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MIPTV Spotlight: Venevision International

CANNES: The action series Lucia’s Secrets, being showcased by Venevision International, was primarily shot on location throughout Caracas, Venezuela, and Miami, Florida. From Venevision Productions comes the telenovela Rosario, starring Guy Ecker, Itahisa Machado and Lorena Rojas. Both titles are being offered up by Venevision International in Cannes, along with ...

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MIPTV Spotlight: RCN Television

CANNES: Colombia’s RCN Television is heading to MIPTV with a catalogue of high-quality Spanish-language productions to offer the international market. When the U.S. Spanish-language channel MundoFOX made its debut last year, it did so with a bevy of productions from RCN, a joint-venture partner in the network. This included the original series ...

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MIPTV Spotlight: Caracol Television

CANNES: Dance shows have already proven to work well around the world, and Caracol Television believes its new title The Dance Floor will follow suit. It contains the successful ingredients of celebrities, hit songs and spectacular staging, says Berta Orozco, a sales executive at Caracol. “The Hypochondriac, on the other ...

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mun2 to Honor Jenni Rivera

UNIVERSAL CITY: The U.S. Hispanic cable network mun2 is celebrating the life of the late singer Jenni Rivera, who had her own reality show on the network, I Love Jenni, with a one-hour star-studded special. On April 7 at 9 p.m. mun2 has scheduled We Love Jenni, an hour-long tribute ...

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Univision Bolsters Social Media Efforts

NEW YORK: Univision Communications has upped David Beck to the role of senior VP of social media. Based in New York, Beck will be reporting to Cesar Conde, the president of Univision Networks. Beck joined the company in 2009 and most recently served as the VP of strategic initiatives in ...

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Televisa Internacional Targets Africa & Asia

CANNES: Televisa Internacional’s overall business in Africa has been “great,” according to Ricardo Ehrsam, the company’s general director for Europe, Asia and Africa. “Thanks to the high quality of our content, and excellent dubbing, we have been able to solidify and grow partnerships with market leaders throughout English-, French- and ...

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Scripps Hires MD for Latin America

KNOXVILLE: Márcio Fonseca has become the managing director for Latin America at Scripps Networks Interactive. Fonseca will be responsible for designing and executing the strategies for growth in the region. This includes the launch of Scripps Networks Interactive-branded channels, evaluating joint ventures and other partnerships. He comes to the role ...

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Univision & DIRECTV Enter Multi-Year Pact

NEW YORK: Univision Communications has signed a new multi-year agreement with DIRECTV, which includes the launch of the Univision Deportes network. DIRECTV has signed on for Univision’s owned and operated broadcast stations, as well as the networks feeds for Univision and UniMás, and the Spanish-language cable network Galavisión. DIRECTV will ...

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Telefe International Reveals MIPTV Slate

BUENOS AIRES: Next month in Cannes Telefe International plans to promote a number of titles across various genres, including comedy, drama and telenovela. Produced by Underground, Endemol and Telefe, Los Vecinos en Guerra is a family comedy about a 40-year-old housewife who used to be in a gang of swindlers. ...

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