VH1 launched its signal on DirecTV Latin America on Monday, adding the satcaster's 1.4 million subs to its current reach of 9.7 million households in the region.
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Sao Paulo, Brazil will play host to the first Intl. Television Market (MITV) on June 5-6. Organized by Converge Eventos, an affiliate of Tele Viva mag publisher Editora Glasberg, event will include…
MTV Latin America is prepping a series of half-hour specials in the run-up to Mexico's presidential election in July. Skein aims to urge the country's youth to get informed and vote.
Pierre Menahem's Scalpel Films has snagged worldwide sales rights to Cannes' Un Certain Regard title "Hamaca Paraguaya," the first pic to come out of Paraguay since Guillermo Vera's 1978 drama "Cerro…
Monday's immigration protests have already created headaches for Spanish-language webs -- and proved a boon to Latin marketers. Unlike studios, Spanish-language webs have been forced to grapple on a…
Mexican media giant Televisa has named its secretary counsel of administration, Ricardo Maldonado Yanez, to the board of U.S. Spanish-language conglom Univision.
Is Chile the new Argentina? The tiny country of 15 million has seen its film output nearly triple in recent years. From an abysmal average of five pics a year between 1997 and 2003, Chilean…
Mexican helmer-scribe Guillermo del Toro and Chilean thesp Leonor Varela ("Blade 2") will exec produce Chilean fantasy horror pic "The Call of the Sea."
Gotham will play host to the annual Latin Grammys for the first time Nov. 2. Event's seventh edition will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden under a deal struck between the Latin Academy of…
Lionsgate is set to release its first Latino pic under its joint venture with Jim McNamara's Panamax Films, romantic comedy "La Mujer de mi hermano." Starring telenovela actress Barbara Mori, pic…
John Singleton is making his first incursion into urban Latino territory. Multihyphenate will produce drama "Illegal Tender," with "Empire" scribe-helmer Franc Reyes attached to direct. Project has…