MGM Networks Latin America will air the America Film Institute Life Achievement Award show, honoring Robert De Niro, in the region on June 29.
MGM said it has a regional exclusive to the event, which takes place June 12 at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles.
During the month of June, the feevee will also air a series of films featuring De Niro. The retrospective will include “New York, New York”, “Raging Bull”, and “True Confessions”, plus early pics like “Born to Lose”, “Jennifer on my Mind”, and Brian De Palma’s 1970 “Hi Mom!”
MGM Networks Latin America is a joint venture formed by MGM Networks and UnitedGlobalCom. It operates three channels in the region: MGM en Espanol, MGM en Portugues (for Brazil), and women-oriented channel CasaClub TV.