Veteran Mexican producer Alfredo Ripstein Jr., father of director Arturo Ripstein, died Jan. 20 at the age of 90. He had just celebrated his 65th wedding anniversary with wife Frieda and their entire…
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The Universal Channel is dialing up cell phone customers in Latin America.
FremantleMedia has sold its hit format "Poker Face" to RCN in Colombia, making it the 12th country to get into the game.
Fox Intl. Channels has created new TV production shingle Fox Toma 1 (Fox Take 1) with Argentine producer Ernesto Sandler.
Fox Intl. Channels has created TV production shingle Fox Toma 1 (Fox Take 1) with Argentine producer Ernesto Sandler.
Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez has declared that he will not renew the license of local web RCTV in March, making good the threats he made prior to his landslide re-election on Dec. 3.
Cinema here is buttressed by one man: multihyphenate Leon Schuster, whose slapstick, candid camera-style comedies regularly trounce whatever Hollywood puts up against him.
Shortly before his landslide re-election earlier this month, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez threatened to put the renewal of private TV licenses up for a vote. But local TV execs aren't exactly quaking in…
VeneMovies, the 24-hour channel launched in September by Venevision Intl., the Miami-based subsid of Venezuelan media conglom Grupo Cisneros, has expanded its reach to Puerto Rico.
Telemundo programming chief Ramon Escobar has ankled the NBC unit to pursue a career as an indie producer. He ends his 13-year tenure with the No. 2 U.S. Hispanic web on Dec. 31 and begins his…