Brazilian authorities may opt for Euro or Japanese high-definition TV standards in a ruling due this summer that could influence other markets in the region.
TV Bandeirantes has eliminated Antonio Athayde's vice president post after the seasoned TV exec resigned following disagreements with prexy Johnny Saad.
SBT, Brazil's second largest broadcaster, has inked long-term output deals with Disney and Warners for almost $200 million and has signed a co-production agreement with Mexico's Televisa.
Brazil's first annual Great Cinema Awards were dominated by Carlos Diegues' "Orfeu" and "The First Day" from Daniela Thomas and Walter Salles.
In a blow to satcaster Galaxy Brasil, Brazilian regulators ruled that it has no legal right to the signal of No. 1 broadcaster TV Globo.
ESPN has assumed full control of ESPN Brasil, buying out the 50% stake in the sports channel owned by Tevecap (TVA).
United Cinemas Intl. (UCI) will open Brazil's largest multiplex Thursday. The 18-screen plex in Rio de Janeiro features 4,600 seats and cost around $14 million.
HBO Latin America has inked a five-year agreement with Galaxy Latin America under which the operator will have exclusive satellite pay TV rights in Brazil for the premium film channels HBO, HBO2 and…
A dispute between cable operators and utility companies is delaying the launching of new pay TV operations in Brazil.
Brazil's second-largest multisystem cable operator, TVA, is interested in merging with a telephone company or with another MSO.