MTV Latin America

  1. Jose Tillan Leaving MTV TR3s, Fernando Gaston to Expand Duties

    September 24, 2012 1:22 PM EDT José Tillán, the GM & EVP of MTV's U.S. Latin channel-Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más-is leaving the company, citing personal reasons. Tillán's role will be taken over by Fernando Gastón, the current SVP of Content & Creative for MTV, VH ...

  2. 'La Voz Mexico' Preps Season Two, Linkin Park Returns to Mexico, VP Changes at UMPGA Latin America

    June 14, 2012 1:25 PM EDT 'La Voz Mexico' preps Season Two "La Voz Mexico," Mexico's version of "The Voice," will return for a second season on Televisa with new coaches, including Spanish crooner Miguel Bose, regional Mexican singer Jenn ...

  3. MTV Tr3s Schedules New Shows, "Unplugged" and "Making the Video" Specials

    May 15, 2012 1:44 PM EDT MTV Tr3s executives have announced plans for new programs including a reality show by singer/actress Dulce Maria, "Unplugged" shows and "Making the Video" specials, according to network officials. The bilingual and bicultural n ...

  4. Backbeat: Juanes Performs for Industry, Media VIPs at MTV Unplugged

    February 08, 2012 11:30 AM EST It was a veritable industry gathering at the second day of taping for Colombian star Juanes ' MTV Unplugged set at Miami Beach's New World Center. Accompanied by an acoustic band and just two guest artists-Brazil's Paula Fernandes a ...

  5. Jesus Lara Leaves MTV Tr3s, Marc Zimet Steps Up

    July 29, 2011 3:55 PM EDT Jesus Lara has left his post as Senior Vice President of Music and Talent/Artists Relations for MTV Networks/Latin America and U.S. Based MTV Tr3s. Lara's last day was today (July 29). He leaves the company after seven years to pursue "e ...

  6. Cast announced for 'Popland,' MTV Latin America's New Telenovela

    May 24, 2011 5:39 PM EDT MTV Latin America has announced the cast of their new telenovela, " Popland ," a soap about the world of paparazzi featuring actors from Latin America and the United States. The cast includes Jon Ecker of the U.S., Manuela Gonzalez of Co ...

  7. MTV Tr3s Revamps Programming Lineup

    May 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Latino youth entertainment channel MTV Tr3s announced a revamp of its programming lineup at its upfront presentation on May 19, showcasing a primetime slate with more original productions and programs designed to appeal to a wider swath of its 12- ...

  8. Latin Briefs: Jorge Villamizar, MTV, Selena

    January 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST - Colombian singer-songwriter Jorge Villamizar has signed a new worldwide management deal with The Sixth House. The next solo album from the ex-Bacilos frontman, who just won a Latin Grammy for his co-write of Luis Enrique's "Yo No Sé Ma ...

  9. Alex Pels Departs As Mun2 Senior VP/GM

    December 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST Mun2 senior VP/GM Alex Pels is leaving his position. There's no word yet on a replacement for Pels, who was appointed to the top job at Telemundo's bilingual entertainment channel in 2006. Pels will continue to work with mun2 as a consul ...

  10. Snoop Dogg, Placebo Join MTV Latin America Lineup

    September 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Snoop Dogg and reality show star Kim Kardashian will be presenters at the 2009 Los Premios MTV Latin America awards. British rockers Placebo and pop duo Jesse & Joy have joined a line-up of performers that includes Wisin & Yandel, P ...

  11. Residente To Host Los Premios MTV 2009

    August 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Residente, one half of urban duo Calle 13, will host this year’s edition of Los Premios MTV 2009. The award show will air live Oct. 15 from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles on MTV Latin America and on MTV TR3s in the U.S. As is customary, th ...

  12. MTVNLA Opens Colombia Office

    August 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Latin America has opened a new office in Bogota, Colombia. Headed by country manager Christian Prada, who formerly represented Televisa Networks in Colombia, the office will handle ad sales, affiliate sales and marketing for MTV, VH1, ...

  13. MTV Latin America Unveils New Web Site

    July 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT MTV Latin America has launched a new Web site, mtvmusica.com . Sponsored by Samsung, the site is centered around a music video library that includes hits as well as classic videos and live performance clips (such as MTV Unplugged and Premios MTV). ...

  14. Latin Briefs: Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, MTV, 'Descarga'

    June 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT - Los Fabulosos Cadillacs have canceled their headlining performance at Central Park’s SummerStage July 11, to be replaced by Calle 13. According to a statement from Cadillacs management, the cancellation came as a result of having to reschedule t ...

  15. Viacom Cuts Hit MTV Tr3s

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST This week’s announcement of 850 job cuts at Viacom did not leave two-year-old bilingual channel MTV Tr3s unscathed. Among those let go was Michael Galbe, VP of music and talent for MTV Tr3s; “Karlifornia” host Karli Henriquez; director of integrat ...

  16. MTV Rolls Out HD Service

    September 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks International (MTVNI) is launching an international High Definition service on Sept. 15 in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Poland and Sweden. The MTV Networks High Definition (MTVNHD) channel will debut at 12 noon (CET) with 30 Sec ...

  17. '15 Dias en MTV' Kicks Off

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Latin America kicks off its "15 Dias en MTV" campaign today. The year-long promotional campaign is modeled on MTV's "52/52," and stars international and regional artists in 15 days of customized promo spots in more tha ...

  18. LAMC Announces Lineup

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Julieta Venegas, Plastilina Mosh and DJ Bitman will play Central Park's SummerStage July 12 as part of the 9th annual Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York City. The July 8-12 conference's other performances include Brazilian Gi ...

  19. Venegas To Unplug

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Singer-songwriter Julieta Venegas will be MTV Latin America's next artist to record an "Unplugged" TV special and CD/DVD. Venegas' concert, to be taped in March in Mexico City, will air in June of this year on MTV Latin America ...

  20. Mana, Camila, Belinda, Avril Win Big At Premios MTV

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With two awards each, Mexican rockers Maná, pop trio Camila, teen diva Belinda and Canadian pop rocker Avril Lavigne were the big winners at the Premios MTV Latin America 2007. Now in its sixth year, the awards took place Oct. 18 in Mexico City� ...

  21. MTV To Premiere Manu Chao's New Album

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV will premiere Manu Chao's first major album in six years in advance of its Sept. 4 release. Starting today, "La Radiolina" will be available to stream in its entirety via "The Leak" and at MTV Latin America's &quo ...

  22. MTVLA Taps Gaston As VP

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV Latin America has named Fernando Gastón VP of content for MTV and VH1 Argentina. The move follows the network's decentralization plan, having recently named top content executives in Mexico and Brazil. In his new role, Gastón will develop ...

  23. Panda Wins Big At MTV Latin Video Awards

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Colombian diva Shakira donned a flowing red and black dress for a mariachi trumpet-backed performance that got thousands of fans on their feet to open the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, Thursda Colombian diva Shakira donned a flowing red an ...

  24. Molotov To Host Los Premios MTV

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event slated for Oct. 19 in Mexico City. Mexican rock band Molotov and "Nacho Libre" actress Ana de la Reguera will host Los Premios MTV Latinoamerica Oct. 19. Robbie Williams, Mexican electronic act Belanova, Nelly Furtado, Evanescence ...

  25. MTV Brings Latin Awards To Mexico

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MTV will hold its annual Latin American music awards show in Mexico City this year, marking the first time the event has come to the region. MTV will hold its annual Latin American music awards show in Mexico City this year, marking the first time ...

  26. MTV Unplugged To Feature Ricky Martin

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin will have his own MTV Unplugged. The Puerto Rican superstar has been unveiled as the featured act in the newest MTV Unplugged series to be produced by MTV Latin America in conjunction wit Ricky Martin will have his own MTV Unplugged. ...

  27. Social Networking Sites Target Latin Audience

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lazona.com, Elhood.com enter market. Two companies have launched social networking sites geared towards Latin users. Lazona.com (The Zone) belongs to MTV Networks Latin America and is available to users throughout Latin America, in Spanish (althou ...

  28. Mun2 Appoints Pels GM

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Will be based in L.A. As part of its ongoing restructuring, bilingual network mun2 has appointed Alex Pels as GM for the network, along with a new production team. Pels, and most of his staff, will be based in Universal CityWalk in Los Angeles, th ...

  29. MTV Latin VMAs Postponed

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hurricane Wilma forces MTV to cancel gala. MTV Latin America has postponed its 2005 Video Music Awards Latin America due to fears of the arrival of Hurricane Wilma. The fourth edition of the awards were slated to take place Thursday (Oct. 20) at P ...

  30. MTV Latin America Names Awards Host

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mexican rockers Molotov first full band with the honor. MTV Latin America has invited rock band Molotov to host its upcoming MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. This marks the first time a full band will host the award show, now in its fourth ye ...

  31. MTV Names Talent Execs

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jose Tillan upped to senior VP. As part of its ongoing process to expand its talent division, MTV Networks Latin America has revealed a series of new appointments. Jose Tillan has been promoted to senior VP of music and talent and will continue to ...

  32. MTV Latin Video Music Awards Confirm Talent

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Foo Fighters among first round of acts. Colombian superstar Shakira along with Good Charlotte, Simple Plan and Foo Fighters are the first round of talent confirmed to perform at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. The VMALAs, n ...

  33. MTV Latin Makes Key Appointments

    July 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Josh Greenberg named senior VP of programming. In an effort to further expand its brands in the region, MTV Networks Latin America has appointed brand experts to oversee each of its three Latin American channels: MTV, Nickelodeon and VHI. Josh Gre ...

  34. MTV Latin Ups McBride To Exec VP/COO

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scot McBride has been named executive VP/COO for MTV Networks Latin America. He was previously COO for the network. Scot McBride has been named executive VP/COO for MTV Networks Latin America. He was previously COO for the network, but his role is ...

  35. MTV Latin Awards Head To Mexico

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Show to air live on Oct. 20. The 2005 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America will be broadcast live from Playa del Carmen in the Mexican Caribbean. The event has taken place in Miami since its inception in 2002. The VMALA’s will air live Oct. 20 fro ...

  36. Venegas Tops MTV Latin Awards

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mexican singer/songwriter Julieta Venegas, who went from being an alternative niche artist to a major commercial success thanks to her 2003 album "Sí" (BMG), was the top winner at the third annua Mexican singer/songwriter Juliet ...

  37. MTV Latin Vet Zel Shifting To Telemundo

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Antoinette Zel, the longtime president of MTV Networks Latin America, is joining Telemundo Communications as executive VP of strategic planning and cable networks. Antoinette Zel, the longtime president of MTV Networks Latin America, is joining Te ...

  38. Café Tacuba, Venegas Lead MTV Latin VMA Noms

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ceremony to be held Oct. 21. Latin Grammy-winning artists Julieta Venegas and Café Tacuba are the top nominees for this year's MTV Video Music Awards Latin America (VMALA) ceremony. The Mexican acts received five nominations each, including v ...

  39. MTV Bows Programming For Puerto Rico

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Island studios, VJs planned for November. MTV Puerto Rico launched Aug. 11 through an agreement with LIN TV, owner of Puerto Rico's Channel 24. MTV Puerto Rico will air on Channel 24 in San Juan and on its repeating stations throughout the is ...

  40. MTV Bows Programming For Puerto Rico

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Puerto Rico has become the latest Spanish-language territory to get its MTV. MTV Puerto Rico launched Aug. 11 through an agreement with LIN TV, owner of Puerto Rico's Channel 24. MTV Puerto Rico wil MTV Puerto Rico launched Aug. 11 through an ...

  41. MTV Latin America Names Key Biz Exec

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Noel Gladstone has been named VP of investigation and development for MTV Networks Latin America. Noel Gladstone has been named VP of investigation and development for MTV Networks Latin America. Gladstone, who helped launch Nickelodeon Latin Amer ...

  42. Torres To Go 'Unplugged' For MTV Latin America

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Argentine singer Diego Torres will be the featured artist of MTV Latin America's 18th "Unplugged" production, Billboard.biz has learned. Argentine singer Diego Torres will be the featured artist of MTV Latin America's 18th &quo ...