Putting paid to rumors, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has unveiled plans to produce a Spanish-lingo adaptation of the AMC hit "Breaking Bad" for Univision sister channel, UniMas in the U.S.
Sony Pictures Television, which found early success in licensing adaptations of such scripted shows as "Who's the Boss" and "The Nanny," is making great strides in the sale of light entertainment…
Spurred by the enormous worldwide success of "Ugly Betty," Colombian telenovela production and sales have grown exponentially over the past decade.
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Buoyed by the ratings success of its first teen telenovela, "Ninas mal" (Charm School), last year, MTV Latin America is ramping up original production with a second telenovela in the works, "Popland."
Sony Pictures Television has increased its stake in independent Dutch production company Tuvalu Media, giving it a majority holding.
Colombian telenovelas may have the region's intelligentsia and political leaders railing about their violent content, but their ratings are still stellar.
Sony Pictures Television Intl. has snapped up 50% of Colombian indie production company Teleset.
Fremantle Media Latin America will co-produce with Colombian broadcaster RCN a remake of RCN telenovela "Cafe con aroma de mujer."
Walt Disney TV Intl. Latin America has sold Colombian kiddie novela "Baby Sister" to broadcasters Televisa in Mexico and Azul TV in Argentina, marking its first foray into the soap genre.