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Cisneros Media Ties Up with Turner Latin America

MIAMI: Cisneros Media and Turner Broadcasting System Latin America have entered into a strategic alliance to exploit their common interests and assets in Latin America. Their partnership will see Cisneros Media take on oversight for the operations, programming and content licensing for the Spanish-language feeds of Turner's LatAm pay-TV channel ...

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Televisa & Sony Unveil Donnie Brasco Series Adaptation

MIAMI: Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Televisa have announced the second co-production under their previously established partnership, El Dandy, a new original teleseries based on the film Donnie Brasco. The 70×1-hour drama is currently in production in and around Mexico City. The series will air across multiple Televisa platforms in ...

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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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Globo Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Program Launches

MIAMI: Globo, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, hosted a breakfast this morning at NATPE to present its 2015 catalogue, which includes novelas such as Empire alongside a slate of miniseries, comedies, dramas, feature films and TV movies. Globo's telenovela catalogue includes the new highlights Precious Pearl, Helena's ...

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Emiliano Saccone Joins New Latino Digital Venture FAV! Network

BUENOS AIRES/LOS ANGELES: FAV! Network, a brand-new digital entertainment company targeting the Latino market, has tapped former MundoFOX president Emiliano Saccone as its COO. FAV! was founded by a team of private investors and CEO Alejandro Burato, with offices in Los Angeles, Buenos Aires and Central America. Among these investors ...

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Cisneros Media Distribution Reorganizes Sales Structure

MIAMI: As part of a reorganizing of its global distribution team, Cisneros Media Distribution (CMD) has appointed both Helen Jurado and Miguel Somoza to the position of VP of sales. Jurado will be responsible for the Central and South American regions, with an emphasis on developing the Brazilian and Argentinean ...

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NATPE Spotlight: Yair Dori

MIAMI: Yair Dori is looking to increase the presence of its productions globally, and has tapped 7A Media to represent its catalogue at NATPE, targeting all of North and South America, with a particular eye on the U.S. Hispanic market. The teen series Cata and the Mystery of the Sphere ...

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FremantleMedia Latin America Names New VPs

MIAMI: FremantleMedia Latin America has named a new VP of business development and a VP of production, to be based in the company’s Miami offices. Godfrey McFall takes on the role of VP of business development, charged with assessing opportunities in new genres and territories through organic investment, partnerships and ...

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Netflix Starts Production on Spanish-Language Original Series

BEVERLY HILLS: Netflix has begun production on its latest original series, a Spanish-language comedy due out globally this year. Called Club de Cuervos, the 13-episode series from Alazraki Entertainment is being filmed entirely in Mexico. The title centers on a family feud among heirs of a soccer club after the ...

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Pre-NATPE Sales in Latin America for Power

LONDON: With NATPE around the bend, Power has placed more than 100 hours of programming in Latin America. In Mexico, Power closed a large package deal with Latin American Independent Network, featuring more than 25 TV movies and miniseries due to air on Channel 28. Package movie highlights include A ...

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