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Telefe & Endemol Shine Argentina Ink Co-pro Deal

BUENOS AIRES: Telefe and Endemol Shine Argentina have signed an agreement to co-produce the 13-episode series El gran jugador (The Great Participant). The series tells the story of a young engineer who enters a Big Brother house as a contestant and announces on live TV that he will detonate a ...

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Telemundo Internacional & HBO Latin America Ink Distribution Deal

CANNES: Telemundo Internacional has signed an agreement to become the exclusive distributor of HBO Latin America Originals in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Oceania as of January 2016. Under the agreement, Telemundo Internacional will represent the catalogue of fiction and documentary series for HBO Latin America in the ...

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Canal 13 & Comarex Align in Distribution Deal

CANNES: Chile's Canal 13 has entered into an agreement for the international distribution of its portfolio of TV series and fiction formats with Comarex. This strategic alliance will broaden Canal 13's reach in new markets, primarily in Asia and Europe. It also provides Comarex with additional formats and series, bolstering ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Canal 13 Sudmedia

CANNES: At MIPCOM, Canal 13 Sudmedia is unveiling a catalogue chock-full of Chilean movies that have premiered within the last two years. “They are commercial films ranging from comedies to dramas, and they feature compelling stories that reflect our continent’s particularities while offering global potential,” says Marina Del Canto, the ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Televisa Internacional

CANNES: With the verdant landscape of the Mexican state of Chiapas as a backdrop, Televisa Internacional’s MIPCOM highlight Burden of Guilt centers on a love story filled with passion and intrigue that reshapes the lives of three families and shakes up an entire town. The title is one of many ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Band Content Distribution

CANNES: Brazil-based Band Content Distribution arrives at MIPCOM hoping to strengthen its relationships with existing customers while attracting new partnerships by offering content for different platforms. Among the highlights is Wacky TV, a cartoon spoof on popular network fare featuring parodies of news broadcasts, talk shows and even infomercials. Additionally, ...

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Televisa Pacts with Canadian Producer for English-Language Titles

SANTA MONICA: Taking advantage of a Mexican-Canadian tax treaty for scripted series, Grupo Televisa is slated to produce multiple English-language series aimed at on-demand and traditional TV markets. The group will produce the content with Vancouver-based Odyssey Media. Duality, the first title developed through the partnership, depicts an elite team ...

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Benjamin Salinas Sada Named New TV Azteca CEO

MEXICO CITY: Benjamin Salinas Sada, son of Grupo Salinas founder Ricardo B. Salinas, has been tapped to replace Mario San Roman as CEO of TV Azteca. Salinas Sada has been a member of Grupo Salinas’s executive committee of strategy for the past five years. He has also produced several multiplatform ...

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Andres Santos Joins Televisa USA’s Programming Sales Team

SANTA MONICA: Televisa USA has expanded its English-language programming sales ranks, naming Andres Santos as international sales manager. In his newly create role, Santos will report to Jonathan South, the director of worldwide sales. The hiring comes as the production and distribution arm headed by Chris Philip ramps up its ...

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