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Apple Brings iTunes Store to Latin America

SÃO PAULO: Apple has launched its iTunes Store in Brazil, offering content from studios such as Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Bros. Pictures and Universal Pictures, and will bring the service to 15 additional Latin American countries. The iTunes Store in Brazil offers thousands of movies to rent or purchase, in ...

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Hulu Latino Goes Live

LOS ANGELES: Hulu has launched a dedicated Spanish-language programming service, Hulu Latino, featuring content from Univision, Caracol Televisión and Comarex, among others.  The entire current season of prime-time shows from Univision, Galavision and Telefutura are available to users of the Hulu Plus subscription service. Users of the free Hulu service ...

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Comarex Hires Sales Exec for Latin America

MEXICO CITY: Jesica Stescobich has been tapped to lead sales for Latin America at Comarex. Stescobich will be responsible for sales in territories such as Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Bolivia, Peru, the U.S. and the Dominican Republic. She will report to Marcel Vinay, Jr., the CEO ...

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New Tr3s Series Profiles Latin Superstars

MIAMI: Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más is launching the new original biography series La Escalera, which features a range of today’s Latin superstars, including comedian Carlos Mencia, gossip blogger Perez Hilton and actor Wilmer Valderrama, among others. La Escalera season one will profile Spanish rock icon Juanes, Latino astronaut and ...

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Univision to Rep Grupo Televisa Brands in U.S. & Puerto Rico

NEW YORK: Grupo Televisa has tapped Univision Communications to serve as the exclusive licensing agent for its brands throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Effective immediately, the two companies will work together to build the retail presence of Grupo Televisa’s brands in these markets. The agreement covers brands such as ...

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Telemundo Hires New Exec for News & Alternative Content

MIAMI: Alina Falcon has been named senior executive VP of news and alternative programming at Telemundo Media. Falcon will report to Emilio Romano, the president of Telemundo Media. She will have strategic and operational oversight of all Telemundo news properties such Al Rojo Vivo with Maria Celeste, Noticiero Telemundo and ...

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Yair Dori Launches Production Outfit in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES: Entrepreneur and producer Yair Dori is launching a new production company that will develop and distribute content for television and film worldwide, as well as promote products and branded merchandise. Dori stated that the company will promote a new production model for multimedia content focused on worldwide development ...

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ESPN Deportes Ups Exec

BRISTOL: Freddy Rolón has been promoted to VP of ESPN Deportes programming and business initiatives from his former position of senior director II of ESPN Deportes radio and business initiatives. Rolón will be based at ESPN’s worldwide headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut, and report to Lino Garcia, the general manager of ...

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Venevision Exec Returns with New Role

CARACAS: Jonathan Blum, the former director of development at Venevision, returns to the company as VP and general manager. In his new position, Blum will be responsible for engineering and technical operations, production services and the departments of marketing, sales and alternative media; administration and finance, human resources, legal and ...

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