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IFT Consulting Execs Examine LatAm Media Market

CANCUN: During a MIPCancun session titled Market Outlook: Economic and Regulatory Perspectives on Latin America’s Media Market, José Cepeda and Dan Punt, managing directors of IFT Consulting, talked to World Screen’s Anna Carugati about the forces and influences impacting the Latin American TV landscape. Carugati began the session by citing ...

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Univision Introduces Live Streaming Service

NEW YORK: Univision NOW is a brand-new direct-to-consumer service that allows viewers to watch live or catch-up broadcasts from the Univision and UniMás networks. The service is available for $5.99 per month of $59.99 annually. It offers viewers the ability to watch Univision Network programming live or on-demand, including prime-time ...

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FremantleMedia International Places Content Across LatAm

CANCUN: FremantleMedia International has announced sales of 400-plus hours of content throughout Latin America just as MIPCancun kicks off in Mexico. Program packages across the region include sales to Globosat in Brazil, which has nabbed a bundle of content, including the hour-long Beatles vs Stones, the eight-part documentary Soundbreaking and ...

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Scripted Offerings for Globo at MIPCancun

CANCUN: Brazil’s Globo is arriving at this week’s MIPCancun with a catalogue featuring films, miniseries, telenovelas and series. Among the highlights are the movies Men Are from Mars… And That’s Where I’m Going, which is an adaptation of a popular play, and the thriller Trust. Both of those films have ...

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Liberty Global to Acquire Cable & Wireless

DENVER: In a $5.3-billion deal, Liberty Global is acquiring Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) to create "the leading consumer and B2B communications provider in Latin America and the Caribbean." Liberty Global will combine its Liberty Latin America and Caribbean Group (LiLAC) with CWC. “The acquisition of Cable & Wireless represents ...

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International Sales for Latin Grammy Awards

PALISADES PARK: Alfred Haber Inc. (AHI) has secured various deals for the 16th annual Latin Grammy Awards, set to air later this week. This year’s show, which Univision will broadcast live in the U.S. on November 19, is being offered from AHI in both its televised three-hour commercial version (plus ...

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NBC Universo to Air Heroes in Spanish

MIAMI: U.S. Hispanic network NBC Universo is slated to premiere a Spanish-dubbed version of the hit genre series Heroes next week. Created by Tim Kring, the series aired on NBC in the late 2000s. The drama follows ordinary people who suddenly discover they have superpowers. Heroes Reborn, a miniseries that ...

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Syfy LatAm Nabs Doctor Who

MIAMI: BBC Worldwide has reached a deal for Doctor Who to air on Syfy across Latin America beginning in 2016. The show previously aired on BBC Worldwide's owned networks in the region. Via the new deal with NBCUniversal International Networks, Syfy will run season eight ahead of the exclusive regional ...

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Comarex & Canal 13 Chile Confirm Distribution Deal

SANTIAGO/MEXICO CITY: Comarex has become the exclusive distributor of Canal 13 Chile’s fiction titles at international markets. Comarex closed the deal with Canal 13 Chile’s subsidiary Canal 13 Sudmedia. Among the titles in Canal 13’s catalogue that Comarex is representing internationally are the TV series Machos, Papi Ricky, Brujas, Primera ...

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