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Canal 13-Chile’s David Belmar on Chilean Innovation

NEW YORK: Under the executive direction of David Belmar, Canal 13-Chile has made huge leaps forward; Belmar speaks with TV Latina about this success. TV LATINA: In the last year, Canal 13-Chile has led the local market in prime time. What has led to that success? BELMAR: Canal 13-Chile works ...

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Univision Sets Up Corporate Business Development Group

NEW YORK: Univision Communications has formed a corporate business development group, tapping Tonia O’Connor to serve as its president. The initiative is focused around Univision’s growth and generating revenue opportunities by striking up new partnerships with companies looking to invest in the Hispanic marketplace. O’Connor will lead the group as ...

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Televisa Networks to Bring Skyfall to Latin America

MEXICO CITY: Televisa Networks has reached an agreement with MGM to renew its license for the James Bond film catalogue, including the latest installment, Skyfall. Golden in Latin America has licensed Skyfall‘s pay-TV window for the region. The network has also renewed its basic cable license for all 22 of the ...

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DISCOP West Asia Spotlight: Azteca

ISTANBUL: Three new telenovelas headline the slate that Azteca brings to this year’s DISCOP West Asia: The Kings, La Otra Cara del Alma and The Lieutenant. “Each of the stories in our new titles is very well written and has been excellently produced,” says Martha Contreras, the sales director for ...

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Univision Appoints SVP of Digital Operations

NEW YORK: Univision Communications has brought in Mehul Nagrani to serve as its senior VP of digital operations, a newly created role. Nagrani will be responsible for maintaining Univision’s digital performance and financial goals. He will collaborate with department heads to help upgrade capabilities, improve operating vigor and meet the ...

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Comedy Central Finds New Home in Peru

MIAMI: Comedy Central Latin America, which first launched in the region last year, is slated to premiere on Claro TV in Peru. Programming on Comedy Central Latin America includes such series as Happily Divorced, Men at Work and The Exes, which star Fran Drescher, Danny Masterson and Kristen Johnson, respectively. The ...

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Alexandre Raposo Reflects on 60 Years of Record

NEW YORK: Alexandre Raposo, the president of Record, talks to TV Latina about the company’s 60-year legacy of providing news, novelas, series and sports programming for Brazilian and global audiences. TV LATINA: Brazilian television is gearing up for some big sporting events in the next few years, such as the ...

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ABC & Univision Present Fusion

MIAMI: ABC and Univision have formed a joint-venture channel for U.S. Hispanics called Fusion, which will focus on news and lifestyle content. At launch, Fusion will be available in millions of U.S. households through platforms such as Cablevision, Charter, Cox, AT&T U-verse and Google Fiber. The programming will focus on ...

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February/March Digital Edition of TV Latina Now Available

NEW YORK: The February/March digital edition of TV Latina for Andina Link is now available, featuring a special report on the top pay-TV programmers in Latin America, as well as interviews with Turner Broadcasting System Latin America’s Rick Pérez and HBO Latin America Networks’ Gustavo Grossman, among others. The digital ...

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