Discovery LatAm picks up slate of ESI non-scripted shows

Endemol Shine International (ESI) has licensed a raft of factual entertainment shows to Discovery Latin America, including MasterChef Latino Seasons 1 and 2, and new seasons of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Trading Spaces. The titles will air across the LatAm region on Discovery Home and Health channel, via a deal negotiated by Veronique Verges, ESI SVP, LatAm and US Hispanic.

Carolina Lightcap (left), chief content officer, Discovery Latin America/US Hispanic, said: “Discovery Home & Health has positioned itself as the leader in the lifestyle genre. Adding iconic shows such as Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Trading Spaces to our strong Home renovation portfolio will continue to add further momentum. We are also excited to announce Masterchef Latino, which promises to become another important component of our Food nights.”

Produced by Endemol Shine Boomdog for US Hispanic channel Telemundo, MasterChef Latino recently wrapped as Telemundo’s number one show on Sunday nights – reaching 7.2 million viewers.