Tag Archives: BBC

Burundi Government strikes again aided by the CNC

In Burundi, the National Communication Council (CNC) suspended for six months the programs of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the Voice of America (VOA). The regulator accuses them of not respecting the laws and media ethics of the country. The ban, which came into effect on May 7, was explained by Karenga Ramadhan (photo), [...]

Univision launches new SVOD service

U.S. Spanish-language network Univision announced that it will launch a SVOD service with access to its programming and content from other providers such as Viacom and BCC, among others. The new service was presented as a Netflix for Spanish-language content and will be an extension of the companys live streaming platform Univision Now. The monthly [...]

Univision lanza nuevo servicio SVOD

La cadena hispana Univision anunció el lanzamiento de un servicio SVOD con acceso a contenidos propios y de proveedores como Viacom y BBC, que funcionará como una extensión de su actual oferta On Demand llamada Univision Now. La nueva plataforma, que fue presentada como un Netflix de contenido en español tendrá una suscripción mensual de [...]

TVC communications closes deal with BBC NEWS at NexTV CEO Africa 2018

Nigerias leading independent TV and radio broadcasting company, TVC Communications has today announced a major programme output deal with BBC News following there interaction at the NexTV CEO. The agreement means that the two television channels (TVC News and TVC) operated by TVC Communications will broadcast 368 hours of BBC News brand new African focused [...]

BBC’s association with ECB ends while TalkSport negotiates FTA rights for SA

BBCs association with ECB has ended after TalkSport secured free-to-air radio rights. TalkSport are also in negotiations to secure rights for Englands 2019-20 tour to South Africa. This deal brings an end to a 13-year relationship between BBC and ECB. The last time BBC lost an overseas radio rights was back in 2005, interestingly to the same organisation. The rights covers Test, ODIs [...]

BBC Studios secured 300+ hours of programming and partnered up with MultiChoice for Offering in Africa

BBC Studios announced at MIPTV that Africa has secured over 300 hours of programming from across its portfolio since the start of 2018, including a first time deal with TV-on-the-go service, DSTV NOW.   MultiChoice’s pay TV platform DSTV NOWs first package deal with BBC Studios includes an eclectic mix of music and arts programming. With over 100 hours acquired, key titles include Last [...]

Turner produce primera adaptación en español del reality Bake Off

Turner Latin America produce en Argentina la primera adaptación en español del reality británico de cocina Bake Off, que se transmite -bajo el nombre de Bake Off Argentina, El Gran Pastelero- todos los domingos a las 22.30 por el canal de TV abierta Telefe (Viacom). El programa tiene un total de 10 episodios de 75 [...]

Série da BBC Doctor Foster terá versão brasileira

A BBC anunciou parceria com a Endemol Shine Brasil e a MB Produções, de Murilo Benício e Débora Falabella, para a produção da versão brasileira de Doctor Foster, premiada série da BBC. O anuncio foi feito durante o Rio2C Rio Creative Conference. Os direitos da série foram adquiridos pela Endemol Shine Brasil em parceria [...]

PlayKids fecha parceria com BBC

O aplicativo PlayKids fechou parceria com a BBC para oferecer sete novas séries na plataforma, que estarão disponíveis em português e espanhol, para usuários no Brasil e na América Latina, a partir do dia 5 de abril. O acordo inclui as séries “Charlie e Lola”, “Oi Duggee”, “Sarah e Pato”, “Os Clangers”, “Go Jetters”, “Nelly [...]

Larry Madowo now BBC Africa Business Editor

Former NTV news anchor Larry Madowo is reportedly headed to British national broadcaster BBC, where he will be in charge of business news coverage in Africa. This news comes days after his resignation from Nation Media Group, where he worked for close to a decade. Madowo will allegedly have his office at the new BBC [...]