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Paramount Channel Heads to Latin America

MIAMI: Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is bringing its Paramount Channel brand to Latin America, building on its existing footprint in Spain, France, Russia, Romania and Hungary. Paramount Channel will launch November 14 in the region with an initial reach of 10 million subs. The pay-TV network offers a mix ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Telemundo Internacional

CANNES: At MIPCOM, Telemundo Internacional is presenting Les Miserables, a Spanish-language adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic French novel. The drama stars Aracely Arámbula, a popular telenovela actress whose long list of credits includes the novela The Return. In Les Miserables, Arámbula portrays a woman struggling to prove her innocence to ...

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Slew of LatAm Buyers Sign Up for Inaugural MIPCancun

PARIS: Buyers from 26 Latin American broadcasters have confirmed they’ll be attending the inaugural edition of MIPCancun later this year, according to summit organizer Reed MIDEM. The event is slated to take place in the eponymous Mexican city from November 19 to 21. Confirmed attendees are Construir TV (Argentina), Encuentro (Argentina), ...

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Globo Channels Now Available on TalkTalk in the U.K.

SÃO PAULO: Two of Brazilian broadcaster Globo’s channels are due to debut in the U.K. through a deal with telecom company TalkTalk. The agreement will see the launch of the Globo international network and PFC, which specializes in Brazilian soccer, through IPTV. TalkTalk, a triple-play network, will offer the services ...

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MiTú Teams Up with Maker Studios for Digital Latino Branding

LOS ANGELES: Latino-content company MiTú and Maker Studios are teaming up to provide digital solutions for brands targeting the U.S. Hispanic market. As part of the deal, Maker will work with MiTú’s base of Hispanic talent to produce culturally relevant original and branded content for the company’s slate of global ...

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Globosat & Caracol Team for U.S. Hispanic Pay-TV Channel

BOGOTÁ: Globosat and Caracol Television are planning to launch a Spanish-language pay-TV channel in the U.S. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed this week between Gonzalo Córdoba Mallarino, the president of Caracol Televisión, and Alberto Pecegueiro, the general director of Globosat. Details about the new channel will be announced ...

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WWE & FOX Sports Latin America Strike Partnership

MEXICO CITY: FOX Sports Latin America has signed a five-year agreement to make WWE programming available on various FOX Sports and FOX Premium platforms across the region. The multi-channel pact covers Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Venezuela, among other countries. The partnership will offer more than 480 hours of original ...

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Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord Makes Brazilian Debut

BOGOTÁ: Caracol Television's Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord, a drama series about the infamous Colombian cocaine trafficker, has begun airing on +Globosat in Brazil. Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord will broadcast on +Globosat every weeknight at 9 p.m. The 74×60-minute show stars Andres Parra, Angie Cepeda, Christian Tappan, Nicolas Montero, Ernesto ...

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Former FIC Exec to Lead Endemol Brazil

LONDON/SÃO PAULO: Marcello Leão Braga, formerly the content director at FOX International Channels Brazil, has been named general manager at Endemol Brazil. Leão Braga takes up the new role with immediate effect. He is based in the company's São Paulo offices, reporting to Martin Kweller, Endemol’s creative director and operations ...

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