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Sierra/Engine & Pixo Partner for Don Cheto Animated Series

May 7, 2013

LOS ANGELES: Sierra/Engine Television is working with Pixo Entertainment to produce the animated series Don Cheto for the YouTube channel NuevOn, which is tailored to young, multicultural Latinos. Known as "el hombre del vozarrón" (the loud-voiced man), Don Cheto is the host of a top-rating morning radio show for Latinos …

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L.A. Screenings Spotlight: Bandeirantes Communication Group

May 6, 2013

LOS ANGELES: Brazil takes center stage in a number of the current productions from Bandeirantes Communication Group. Across the genres of reality, fiction and documentary, Band is offering titles that “show the various realities in the country,” says Elisa Ayub, the company’s director of international contents. One of the series …

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Cisneros Group Invests in Rocket Internet Outfit

May 1, 2013

MIAMI: The Cisneros Group of Companies has made an initial investment of $10 million in Mobly, a leading home-furnishing webstore in Brazil that is part of the Rocket Internet corporate portfolio. The total investment, made through Cisneros Interactive Group, could top $20 million in a year. Mobly launched in Brazil …

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Azteca Drama Finds Success in Chile

April 29, 2013

MEXICO CITY: Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres (What Women Keep in Silence), a drama series from Azteca, is proving to be a success on Chilevision in Chile. Since its premiere on the network, Lo Que Callamos Las Mujeres, which is adapted and produced for viewers in Chile, has earned an average of …

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Telemundo Becomes First U.S. Hispanic Partner for zeebox

April 25, 2013

MIAMI: Telemundo Media is working with zeebox to add new second-screen experiences to its programming, with expanded social and mobile interaction offered. Those who download the zeebox app will gain access to exclusive second-screen experiences for Telemundo content, starting with the 2013 Latin Billboard Awards, which air on April 25. …

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mun2 Unveils 2013/2014 Originals Slate

April 16, 2013

UNIVERSAL CITY: Telemundo’s cable network for Hispanic millennials, mun2, is set to deliver more than 200 hours of original programming in the 2013/2014 season, including the new series Horoscopos, Viva Los Vargas and Reinas de Realty. Horoscopos is focused on regional Mexican music stars Horoscopos de Durango. Viva Los Vargas …

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Argentina Tapped as MIPCOM Country of Honor

April 8, 2013

CANNES: Liliana Mazure, the president of the Argentine National Film Board (Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales/INCAA), spoke to World Screen Newsflash in Cannes today about the significance of Argentina being selected as the country of honor at MIPCOM 2013. Mazure told World Screen that the goal of the MIPCOM …

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DLA Brings Alvaro Palacios On Board

May 10, 2013

MIAMI: Alvaro Palacios has become the new chief revenue officer (CRO) and director of sales and marketing for DLA, which develops entertainment products for VOD platforms in Latin America and the Caribbean. Based in Miami, Palacios will work under Antonio Barreto, the company’s CEO. His responsibilities will include managing the …

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Telemundo Media Sets Up Multiplatform Production Studio in L.A.

May 10, 2013

NEW YORK: Fluency is the name of the all-new Los Angeles-based production studio set up by Telemundo Media, as part of its efforts to develop and produce premium original content for all platforms. Fluency will be producing programming in English and in Spanish. The productions will span genres such as …

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Bible Mini-Series Make Waves in Latin America

May 13, 2013

PALISADES PARK: Broadcasters such as Rede Bandeirantes in Brazil, Telemundo of Puerto Rico and La Tele in Paraguay are on board to broadcast a set of Bible-themed mini-series. Alfred Haber Distribution, Inc. landed the deals for the Bible Series of Miniseries set, which has 15 two-hour and four four-hour mini-series …