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Amazon pushes further into All or Nothing territory

Amazon Prime Video is gearing up for the latest editions of its sports doc series All or Nothing, with three new series focused on football, college American football and rugby teams. The new commissions come ahead of the third season debut of NFL Films’ All or Nothing, which will follow the Dallas Cowboys. From the […]

Amazon scores La Liga football docu-series

Amazon Prime Video has greenlit Six Dreams, a sports docu-series that follows six individuals throughout their 2017-18 season of La Liga, the globally-followed Spanish football league. The series will give viewers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Spanish football league following three players, two coaches and a club president as they navigate their way through […]

Turner LatAm & Mediapro enter 5-year copro deal

Turner Latin America and multimedia content company MediaPro have signed a coproduction agreement to develop and produce cross-platform content. The two companies will promise an overall investment of US$10 million. They will develop cross-platform content in Latin America and include occasional collaborations with Chilevisión in Chile. Kicking off the deal, the companies will produce content […]

NATPE: Nick LatAm & Mediapro partner for scripted gaming series

Nickelodeon Latin America and Barcelona-based Mediapro are set to produce N00Bees, a scripted gaming series. N00Bees will be produced in Spanish for Nickelodeon’s audience in Latin America and customised to Portugese for viewers in Brazil. Created by Enrique Perez via Mediapro Group’s production company 100Balas, the series will be shot in Bogota, Colombia. It will […]

Mediapro sells majority stake to Chinese investor

Spanish free and pay TV broadcaster and producer Mediapro has closed the sale of 54% of its capital to Chinese investment fund Orient Hontai Capital. According to Spanish reports, the Chinese investment group is acquiring a majority stake in the Catalan outfit for €800 million (US$931 million), giving the company an overall value of over […]

Mediapro takes eSports strategy to Latin America

Spanish broadcaster Mediapro’s Argentinian arm has produced and is commercialising the rights to one of South America’s main eSports events, the Copa Latinoamérica Sur Clausura, as the latest stage of its strategic move into the eSports arena. The event, held in Buenos Airies at the weekend, was transmitted by ESPN+. Mediapro said that its entry […]

Captive audience: the Spanish SVOD boom

Spain’s drama production sector is moving swiftly towards international television’s top tier, fuelled by the SVOD global boom. Emiliano de Pablos reports. Not so long ago, Spain’s TV drama production sector was completely driven by free-to-air TV broadcasters Mediaset España, Atresmedia and state-owned TVE. However, weighty new players, led by telco giant Telefonica’s  pay TV […]

Mediapro hails ‘record year’

Spanish broadcaster and producer Mediapro has hailed 2016 as “its best year in history” after posting solid revenue and EBITDA numbers, and has forecast stronger growth this year. Mediapro also said it intends to invest further in the digital arena, particular eSports. It highlighted its significant investment in eSports league the Liga de Videojuegos Profesional […]

Amazon US moves for Spanish and UK drama

Amazon has snagged two new international scripted series, coming on board the upcoming second season of Sky’s drama Fortitude, and acquiring Spanish primetime prison drama Locked Up. Supernatural drama Fortitude is on Sky Atlantic in the UK and now has Amazon as its US partner after the streaming service bought it for the States. The […]

Walter Presents buys Spanish drama for UK, US

UK and US on-demand service Walter Presents has acquired exclusive rights to a Spanish-language thriller drama. Lifeline (Pulsaciones) is billed as a psychological thriller about an eminent surgeon who unravels a horrific medical scandal after suffering a massive heart attack and subsequently having strange nightmares when he receives a donor heart. Produced for Spanish broadcaster […]

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