El Chapo

Netflix & Univision production pact after El Chapo success

Netflix and US Hispanic broadcaster Univision will coproduce five original series after following the launch of their first series together, El Chapo. Streaming service Netflix will work with Univision-owned Fusion Media Group for new series that will be shot in English and Spanish. The first new series is Tijuana, which will follow the launch model […]

Netflix to debut El Chapo-themed bio series

Netflix is set to debut the biographical series The Day I Met El Chapo: The Kate del Castillo Story in October 2017. The three-part series is the biographical account of Mexican actress del Castillo and her infamous meeting between with Sean Penn and the notorious narco drug lord. The series is produced by 25/7 Productions and […]

Netflix original to US broadcast TV for first time

Netflix has struck a deal with Univision for drug drama Narcos, marking the first time an original series from the SVOD platform will air on US broadcast television. The deal, part of wider coproduction pact announced yesterday, is significant as Netflix’s original programming is considered by many to be the biggest emerging threat to broadcast […]