Show of the week: All The Flowers

Created by João Emanuel Carneiro (Brazil Avenue), this Brazilian telenovela follows the story of Maíra (Sophie Charlotte), who was raised believing her mother had died. However, the truth is Zoé (Regina Casé), rejected Maíra because she was born with a disability. When Zoé returns, years later, seeking forgiveness following the death of Maíra’s father, it […]

WBD ups Globo alum to lead scripted, ahead of Marcelo Tamburri exit

Warner Bros. Discovery in Latin America has promoted Monica Albuquerque to oversee its scripted output. Albuquerque joined WBD in 2021 as head of talent & telenovelas following more than two decades at Globo in Brazil and will take on part of the remit of Marcelo Tamburri, whose exit was revealed yesterday. She will work across […]

TF1, RTL, & Seven among 77 global buyers of ‘Harry: The Interview’

TF1 in France, RTL in Germany, Seven Network in Australia and Globo in Brazil are among buyers in 77 countries that have picked up ITN Productions’ Harry: The Interview. The 90-minute show, which debuted on ITV1 and ITVX in the UK on Sunday, has been sold by ITV Studios around the world, with Discovery in […]

Brazil’s Globo elevates sales boss to head international business

Brazilian broadcaster Globo has promoted Angela Colla to head of international business. Colla, who previously served as head of international sales, steps into the role vacated by veteran exec Raphael Corrêa Netto when he became director of non-sports pay-TV operations in November.  In her new role, Colla will be responsible for the expansion of Globo’s […]

Globo takes French format ‘Mystery Duets’ into Lat Am with Endemol Shine Brasil

Globo in Brazil has ordered the third international remake of French format, Mystery Duets. The show will premiere its eight-part first season in 2023 as a segment within Domingão Com Huck, a Sunday after programme that is fronted by Luciano Huck. The slot also houses remakes of Who Wants To Be a Millionaire and The […]

Globo rejigs international operations as chief Raphael Corrêa Netto moves to pay TV

Globo is rejigging its international business with veteran exec Raphael Corrêa Netto moving to a new role in pay TV. Corrêa Netto has been with Globo for more than two decades and has for the last five years been leading the Brazilian giant’s international business operations, including the expansion of streamer Globoplay. He will no […]

TelevisaUnivision & Globo links for co-pro & distribution pact

US-based Spanish-language giant TelevisaUnivision and Globo in Brazil have struck a co-production and distribution deal, initially covering three scripted titles. The first productions included in the deal are two ViX+ productions by TelevisaUnivision: the recently launched series La Mujer del Diablo (aka The Devil’s Wife) and upcoming series Travesuras de la Niña Mala (aka Bad Girl), based on […]

Exclusive: Globoplay’s head of content to step down at Brazilian giant

Globo veteran Ana Carolina Lima, who heads up content at the Brazilian giant’s streamer Globoplay, is stepping down after almost a decade with the company, TBI has learned. The highly regarded exec was most recently head of channel distribution & international coproductions at Globoplay, where she was behind shows including Hidden Truths II (aka Verdades […]

Paramount+ snags streaming & broadcast deal for Globo’s ‘Pantanal’

Paramount has struck a deal with Brazilian giant that will see its telenovela Pantanal become available across Latin America. The show, which premiered in March, will be made available on Paramount+ in Latin America and on Paramount-owned networks Telefe in Argentina, and Chilevisión, in Chile. There will be also “special content” about the telenovela made available […]

Brazil’s Globo launches first sustainability report & strategy for future

Brazilian giant Globo has launched its first sustainability report and outlined a six-pronged strategy to guide its future operations. The Jornada ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) details initiatives by TV Globo, its 26 pay TV channels, streamer Globoplay and other digital products, as well as a series of commitments aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. These […]

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