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Comedy Central Heads to Latin America

MIAMI: Comedy Central will start broadcasting in Latin America as of February 1, delivering programming from the U.S. channel, acquisitions, local productions and more.  The channel will be available in Spanish and Portuguese. Its initial on-air launch will reach 10 million subscribers across the region, including in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, ...

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FIC, RCN Team for New U.S. Hispanic Network

MIAMI: This fall will see a new player in the U.S. Hispanic media landscape, with Fox International Channels aligning with Colombia’s RCN Television Group for the launch of MundoFox. The new broadcast network promises to bring "a similar sensibility as the FOX Network" to Hispanic audiences, according to the press ...

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TBS Latin America Takes BBCWW Fare

MIAMI: BBC Worldwide Sales & Distribution has licensed a range of music programming, including a Radiohead concert and this year’s Brit Awards, to TBS Latin America. The package includes Radiohead: The King of Limbs—Live From the Basement, The Brit Awards 2012, Take That—Look Back, Don’t Stare and Blur—No Distance Left ...

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DRG Scores Sales in Latin America

LONDON: As NATPE kicked off in Miami, DRG announced a host of deals in Latin America, including securing slots for Choccywoccydoodah and Injustice. Fox Latin American Channels has picked up seasons two and three of the factual-entertainment series Choccywoccydoodah, produced by Twofour for UKTV’s Good Food. The network has also ...

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Telemundo Media Announces Production, Distribution Deals

MIAMI: Telemundo Studios has inked a deal with Argos Television for the production of series and novelas in Mexico, while its sister company, Telemundo International, has signed distribution pacts with Mexican and Venezuelan broadcasters. “These deals are part of our strategy to continue to strengthen our production capabilities as the ...

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Globo TV International Unveils 2012 Catalogue

MIAMI: Globo TV International presented its new catalogue of telenovelas, series and documentaries at a breakfast event at NATPE this morning. “Our objective is to give our clients a taste of Brazil," said Raphael Corrêa Netto, the head of international sales. "Or rather, the optimism, high spirits, cheerfulness, affection, among the ...

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Lionsgate-TISA to Offer New Films International Titles in Latin America

LOS ANGELES: Lionsgate-TISA Television International has been named as the exclusive representative for at least 20 new theatrical titles from New Films International for the Latin American market. The deal gives Lionsgate-TISA, a recently formed joint venture between Lionsgate and Maryann Pasante’s Television Internacional Sur America, the exclusive TV rights ...

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FME Sells Titles Across Latin America

MIAMI: Ahead of NATPE, FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has sold a number of its titles throughout Latin America, among them the current season of American Idol and the Got Talent format. The 11th season of American Idol will be available pan-regionally through SPE (Sony Pictures Entertainment) Networks Latin America and terrestrial outlets ...

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