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Cesar Diaz to Serve as LatAm Sales Consultant for Power

LONDON: Cesar Diaz, through his company 7A Media, has been appointed as Power's new sales consultant for Latin America. Diaz takes over from Power’s former consultant, Pepe Echegaray, who retired last month. Diaz will be handling all sales into Latin America for the London-based producer and distributor. He has more ...

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Telemundo Elevates Programming Execs

MIAMI: Telemundo has upped two executives within its programming division. Glenda Pacanins, previously VP of programming strategy integration, is now senior VP of programming and content, while Leonor Sotillo has been elevated from VP of programming and strategy to senior VP. Both execs will continue to report to Jesus Torres ...

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Sling TV Unveils Latino-Network Packages

ENGLEWOOD: OTT service Sling TV has launched Sling Latino, a new brand geared at bilingual and Spanish-speaking audiences. The initiative lets viewers select from two base packages, Paquete Total (22 channels for $12 per month) or Paquete Esencial (16 channels for $7 per month), each with live and on-demand content ...

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BBC Worldwide Appoints EVP for Latin America

MIAMI: BBC Worldwide has named Anna Gordon executive VP for Latin America, effective next month. Based in Miami, Gordon will report to Paul Dempsey, the president of global markets. She will oversee all of BBC Worldwide’s businesses in the region, and will be accountable for P&L and strategic decisions in ...

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Telemundo Releases Digital Series with Kia Motors America

MIAMI: Telemundo has teamed up with Kia Motors America to launch the new web series El Maestro: Unplugged, featuring Latin Grammy winner Luis Enrique. The ten-episode digital series follows Enrique as he mentors three up-and-coming artists. Additionally, each episode will feature an artist discussing his or her dream of making ...

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Liberty Global Names President for LatAm & Caribbean Operations

DENVER: Betzalel Sergio Kenigsztein, currently the managing director for Liberty Global’s Central and Eastern European region, has been named president and COO of the company’s Latin American and Caribbean operations. Kenigsztein’s appointment is effective July 1. The executive will report directly to Liberty CEO Mike Fries, working to manage the ...

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New CEO at FremantleMedia Brazil

SÃO PAULO: Former TV Bandeirantes executive Paula Cavalcanti has been tapped as the new CEO of FremantleMedia Brazil. Cavalcanti will be responsible for the overall management of the day-to-day operation of FremantleMedia Brazil and will focus on the development and production of programming for broadcasters across all platforms. She will ...

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Cisneros Studios Hires Exec Producer for New Variety Show Roxanna

MIAMI: Cisneros Studios, a Cisneros Media Company, has hired Argentinean actor, producer and director Hugo Devana to executive produce its new daily variety show Roxanna. Devana will report directly to Juan Carlos Sosa, the executive VP of operations at Cisneros Studios. Hosted by Mexican entertainer Roxanna Castellanos, the show features ...

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Comedian Gabriel Iglesias to Produce Content for Fuse Media

NEW YORK: Fuse Media, which owns U.S. networks Fuse and NUVOtv, has inked a multiyear production agreement with comedian Gabriel Iglesias for the development of several new original titles. First on the slate will be the tentatively titled Fluffy Breaks Even!, a 6×30-minute series featuring Iglesias and his eccentric tour ...

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