A+E Networks Inks LatAm, U.S. Hispanic Deals


Ahead of NATPE’s official opening tomorrow, A+E Networks has unveiled a slew of deals for scripted and factual shows with broadcasters and platforms in Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market.

DIRECTV Latin America opted for David Cassidy: The Last SessionThe Clinton Affair and The 44th President: In His Own Words. In Colombia, free-to-air outlet Plural TV took Live PD: Police Patrol and the biopics Cocaine Godmother and Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland. In the U.S., Hispanic channel NBC Universo licensed My Crazy Ex and Storage Wars.

Ellen Lovejoy, VP/head of content sales at A+E Networks, noted, “We are thrilled to continue to build partnerships which such top tier platforms across the Latin and the U.S. Hispanic markets with compelling programming that resonates with and attracts viewers to the fold.”

“These latest sales demonstrate our commitment to growing A+E Networks’ client portfolio across the region and the growing appetite for our content,” said Helen Jurado, senior director for international content sales at A+E Networks. “We are especially pleased with the increase in sales of our movies for women, that are made by women, and the many series which ring relevant to viewers around the globe.”