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Univision Communications Reveals Upcoming Programming Slate

May 13, 2014

NEW YORK: New telenovelas, digital series and a musical format from Simon Cowell make up the roster of content available on Univision Communications’ multiple networks for the 2014-2015 season. The Band, from Cowell's Syco Entertainment, will air on the Univision network next year. The show will search the U.S. and Latin …

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Luis Silberwasser Named President of Telemundo Network

May 13, 2014

NEW YORK: Luis Silberwasser, who most recently served as executive VP and chief content officer for Discovery Networks International, has been named president of Telemundo Network, starting in August. He will report to Joe Uva, the chairman of Hispanic enterprises and content at NBCUniversal, and will be based in Miami. …

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NUVOtv Extends Partnerships with Jennifer Lopez & Mario Lopez

May 9, 2014

NEW YORK: NUVOtv, a U.S. English-language channel for Latinos, is expanding its production partnerships with singer/actress Jennifer Lopez and actor Mario Lopez for its 2014-15 season. Jennifer Lopez, who joined the network last year as its chief creative officer, will serve as executive producer on two new series: Los Jets, …

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SPT, Televisa Unveil First Co-Pro Under New Pact

May 9, 2014

MIAMI/MEXICO CITY: Señorita Pólvora, a series inspired by the true story of a beauty queen with ties to an assassin, will be the first co-production to come out of the five-year deal announced this week between Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Televisa. The show will be made in Mexico by …

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TV Latina Preview for the L.A. Screenings 2014 Now Available

May 8, 2014

NEW YORK: TV Latina has unveiled a Spanish-language preview site for the L.A. Screenings that includes a video interview with Yo soy Betty, la fea creator Fernando Gaitán, which is available with subtitles in English, Portuguese and Mandarin, and much more. View the Preview here. You will also find a …

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L.A. Screenings Spotlight: Band Content Distribution

May 7, 2014

LOS ANGELES: Band Content Distribution is showcasing a catalogue at the L.A. Screenings that displays the company’s diversity, from documentaries to feature films to series. Among the highlights is the feature film Head on a Plate, which tells the story of two brothers from the Brazilian countryside who maintain a …

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NUVOtv Picks Up Ricky Martin Doc SuperSong

May 7, 2014

LOS ANGELES: An online doc tracking the development and recording of Ricky Martin’s official World Cup song is slated to make its television debut this summer on NUVOtv. Titled SuperSong, the hour-long special will air on the U.S. Latino network June 8 at 10 p.m. The doc will follow the experiences …

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Shine International Names New VP of Sales for Latin America

May 7, 2014

LONDON: Shine International has tapped Daniel Rodriguez, a former Cisneros Media Distribution exec, for the newly created post of VP of sales for Latin America. Rodriguez will start in mid-May and work from Miami. He’ll be in charge of tape and format sales, as well as Latin American business development …

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Telemundo Preps Digital Companion Series for Lord of the Skies

April 18, 2014

MIAMI: Telemundo is set to release a seven-part digital special linking the first and second seasons of its prime-time series The Lord of the Skies (El Señor de los Cielos)​, a cross-platform move that's a first for the company. Titled The Secret Episode (El Capítulo Secreto), the first mid-season webisodes are …

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ABTA 2015 Kicks Off with Focus on Pay-TV Challenges

August 4, 2015

SÃO PAULO: The ABTA Expo & Conference has kicked off today at the Transamérica Expo Center, where top executives are set to discuss their vision of the opportunities and challenges in the Brazilian pay-TV market, among other topics. Panels and sessions scheduled for today include The Present and Future of …