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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 […]

Latin Media Leaders: Televisa USA

BEST SCRIPTED FORMAT TERMINALES, TELEVISA USA   Terminales is the most talked about scripted format to come out of Latin America since Yo Soy Betty, La Fea turned up on ABC as Ugly Betty. The Televisa novela is also set up at a Disney-owned company, this time, youth skewing cable network ABC Family. The Mexican […]

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 […]

Vivendi launches streaming service Watchever in Germany

France-based entertainment conglomerate Vivendi has launched an over-the-top service in Germany called Watchever. The subscription TV series and movie-based service, www.watchever.de, is priced at €8.99 a month. A free 30-day trial is in place and paying customers can terminate subscriptions on a month-to-month basis. Watchever said that it has inked deals with “almost” all of […]

Australia’s SBS announced 2013 slate

Australian public broadcaster SBS has announced its 2013 programming slate with a raft of local productions and international acquisitions including IFC action comedy Bullet in the Face. The network picked up Australian rights to the Eddie Izzard fronted series (pictured), which is distributed internationally by TF1 International and produced by Canada’s Muse Entertainment. Other international […]