Category Archives: TV channels / Content

Brazil approves Disney-Fox merger

The Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) today 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 [...]

Rotana TV Network launches Rotana Comedy and Rotana Kids in MENA

Rotana TV Network has introduced two new channels, Rotana Comedy and Rotana Kids to educate and entertain people during Ramadan.  While Rotana Comedy is now available to all Arab audiences via satellite during Ramadan, Rotana Kids is dedicated to children in the age group of two to 12 years, offering both entertainment and educational programmes [...]

WarnerMedia acquires all HBO services in Latin America

WarnerMedia has finalized its acquisition of Ole Communications minority stakes in both HBO Ole Partners and HBO Brasil Partners, the joint ventures between WarnerMedia and Ole Communications , and now owns 100% of all HBO, Cinemax and HBO Go services in Spanish-speaking Latin America and Caribbean, as well as in Brazil. HBO services in Latin [...]

Boomerang Africa to premiere new video series ‘Magic Makers’ for Mother’s Day

Boomerang Africa, a kids network owned by WarnerMedia, will offer new video series, Magic Makers on Mothers Day where kids will be able to celebrate important dates and magical moments, showcasing their imaginations and ideas with other Boomerang fans. The ‘Magic Makers’ video series will be available online and on-air on Boomerang, DStv channel 302, on May 5. The [...]

ESPN to offer series and movies in Latin America

ESPN Latin America has premiered the ESPN Cine & Series segment on May 4th, an initiative that brings together the best productions from The Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Studios related to the sports world. This initiative strengthens the permanent commitment to offer the highest quality content to all Latin America. ESPN is already [...]

Canal + regroups African personalities for the Africa at Home concert “Together against the Corona”

In this situation of unprecedented global health emergency, Canal +, A + and Universal Music Africa engage together in the fight led by the World Health Organization against the Coronavirus will organize an exceptional event Africa at Home: Together against the Corona on May 16. From Ivory Coast, Senegal, Cameroon, via the Democratic Republic of [...]

SABC rolls out new educational channel in SA

The new TV channel called SABC Education will go live today and will initially be accessible on YouTube and digital terrestrial television.  The Group CEO, Madoda Mxakwe, specified that the introduction of the channel is timely as the nation needs these interventions to fill gaps that have been created by Covid-19 related adjustments.  “In particular, [...]

ESPN to offer series and movies in Latin America

ESPN Latin America will premiere the ESPN Cine & Series segment on May 4th, an initiative that will bring together the best productions from The Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Studios related to the sports world. This initiative strengthens the permanent commitment to offer the highest quality content to all Latin America. ESPN is [...]

StarTimes introduced new pop-up channel in Nigeria

StarTimes has launched a new 24-hours Islamic pop-up channel named Ibadah TV, dedicated to providing high-quality content such as Muslim prayer, lectures, documentaries, and interviews for Muslim subscribers all over Nigeria, while helping them conduct their fast, fulfilling the need for worship among Muslim audiences. Set up specifically for the period of Ramadan, Ibadah TV [...]

Universal Cinergia Dubbing works on a dubbing and subtitling projects in Spanish, English and Portuguese

Dubbing producer Universal Cinergia, based in Miami, has ran several agreements to offer dubbing and subtitling services with Caracol TV and other companies, including Gaumont, DARO, CJ ENM and Eccho Rights. The production company recently opened new facilities in CDMX. In the case of the Colombian FTA TV channel, Universal Cinergia is working on dubbing  [...]