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Shine International Names New VP of Sales for Latin America

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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NUVOtv Picks Up Ricky Martin Doc SuperSong

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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L.A. Screenings Spotlight: Band Content Distribution

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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Sony & Televisa Enter Five-Year Co-Pro Pact

MIAMI/MEXICO CITY: Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Televisa have agreed to co-produce 12 series together, a total of 840 hours of programming, over the next five years for broadcast in Mexico. SPT will produce the series in Mexico, using some of Televisa's top actors. The series will air on Televisa ...

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Telemundo Signs Actress Blanca Soto for Multi-Project Deal

MIAMI: Blanca Soto, the Mexican actress known for her role in the Univision production Eva Luna, has signed an exclusive multi-project deal with Telemundo. Soto has starred in a number of telenovelas, including The Talisman and Eva Luna for Univision and Televisa’s Love Rules. She's also had parts in Hollywood movies ...

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

NEW YORK: The TV Latina app has been updated for the L.A. Screenings, providing program listings, news, a directory of company suite numbers and a host of other resources, all delivered in Spanish. Download or update the app here. The features of the Spanish-language TV Latina app include: TV Listings: ...

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New President in Place at mun2

NEW YORK: NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises and Content has named Ruben Mendiola as the president of the cable channel mun2. Mendiola will be focused on developing and driving the channel's strategy and programming. He will provide leadership across the business. Mendiola will be working with the organization's senior management, with responsibility ...

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VIMN The Americas Elevates Juan ‘JC’ Acosta

MIAMI: Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) The Americas has promoted Juan “JC” Acosta to executive VP, CFO and executive-in-charge of production. Acosta is responsible for the consolidated financial leadership of the company’s extensive entertainment portfolio that includes MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1 and Tr3s in the U.S. He also has ...

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Caracol Places Shows in the U.S., Canada

BOGOTÁ: The Mafia Dolls, one of two series from Colombia’s Caracol TV Internacional sold recently into North American markets, is set to make its U.S. debut tonight on the Mun2 network. The mega production tells the story of Lucrecia (Amparo Grisales), the wife of powerful drug lord Braulio (Fernando Solórzano), ...

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