Michael Garcia

Former HBO and Televisa exec takes Route One

Former Televisa and HBO executive Michael Garcia has inked a first-look deal with Route One Entertainment, and will work up TV and movie projects for the LA-based film finance group. Garcia will bring projects to Route One for packaging and development. As VP of entertainment at HBO, Michael Garcia worked on shows including The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire and The […]

Televisa USA preps erotic Sleeping Beauty series

Televisa’s US division has acquired the rights to Anne Rice’s The Sleeping Beauty series of erotic novels. The author has been lined up to exec produce the TV adaptation of her book series, which was first published in the early-to-mid 1980s under the pseudonym A.N. Roquelaure. Televisa USA bosses Paul Presburger and Michael Garcia will […]

NATPE Miami: US Hispanic originals, part 2

Execs from NuvoTV and Televisa USA reveal how they taking Hispanic culture in the US living room with originals from the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Mario Lopez (pictured). Stewart Clarke reports as the second day of NATPE Miami 2014 gets underway. English: the new language of US Hispanic television? A range of English-language services […]

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 […]