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Univision ups Lee to top entertainment post

Hispanic US broadcaster Univision has promoted the exec who oversaw the creation of subsidiary Fusion Media Group to a top entertainment role. Isaac Lee (pictured), who was most recently chief news and digital officer, has now added entertainment and music to his duties. He will continue to report to Univision president and CEO Randy Falco. […]

Netflix buys international Dusk Till Dawn series rights

Streaming service Netflix has acquired international rights to the much-anticipated From Dusk Till Dawn TV series. The show will bow on the fledgling El Rey cable network in the US. El Rey is backed by iconic movie producer Robert Rodriguez who made the From Dusk Till Dawn feature and is also behind the upcoming series […]

Rodriguez’s El Rey buys Kung Fu content from Celestial

EL Rey, the new US cable net launched by movie producer Robert Rodriguez, has acquired a raft of martial arts titles from Celestial Pictures. The fledgling cable channel has already sealed deals for Mexican wrestling and will also have From Dusk Til Dawn, a full-length series based on the Rodriguez movie. The Celestial deal gives […]

Robert Rodriguez cable net partners with Mark Burnett

Robert Rodriguez’s fledgling cable network El Rey has ordered a raft of new, original content and is partnering with Mark Burnett on a new sports division. The English-language cable net has ordered Matador (WT), a 13x1hr drama about the rise of playboy soccer star come CIA agent Antonio ‘Matador’ Bravo. It will be produced by […]