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BBC Content Now Available on Xbox Video in Latin America

January 28, 2014

MIAMI: Xbox Video users in Latin America can now download content from the BBC directly to their Xbox 360 system, thanks to an agreement with BBC Worldwide. The BBC series Doctor Who, Sherlock and Top Gear are part of the deal, along with docs and concerts. The content is available …

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New Productions from VIMN The Americas

January 28, 2014

MIAMI: Among the new original content from Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) The Americas is Dani Who, a live-action series in Portuguese produced in Brazil for Nickelodeon in Latin America. Dani Who marks the network's first daily scripted format that will air on Nick throughout the region. Also set for …

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Televisa Networks to Bring UFC Network to Latin America

January 28, 2014

MEXICO CITY: Televisa Networks and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) are bringing the UFC Network to 20 Spanish-speaking countries across Latin America. In Mexico, the channel will be available on cable via Totalplay, Megacable, Cablemas, Telecable, Cablevisión and SKY. Elsewhere in Latin America, UFC Network joins Inter, TuVes, ClaroTV, Tricom, …

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Sundance Channel Increases Presence in Latin America

January 28, 2014

NEW YORK: AMC/Sundance Channel Global has secured carriage for the Sundance Channel and its VOD service on VTR in Chile, which is the country's largest cable operator. Sundance Channel first launched in Latin America, where it airs in Spanish, in 2013. Its region-wide footprint includes Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, …

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Pierre Lévy to Take Part in RioContentMarket

January 28, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO: The cyberculture expert Pierre Lévy is set to attend RioContentMarket this year, where he will talk about the use of social networks, the future of traditional media and entertainment consumption and more. Lévy is lined up to deliver a keynote address on the last day of the …

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FremantleMedia International Touts LatAm Sales

January 27, 2014

BURBANK: FremantleMedia International has placed a slew of titles from its catalogue, among them Got Talent and Tattoo Nightmares, with broadcasters in Latin America. Sony Pictures Television Networks in Latin America, as well as CNC-3 Trinidad, signed up for America’s Got Talent season nine. The Got Talent format has been re-commissioned for a …

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Globo Adds Films to Catalogue

January 27, 2014

MIAMI: At a press conference this morning at NATPE, Globo unveiled a raft of new programming highlights, including a selection of films that are now part of the catalogue. Among the films being offered by Globo are Time and the Wind, which tells the story of two families at the …

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ITVS GE Sells 200 Hours into Latin America

January 27, 2014

MIAMI: ITV Studios Global Entertainment has negotiated a raft of programming deals across Latin America, totaling around 200 hours. Brazil's Globosat signed up for the miniseries Dancing on the Edge, as well as seasons two and three of The Jonathan Ross Show and season seven of the detective drama Murdoch …

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Cisneros Media Distribution Places Pair of Titles with LifeStyle TV in Asia

January 27, 2014

MIAMI: Cisneros Media Distribution has agreed to a deal with Playboy Plus Entertainment for the broadcast rights for Latin Angels Special and Inside Football in Asia. The pair of programs will air in Asia on LifeStyle TV, a channel created by MATV and Playboy Plus Entertainment. The channel offers male-skewed …

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Telemundo Teams with Reset TV for New Music Competition Series

January 27, 2014

MIAMI: Telemundo Media and Spain's Reset TV are working together on the development, production and distribution of El Artista (working title), a new musical competition format that is slated for the 2014-15 season. The deal includes co-ownership and production of a new format based on the original concept from Reset. …