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NBCUniversal's Spanish-language unit Telemundo Media has tapped former Univision exec Alina Falcon as senior exec VP of news and alternative programming.
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Seven Latin American distributors have banded together to form pan-regional distrib LaRed (the Network), with the aim to provide more focused releases of Latino and international indie pics.
NBCU's Telemundo Media continues to beef up its sports programming, snagging exclusive Spanish-language and all media rights to the Concacaf Olympic soccer qualifying games for London 2012.
Buena Vista Intl. has picked up Latin American distribution rights to Chilean helmer Jorge Olguin's fantasy horror pic, "Caleuche."
Puerto Rico's private and public film sectors have banded together to create a united, one-stop shop to promote local and international productions on the island, which they are launching at the AFM.
Azteca America, the U.S. outpost of Mexico's TV Azteca, has tapped Marlene Braga as VP of programming, effective immediately.