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Telemundo hires former ViacomCBS streaming chief as part of global push

NBCUniversal-owned Telemundo Enterprises has hired ViacomCBS International’s former streaming chief Ezequiel Fonseca Zas and A+E Networks’ Malu Carmona-Botana to expand its global distribution activities. Fonseca Zas takes the newly created role of SVP of revenue strategy & distribution, while Carmona-Botana becomes VP of content monetisation. Both will be based in Miami, with Carmona-Botana reporting into […]

Univision restructures by hiring Telemundo alum Silberwasser & ViacomCBS’s Gazzolo

US Hispanic broadcaster Univision has restructured its senior team with the hire of former ViacomCBS exec Pierluigi Gazzolo and ex-Telemundo president Luis Silberwasser. Gazzolo was most recently president of streaming & studios at ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), which he left last year following a major restructuring at the company. He takes the new role of […]

NBCU restructures Telemundo’s senior execs to focus on streaming

NBCUniversal’s Telemundo Enterprises has restructured its senior exec team to focus on its streaming services. The move is designed to expand the company’s capacity to produce original content for streaming platforms, including sibling Peacock, and follows the recent merging of NBCU’s streaming and network divisions under Mark Lazarus. Telemundo produces and distributes thousands of hours of Spanish-language […]

MIPCOM Drama round-up: Raft of deals for Navarro adaptation; Lagardère to take ‘Troubled Waters’ global; ‘Shepherd’ travels to Hungary and Poland

Raft of deals for Navarro adaptation Broadcasters across Europe, Latin America and the US have acquired the Movistar+ original drama Tell Me Who I Am, following deals with distributor Beta Film, ahead of its international premiere at MIPCOM Online+. Norway’s NRK, Denmark’s DR, YLE in Finland, Portugal’s RTP, Forthnet Group for Greece and Cyprus, HBO […]

Spain’s Movistar+ links with Telemundo in US for ‘Dime Quién Soy’

Banijay Group-owned Spanish prodco DLO Producciones, Telefónica-owned SVOD service Movistar+ and NBCUniversal’s broadcaster Telemundo are collaborating on an adaptation of Julia Navarro’s novel Dime Quién Soy (Tell Me Who I Am).  The 9 x 50-minute original scripted series will be released this autumn and will air on Movistar+ in Spain and Telemundo in the US. […]

LatAm scripted: The end of telenovelas?

For decades, the telenovela has been Latin America’s flagship TV genre, seducing audiences around the world. But shifts in the landscape have pushed the region’s TV giants to usher in a new generation that targets international markets and streaming platforms. Emiliano de Pablos reports. A powerhouse of creative TV talent in Latin America is re-defining […]

Silberwasser to depart NBCU’s Telemundo

Telemundo president, Luis Silberwasser, is to depart the company after four years with the US Hispanic broadcaster. Silberwasser will stay with the company through to October 1 to help with the transition. During his tenure at Telemundo, Silberwasser helped change the programming strategy and the positioning of the network.  He bet on new genres and […]

Hulu and Telemundo expand content pact

Hulu has inked a further deal with NBCUniversal’s Telemundo to provide more Spanish-language titles for the platform. The deal, which was announced at Telemundo’s Upfronts last night, will see Hulu add 28 Spanish-language series to its catalogue. Shows include El Señor de los Cielos, Señora Acero, Alguien Te Mira, La Casa de al Lado, Perro Amor, The Riveras and I Love […]

More on creation of global anti-piracy coalition ACE

Execs from the 30 global entertainment companies that have come together to form anti-piracy body the Alliance of Creativity and Entertainment explains why they are involved in the initiative   “BBC Worldwide invests in, commercialises, and showcases content from the BBC around the world and champions British creativity globally. It is the lifeblood of our business […]

Major content firms pact for anti-piracy coalition

The Hollywood studios, leading SVOD services and key networks around the world have formed a global anti-piracy coalition. In total, 30 companies have come together to create the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) in a bid to combat illegal video and content downloads. The firms include Amazon, BBC Worldwide, CBS Corp., NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, […]

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