Category Archives: Free to Air

Caracol takes El Desafio from Colombia to Bulgaria

El Desafio, Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol TV original entertainment format, is arriving at Bulgaria, where it will be broadcast on Nova Television. The reality show has already been adapted in Greece, the US, Mexico, Romania and Russia. Caracol is proud of premiering its successful format El Desafio on the Bulgarian Nova channel, which consolidates [...]

Guess my Age arrives at Uruguayan FTA TV through Canal 10

Guess My Age, Vivendi Entertainments format, will add a new Latin American local adaptation through the Uruguayan FTA channel Canal 10, which will premiere the format next week, named El Juego del Año. Each week, a couple – friends, relatives, co-workers and others- will take part in a cunning, instinct and general culture game, with [...]

Caracol Television takes Simon Bolivar to Colombian FTA TV

On Tuesday, September 3rd, the Colombian FTA TV channel Caracol Television officially presented Bolivar: el hombre, el amante, el libertador, its new original production, described as the most ambitious in Caracols history. The series, written by Juana Uribe, is focused on how Simon Bolivars -the most important historical referent in Colombia- liberating revolution started. It [...]

StarTimes to broadcast 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup

StarTimes will air the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup until September 15. The extended tournament which will be taking place for the first time in China will bring together 32 teams where Africa is being represented by Angola, Cote dIvoire, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia. StarTimes Regional Marketing Director Aldrine Nsubuga said: We are excited to [...]

Mexican football team Chivas deals with Multimedios for FTA broadcasts

Mexican Sports Club Guadalajaras policy achieved an agreement with Channel 6 Multimedios, to broadcast local Chivas football matches on FTA TV. This way, Multimedios adds to broadcasts made by Televisa Deportes Networks (DTN) for pay TV, and digital platforms Blim and Chivas TV, respectively. However, and despite the arrangement made, Chivas policy is open to [...]

Madgoat TV seeks license in Kenya

Dubai-based investor Ricardo Badoer is seeking a commercial free to air television licence for the sports and entertainment channel Madgoat TV (MGTV) which is currently available online and planning to branch out to the competitive local mainstream media. Badoer Investment Limited, which owns local Wazito Football Club, has been streaming the club’s games live on [...]

Azam Tv ends its sponsorship deals with FERWAFA in Rwanda

Azam TV is believed to have ended its sponsorship of the Rwanda Premier Football League, a decision that has come as a huge blow to the league. Azam TV entered into a memorandum of Understanding with the local Football Association (FERWAFA) as a potential sponsor to a tune of $2.35million for five years staring from [...]

TVN releases new original production in August

Chilean FTA TV channel TVN officially reported that Amor en linea, its new original fiction, announced last February, will premiere on August 24th. The project is a coproduction between the channel and Efe 3  Described as a romantic comedy, Love online will show the parallel stories of Ignacio and Sandra, two characters who live different [...]

Chilean FTA TV channels accelerate analog blackout in regional and provincial capitals

Chilean Telecommunications Sub Secretary (Subtel) put off in May the legal obligation to implement the analog blackout in the country, originally scheduled for April 2020, and set a new deployment plan that aims regional capitals to implement DTT migration in 2021, while the deadline for provincial capitals is 2023. The entity reported that Canal 13 [...]