via press release:
TELEMUNDO ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR PRODUCTION AGREEMENT WITH ESTUDIOS TELEMÉXICO
Telemundo Internacional to Distribute the Series Worldwide
MIAMI – APRIL 13, 2014 — TELEMUNDO and Estudios TeleMéxico announced today a multi-year agreement through which Estudios TeleMéxico will produce primetime series and novelas for TELEMUNDO in the U.S. TELEMUNDO’s international division, Telemundo Internacional, will distribute the series worldwide.
“We are very proud to partner with Estudios TeleMéxico to produce novelas and our signature Super Series,” said Luis Silberwasser, President, TELEMUNDO Network. “This agreement will strengthen our primetime offerings to continue providing our international clients with the superior product they have come to expect from TELEMUNDO.”
“For TeleMéxico Studios and Fox Telecolombia, this is the culmination of the longtime desire for us to establish a production partnership with TELEMUNDO, one of the major U.S. Networks, which is at the forefront of production and entertainment in the media industry around the world. We are confident with our experience in the creation and development of substantial series and super series, where we have been pioneers in Latin America, and are excited to put that ‘know how’ to serve TELEMUNDO’s primetime series,” said Samuel Duque Rozo, CEO and President of Fox Telecolombia and TeleMéxico Studios.
As part of the agreement, Estudios TeleMéxico will produce the series in México or Colombia in collaboration with Telemundo Studios.
TELEMUNDO, a division of NBCUniversal Hispanic Enterprises and Content, is a world-class media company, leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. TELEMUNDO’s multiple platforms include the TELEMUNDO Network, a Spanish-language television network featuring original productions, theatrical motion pictures, news and first-class sports events, reaching U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 17 owned stations, broadcast and MVPD affiliates; TELEMUNDO Digital Media, which distributes TELEMUNDO’s original content across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices and www.telemundo.com; an owned and operated full power station in Puerto Rico that reaches 99% of all TV households in that DMA; and Telemundo Internacional, the international distribution arm which has positioned TELEMUNDO as the second largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide by syndicating content to more than 120 countries in over 40 languages.