Category Archives: TV channels / Content

ESPN and Fox Sports take the return of the Bundesliga to Latin America

ESPN and Fox Sports broadcasted in Latin America the return of the Bundesliga, the professional football competition in Germany, which has been restarted last Saturday, May 16th, even during the Coronavirus pandemic. Televising of sporting events  was reactivated on May 9th with the UFC (Ultimate Fight Championship) mixed martial arts league. Nine fixture dates after [...]

Polka not to resume recordings of it latest production after quarantine

After the announcement that Uruguay will resume its audiovisual productions recordings, Argentine media confirmed that Separadas, a telenovela by the Argentine producer Pol-ka broadcast on the FTA TV channel Canal 13, will not resume its recordings after the quarantine period due to the Coronavirus pandemic. What is going on is the economic crisis that is [...]

Pluto TV launches its first pop-up channel in Latin America

ViacomCBS reported that its AVOD OTT Pluto TV, which has recently arrived at Latin America, announced Estrellas de accion, its first pop-up channel for action movies starring iconic stars, will be available on Pluto TV live streaming and on-demand sections from May 13th to June 10th.  Available on channel 50, Estrellas de accion will include [...]

Canal+ and WarnerMedia introduce two channels in Rwanda

Canal+ along with WarnerMedia have announced the launch of Cartoon Network and TNT in Rwanda which will air as from May 19.The two channels will be made available to local subscribers to Canal+s existing Les Bouquets Canal+ pay TV offerings. Guillaume Coffin, VP Head of Commercial and Business Development Turner France, Africa & Israel commented [...]

New movie channel iNAKI TV launched in Nigeria

Kingkong Productions, owned by Lekan Olaleye, has launched iNAKI TV which focused on telling African related stories.  The launch of this new movie channel came after the partnership KingKong Productions had with Dan Akinlolu Films for the release of the film Boju Boju. There is so much we are developing for our fans and followers, [...]

Brazil approves Disney-Fox merger

The Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) approved the acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company. The transaction was made by running a Concentration Control Agreement (ACC). The approval was granted without the requirement to sell Fox Sports in the country. In late 2019, taking into account that there were no buyer [...]

Uruguay resumes audiovisual productions recordings

The Uruguayan newspaper El País reported that the Latin American country will resume  its audiovisual productions filming processes, that were cancelled since the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic in Latin America. According to the newspaper, in Uruguay the recording of 20 productions, including movies, advertising and series, was stopped since March 13th. El Pais highlights [...]