Carlos Sandoval

Blim takes 300 hours from RTVE

New Latin American SVOD service Blim has acquired more than 300 hours of programming from the commercial arm of Spanish pubcaster RTVE. The deal hands Grupo Televisa-owned Blim 18 dramas, including exclusive Latin American streaming rights to Los Misterios de Laura (The Mysteries of Laura), El Ministerio del Tiempo (The Ministry of Time) and Carlos, […]

Televisa pulls shows from Netflix

Mexican broadcaster has pulled its programming from Netflix as it positions its own SVOD platform, Blim. “Televisa content will be exclusively for Blim; that’s our strategy,” said Blim’s director general, Carlos Sandoval in an interview with Forbes Mexico. This means strong performing local shows such as soaps Rebelde and Teresa will come off Netflix and […]

Televisa creates Netflix SVOD rival

Mexican broadcaster Televisa has launched an SVOD service, Blim, which will go head-to-head with Netflix in Latin America. The service debuted yesterday with exclusive, first-run programming such as James Bond movie Spectre and US series such as Wayward Pines. It will also include a large volume of Televisa library programming. The plan is to create […]