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Telemundo Releases Digital Series with Kia Motors America

June 3, 2015

MIAMI: Telemundo has teamed up with Kia Motors America to launch the new web series El Maestro: Unplugged, featuring Latin Grammy winner Luis Enrique. The ten-episode digital series follows Enrique as he mentors three up-and-coming artists. Additionally, each episode will feature an artist discussing his or her dream of making …

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Liberty Global Names President for LatAm & Caribbean Operations

June 3, 2015

DENVER: Betzalel Sergio Kenigsztein, currently the managing director for Liberty Global’s Central and Eastern European region, has been named president and COO of the company’s Latin American and Caribbean operations. Kenigsztein’s appointment is effective July 1. The executive will report directly to Liberty CEO Mike Fries, working to manage the …

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New CEO at FremantleMedia Brazil

June 3, 2015

SÃO PAULO: Former TV Bandeirantes executive Paula Cavalcanti has been tapped as the new CEO of FremantleMedia Brazil. Cavalcanti will be responsible for the overall management of the day-to-day operation of FremantleMedia Brazil and will focus on the development and production of programming for broadcasters across all platforms. She will …

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Cisneros Studios Hires Exec Producer for New Variety Show Roxanna

June 1, 2015

MIAMI: Cisneros Studios, a Cisneros Media Company, has hired Argentinean actor, producer and director Hugo Devana to executive produce its new daily variety show Roxanna. Devana will report directly to Juan Carlos Sosa, the executive VP of operations at Cisneros Studios. Hosted by Mexican entertainer Roxanna Castellanos, the show features …

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Comedian Gabriel Iglesias to Produce Content for Fuse Media

May 22, 2015

NEW YORK: Fuse Media, which owns U.S. networks Fuse and NUVOtv, has inked a multiyear production agreement with comedian Gabriel Iglesias for the development of several new original titles. First on the slate will be the tentatively titled Fluffy Breaks Even!, a 6×30-minute series featuring Iglesias and his eccentric tour …

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Globo’s International Signal in U.S. & Canada to Be Available in HD

May 19, 2015

SÃO PAULO: This October, Brazil’s Globo is set to launch its international channel in the U.S. and Canada in HD for the first time. Subscribers from main cable service providers will be able to watch Globo’s programming with a superior sound and image quality. The programming consists of real-time news, …

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Vme TV Rolling Out Pair of Travel Shows

May 14, 2015

MIAMI: U.S. Spanish-language network Vme TV is launching two new travel shows highlighting exclusive destinations and eccentric personalities around the world. Viaja con estilo, due out May 19, explores the international hotel industry, from big cities to countryside villages and beachfront towns. The program follows guests who travel to select …

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U.S. Network Estrella TV Rolls Out MCN Platform

May 14, 2015

NEW YORK: Estrella TV, a U.S. Spanish-language network, has launched a new multi-channel platform called Fenomento Studios. The new MCN will feature channels across many different genres, including musical parodies, gaming, lifestyle, pranks, DIY, beauty, sports and more. The platform, which will be headquartered in Burbank, will also seek to …

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Cesar Diaz to Serve as LatAm Sales Consultant for Power

June 9, 2015

LONDON: Cesar Diaz, through his company 7A Media, has been appointed as Power's new sales consultant for Latin America. Diaz takes over from Power’s former consultant, Pepe Echegaray, who retired last month. Diaz will be handling all sales into Latin America for the London-based producer and distributor. He has more …

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Sundance Channel Increases LatAm Footprint

June 9, 2015

NEW YORK: AMC Networks International Latin America has secured carriage for the Sundance Channel on Telefonica's Movistar pay-TV platform in Chile. The network will be available starting this week in high definition 24 hours a day. This follows recent launches in Mexico, Argentina and Colombia. In Chile, Sundance Channel is …