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Telemundo Aligns with VC Medios

MIAMI: Telemundo Internacional has granted VC Medios the exclusive rights to represent the pay-TV channel's advertising sales within Latin America as of January 2014. The Telemundo Internacional channel in Latin America offers telenovelas and entertainment programs produced with high-quality standards. It has more than 11 million subscribers and is one ...

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Univision Creates New Digital Destination Flama

NEW YORK: Univision Communications has partnered with Bedrocket to establish Flama, a digital destination for video content targeting 15- to 30-year-olds. Flama will be predominantly English-based. It will deliver original and curated comedy, music, lifestyle and sports programming. Univision and Bedrock are co-investors and creative partners. The destination will preview ...

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Time Warner Cable & Univision Form Multi-Year Agreement

NEW YORK: Time Warner Cable and Univision Communications have announced a multi-year, multiplatform pact to deliver content to Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks subscribers. The pact comes ahead of the expiration of the companies existing agreement. The agreement covers Univision Deportes, Univision, tlNovelas and FOROtv. Time Warner Cable ...

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Mexico Named Country of Honour for MIPCOM 2014

CANNES: Reed MIDEM has selected Mexico as the MIPCOM 2014 Country of Honour. The Country of Honour program is organized in partnership with PROMEXICO, the government agency that supports Mexican exports. The event will have a dedicated focus on Mexico's TV, film and digital media industries. There will be high-level ...

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Lionsgate & Televisa Link Up with Wilmer Valderrama

SANTA MONICA/VANCOUVER: Wilmer Valderrama (That '70s Show) has entered into an overall first-look film and TV pact with Pantelion Films and South Shore, which are the film and TV ventures, respectively, between Lionsgate and Televisa. Valderrama will develop feature projects to star in and produce for Pantelion. For South Shore, ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: ON TV

CANNES: ON TV is working to complete the Televisión por… trilogy with Televisión por la justicia, which will deal with cases of institutional injustice. In 2008, ON TV won an International Emmy Award for the mini-series Televisión por la identidad, and last year, the stars of Televisión por la inclusión, ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Globo

CANNES: Globo’s Gabriela is a remake of a highly successful TV drama from the ’70s that was inspired by Jorge Amado’s novel Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon. The series is about a young immigrant who captivates everyone with her naïve yet provocative sensuality. “Gabriela has proven that it remains contemporary and ...

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Univision’s Isaac Lee Named CEO of Fusion

MIAMI: In addition to his role as president of Univision News, Isaac Lee is taking up the post of CEO of the soon-to-launch network Fusion. In this new role, Lee will be responsible for all programming and business aspects of Fusion. The network, dedicated to news, pop culture and lifestyle ...

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Telemundo Chief Exiting

NEW YORK: In another executive reshuffle at NBCUniversal, Emilio Romano is stepping down after just two years as the president of U.S. Hispanic broadcaster Telemundo. The news comes just shortly after Lauren Zalaznick, who recruited Romano to lead Telemundo following the departure of Don Browne, said she would be leaving ...

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