Cinema here is buttressed by one man: multihyphenate Leon Schuster, whose slapstick, candid camera-style comedies regularly trounce whatever Hollywood puts up against him.
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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…
NBC U's Telemundo has struck a deal with Cingular Wireless that will integrate the cellphone giant's products into the storyline of the Spanish-language web's Sunday night sitcom "Seguro y urgente."
Fidel Castro's lingering illness may cast a slight pall over Havana's 28th Festival of New Latin American Cinema. Fidel Castro's lingering illness may cast a slight pall over Havana's 28th Festival…
Playboy TV Latin America has launched "Secretos de bon vivant" (The Secrets of Good Living), the adult feevee's first cell-phone production in the region.
NBC Universal's Spanish-language unit Telemundo has moved to consolidate its assets by taking full ownership of Telemundo-RTI Prods. as well as the operating assets of its current foreign distrib…
South Korean period dramedy "King and the Clown" by Lee Joon-ik took home feature honors at the 3rd Cape Town World Cinema fest, which wrapped Tuesday.
Now that "Ugly Betty," ABC's version of the 1999 Colombian telenovela "Yo soy Betty la fea," has become a bona fide ratings winner in the U.S. following the original's outstanding worldwide success…
Arclight Films has sold all Japanese rights to Xanadu and Australian rights to Hoyts Distribution for Alfonso Arau's upcoming tango drama "Dare to Love Me."