AVOD service Tubi partners with TV Azteca for Mexico launch

Tubi, the ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service, is to expand into Mexico later this year in collaboration with TV Azteca. As part of the deal, TV Azteca will offer advertising sales for Tubi in Mexico and promote the service to its audience via online and other platforms. TV Azteca’s titles will also be made […]

Televisia orders Mexican version of ‘Family Food Fight’

Endemol Shine Boomdog has been commissioned to produce Family Food Fight for Televisia in Mexico. Mexico will be the second country in Latin America to air the format, after an Argentine adaptation which was broadcast last year by Telefe. Created by Endemol Shine Australia, the Family Food Fight format was developed with Channel Nine, where […]

Netflix set to launch first Mexican anime original

Netflix is set to launch its first original anime series Seis Manos (Six Hands) set in Mexico. The new series will launch on Netflix globally in 2019. It is produced by Viz Media. Seis Manos centers on three orphaned martial arts warriors who join forces with a DEA agency and a Mexican Federale to battle for […]

Netflix dives into Spanish-language comedy

Netflix has ordered a new Spanish-language comedy from Mexican filmmaker Manolo Caro. Described as a dark half-hour comedy, the as-yet untitled show will follow an outwardly perfect family running a flower business and hiding various affairs and secrets. Netflix will put the show out across its international footprint, with filming getting underway in Mexico next […]

NATPE news: Telemundo inks wide-ranging deal with TVN

NBC Universal-owned US Hispanic broadcaster Telemundo has inked an programming and distribution deal with Chilean public broadcaster TVN. The exclusive deal gives Telemundo US and Mexican rights to all of TVN’s telenovela scripts. Telemundo Studios in Mexico or the US will adapt the shows. It has already produced several original novelas based on adaptations of […]

NATPE News: Comedy Central Roast format launching in Lat-Am

Comedy Central’s Roast franchise is launching in Latin America for the first time. The first ‘roastee’ on the Lat-Am version will be Mexican comedian Hector Suarez. The show will be filmed in Mexico in May. It will air on Comedy Central Latin America, which is in 18 million homes across Latin America. Suarez said: “I […]