Tomás Yankelevich

Turner LatAm & Mediapro enter 5-year copro deal

Turner Latin America and multimedia content company MediaPro have signed a coproduction agreement to develop and produce cross-platform content. The two companies will promise an overall investment of US$10 million. They will develop cross-platform content in Latin America and include occasional collaborations with Chilevisión in Chile. Kicking off the deal, the companies will produce content […]

Paramount ties with Telefe for multi-lingual drama

Viacom’s recent acquisition of Argentinian broadcaster Telefe is already reaping rewards. Viacom-owned Paramount Television is teaming with Telefe to develop a one-hour drama series created by journalist-turned-TV writer Jason George (Narcos), Cazadores. This comes after Viacom beat competition to acquire Telefe for around US$345 million. Paramount TV is part of Paramount Pictures, the film arm […]

Yankelevich exits Telefe as Viacom sets top team

Tomás Yankelevich is leaving Argentinian broadcaster Telefe, as Viacom stamps its mark on the business with a new executive team. Having paid US$345 million to acquire Telefe last year, Viacom has established a new management team comprising Guillermo Campanini as COO and Darío Turovelzky as senior VP and global content director. They will now report […]

Telefe creating Maradona drama set piece

The life story of legendary footballer Diego Maradona is to be told as a drama series for Argentinian network Telefe. Telefe content director Tomas Yankelevich said he was looking to bring in more partners who could make the series “an unprecedented super-production” after signing a deal with the football icon. Maradona will be the centrepiece […]

NATPE: Fremantle, Telefe strike development deal

FremantleMedia and Telefe have agreed a two-year development deal. The deal between the production and distribution group and the Argentine free-to-air broadcaster will run for two years and cover entertainment and unscripted formats. The shows, which will target Telefe’s domestic market and audiences throughout the rest of Latin America, will be distributed elsewhere in the […]