Latino broadcasters are jostling with pay TV nets for the lucrative kiddie market in youth-dominated Latin America where Nickelodeon, the Cartoon Network and Discovery Kids have topped ratings for…
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Capitol Films has nabbed international sales rights to Mexican-U.K. political thriller "Rabbit on the Moon." Pic, written, helmed and co-produced by Mexican director Jorge Ramirez-Suarez, will…
Rehashing old programs seems to be the newest trend in Latin American TV. Mexico's Televisa and TV Azteca have spring lineups filled with refried versions of local and international telenovelas.
Lifestyle entertainment web VOY Network has tapped HBO vets Eric Levin as prexy and CEO and John Ovrutsky as chief operating officer. Levin was HBO's chief financial officer for 14 years through…
Alfonso Cuaron is developing a film version of Ron McLarty's 1988 novel "The Memory of Running," with an eye to directing the pic.
Latin American nets will be descending on the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab with full battalions of up to a dozen execs each. With the worst of their economic crises behind…
Plural Entertainment, the audiovisual content arm of Spain's media conglom Grupo Prisa, has inked a co-production and distribution pact with Colombia's Caracol Television.
AETN Intl., the overseas sales and marketing arm of A&E Television Networks, has appointed Ledafilms, Latin America's largest distrib, to rep its syndicated sales in Latin America.
Spike Lee and Paolo Sadri of new Miami-based shingle TMG Films will exec produce "The Goal," a Brazilian soccer pic starring Mario Lopez. Principal photography is skedded for November in Rio de…
In Alejandro Amenabar's "The Sea Inside" quadriplegic Spanish poet Ramon Sampedro, played by Javier Bardem, is gently teased by his sister-in-law Manuela about the "harem" he keeps.
Plans are afoot to launch an animated TV skein in the U.S. based on Latino comicstrip "Condorito." Skein will tap a solid fan base that stretches back more than six decades since the strip appeared…