Netflix set to premiere Colombian original Wild District

Netflix is set to premiere new Colombian original Wild District, starring Narcos’ Juan Pablo Raba, on October 19th. The ten-part series will become available to members in the US, Latin America and the Caribbean. Wild District follows Jhon Jeiver (Raba), a lethal guerilla fighter who escapes the jungle after the signing of the Colombian Peace […]

Latin Media Leaders: HBO Latin America/HBO Go

DIGITAL INNOVATOR HBO LATIN AMERICA, HBO GO   In late 2011 HBO Latin America gave notice of its intention to launch its TV Everywhere service HBO Go throughout Latin America and 2012 was about delivering on that pledge. Emilio Rubio, president of HBO Latin America Group, says ownership of the digital space is a key […]

NATPE news: MundoFox and RCN order singing format

MundoFox and RCN in Colombia have jointly commissioned a Spanish-language version of UK-originated singing format Who Dares Sings. The show is distributed by ITV Studios General Entertainment and the deal marks the first time it has been remade for Latin or US Hispanic audiences. The 8x60mins will debut on both channels in early 2013. MundoFox […]

Shine recruits Palacio to run new Latin division

Shine has hired Cristina Palacio to run a new division that will make content for US Hispanic and Latin American broadcasters. Shine Hispanic & Latin America will have offices in Miami and Bogota, Colombia. Palacio founded Colombian producer BE-TV and will be president of the new division, Shine Hispanic & Latin America. The unit will […]

Hollywood Studio formats

Plans are underway to make some of the most iconic US shows ever for local broadcasters with international versions of 24, Breaking Bad, ER, Glee and Gossip Girl planned in countries as far afield as Israel and China. Shows including Prison Break, Law & Order and Desperate Housewives have already had the remake treatment and […]