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Caracol’s Laura, an Extraordinary Life Debuts in Russia

BOGOTÁ/MOSCOW: The Caracol Television-produced series Laura, an Extraordinary Life has premiered on Raz TV in Russia. The series debuted last night and will continue to air on the channel weekdays at 10 p.m. The series is distributed worldwide by Caracol Internacional and tells the story of Laura Montoya, who went ...

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ATF Spotlight: Caracol Internacional

SINGAPORE: Among the new productions that Caracol Internacional is offering buyers at ATF is the telenovela Soul Sisters, focused on a pair of siblings who sacrifice everything for their families and their musical careers. Also forming part of the catalogue is Laura, an Extraordinary Life, about a woman who dedicated ...

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Caracol Starts Shooting New Period Piece in Colombia

BOGOTÁ: Production has begun on Caracol Television’s new series The White Slave, with filming set to take place around Colombia. Caracol Internacional will distribute the title. The 60×1-hour period piece centers on a woman raised by slaves who returns to her home in order to confront her parents’ killer. Filming ...

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Participation Triples for Second MIPCancun

PARIS/CANCUN: The second annual MIPCancun summit had a threefold increase in participation, with 300 television buyers, distributors and producers attending from 40 countries, according to event organizer Reed MIDEM. The three-day gathering ran from November 18 to 20. Its focus is to connect TV and digital content buyers from 22 ...

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FOX Sports Secures Multiplatform Rights for Top LatAm Soccer Games

BUENOS AIRES: Through an agreement with CONMEBOL, FOX Sports will maintain exclusive cross-platform broadcasting rights for the Copa Libertadores, the Copa Sudamerica and the Recopa Sudamericana until 2018. The three major soccer championships will continue to broadcast live and exclusive in Latin America through FOX Sports, FOX Sports 2, the ...

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IFT Consulting Execs Examine LatAm Media Market

CANCUN: During a MIPCancun session titled Market Outlook: Economic and Regulatory Perspectives on Latin America’s Media Market, José Cepeda and Dan Punt, managing directors of IFT Consulting, talked to World Screen’s Anna Carugati about the forces and influences impacting the Latin American TV landscape. Carugati began the session by citing ...

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FremantleMedia International Places Content Across LatAm

CANCUN: FremantleMedia International has announced sales of 400-plus hours of content throughout Latin America just as MIPCancun kicks off in Mexico. Program packages across the region include sales to Globosat in Brazil, which has nabbed a bundle of content, including the hour-long Beatles vs Stones, the eight-part documentary Soundbreaking and ...

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Scripted Offerings for Globo at MIPCancun

CANCUN: Brazil’s Globo is arriving at this week’s MIPCancun with a catalogue featuring films, miniseries, telenovelas and series. Among the highlights are the movies Men Are from Mars… And That’s Where I’m Going, which is an adaptation of a popular play, and the thriller Trust. Both of those films have ...

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Univision Introduces Live Streaming Service

NEW YORK: Univision NOW is a brand-new direct-to-consumer service that allows viewers to watch live or catch-up broadcasts from the Univision and UniMás networks. The service is available for $5.99 per month of $59.99 annually. It offers viewers the ability to watch Univision Network programming live or on-demand, including prime-time ...

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