El Señor de los Cielos


8, 9, 10, Telemundo

Luis Silberwasser took charge of Telemundo in late 2014 and has set about revolutionising its primetime. The president of the NBCU-owned US Hispanic net talks to Stewart Clarke Primetime in Spanish-language TV in the US has traditionally meant one thing: the lust, love, revenge and betrayal of the traditional telenovela. In an attempt to differentiate […]

Supply and demand in Latin America

TBI and Eurodata TV look at the latest trends in TV viewing in Latin America and find that amid the still-popular classic telenovelas, the format is being reinvented and that a healthy market in imported drama from the Spain, the US and elsewhere exists Latin America remains a drama market, but the type of series […]

Silberwasser’s three-point plan

Luis Silberwasser joined Telemundo in late 2014 as president of the US Hispanic network. A few months into the new job, he tells Stewart Clarke about how originals, new-school telenovelas and reality TV are integral to his plan for success Luis Silberwasser is three months into his new job as president of Telemundo when TBI […]

Universal adapting Telemundo telenovelas for US nets

Universal Television and Universal Cable Productions have taken exclusive options on two drama series from US Hispanic broadcaster and NBCUniversal stablemate Telemundo. NBCUniversal production unit Universal Television will adapt El Señor de los Cielos (The Lord of the Skies) for US audiences. The show has been a hit for Telemundo, becoming its highest rated telenovela […]

NATPE Miami: Marcos Santana interview

Ahead of the NATPE Miami market, which kicks off next week, TBI spoke to Marcos Santana, president of Telemundo Internacional, the international division of the NBCUniversal-backed US Spanish-language media group. The Spanish language US Hispanic market is very competitive. What would you say distinguishes Telemundo’s programming from that of the competition? To begin, Telemundo is […]