Azteca America, the U.S. network of No. 2 Mexican web TV Azteca, is launching the first Hispanic over-the-air TV station in New Orleans with a special news report on Hurricane Katrina and the…
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Latin America's first cell-phone festival, Mobility Fest '06, kicks off in Cali, Colombia, this fall. Fest picks up a trend that began in Germany in 2004 where Colombia's Felipe Cardona won the first…
Paramount Pictures Intl. has grabbed Latin American distribution rights to romantic comedy "Pretendiendo." Regional pickup is a first for Paramount.
Sudsier and more oversexed than American soap operas, telenovelas get no respect. But like their American cousins, these Spanish-language serials prove a popular and profitable training ground for…
Digital content providers Digital Latin America and DMX Music have jointly launched Movietraxx, a behind-the-scenes movie channel for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Fox Sports en Espanol has reupped with Soccer United Marketing for four years, giving the Spanish-language channel live and exclusive rights to the InterLiga Tournament, the only Latin American…
The general DVD market may be flat, but Spanish-language DVDs are muy caliente, thanks to telenovelas.
Disney's Argentine production powerhouse Patagonik Film Group is being restructured, after two key shareholders put their stake up for sale mid-May.
Chile's first musical, a movie spinoff of Chilean TV song-and-dance competish "Rojo" is sprinting toward become the biggest-grossing local pic in Chile.
Free-to-air TV channel Latitud Television (Canal 31) bowed in Guatemala in July. It goes up against rival national broadcasters Canal 3, Canal 7, Canal Once and Trecevision.
Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications reaped $84.5 million in additional net revenues from its exclusive coverage of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, per its second-quarter results.