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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 […]

Endemol Shine’s Boomdog & Televisa take ‘Masked Singer’ to Mexico

Televisa Studios and Endemol Shine’s Boomdog are set to co-produce an adaptation of The Masked Singer for Mexico. Boombdog and Televisa have licensed The Masked Singer from Mun Hwa Broadcasting Corp. (MBC) in South Korea. Both companies will produce and adapt this format for the Spanish speaking market, which will be released in 2019. The […]

Televisa boards TRX platform

Online licensing platform TRX has signed up Spanish media giant Televisa.  The Mexico-headquartered business is adding more than 2,000 hours of content to the service, which enables buyers and sellers to maximise the value of TV rights. Launched in 2017, TRX now has more than 1,000 registered buyers and more than 70,000 hours of content available on […]

NATPE: Walking Dead most in-demand; ITVS GE’s LatAm formats deal; MGM goes to court

Walking Dead named Parrot’s most in-demand series Parrot Analytics has named AMC’s The Walking Dead as its most in-demand TV series for 2018 as part of the firm’s inaugural Global TV Demand Awards out of NATPE Miami. Walking Dead cast members Josh McDermitt and Pollyanna McIntosh and producer Denise Huth were on hand to accept the […]

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 […]

Keshet licenses two dramas to Mexico’s Televisa

Keshet International (KI) has licensed formats Mythological Ex (pictured) and The A Word to Mexico’s Televisa. The two properties  will be adapted for local audiences and mark the latest chapter in the multi-project development partnership signed by KI and Televisa last year. Based on the Israeli series created and written by Segahi Avin, Mythological Ex (13 x 30’) is […]

Azcárraga Jean exiting as Televisa CEO

Emilio Azcárraga Jean is exiting his role as CEO of Mexican TV giant Televisa, with Bernando Gomez and Alfonso de Angoitia replacing him. The changes take effect on January 1, 2018, with Gomez and de Angoitia become co-chief executives at the company, which is the largest provider of Spanish-language content on the international market but […]

TBI Weekly: Disney challenges loom

Disney has had a tough week. On one end news emerged that the company is looking to cut costs, which may lead to significant job losses, and on the other a New Zealand broadcaster has claimed its deal with the group is behind a drop in its profits. The Walt Disney Company is looking to […]

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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