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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 – […]

Globo eyes scripted push with $50m studio launch

Brazilian media giant Globo is looking to ramp up its in-house drama production after formally launching a new $50 million studio complex in Rio de Janeiro. The three new studios, known collectively as MG4, total 4,500 square meters and are part of Globo’s strategy to expand its drama output and improve the quality of its […]

Globo, Warner Bros. strike multi-year film pact

Warner Bros. International Television Distribution and Brazilian broadcaster Globo have struck a multi-year renewal deal to exclusively broadcast the studio’s films on free-to-air TV. The package includes films such as A Star Is Born, Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindewald, The Meg, Ocean’s 8, and Rampage, among others. The agreement also gives Globo broadcasting rights to […]

AMC’s Shudder takes Globo’s Night Shifter

AMC Networks-owned streaming service Shudder has acquired feature film The Night Shifter (pictured) from Brazilian broadcaster Globo.  The horror-focused SVOD will debut the film in March across North America, the UK, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. It will be available in Portuguese with subtitles, or dubbed in German for select countries. The acquisition marks the second Globo […]

Berlinale: Brazil’s Globo drives into premium drama with Harassment

Brazilian broadcaster Globo is driving into high-end drama with limited series Harassment, which is set to screen at next week’s Berlinale. Produced by Globo Studios, the 10-part original drama is the only Brazilian title screening as part of the festival’s Drama Series Days Market Screenings, joining productions from Sweden, Spain, Israel, Argentina and the UK. […]

Sales round-up: Globo, All3Media deliver in Germany; Sky Vision scores for lifestyle

Globo sends telenovela Total Dreamer to Germany   Brazilian broadcaster Globo has sold telenovela Total Dreamer into German free-to-air channel Sixx. The Globo-produced drama is to premiere on 11 February in a 4.30pm slot, and marks the first sale of a Globo programme into the ProSiebenSat-owned broadcaster. The drama – which follows a homeless young woman whose life […]

MIPCOM news round up, day 2

The top deals, shows and announcements from yesterday (day two) on the Croisette. AMC Networks International Iberia and Vice Media have partnered to bring Viceland to Spain and Portugal BritBox, the subscription video-on-demand streaming service from BBC Worldwide and ITV, has made a third party deal to bring content from FremantleMedia International to the service starting this […]

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