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 […]

BBC and Venevision team for Miss Venezuela show

UK public broadcaster the BBC and Venezuela’s leading broadcaster Venevision are joining forces to make a documentary about the Miss Venezuela beauty pageant. The beauty contest has produced several Miss Universe and Miss World winners in recent years and the documentary will go behind the scenes at the event. The BBC will have exclusive access […]

Latin Media Leaders: Venevision Productions, Eva Luna

BEST TELENOVELA EVA LUNA, VENEVISION PRODUCTIONS Venevision’s Eva Luna is the most successful telenovela ever produced in the US. Having been a huge hit for Univision, Venevision sold it around the world in 2012 including to broadcasters in countries as diverse as China, Poland, Italy and Kenya. Venevision Productions’ president and CEO Peter Tinoco talks […]

Japan’s TBS acquires Venevision novela

Japanese broadcaster TBS has acquired Venevision International’s latest novela Eva Luna. This marks a significant development as one of the most high profile Asian broadcasters to move into the novela business. The network will launch Eva Luna, which is produced inhouse by the Venezuelan company, later this month, dubbed into Japanese. It will air it […]