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ABC News & Univision Align for New U.S. Hispanic TV Network

NEW YORK: ABC News and Univision have teamed up for a multiplatform joint venture that will serve the U.S. Hispanic market with news, lifestyle content and more, provided in English. The partnership will see the creation of a new 24-hour English-language channel as well as integrated digital and social platforms. ...

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L.A. Screenings Spotlight: Bandeirantes Communication Group

NEW YORK: The products that Band Contents Distribution is launching at the L.A. Screenings have all had “great impact and recognition in Brazil,” according to Elisa Ayub, the company’s director of international content. “We truly feel that an increasing number of clients recognize Band Contents Distribution as a dignified content ...

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Telemundo Aligns with Chevrolet & Verizon for Branded-Entertainment Series

MIAMI: Telemundo Media, Chevrolet and Verizon Wireless have come together to launch Mia Mundo, a bilingual branded-entertainment multiplatform series that premieres May 3. The multiplatform series will present original dramatic webisodes that will organically integrate Chevrolet and Verizon Wireless products. Jenni Pulos from Bravo’s Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis and ...

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MGM & VIP 2000 Enter Deal for Latin America

NEW YORK: A new multi-year agreement sees VIP 2000 taking on free-TV rights for several new titles from the catalogue of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) for certain territories across Latin America. The deal includes The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which hits theaters in December; GI Joe 2: Retaliation, in theaters this ...

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Engine Latino Producing Web Show for Electus’ NuevOn

LOS ANGELES: Engine Latino is behind the new web series La Gran Royal for the new Hispanic YouTube channel NuevOn, which was launched last week by Ben Silverman’s Electus. From the Mexican comedy writing and directing duo of Marcos Bucay and Moises Aisemberg, La Gran Royal is a weekly show ...

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Estrella TV Makes Foray into Content Distribution

LOS ANGELES: The U.S. Hispanic network Estrella TV has launched a worldwide distribution division, tapping Andy Weir to run the new unit. Weir comes to the role after having served as the co-president and owner of Northstar Media. Prior to Northstar, Weir was with Warner Bros. Domestic Television, serving a ...

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Crackle Expands Latin American Footprint

MIAMI: Sony Pictures Television has brought its Crackle online entertainment network to an additional 17 Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America. In Latin America, Crackle can be access at crackle.com, which is then redirected to the local country sites. Titles are available in English with either dubbed or subtitled options in ...

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Estrella TV Continues to Grow Reach

BURBANK: The Spanish-language channel Estrella TV has received a number of new affiliates and station renewals as it continues to expand its presence across the U.S. WANN-TV in Atlanta and KOCY-TV in Oklahoma City are the newest affiliates signing with Estrella TV. KXAP-TV in Tulsa, KNRC-TV in Reno and KRET-TV ...

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BoPaul Media Pacts with Bender

LOS ANGELES: BoPaul Media Worldwide (BMW) has signed an exclusive distribution agreement for all Latin American territories and Spanish-language U.S. channels with Bender Media Services. BMW, which made its market debut last week at MIPTV, has grown its catalogue to more than 850 titles. This includes classic films like Citizen ...

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Discovery en Español Undergoes On-Air Revamp

MIAMI: Discovery en Español is evolving its brand with a new on-air look and feel, complemented by a refreshed programming lineup of more than 170 hours of series and specials.   The Spanish-language pay-TV network has implemented a character-centric makeover. The new graphics package puts talent as the central focus, ...

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