Cisneros Media, the corporate division encompassing the Cisneros’ media and entertainment businesses, announced a partnership with Part Time Hero Productions, founded by celebrated game show host Jeff Sutphen, to develop and produce “American Girl Trapped on a Telenovela,” an English-language comedy series with a Latin twist for the U.S. general market.
By Shelli Weinstein
Cisneros Media is the latest Latin American media heavyweight to target the U.S. market, setting a deal to develop an English-language comedy “American Girl Trapped on a Telenovela” with gameshow vet Jeff Sutphen.
“Trapped on a Telenovela” centers on Sarah Forlenza, a Puerto Rican-Italian actress from Brooklyn who has lands a role on a telenovela after struggling to find work. The hitch is that she doesn’t speak any Spanish.
Cisneros Media and Univision Communications Inc.
Cisneros Media, the corporate division encompassing the Cisneros’ media and entertainment businesses around the world, today announced the promotion of Cosme Lopez to the position of Senior Vice President & General Manager of Pay-TV Channels & Services, effective immediately. Based out of the Cisneros corporate headquarters in Miami, Florida, Cosme will report directly to Cisneros Media Executive Vice President of Content Distribution, Marcello Coltro.
Cisneros Media Distribution (CMD) is attending the international market DISCOP Africa 2014 to present its acclaimed telenovelas available in English, including its most recent production of “Cosita Linda” [Sweet Thing], the novela starring Christian Meier, Ana Lorena Sanchez, Zuleyka Rivera, and Pedro Moreno.
Cisneros, a global leader in media and entertainment reaching nearly 550 million viewers in more than 100 countries with television, digital, music and consumer products focused on the vibrant Hispanic and Latin markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia, today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Bungalow Media + Entertainment, LLC, a private integrated entertainment and media company recently founded by media and entertainment executive Robert Friedman.
Cisneros Media, a corporate division encompassing all of the Cisneros’s affiliated media and entertainment companies, today announced the launch of Cisneros Media Distribution (CMD), a global distributor of programming and content for all platforms. The announcement comes in anticipation of the industry’s first major international convention of the year, NATPE 2014, to be held at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach from January 27th through the 29th, where the newly established company will operate out of Suite 115 on the Tresor Tower’s 31st floor.
By Sebastian Torrelio
Radio personality Enrique Santos will be hosting a new television series on Univision’s UniMas network, Venevision Productions announced Monday.
Santos currently hosts “Enrique Santos Show,” a live morning radioshow broadcast through Univision Radio’s Miami affiliate, and simulcast to several cities across the nation. He also hosts the weekly program “Uforia Countdown.”