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ATF Spotlight: Televisa Internacional

SINGAPORE: The telenovelas The Power of Destiny and A Shelter for Love are two highlights from Televisa Internacional at this year’s ATF. The Power of Destiny (La fuerza del destino) focuses on the life of Ivan, a man who returns to Mexico to confront his turbulent past. A Shelter for ...

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ATF Spotlight: Azteca

SINGAPORE: Telenovelas are still going strong in the Asia-Pacific region, according to Martha Contreras, who leads sales for Asia at Comarex. At ATF, the company will be presenting three new telenovelas from the Azteca catalogue: Lucky Me (Corazon en condominio), Forbidden Passion (Prohibido amar) and The Agency (Hombre tenias que ...

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Alfred Haber Sends Latin Grammys to LatAm

PALISADES PARK: A number of buyers in Latin America have licensed the rights for the 14th Annual Latin Grammy Awards—slated to broadcast live on the Univision Network in the U.S.—from Alfred Haber Distribution. The awards show has been snapped up by Televisa in Mexico, Venevision in Venezuela, Caracol in Colombia, ...

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New EVP of Operations for Venevision Studios

MIAMI: Juan Carlos Sosa has been appointed as the executive VP of operations for Venevision Studios, where he will work under Jonathan Blum, the president of Cisneros Media. In his new role, Sosa will manage the production studios based in Medley, Florida, and will oversee all production operations. He will ...

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Scripps Networks International Staffs for Brazil Role

NEW YORK: Scripps Networks International has hired Adriana Alcantara as its production and digital director for Brazil, effective immediately. In her new post, Alcantara will oversee digital strategy, content creation and development, as well as the production and creative strategy for Scripps' networks in the region. She will report to ...

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FOX Life Enters U.S. Market

NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES: FOX International Channels (FIC) is bringing the Spanish-language lifestyle network FOX Life to the U.S., where it launches today. FOX Life sees the combination of the FOX Life brand and Utilismia brands. The network is currently available in Latin America and Europe and now heads to the ...

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Argentine Court Upholds Controversial Media Law

BUENOS AIRES: The Supreme Court in Argentina has upheld a law that limits media ownership, now forcing Grupo Clarín to sell off a large part of its holdings, after a legal battle that has waged on for four years. The legislation, passed in 2009, says that no one media group ...

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ESPN Brings Futsal to LatAm, Caribbean

SÃO PAULO: Globo has sold the rights for the 2013 Grand Prix Futsal to ESPN International for broadcast in Spanish-speaking Latin America and the Caribbean. As part of the exclusive deal with Globo, ESPN International will air nine games, including classifiers, semifinals and the final, on ESPNPlay.com in the previously ...

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