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AMC Networks Adds Execs in LatAm Operation

NEW YORK: AMC Networks International – Latin America (AMCNI – Latin America) has named several new executives for its marketing/communications, legal and human resources divisions. The new execs will be based in the company’s Miami office. All of them will report to Eduardo Zulueta, the managing director of AMCNI – ...

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Video Interview: Televisa’s Bastón Talks Univision, Co-Pros & Digital

MIAMI: In conversation with World Screen's Anna Carugati at a NATPE session this morning, José Antonio Bastón, president of television and content at Televisa, listed Univision, co-productions, formats and digital platforms among the greatest growth opportunities for the Mexican media powerhouse. "Our biggest competitive advantage is content," Bastón told Carugati, ...

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TV Latina App Updated for NATPE

MIAMI: The TV Latina app for NATPE is now available to download or update, delivering Spanish-language programming listings, news and a range of resources to help you make the most out of your time in Miami. Features of the newly updated TV Latina app include TV Listings, the ultimate resource ...

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GRB Places Spanish-Language West Coast Customs with Olympusat

MIAMI: GRB Entertainment has inked an agreement with Olympusat for the U.S. Hispanic rights for the Spanish-language version of West Coast Customs: La Competencia. The 32×1-hour series sees teams from all over Mexico face off against each other in a custom-car competition. Liz Levenson, the director of international sales and ...

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De La Hoya TV Bulks Up Content Offerings Ahead of Launch

MIAMI: De La Hoya TV, a U.S.-based cable channel being launched this spring by boxing champ Oscar De La Hoya, has entered into a partnership with DSI by Inverleigh, which is the content arm of the international sports outfit Inverleigh Media Holdings. The upcoming Spanish-language channel is targeted at the ...

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Cisneros Media Distribution Secures Teen Series Candela

MIAMI: Cisneros Media Distribution (CMD) has picked up the worldwide rights for the teen series Candela, from Ony Productions. The 80×60-minute series, from screenwriter Patricia Maldonado (Chiquititas, Rebelde Way), follows the life of Candela, a teenager raised with complete freedom who is forced one day to live with her biological father, ...

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BBC Worldwide Inks Chilean Deals

MIAMI: BBC Worldwide has sold a range of content to three platforms in Chile: state broadcaster TVN, Chilevision and pay-TV operator VTR. “We are pleased to start 2015 delivering the best of the BBC to Chilean viewers on various platforms," said Fred Medina, executive VP and managing director of BBC ...

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Latin Everywhere Launches Spanish-language Streaming Service

LOS ANGELES: Digital entertainment outfit Latin Everywhere has launched the beta version of Pongalo, a global Spanish-language streaming platform and mobile app initially dedicated to telenovelas. Pongalo’s beta version was released today as a free, ad-supported service, with the addition of a premium subscription option and other new features set ...

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