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Caracol TV Unveils MIPCOM Highlights

BOGOTÁ: This year in Cannes Caracol TV Internacional plans to present titles such as The Voice of Freedom, Football Dreams: A World of Passion and The Lord of the Skies, among others. The Voice of Freedom focuses on a female musician trying to overcome sexism during the 1950s. Football Dreams is ...

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Scripps Networks International Hires Two for Latin America

NEW YORK: Scripps Networks International has named Claudia Clauhs as programming director for Brazil and Edilson Lima as affiliate sales manager for the country. The execs will be responsible for programming strategy and channel distribution for Scripps' channels in the region. Clauhs comes to the role from Fox Latin American ...

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Carlos Henrique Schroder

This interview originally appeared in the MIPCOM 2013 issue of World Screen. When you think of Brazil, you think of soccer, samba…and Globo. That’s because Organizações Globo is Brazil’s media behemoth. Owned by the Marinho family, it comprises a TV network, terrestrial stations, radio stations, cable channels, newspapers and more. ...

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Adriana Cisneros Becomes CEO of Cisneros

MIAMI: Adriana Cisneros is assuming the role of CEO of Cisneros, after having spent the last three years as the company’s vice chairman and director of strategy. Cisneros has been with the company for seven years. As CEO, she will focus on consolidating new methods of distributing content, and diversifying risk ...

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Globo Implements New Organizational Structure

SÃO PAULO: Globo has presented a new organizational structure for the company, which includes plans to invest more heavily in the production of journalism and entertainment content. Globo is planning to invest more in these areas for terrestrial TV, pay TV and digital media. The content areas include entertainment, journalism and ...

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BBC Worldwide Preps Showcase in Latin America

MIAMI: The tenth edition of the BBC Showcase Latin America is taking place August 18 to 20 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel in Copacabana. This year’s market will include special guests such as Jonathan Goodwin, an escapist and stuntman from the series Dangerman: The Incredible Mr. ...

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Univision Deportes, tlnovelas Score Further Carriage

NEW YORK: Cox Communications has added the Univision Deportes network and Univision tlnovelas to its Spanish-language offerings in Arizona, Nevada and California. Univision Deportes is dedicated to sports, delivering news, entertainment and interactivity. Univision tlnovelas brings viewers some of the biggest telenovela hits of all time. Programming partner Televisa has ...

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Sundance Channel Gears Up for LatAm Launch

NEW YORK: Sundance Channel makes its debut in Latin America for the first time on September 17, delivering the original series Rake and Mr Selfridge alongside a number of indie films and documentaries. Among the films set for Sundance Channel in Latin America are Tiny Furniture, from Girls’ Lena Dunham, ...

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Pay TV Poised for Growth in Central America

BUENOS AIRES: The number of households that subscribe to a pay-TV service in Central America is expected to reach 4.4 million by 2018, according to analysis by Dataxis. In the six largest markets in the region, pay-TV subscriptions grew from 21.4 percent of TV households to 31.3 percent of homes between 2008 ...

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