TV Azteca and Cisneros Media Distribution will team with AfricaXP, a pan-regional digital channel content provider and designer, to launch Romanza + Africa, a dedicated telenovela channel. It will target the continent’s English-speaking audiences. Tapping into over 3,000 hours of English-language programming, the channel will bow with Azteca’s drama series “Catalina and Sebastian” and Cisneros Media Distribution’s novela “Secret of Love.” Other titles to follow include CMD’s “The Woman of My Life” and “Yearning for Your Love.”
CANNES, FRANCE (MIPTV) – Azteca and Cisneros Media Distribution (CMD), two of the world’s most prominent producers of telenovela programming, in partnership with digital content distributor AfricaXP, announce the launch of Romanza+Africa, a new channel targeting English-speaking audiences in the African continent.
CANNES -- Two of Latin America’s powerhouse suppliers of novelas have partnered with an African distributor to launch a dedicated channel targeting English-speaking audiences throughout the African continent.
The new service is called Romanza+Africa and was unveiled Monday afternoon in Cannes. Top execs from both Venezuela’s Cisneros Group and Mexico’s Azteca were on hand at MIPTV to tout the deal alongside partner AfricaXP and its founder-CEO Craig Kelly.