TV Azteca International has signed a deal with Kuarzo Entertainment International to distribute and expand the producer’s catalog and is presenting its content as part of the slate at MIPTV.
LatAm-based Kuarzo Entertainment is behind original content such as All or nothing, La dueña, Graduates, Weight Issues, Millennials and Go! Live your way. The company also produces and adapts formats, most notably Big Brother, Operación Triunfo, Tu cara me suena, MasterChef, The Wall and Extreme Makeover, among others. Kuarzo has produced more than 300 formats and more than 35,000 hours of progamming.
“From Kuarzo Entertainment we are very happy, excited and motivated with this alliance,” said Martin Kweller, executive director and president of Kuarzo. “It is an opportunity for both companies, and we trust in the professionalism and experience of the executives that integrate TV.”
Patricia Jasin, VP of TV Azteca International, added: “TV Azteca International believes that you can only compete internationally with a powerful offer that allows us to cover all the needs of our most demanding and versatile international clients. The incorporation of the successful contents and formats of Kuarzo allows us to reach more territories with a more varied catalog and strengthen our international positioning. Our goal is to consolidate the best international catalog of the market and this is a great step to achieve it.”