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MEXICO | EVENTS
Reed Midem Launches MIP Cancun
The first-ever regional Latam TV Buyers Summit will take place on from November 19 to the 21st, at the JW Marriott Cancun Hotel, welcoming executives from over 15 different countries in Latin America. »
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US | DRAMA
Amazon's Most Anticipated Series has Premiere Date
Amazon announced its new original series Transparent, whose pilot got excellent reviews and could be as successful as House of Cards was for Netflix, will be released in September 26 in the US and the UK. »
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CANADA | STREAMING
Canada: Leaders Team Up Against Netflix
Shaw and Rogers, cable giants in Canada and top pay TV competitors, announced an alliance to jointly launch a streaming platform that seeks to compete against Netflix. »
US | AWARDS
Breaking Bad and Sherlock Rule the Emmys
While Breaking Bad took the lead in the night's main categories, Sherlock was the ultimate winner with the most trophies. As for the networks, HBO was king. »
US | ACQUISITION
Amazon: More Kids' Series and Videogames
The e-commerce continues to expand its footprint in the world of content with five new kids' pilots commissioned by Amazon Studios and the acquisition of videogame platform Twitch for US$ 970 million. »
US | TRENDS
TiVo Launches DVR for Cord-Cutters
Tending to the cord-cutting phenomenon sweeping the US, TiVo announced the launch of a DVR that doesn't need pay TV and feeds of broadcast TV and online content, for a convenient price: US$ 49.99. »
UK | CONFERENCE
Five Changes All Broadcasters Should Make
TV is going through radical change. Consulting company Ernst & Young tackles how broadcasters can adapt to this new reality. »

Production
LATAM | PRODUCTION
Rodriguez Matte In Charge of New RTI Content Division
RTI announced the creation of a new Premium content division headed by writer-producer Hernan Rodriguez Matte. "The Latin American market is demanding higher quality programming," he said. »
Advertising
BRAZIL | AGREEMENT
Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings Reach Brazil
An agreement between online video advertising platform Smartclip and Nielsen Ibope in Brazil will bring Nielsen's online advertising measuring system to Latin America for the first time. »




ABC Commercial Inks SVOD Deals with Hulu, Netflix
Executives
INTERNATIONAL | APPOINTMENT
ITV Studios Appoints New EVP of Kids' Content, Distribution
The ITV Studios global distribution arm has appointed brands and rights specialist Steve Green as its new EVP of Kids' Content and Distribution. This year, the executive will focus on the re-booted Thunderbirds Are Go. »
Distribution
EUROPE | FORMATS
TF1 Group Commissions Great British Menu
The hit BBC2 competition format will have a French version co-produced by TF1 Productions and Pernel Media. »

Frozen Enters All-Time Top 5

After another week at number one in Japan, Disney's Frozen has surpassed the Iron Man 3 to become the fifth-highest grossing film of all time, with US$1.219 billion worldwide. »






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Executives
Planet Nemo Sets its Sights on Latin America

The French production and distribution company seeks to tighten the bond with the Latin continent through co-productions, a strate... »
Broadcast
The Stories Behind the Stories

Each day, thousands of Brazilian families tune in to TV Globo´s telenovelas. What is it that makes them so popular? Screenwri... »
Distribution
Tokyo Broadcasting System: from East to West

Days ahead of the new Asia TV Forum (ATF), ttv spoke to Naoko Yoshida, director of International Program Sales and Media Bu... »
Satellites
Satellite Operators Bet on Africa

Extremely diverse in terms of infrastructure and service development, the continent´s pay TV market is growing steadily, prov... »
Executives

A Collaboration-Based Future

MDA Singapore´s Yeo Chun Cheng offers a thorough insight on the country´s "vibrant and dynamic TV sector," focusing on its opportunities as a partner for international co-production projects.»

Reports
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Distribution »
ttv Takes A Break on Tuesday, August 26
ABC Commercial Inks SVOD Deals with Hulu, Netflix
TF1 Group Commissions Great British Menu
Production »
California Offers Million-Dollar Cuts to Promote Production
Netflix Confirms Original Production for France
Zodiak Starts Filming Versailles
Pay TV »
A+E Networks to Replace BIO with FYI in Asia
The Restless Giant
Grupo Clarin Closes Deal for Seven Pay TV Channels
Advertising »
Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings Reach Brazil
Today's TV Advertising Limbo
Ads On TV Now Almost as Buzz-worthy as Shows
Events»
Reed Midem Launches MIP Cancun
Industry Luminaries at MIPAcademy
Breaking Bad and Sherlock Rule the Emmys
New Media »
Amazon To Debut New Pilot Wave
OTT and Tablets Mirror Ad Viewing on TV
Univision Unveils Bilingual Digital Network
Coverages »
Orange Is the New Black Is Second Most Pirated Show
Emotionology: A New Way to Study Consumers
Five Changes All Broadcasters Should Make
Tech »
Amazon's Most Anticipated Series has Premiere Date
Canada: Leaders Team Up Against Netflix
Amazon: More Kids' Series and Videogames
Free TV »
TiVo Launches DVR for Cord-Cutters
The Curious Case of Portugal
Univision Leads US Primetime
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