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Red Bull Media House Brings Extreme-Sports Content to LatAm & Caribbean

February 19, 2014

SALZBURG: Global media company Red Bull Media House has secured a content partnership with Latin American and Caribbean satellite-television provider DIRECTV PanAmericana. Through the deal, Red Bull Media House will provide more than 32 hours of extreme-sports content to the DIRECTV Sports and DIRECTV Sports+ channels. This will include pay-TV …

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Caracol TV International Presents DISCOP Istanbul Lineup

February 18, 2014

BOGOTÁ: Colombia’s Caracol TV International has revealed some of the programming highlights it will be presenting at this year’s DISCOP Istanbul. The shows include The Voice of Freedom, about a woman who seeks to escape the patriarchal society of the ’50s through popular music. The program was produced by CMO …

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TV Latina’s Digital Edition for Andina Link is Now Available

February 18, 2014

NEW YORK: The Spanish-language digital edition of TV Latina for Andina Link is now available, including a report on the main pay-TV programmers in Latin America, plus an interview with Felipe De Stefani, senior VP and general manager of the Trend networks for Turner Broadcasting System Latin America. The digital …

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Liberty Global Buys Remaining Stake in Chile’s VTR

March 17, 2014

DENVER: Liberty Global has acquired the remaining 20 percent of the outstanding shares in VTR, which is Chile's largest cable operator. Liberty Global purchased these shares from a subsidiary of Corp Group Holding Inversiones Limitada in exchange for 10.1 million Liberty Global Class C ordinary shares. The share consideration had …

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Caracol TV International Unveils MIPTV Roster

March 17, 2014

BOGOTÁ: From new premieres to catalogue favorites, Colombia’s Caracol TV International has revealed some of the programming highlights it will be presenting at next month’s MIPTV. Shows include The Dark Widow, a drama series based on the life of Griselda Blanco, who built a drug empire through violent means. That …

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Telemundo Media Teams Up with Chevrolet for Digital Soccer Series

March 18, 2014

MIAMI: Telemundo Media and Chevrolet have partnered to create La Cueva de la Fiera, a new digital sports reality series supported by a 360-degree promotional campaign. The ten-part weekly series launched last month on Telemundo’s site and is the first reality series produced by Deportes Telemundo exclusively for digital. Offering …

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Univision Launches OTT Network Flama

April 17, 2014

NEW YORK: Univision Communications has partnered with digital producer Bedrocket to launch Flama, an English-language OTT network aimed at young Latinos. The joint venture marks Univision’s first dedicated OTT channel, which is available on TheFlama.com. The network will focus on discovering and sharing original and curated videos with stories made …

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VIMN The Americas Makes New Hire for MTV Latin America

April 9, 2014

MIAMI: Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) The Americas has named Maria Iregui brand manager and senior VP of programming and production for MTV Latin America. In her new role, Iregui is responsible for managing the content and creative for the youth brand in the region. She is replacing Fernando Gaston, …

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MIPTV Spotlight: Canal Futura

April 5, 2014

CANNES: At this year’s MIPTV, Canal Futura is presenting two new hour-long documentaries that deal with issues of human rights: Going Back and Armed. For children, the company is offering the animated series The Adventures of Teca. The program features themes of friendship, family, personal health and playfulness, and addresses …

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Globo Upfront Reveals New Novelas, Entertainment

April 4, 2014

SÂO PAULO: Globo has unveiled a host of new programming coming to the network, including the entertainment show Tá no Ar: a TV na TV. Comedians Marcelo Adnet and Marcius Melhem were on hand to present the new entertainment series Tá no Ar: a TV na TV, while Fernanda Lima …