News brief: MundoFox orders kids’ X Factor

US Hispanic channel MundoFox has ordered a Spanish-language children’s version of The X Factor.

The Fox International Channels-owned network will launch El X Factor this summer. FremantleMedia Latin America is attached to produce the series, which will pit children between the ages of 8 and 15 against each other.

The news comes soon after another US Hispanic, Telemundo, ordered a children’s version of Talpa Media reality format The Voice, titled La Voz Kids.

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