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Univision Plans More ‘In-Culture Programming’

NEW YORK: Univision has added two new epic telenovela productions to its schedule, The Storm (La Tempestad) and Lie So You Can Live (Mentir para Vivir), as well as a host of other highlights. The Storm is a brand-new novela from Televisa that will be running weekdays on Univision. It ...

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

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

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DLA Brings Alvaro Palacios On Board

MIAMI: Alvaro Palacios has become the new chief revenue officer (CRO) and director of sales and marketing for DLA, which develops entertainment products for VOD platforms in Latin America and the Caribbean. Based in Miami, Palacios will work under Antonio Barreto, the company’s CEO. His responsibilities will include managing the ...

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Sierra/Engine & Pixo Partner for Don Cheto Animated Series

LOS ANGELES: Sierra/Engine Television is working with Pixo Entertainment to produce the animated series Don Cheto for the YouTube channel NuevOn, which is tailored to young, multicultural Latinos. Known as "el hombre del vozarrón" (the loud-voiced man), Don Cheto is the host of a top-rating morning radio show for Latinos ...

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TV Latina Presents a Preview for the L.A. Screenings

NEW YORK: TV Latina has unveiled a Spanish-language preview site for the L.A. Screenings that includes a special video report about formats in Latin America, featuring FremantleMedia’s Jack Alfandary, Comarex’s Marcel Vinay, A+E Networks’ Mayra Bracer and Pedro Torres of El Mall, along with a host of other resources. Along ...

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C Music TV Lands in Latin America & the Caribbean

PARIS: TV5MONDE has signed the first agreement for the C Music TV channel in Latin America and the Caribbean, on behalf of THEMA. The 24-hour channel features classical and cinematic music, showcasing music videos, artist interviews, live performance excerpts and behind-the-scenes footage. The channel has now launched in the Dominican Republic, ...

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VIP 2000 TV Scores MGM Movies for Latin America

MIAMI: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) is supplying the free-TV rights for a number of movie titles, including The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, to VIP 2000 TV for 14 countries across Latin America. Along with the rights for the second film in the Hobbit trilogy, the package includes a number of ...

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L.A. Screenings Spotlight: Bandeirantes Communication Group

LOS ANGELES: Brazil takes center stage in a number of the current productions from Bandeirantes Communication Group. Across the genres of reality, fiction and documentary, Band is offering titles that “show the various realities in the country,” says Elisa Ayub, the company’s director of international contents. One of the series ...

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Cisneros Group Invests in Rocket Internet Outfit

MIAMI: The Cisneros Group of Companies has made an initial investment of $10 million in Mobly, a leading home-furnishing webstore in Brazil that is part of the Rocket Internet corporate portfolio. The total investment, made through Cisneros Interactive Group, could top $20 million in a year. Mobly launched in Brazil ...

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