Pablo Escobar: The Drug Lord

Pablo Escobar sets up on Afghan TV

Colombian crime drama Pablo Escobar: The Drug Lord has launched on Afghanistan’s Lemur TV. The show is broadcasting on Lemur’s Tolo TV channel on Thursdays and Saturdays in a 9pm slot. It becomes the fourth scripted series from Colombian distributor Caracol TV Internacional to air on Tolo, following The Carteli, The Cartel 2 and Roman […]

Electus scores Columbian first-look deal

Multimedia entertainment studio Electus has signed a one-year first-look deal with Columbia’s Caracol Television. The deal gives Electus the right to develop, pitch and produce Caracol formats for the US market alongside production partner Jay Weisleder and represent a first for the IAC-backed company. Caracol’s programmes include telenovelas Sin Tetas No Hay Paraiso (Without Breasts […]

Viki makes Spanish push, inks Netflix, Lat Am deals

Viki has launched a Spanish-language service and inked a telenovela deal with Netflix and Colombia’s Caracol. Viki is a an online video site that crowd sources subtitling activity to create localised versions of scripted content. Thus far the focus has largely been on reversioning Asian-originated content. The Spanish language service is focused on viewers in […]