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Exclusive: Brazilian streamer Globoplay preps launch in Europe, Asia

Brazilian media giant Globo is preparing to build on the recent launch of its streaming service Globoplay in the US by rolling out across Europe and Asia, TBI has learned. The SVOD service debuted with a fremium business model in Brazil in 2015 and has about 22 million users per month. It launched into the […]

NATPE: Is Brazil’s format market set to surge?

Think of Brazilian original content and the likelihood is your mind will turn to scripted fare. Telenovelas have long been a staple of the traditional broadcast industry, filling up schedules with long-running storylines of love and passion that have tended to provide relatively little room for unscripted ideas. It is a point made by Laurens […]

Brazilian streamer Globoplay plots international expansion 

Brazilian streaming service Globoplay is to launch in the US this month, marking the start of a planned international expansion. Owed by Brazilian media giant Globo, the SVOD debut in the US on Sunday 19th January, allowing American audiences to stream Brazilian series, limited series, telenovelas, original productions, films, and children’s shows. Globoplay is charging […]

Alberto Pecegueiro to step down as chief at Brazil’s Globosat

Alberto Pecegueiro is to step down as chief of Brazilian pay TV operator Globosat after almost 25 years in the role. Pecegueiro will take up a new position working across joint ventures at Grupo Globo, the pay operator’s parent company, from January next year. The veteran exec oversaw a shift in strategy for the pay […]

Globo unveils restructure and management rejig as part of digital focus

Brazilian media giant Globo has unveiled a restructure that will see the company re-organising its operations along product and service lines rather than content genres. As part of the changes, broadcast operation TV Globo, cabler Globosat, streamer Globoplay and online offering Globo.com will now be combined with music division Som Livre and subsidiary DGCorp under […]

Globo takes NBCUniversal format into Brazil

Brazilian broadcaster Globo has ordered a local version of My Kid Would Never Do That, the format that first aired as part of NBC News’ news magazine show Dateline. The Brazilian version (Meu Filho Nunca Faria Isso) will be produced in house and will air as a segment on Globo’s news programme Fantástico, which has […]

Globo adds ‘The Cry,’ ‘The Inner Circle’ as part of DRG drama deal

Brazilian broadcast giant Globo has picked up Jenna Coleman-starring drama The Cry and Swedish political thriller The Inner Circle as part of a five-show deal with distributor DRG. The series will become available on Globo’s SVOD service Globoplay later this year and are joined by drama Melk, as well as factual series North Korea – […]

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