Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Intigral produces first original content comedy series in MENA

Intigral, a leading digital provider of sports and entertainment in MENA, has recently announced the launch of a new Saudi action-comedy series Galabt Jad, which will air on Jawwy TV starting in July.  The first Original series will feature stars Faisal Al-Issa, Abdul Aziz Al-Freihi, Mohammed Al-Dosari, Muhannad Al-Jumaili, Salman Al-Muqaiteb, Abdul Aziz Bernawi, and [...]

Televisa and Univision to launch TUDN next July 20th

Televisa Group and Univisión announced that they will launch TUDN, its sports content brand evolution ,on July 20th. The channel, which will combine production efforts of Univisión in the US and Televisa in Mexico, will be broadcast on pay TV 24 hours a day, and its slogan will be Vivimos tu pasión. TUDN comes up [...]

Smithsonian Channel commemorates 50th anniversary of man arrival at the moon with multiplatform event

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of man at the moon, Smithsonian Channel launched special programming to remember the event over six weeks. The contents, which began to be broadcasted yesterday, are available in Argentina, Brazil, Chile,Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. The beginning of the Smithsonian Channel special programming took place yesterday with [...]

New independent producers association is launched in Mexico

The Independent Audiovisual Media Producers Association (PIMA) was officially launched in Mexico, and will be led by Leonardo Zimbron, Head of Fiction Programming at Endemol Shine Boomdog. The aim of the new association is to stimulate the audiovisual industry growth in the country and add all the independent production companies that operate in Mexico to [...]

Azuri Technologies introduces PayGo solar satellite TV in Zambia

Azuri is a commercial provider of pay-as-you-go solar home systems has rolled out AzuriTV, a 24-inch solar satellite television and home lighting system in Zambia. The TV launch in Zambia will help more off-grid customers across Zambia benefit from affordable, clean and reliable energy, as well as having access to modern energy-efficient appliances. The CEO [...]

Argentina and China to exchange content and audiovisual coproductions

Chinese and Argentine authorities ran audiovisual cooperation agreements, which include the exchange of content and productions between both countries public and private sectors. This was reported by the Federal System of Media and Public Content of Argentina, which noted that the agreements were ran between Presidents Xi Jinping and Mauricio Macri during the G20 meeting, [...]

Interactive Game of Thrones and new series content arrives at HBO Extras

HBO recently launched several hours of interactive content on its HBO Extras application. Among them, it has just received additional content from the two Game of Thrones final seasons on its catalog, which means that the series can now be fully watched with a full second screen experience. In addition, HBO Extras also has additional [...]

M-Net to offer ‘Beverly Hills’ in SA

M-Net (DStv 101) has secures the forthcoming parody-drama series, BH90210, that bring together on-screen the former cast of the 1990’s American drama series Beverly Hills, 90210. The new series, produced by CBS Television Studios and distributed by CBS Studios International, will begin on 7 August in the United States on FOX, even though an exact transmission starting date [...]

DKids TV channel to offer ‘Bob the Builder’ in the Middle East

Intended to instruct and entertain pre-school age viewers, each episode of the new season of Bob the Builder contains elements of the STEM curriculum with factual and practical learning value, also lessons in social and emotional development from the lovable characters. Bob and his Can-do Crew teach the power of positive-thinking, problem-solving and teamwork to [...]

Brazilian channels are delivered through new SES satellite solution

Brazilian TV watchers already have the possibility to receive several channels in the country through the new free Ku-band solution from SES on the SES-10 satellite, located at 67 degrees West. To make it possible for customers to have an easy access to the channels, broadcasters can send their content to the SES teleport, located [...]