Category Archives: Free to Air

‘Si, se puede’, Ecuavisas’s original series, is the first Ecuadorian production to be available on Amazon Prime Video Direct

Ecuadorian FTA TV channel Ecuavisa reported that its Si, se puede production, originally announced last year, became the first Ecuadorian series to arrive at Amazon Prime Video, where it has been available since March 6th through Amazon Prime Video Direct. The Ecuadorian production plot focuses on the first time that the Ecuadorian National Team managed [...]

EBC’s privatization process to include TV Brasil and its radios

Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, let this last Friday, April 9th, through Decree N° 10,669 (2021), to include the Empresa Brasil de Comunicação (EBC) in the so-called Programa Nacional de Desestatização As officially reported, as a result of said inclusion, the company will face an evaluation process to define whether it will be privatized or if [...]

Señal Colombia calls content producers to submit new audiovisual productions

Colombian FTA TV channel Señal Colombia (RTVC) has announced that it has opened a new call through which it will be receiving, from April 5th to May 3rd, applications for audiovisual projects based on different genres, formats and items. The initiative takes place as part of its Mercado de Coproduccion, a space created for audiovisual [...]

ViacomCBS Networks International agrees with WarnerMedia to acquire Chilevision

After several rumors that took place during 2020, ViacomCBS has announced this last Monday, April 5th that ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has agreed to acquire Chilean FTA TV channel Chilevisión from WarnerMedia (AT&T). As reported from ViacomCBS, Chilevisión will fall under the leadership of Juan JC Acosta, President of ViacomCBS International Studios and Networks Americas. [...]

ViacomCBS resumes fiction production plans in Argentina

Viacom International Studios (ViacomCBS) announced that it will resume its fiction content production plans in Argentina, with El primero de nosotros, new VIS fiction series, whose premiere is scheduled for the first half of this year on the Argentine FTA channel Telefe. According to the information reported by VIS, El primero de nosotros wil be [...]

Spacetoon inks deal with Pocket.watch to air kids’ shows in MENA

Kids channel Spacetoon has inked a licensing deal with Pocket.watch, a digital media studio that specialises in extending kids and family YouTube stars and characters into global franchises, to be the master consumer product licensing agent in the MENA region for the brand Love, Diana. Besides becoming the CP licensing agent of Love, Diana in MENA, Spacetoon has also [...]

SABC and Openview ink a new channel-carriage deal in SA

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and eMedia Investments, the company behind free-to-air satellite service Openview, have announced a new distribution deal that will boost both companies in the free-to-air category of television broadcasting. The collaboration between South Africas fastest-growing satellite network and SAs most established broadcaster signals a seismic shift in the countrys broadcasting [...]

Spacetoon introduces programming block for mothers and preschoolers in MENA

Family edutainment content creator, provider & streaming platform Spacetoon has introduced a new programming block targeting mothers and their preschool-aged kids on its free-to-air TV channel and Spacetoon Go online streaming service. Spacetoon will be the first Arab kids TV channel to launch such a co-watching block. Content will stream every day from 7 a.m. [...]

Multimedia Group acquires free-to-air Euro 2020 rights in Ghana

Multimedia Group has acquired free-to-air television and radio rights of UEFA Euro 2020, which will be aired in June and July this year. Abdulai Awudu, General Manager of Adom Brands at the Multimedia Group said, This agreement is testament to The Multimedia Groups unrivalled quest to always provide quality content in whatever genre to listeners [...]

WarnerMedia and SBT to share UEFA Champions League’s TV rights in Brazil until 2024

After Facebook announced its decision to stop broadcasting the UEFA Champions League and the Copa Libertadores in Latin America, different specialized websites in Brazil reported that WarnerMedia (AT&T), together with the FTA TV channel SBT, will be in charge of broadcasting. the most important European football league in Brazil until 2024. According to the information [...]