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TBI Tech & Analysis: Why Televisa & Univision’s merger has global implications

The $4.8bn merger of Mexican giant Grupo Televisa and US Hispanic operator Univision looks likely to have global implications. Adam Thomas, senior principal analyst for TV & Online Video at research powerhouse Omdia, explains how. The decision by Mexico’s leading broadcaster Grupo Televisa to merge its media, content, and production businesses with US broadcast group […]

Lionsgate & Hemisphere launch Spanish OTT offer

Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group have launched Pantaya, a Spanish-language OTT service dedicated to premium content for the Hispanic community in the US. The SVOD service is set to feature a diverse selection of Spanish-language content, including films from Latin America and Hollywood, documentaries, concerts and other original premium content. It will be available on […]

Feltheimer to join Televisa board

Lionsgate Entertainment CEO Jon Feltheimer has been nominated to joint the board of Mexican broadcast giant Grupo Televisa. This comes after a shareholder meeting on April 29, and means Feltheimer joins other such as Televisa CEO, president and chairman Emilio Azcárraga Jean and television content chief José Antonio Bastón Patiño on the board. “As chief […]

CBS, Time Warner linked with Univision takeover

CBS, Time Warner and Televisa are among “several” companies reported to have met with the owners of US Hispanic broadcast giant Univision Communications, which is said to be up for sale. Univision is the market leader for US Hispanic broadcasting, and often delivers ratings that match its English-language network rivals. However, a report in the […]