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Telemundo acquires Argentina’s Underground Producciones

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has acquired leading Argentine production company Underground Producciones, according to what the specialized media Variety reported. Telemundos new wholly-owned subsidiary will continue under the leadership of its General Director, Sebastian Ortega, who joins the development and creative team of Telemundo Global Studios. The agreements financial terms were not disclosed. Acquiring Underground Producciones [...]

CBS and Viacom to combine and create ViacomCBS Inc

Viacom and CBS today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger, creating a combined company with more than USD 28 billion in revenue. The new company will be led by Bob Bakish as President and CEO. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. [...]

HBO Max also acquires Doctor Who and other BBC series

HBO Max, WarnerMedias OTT planned to be launched next year, acquired the 11 Doctor Whos seasons and other BBC series broadcasting rights for the US, such as The Office, Top Gear, Luther and The Honorable Woman. As part of the new agreement between the platform and BBC Studios, the OTT will also have the series [...]

DAZN premieres its first global original series with Brazilian football players

The sports OTT DAZN announced the launch of The Making Of, its first original documentary series, which will feature Brazilian football players Ronaldo, Neymar Jr and Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho. The series will be simultaneously released in Brazil, Germany, Austria, Canada, Spain, the US, Italy, Japan and Switzerland, where the platform is currently available. With [...]

Brazilian Record TV series Apocalipsis to be broadcast in the US through UniMas

Presented as one of its programming grids news for the 2019-2020 period, the Brazilian soap opera Apocalipsis will premiere on the UniMas (Univision) screen on Sunday, August 12th. The series has 170 episodes and was produced by Casablanca Estudios for Record TV, under Edson Spinellos direction. According to what Univision officially reported when giving details [...]

Viacom’s production in Argentina continues its international expansion

Cien días para enamorarse (One hundred days to fall in love), Argentine comedy of Viacom International Studios (VIS) Americas, which was premiered in 2018 on Argentina FTA TV channel Telefe, will be adapted in English for Showtime Networks, in the US. The new version is in charge of VIS and Paramount TV, and is added [...]

Globo is launching Globoplay in the US next year

From 2020, Brazilians living in the US will have the option of accessing the Globo Group’s TV programming through Globoplay. The Group informed that, from next year, it will be focused on expanding its strategy with its audience outside Brazil, and will make its platform available in the North American country. The information was released [...]

Imagen TV to be compulsory broadcast on Mexican pay TV

Mexican TV channel Imagen TV, owned by Grupo Imagen, recorded 51.57% coverage in Mexico and, because of this, pay TV operators must broadcast their content throughout the country, for free and without any technique discrimination to its customers. This measure derives from the precepts established in the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law (LFTR), precisely in [...]

Pluto TV launches its Latin version in the US

The OTT Pluto TV officially launched the Pluto TV Latino AVOD platform, which offers a variety of channels in Spanish and Portuguese focused on the US Hispanic market. News had been confirmed days ago by Bob Bakish, Viacoms Executive President, who also informed that the platform will arrive at Latin America at the beginning of [...]