Globosat


Globosat’s children’s channels boost content and programming investment

Globosat’s kids channels Gloob and Gloobinho have launched two new departments for content and programming.  Flavia Costa is to lead the content team, which will focus on developing scripts for original productions and co-productions for both channels. Meanwhile, Luiz Filipe Figueira will be responsible for programming, which includes acquiring international content and co-productions, as well […]

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 […]

‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ heads to Brazil

Brazil’s Globosat has commissioned the first local adaptation of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Globosat’s pay-TV channel GNT has ordered a primetime run of the home reno format from Endemol Shine Brazil. The order comes just weeks after US cable channel HGTV ordered an Endemol Shine North America-produced reboot of the format with Modern Family star […]

Media I.M.’s Sunny Bunnies lands in Canada, Brazil

Media I.M. has licensed hit Belarus pre-school animation series Sunny Bunnies to broadcasters in Canada and Brazil. All told, the show has reached more than 160 territories since it launched two years ago. In Canada, DHX Television has picked up the first two seasons of the show (52 x 3.5 mins) for its French and […]

Globosat buys into Vice Brazil in expansion push

Vice Media and Globosat will partner to expand the Vice brand’s local presence across online, mobile and linear in Brazil. Under the agreement, Globosat will take a significant minority stake in Vice Brazil, and see Vice grow its portfolio of youth focused digital channels and library of original video content. The partnership between Vice and […]

BBC First among nets hearing A Word

BBC First in the Benelux region is among five buyers of Keshet International’s British drama The A Word. UKTV in New Zealand, Polish pubcaster TVP, Brazilian cable and satellite provider Globosat, and South Korean public service network EBS are the other networks to acquire the BBC One six-parter, which soon launches a second season. Amazon […]

Globosat, RTVE, TVN locate Bin Laden doc

A trio of broadcasters has acquired a ZDF documentary profiling notorious terrorist Osama bin Laden. Globosat in Brazil, RTVE in Spain and TVN in Poland are the first buyers of Osama bin Laden – Up Close and Personal from ZDF’s sales arm, ZDF Enterprises. The doc uses recently releases documents to paint a picture of […]

NATPE: Discovery takes Blue Ant factual

Discovery Networks Latin America and Brazil’s Globosat have bought factual programming from Canada’s Blue Ant International. DNLA’s deal comprises 13x30mins What’s For Sale? With a View and 13x30mins Dog’s Best Friend. Globosat has acquired 1x60mins 4K doc Jago: A Life Underwater, 6x30mins Prank You, 6x60mins The Weapon Hunter, 26x30mins Reno vs Relocate, 4x60mins Dino Hunt […]

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