Category Archives: Free to Air

League of Legends arrives at FTA TV in Latin America for the first time

RCTV, Colombian Public Media System, announced a partnership agreement with Riot Games, the developer and owner of League of Legends (LoL), through which, for the first time, the Latin American League of Legends (LLA) will be broadcast on a FTA TV channel in Latin America. As detailed in the agreement, the LLA broadcast by RTVC [...]

Reality show ‘A Very Bonang Year’ breaks SABC1’s viewership record in South Africa

SABC has reported that Media Mogul Bonang Mathebas latest reality show had broken viewership records in South Africa. A Very Bonang Year, based in part on her time in the US last year, was aired on SABC1 last weekend, reaching more than 1.8 million viewers. A Very Bonang Year showed Matheba on her global expansion and [...]

League of Legends arrives at FTA TV in Latin America for the first time

RCTV, Colombian Public Media System, announced a partnership agreement with Riot Games, the developer and owner of League of Legends (LoL), through which, for the first time, the Latin American League of Legends (LLA) will be broadcast on a FTA TV channel in Latin America. As detailed in the agreement, the LLA broadcast by RTVC [...]

ViacomCBS could buy Chilevision to Turner

According to what several Chilean websites have reported, ViacomCBS is about to buy Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevision. As reported by El Mostrador website, negotiations are in very advanced talks with Turner, the company that owns the TV channel.  El Mostrador also reported that the transaction would be valued at between USD 14 million and [...]

Pluto TV strengthens its catalog in Latin America and adds Caracol TV titles

Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol TV announced that Pluto TV, ViacomCBSs AVOD OTT recently launched in Latin America,  has included productions from the Colombian TV channel on its content catalog. Some of the titles already available on the platform are  Escalona; La Bruja; La Seleccion and Sin tetas no hay paraiso, together with premieres like [...]

TV Azteca deeps its partnership with Deezer and launches a new TV program

After announcing an agreement with Deezer to promote its expansion throughout Mexico, TV Azteca launched Deezer Live, the first FTA TV program produced by a streaming platform in the country. The program officially premiered last Sunday, July 26th on the Azteca Uno screen, and features different content related to the music of Mexico and the [...]

Amazon adds Chilean Canal 13 titles on Prime Video

Canal 13 (Chile) officially announced an agreement with Amazon Prime Video on Wednesday through Comarex, its international sales agent. The agreement confirms the arrival of eight series from the FTA TV channel to the OTT in Latin America, not including Brazil. The series included are Los 80, Brujas; Preciosas; Papi Ricky; Chipe Libre; Vida por [...]

Caracol TV titles now available on Allrites

Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol Television announced it is joining Asian global audiovisual content platform Allrites, which allows to buy and sell film, TV and sports content rights, and other functions. Apart from Allrites, so far this year, Caracol TV has also ran different partnerships agreements with the aim of adding its titles in other [...]

Globo warns Turner on Brasileirão’s TV broadcasting rights

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) published the schedule for the first 10 fixture dates of the Brasileirão, name under which the Brazilian Professional Football League is known, together with the days, times and channels that will broadcast each match of the competition. That same day, Globo sent a notification to Turner, where it reports that [...]