFish arrives at Brazil and continues to expand throughout Latin America

The Spanish production company BoxFish, launched in 2017 and already installed in Argentina and Spain, announced the beginning of its operations in Brazil, leaded by Argentine TV producer and director Diego Guebel, who served as Brazilian DTH TV channel Band (Rede Bandeirantes) Vice President between 2011 and 2017. Guebel will work together in Brazil with [...]

BabyFirst joins Sky catalog in Mexico

Aimed to expand its Latin American presence, from this month the linear TV channel BabyFirst -owned by First Media- will be added to Sky Mexicos programming grid. The channels catalog includes more than 90 programs and original characters focused on educating and stimulating babies and children during their first life years. BabyFirst will be available [...]

SuperSport launched an Olympic Channel on its website

SuperSport has launched an Olympic Channel section on its website where viewers will be able to watch all Olympic-themed original series and documentaries all commissioned by the Olympic Channel. SuperSport has the rights agreement with International Olympic Committee (IOC) for both the Olympic and the Young Olympic Games until 2024. With Tokyo 2020 just over [...]