La Niña

LatAm scripted: The end of telenovelas?

For decades, the telenovela has been Latin America’s flagship TV genre, seducing audiences around the world. But shifts in the landscape have pushed the region’s TV giants to usher in a new generation that targets international markets and streaming platforms. Emiliano de Pablos reports. A powerhouse of creative TV talent in Latin America is re-defining […]

Propagate sets up La Niña at FX networks for adaptation

Propagate has reached an agreement with FX to develop hit Colombian format La Niña for the US market. Writer’s Guild of America Award nominee, Hilary Bettis (a playwright and screenwriter who worked on FX’s highly respected cold-war drama The Americans, pictured) will be adapting the series that was originally made by Caracol Televisión. The show […]

Propagate snags Colombian formats for the US

Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens indie Propagate will take Colombian shows into the US after inking a deal with Caracol, TBI has learned. Silverman has a pedigree of getting Latin American formats away in the US and internationally, having brought Ugly Betty from Colombia to English-language TV. The new deal will see him and the […]

Caracol’s Destiny comes to market

At MIPCOM, Colombian broadcaster Caracol TV is introducing to international buyers new series Cuando Vivas Conmigo (Against Our Destiny), which is based on novel The Discreet Hero, by Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa, says sales executive Paloma García Cuesta. Against Our Destiny debuted September 19 in Caracol TV’s primetime. It nabbed a 33.3% share, the […]