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Televisa, Globomedia in Production Venture

MADRID: Mexican media giant Grupo Televisa is partnering with the Imagina Media Audiovisual-owned Spanish outfit Globomedia to form a production company. The joint venture will develop content for the Spanish and international markets. Its creation follows the transaction earlier this year that saw Televisa exchanging its stake in LaSexta for ...

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TV Latina Launches L.A. Screenings Preview Site

NEW YORK: The Spanish-language TVLatina.tv L.A. Screenings multimedia preview site provides you with a number of useful services in one location, including interviews with Televisa’s José Bastón, Cisneros Group’s Adriana Cisneros and Telemundo’s Emilio Romano, along with a video featuring Don Francisco talking about 50 years of Sábado Gigante. To ...

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Rive Gauche Titles Sell Across Latin America

LOS ANGELES: More than 300 hours of programming from the Rive Gauche Television catalogue is making its to Latin America in a round of new sales. Operation Repo was picked up in a pan-regional deal by Turner Latin America. HBO Latin America made its own pan-LatAm deal, for The Girl’s ...

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L.A. Screenings Spotlight: Bandeirantes Communication Group

NEW YORK: The products that Band Contents Distribution is launching at the L.A. Screenings have all had “great impact and recognition in Brazil,” according to Elisa Ayub, the company’s director of international content. “We truly feel that an increasing number of clients recognize Band Contents Distribution as a dignified content ...

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ABC News & Univision Align for New U.S. Hispanic TV Network

NEW YORK: ABC News and Univision have teamed up for a multiplatform joint venture that will serve the U.S. Hispanic market with news, lifestyle content and more, provided in English. The partnership will see the creation of a new 24-hour English-language channel as well as integrated digital and social platforms. ...

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Telemundo Aligns with Chevrolet & Verizon for Branded-Entertainment Series

MIAMI: Telemundo Media, Chevrolet and Verizon Wireless have come together to launch Mia Mundo, a bilingual branded-entertainment multiplatform series that premieres May 3. The multiplatform series will present original dramatic webisodes that will organically integrate Chevrolet and Verizon Wireless products. Jenni Pulos from Bravo’s Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis and ...

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Engine Latino Producing Web Show for Electus’ NuevOn

LOS ANGELES: Engine Latino is behind the new web series La Gran Royal for the new Hispanic YouTube channel NuevOn, which was launched last week by Ben Silverman’s Electus. From the Mexican comedy writing and directing duo of Marcos Bucay and Moises Aisemberg, La Gran Royal is a weekly show ...

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MGM & VIP 2000 Enter Deal for Latin America

NEW YORK: A new multi-year agreement sees VIP 2000 taking on free-TV rights for several new titles from the catalogue of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) for certain territories across Latin America. The deal includes The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which hits theaters in December; GI Joe 2: Retaliation, in theaters this ...

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Estrella TV Makes Foray into Content Distribution

LOS ANGELES: The U.S. Hispanic network Estrella TV has launched a worldwide distribution division, tapping Andy Weir to run the new unit. Weir comes to the role after having served as the co-president and owner of Northstar Media. Prior to Northstar, Weir was with Warner Bros. Domestic Television, serving a ...

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Crackle Expands Latin American Footprint

MIAMI: Sony Pictures Television has brought its Crackle online entertainment network to an additional 17 Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America. In Latin America, Crackle can be access at crackle.com, which is then redirected to the local country sites. Titles are available in English with either dubbed or subtitled options in ...

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