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 […]

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 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 […]

Globo plays Cupid with local order for ITVS dating format ‘Let Love Rule’

Globo in Brazil has commissioned a local version of the ITV Studios dating format Let Love Rule for its SVOD platform Globoplay. Formata will produce the series, with the order bringing the format into its tenth territory overall. Let Love Rule follows a cast of singles who throw out the rule book and delete their […]

Starzplay expands Brazilian reach with Globoplay deal

Lionsgate-owned streamer Starzplay is to become available in Brazil via a partnership with Globoplay. Subscribers will be able to watch all Starzplay content, with originals including the Julia Roberts and Sean Penn-starring Gaslit. Upcoming titles range from Shining Veil to Señorita 89. The partnership will see Globoplay offer access to Starzplay directly through its platform with a subscription […]

What Globoplay’s first telenovela says about its content strategy

Brazilian giant Globo has transformed its streaming strategy over recent years, with Globoplay recently ordering its first 50-episode telenovela specifically for the on-demand service. Head of content, Ana Carolina Lima, tells TBI why Hidden Truths II is so important to the streamer’s content strategy, what is says about Brazilian drama, and how she is looking to […]

ONSeries Lisboa links with Globoplay for Portuguese event

Portuguese drama event ONSeries Lisbon has unveiled details of its upcoming event in Lisbon with sessions including an exploration of Brazilian streamer Globoplay, which launched in Europe last month. ONSeries Lisboa is backed by the Portuguese government and will take place 25 and 26 November, with sessions exploring the launch of the Brazilian giant’s streamer […]

RTL extends ‘Sisi’ as Globoplay, Mediaset strike deals for Austrian drama

RTL Deutschland has ordered a second season of period drama Sisi ahead of its debut on the channel, while distributor Beta Film has struck sales across Lat Am and Europe. The six-hour series has been produced by Story House and tracks the life of Austrian Empress Elisabeth, who marries Emperor Franz but fights against the strict […]

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