HBO Latin America

A+E ups Eddy Ruiz

A+E Networks Latin America has promoted Eddy Ruiz to president and general manager. In this role, Ruiz will continue to be responsible for the A+E Networks Latin America joint venture’s networks, A&E, History and Bio, and will also oversee growth initiatives for A+E’s newer brands. He will also oversee the expansion of the company’s Brazilian […]

Broadcasters pick up Jon Hamm, Daniel Radcliffe Bulgakov drama

Several international broadcasters have acquired A Young Doctor’s Notebook, the new drama series about the early life of Russian playwright Mikhail Bulgakov. HBO Latin America, RTL Passion in Germany and Yes in Israel are among the first buyers for the series, which was transmitted on Sky Arts in the UK. It proved the pay TV […]

Sky Deutschland buys Spanish drama from ZDF

German pay TV operator Sky Deutschland has acquired Crematorio, the drama series dubbed the Spanish Sopranos, for its Sky Atlantic channel. The scripted series is distributed by ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of the German public broadcaster. Based on the book by Rafael Chirbes, the series follows a Spanish crime dynasty. It was originally produced […]

Latin Media Leaders: HBO Latin America/HBO Go

DIGITAL INNOVATOR HBO LATIN AMERICA, HBO GO   In late 2011 HBO Latin America gave notice of its intention to launch its TV Everywhere service HBO Go throughout Latin America and 2012 was about delivering on that pledge. Emilio Rubio, president of HBO Latin America Group, says ownership of the digital space is a key […]

NATPE News: Liz & Dick and Lifetime movies head to HBO Lat-Am

HBO Latin America has licensed A+E Networks’ Lindsay Lohan TV Movie Liz & Dick and several other titles from US cable net Lifetime. The TV movie output deal with HBO, sees the premium channel get a raft of Lifetime movies including She Made Them Do It, An Officer and a Murderer and Killer Among Us. […]

MTV ups Latin head of acquisitions

Viacom International Media Networks has promoted Marisol Amaya to senior director of programming acquisitions. Amaya previously headed up buying activities for the MTV, VH1 and Comedy Central channels in Latin America and in her new role will also have oversight of US Hispanic channel Tr3s. Based in Miami she will have a dual-report into Fernando […]