Cinelatino will air the exclusive U.S. television premiere of the suspenseful Cuban police drama Cuatro Estaciones en la Habana (“Four Seasons in Havana”) on Monday, January 7, at 12:00am ET / 9:00pm PT, with new episodes airing every Monday at midnight following the series premiere.

Pasiones, the leading network for telenovelas and drama series in Spanish, has two exciting novelas slated for January with the exclusive U.S. premiere of the new Indian production Tumhari Pakhi on Monday, January 7, at 5pm ET/2pm PT on its U.S. feed, and the highly anticipated debut of the popular Turkish drama Unutulmaz (“Unforgettable”) on Tuesday, January 8, on its Latin American feed. Times vary by country.

Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. with its television network, MegaTV announced the return to radio, television and digital platforms of the famous producer and ventriloquist, Antulio "Kobbo" Santarrosa. The agreement between Santarrosa and SBS was made on December 19, 2018, in the United States and will be effective as of January 2019.

Primo TV (Vme Media Inc.) announces the upcoming premiere of the Matt Hatter Chronicles movie "Rise of Primal". The legendary Primal, first and mightiest of the Coronet Super Villains, has risen again and it's up to Matt Hatter to stop him! The movie will make its U.S. premiere on December 25th, 4PM EST / 1PM PST.

WAPA Television celebrated its many achievements and revealed an exciting new year of programming at a glamorous 2019 upfront presentation on Thursday, December 13, 2018, where network executives, accompanied by on-air talent, announced new reality show formats, original programming, digital shows, and expanded sports offerings.  

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Telemundo International Studios and Globo announced the co-production of the premium limited series “Jugar con Fuego” (Playing with Fire) slated to premiere on Telemundo network in the U.S. next year. 

In an effort to help shape the next generation of bilingual broadcast and digital journalists and provide them the real work skills they need to succeed in broadcast newsrooms, the Telemundo Station Group announced the launch of its “Telemundo University” training program for journalism students at the University of Florida and University of Texas at Arlington.

Endemol Shine Boomdog, a division of Endemol Shine North America, has named television showrunner and studio executive Jose Lascurain Farell as its new Vice President of Production

Cinelatino will premiere its original production of the faith based, immigration-themed drama Relatos Guadalupanos (“Guadalupan Tales”) on Sunday, December 9, at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT and again on Wednesday, December 12, at 11:00pm ET/8:00pm PT as part of a two day stunt in honor of the Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Combate Américas announced it is launching the COMBATE WORLD channel on Pluto TV in time for the Fall 2018 season.  The channel launches on December 4th, 2018.

Telemundo announced the full cast of “La Reina Del Sur,” the much-anticipated return of the network’s most successful series in its history. International film and television star Kate del Castillo will reprise her iconic role as Teresa Mendoza in this continuation of the groundbreaking serial drama.

Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. has finalized the acquisition of a 75% equity interest in Snap Global, LLC (“Snap TV”), a leading independent distributor of content in Latin America to broadcast, pay TV and OTT platforms.

LBI Media, Inc. (LBI)  announced it is pursuing a financial restructuring.  To implement the restructuring, LBI and certain of its affiliates have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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