Paramount+ snags streaming & broadcast deal for Globo’s ‘Pantanal’

Paramount has struck a deal with Brazilian giant that will see its telenovela Pantanal become available across Latin America. The show, which premiered in March, will be made available on Paramount+ in Latin America and on Paramount-owned networks Telefe in Argentina, and Chilevisión, in Chile. There will be also “special content” about the telenovela made available […]

ViacomCBS confirms Lat Am leadership after completing Chilevisión deal

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) has confirmed its leadership team in Latin America after completing the acquisition of free-to-air broadcaster Chilevisión from WarnerMedia. Darío Turovelzky, GM of ViacomCBS South Cone, will oversee both Chilevisión and Argentina’s FTA network Telefe, as well as all ViacomCBS operations locally. Juan Ignacio ‘Iñaki’ Vicente has been confirmed as VP & […]

ViacomCBS acquires WarnerMedia’s Chilevisión network in Lat Am push

ViacomCBS has agreed a deal to buy WarnerMedia-owned Chilevisión as it expands its reach into Latin America. As part of an ongoing push into streaming, ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) said that the acquisition will add a new premium content library and pipeline “to fuel the increasing demand for Spanish language content.” VCNI launched AVOD service […]

Turner LatAm & Mediapro enter 5-year copro deal

Turner Latin America and multimedia content company MediaPro have signed a coproduction agreement to develop and produce cross-platform content. The two companies will promise an overall investment of US$10 million. They will develop cross-platform content in Latin America and include occasional collaborations with Chilevisión in Chile. Kicking off the deal, the companies will produce content […]

BBC Worldwide strikes trio of Chile deals

BBC Worldwide has struck three deals with Chilean broadcasters and platforms for its content. The commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster, the BBC, announced at the NATPE convention in Miami that it has done deals with Chilean pubcaster TVN, its commercial counterpart Chilevision, and pay TV operator VTR. TVN has acquired a package of […]

Chilean net bags JK Rowling biopic

A biopic about Harry Potter author JK Rowling has sold to a Chilean channel. ChileVision has bought the 1x90mins Magic Beyond Words from Spanish distributor Imira Entertainment. Toonz Entertainment-owned Imira has also sold programming in Latin America to the likes of Cartoon Network, Canal Once in Mexico, HITN in the Hispanic US and Ecuador TV. […]

Telemundo strikes Chilean content deal

Chilean broadcaster Chilevision has struck a programming deal with Telemundo. The sales arm of the US Hispanic channel, Telemundo Internacional, will supply Chilevision with formats and finished programming under the terms of the agreement. Chilevision will get series including court show Caso Cerrado, which is already popular on the channel, as part of the deal, […]

News brief: Rive Gauche cuts pre-screenings Lat-Am deals

US producer and distributor Rive Gauche Television has sold 200 hours of programming into Latin America. Ahead of the LA Screenings, which attracts a large number of Latin buyers and sellers, Rive Gauche has concluded a number of deals. It has shopped Operation Repo to Turner Latin America and a number of titles to Discovery […]

New sale for Banijay diving format

Banijay’s Stars in Danger: The High Dive has been sold into South America. The diving format has been picked up by Chilean commercial broadcaster Chilevisión, which will air a 12x120mins version of the format. The show will have a primetime slot on the channel and debut later this year. It will be known locally as […]