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FIC Exits MundoFox Partnership

LOS ANGELES: FOX International Channels (FIC) has sold its interest in U.S. Spanish-language broadcast network MundoFox to its joint-venture partner RCN Television Group. The network launched in fall 2012, dedicated to serving the U.S. Hispanic market. With FIC selling off its 50 percent stake, RCN now becomes full owner of ...

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Globo Expands Channel Presence in Bolivia

SÃO PAULO: Brazil’s Globo has signed a carriage deal for its international channel with Bolivian pay-TV operator COMTECO. Globo is now carried via seven operators in the Andean nation. The channel will be available to more than 75 percent of Bolivian homes with pay TV starting this month. Launched in ...

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New LatAm Head for Eccho Rights

STOCKHOLM: Eccho Rights has hired Imagina's Barbora Susterova as its new head of Latin America, effective this month. Susterova will continue to be based in Madrid. Prior to joining Eccho Rights, Susterova handled the Latin American market and other territories for Spain-based Imagina for the last eight years. “In the ...

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Univision News Names SVP of Content Innovation

MIAMI: Keith Summa has been named senior VP of content innovation at Univision News, a post set to ramp up the development of new journalistic tools on different platforms for the news division of U.S. Latino media giant Univision Communications Inc. (UCI). Summa will report directly to Isaac Lee, the ...

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Globo CEO Carlos Henrique Schroder on Academy Day

NEW YORK: Carlos Henrique Schroder, the CEO of Globo, shares with World Screen why hosting the International Emmys’ Academy Day in Rio was important for the Brazilian media giant. Academy Day is a multi-day event of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences that has been held in different cities ...

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Law & Order Brands to Air on NBC Universo in Spanish

MIAMI: Next week, the series Law & Order and Law & Order: Los Angeles are set to premiere in Spanish on U.S. Latino network NBC Universo. Law & Order will debut back-to-back episodes every Monday through Thursday, starting July 6, while Law & Order: Los Angeles will air weekly on ...

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Univision Files for IPO, Boosts Partnership with Televisa

NEW YORK: U.S. Latino media giant Univision Holdings, which operates the highly successful Spanish-language network Univision, has begun the process of taking its stock public just at it strengthens its relationship with Mexico's Grupo Televisa. Univision took the first steps today of filing a registration statement with the SEC, which ...

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FremantleMedia Latin America Pacts with RGL Entertainment

MIAMI: FremantleMedia Latin America (FMLA) has inked a co-development deal with Marco Antonio Regil’s RGL Entertainment for the creation of new content. The partnership will see FMLA’s development team, which is led by Constanza Cagliolo, work with RGL to produce entertainment and lifestyle/healthy-living concepts for mainstream and niche audiences on ...

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