Globoplay


Deals round-up: Bin Laden doc lands in Europe & Oz; Brazil’s Globoplay acquires Serbia’s ‘Civil Servant’; Lime Pictures to adapt ‘Planet Omar’

Bin Laden doc lands in Europe & Oz SBS in Australia, Sweden’s SVT, DR in Denmark and NRK in Norway, along with an unnamed French broadcaster, have acquired Voltage TV’s documentary series Osama bin Laden: The Inside Story. UK distributor Drive struck the deals for the 3 x 60-minute series, which was originally commissioned by Channel 4 and broadcast as Osama bin Laden: […]

Exclusive: Globoplay & Starzplay eye int’l partnerships & coproductions

Starzplay and Globoplay are looking to expand their global reach by increasing their coproduction activity around the world, the streamers’ content chiefs have told TBI Talks.  Ana Carolina Lima, head of content at Brazilian streamer Globoplay and Superna Kalle, EVP of international digital networks at Starz, told TBI yesterday that they both were looking to tap global partnerships to secure […]

TBI Weekly: Five Lat Am trends for global consideration

Latin America’s streaming ecosystem has evolved quickly, with a potential subscriber base that has made US giants such as WarnerMedia pick it as a first port of call for their global DTC streamer roll-outs. As NATPE Miami comes to a close, TBI picks out five trends from the region providing international opportunity. Picking up the […]

Deals round-up: Globoplay buys ‘Coroner’ & ‘Wynonna Earp’; Abacus to sell Nick Broomfield doc; Viaplay preps ‘Estonia: The Last Wave’

Globo grabs Coroner & Wynonna Earp Brazilian streamer Globoplay has picked up drama duo Coroner and Wynonna Earp from UK-based Cineflix Rights. The deal will see seasons 1-3 of crime series Coroner headed to Brazil, along with seasons 1-4 of supernatural cult hit Wynonna Earp. Coroner is inspired by the series of books by M.R. Hall and was […]

Brazilian giant Globo strikes Disney+ deal & unveils $250m investment plan

Brazilian giant Globo has struck a deal to offer Disney+ via its streaming service Globoplay and unveiled plans to invest $250m in original content. The agreement with Disney means Brazilian viewers are now able to subscribe to both streamers for R$37.90 ($6.69) over a 12-month plan, or for R$43.90 ($7.75) on a rolling monthly contract. Content […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]