Roberto Irineu Marinho

Grupo Globo


Co-Owner / Chairman

As chairman of Brazil’s Grupo Globo, Marinho presides over an expansive media empire with interests in broadcast television, radio, newspapers, film and publishing. His younger brothers, Joao Roberto and Jose Roberto, are co-vice presidents in the storied family business founded in 1925 by their grandfather and expanded by their father. To keep pace with shifting viewing habits, Globo TV has diversified its production, invested in cutting-edge technology and launched its OTT, Globoplay, which already has several proprietary premium-content series. In August 2019, the company opened three studios featuring standing sets, open stage spaces and fully integrated production studios. The state-of-the-art facility is equipped with wireless equipment and Internet Protocol technology to readily keep pace as formats such as 4K and 4K HDR advance.



  • Grupo Globo
  • Rede Globo
  • International Emmy Awards


  • FGV Brazil (Fundacao Getulio Vargas) (Brazil)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
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Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the creative mind behind Warner Bros. Television’s multiple Archie comics-based series, is returning to his roots for his next project.The "Riverdale" showrunner is developing a drama based on his 2008 play "Good Boys and True" at Quibi, Variety has learned exclusively. He will co-write and executive produce the series alongside fellow "Riverdale" scribe Greg Murray.Described as a suspenseful drama about class, sexuality and identity which explores the dark side of privilege, "Good Boys and True" follows six people drawn together by...


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