Scripps names ex-AOL exec as Lat Am chief

Scripps Networks Interactive has hired media and technology veteran Eduardo Hauser as its managing director, Latin America and the Caribbean. He replaces Marcio Fonseca, who a Scripps spokesperson said left the company a few months back. Hauser joins the US-based company on March 7, and will work out of its Miami office. He will oversee […]

Cisneros cuts distribution deal with Telefe

Venezuela’s Cisneros Media Distribution has struck a programme sales deal with Telefe, and will represent the Argentine broadcaster’s content throughout Africa. CMD is the distribution arm of Venezuelan media giant Cisneros and has a history of selling content into Africa. It started shopping Telefe titles this week at MIPCOM in Cannes. The first titles it […]

Cisneros signs Pausoka distribution deal

Cisneros Media Distribution, the sales arm of Venezuelan broadcaster Cisneros, has agreed a distribution deal with Spanish producer Pausoka Entertainment. CMD has acquired three Pausoka formats: The Imposter, Council of the Wise and Stars on the Stars. This gives it rights in Latin America and the US Hispanic market. Cesar Diaz, VP, CMD called the deal […]

Cisneros Media relaunches distribution outfit

Cisneros Media, owner of Venezuelan broadcaster Venevision and US Spanish-language Venevision Productions, has rebranded its distribution arm ahead of NATPE.  For the last 35 years Cisneros’ content has been sold by distributor Venevision International, with 30,000 hours bought in more than 100 countries and 20 languages, according to the company. However, the distributor has now […]

Latin Media Leaders: Venevision Productions, Eva Luna

BEST TELENOVELA EVA LUNA, VENEVISION PRODUCTIONS Venevision’s Eva Luna is the most successful telenovela ever produced in the US. Having been a huge hit for Univision, Venevision sold it around the world in 2012 including to broadcasters in countries as diverse as China, Poland, Italy and Kenya. Venevision Productions’ president and CEO Peter Tinoco talks […]