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US | HOLLYWOOD
Cold Summer at US Box Office
The summer box office in the US grossed 15% less than in 2013, reaching its lowest point since 2006. In addition, no films surpassed the US$ 300 million barrier, which hadn't happened for 13 years. »
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INTERNATIONAL | ULTRA HD
4K Speeds Up: Q2 Sales Surpass All of 2013
A new NPD Display Search Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast report indicates more Ultra High Definition Televisions (UHDTV) were sold during Q2 2014 than the entire 2013. »
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BRAZIL | NEGOTIATIONS
Telefónica, Closer to GVT
French company Vivendi ruled out Telecom Italia's offer and announced it will negotiate exclusively with Telefonica to sell Brazil's GVT. The US company estimates synergies of up to 4.7 billion euros through the potential purchase. »
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. »
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. »
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. »

Distribution
PERU | ACQUISITION
Grupo Secuoya Buys into Imizu
The company is disembarking in Latin America with a 51% stake in Peruvian producer Imizu. This is the first destination in Secuoya's international expansion, which will also include Chile, Colombia, Mexico and the US. »
Production
US | ACQUISITION
A+E Acquires 10% Stake in Vice
The company has reportedly outbid Time Warner to buy 10% of Vice Media, the digital news organization. The operation was valued at US$250 million. »




The Blacklist Sets Netflix Record
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. »

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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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... »
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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... »
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Satellite Operators Bet on Africa

Extremely diverse in terms of infrastructure and service development, the continent´s pay TV market is growing steadily, prov... »
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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 »
Grupo Secuoya Buys into Imizu
The Blacklist Sets Netflix Record
ttv Takes A Break on Tuesday, August 26
Production »
A+E Acquires 10% Stake in Vice
California Offers Million-Dollar Cuts to Promote Production
Netflix Confirms Original Production for France
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 »
Cold Summer at US Box Office
Orange Is the New Black Is Second Most Pirated Show
Emotionology: A New Way to Study Consumers
Tech »
Netflix Sees Original Production for Germany
Original, Exclusive Series Boost Amazon
4K Speeds Up: Q2 Sales Surpass All of 2013
Free TV »
TiVo Launches DVR for Cord-Cutters
The Curious Case of Portugal
Univision Leads US Primetime
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