MTV Networks Latin America

  1. Antoinette Alfonso Zel Named CEO of EL Rey Cable Network Founded By Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez

    August 07, 2012 9:47 AM EDT Media executive Antoinette Alfonso Zel has been named CEO of El Rey, the cable network founded by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez which is slated to launch at the end of 2013. El Rey is described as a "general entertainment" cable network gea ...

  2. TR3S: MTV, Musica y Mas, Nacional Records Announce "La Hora Nacional"

    July 07, 2011 12:48 PM EDT Bilingual network for U.S.-based Latinos Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más and Tomas Cookman, the founder of the indie label Nacional Records, are joining forces to create a new program, "La Hora Nacional," featuring alternative Latin artists for ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 'Suena Conmigo' Production To Begin Next Month

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST Nickelodeon Latin America, Televisa and Illusion Studios will begin co-production in Buenos Aires next month on tween musical novela "Sueña Conmigo." Casting has begun for the 120 episodes executive produced by Sofia Ioannou, managing di ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. Latin Briefs: Orfeon, LAMC, Flakiss

    May 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -Mexican independent label Orfeon has secured worldwide digital distribution through IODA. Orfeon’s catalog includes Agustin Lara, Celia Cruz, Pedro Infante and many other heritage acts in such genres as cumbia, tejano, vallenato and salsa. The la ...

  7. MTV Networks Argentina Ups Guerra

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Paula Guerra has been promoted to senior VP and managing director of MTV Networks Argentina. She has served as general manager of the company since 2002. Guerra will continue to be based in Buenos Aires and report to Pierluigi Gazzolo, president o ...

  8. Escudero Joins MTV

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Axel Escudero has been named to the newly-created position of corporate communications director for MTV Networks Latin America. Escudero will oversee MTVNLA's media relations in Argentina as well as the company's pan regional communicati ...

  9. MTV Latin America Names Key Staffers

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Latin America continues to announce executive announcements as part of its recently restructured creative team for MTV and VH1 Latin America. The team is headed by José Tillán, who was recently promoted to senior VP of creative, conte ...

  10. Zel To Exit Telemundo

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Telemundo senior executive VP for strategy Antoinette Zel is leaving the company, the network confirmed. Her contract ends Nov. 15. A Telemundo spokeswoman said the decision not to renew Zel's contract was mutual, and that she is "pursui ...

  11. MTV Latin America Relocates Teams

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As part of a regional localization strategy, MTV Networks Latin America will decentralize its programming and production operations from Miami to local teams in Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Mexico City. The move puts Jose Tillan, currently senior V ...

  12. MTV Latin America To Offer VOD

    May 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Latin America will offer video on demand throughout the region for the first time, via a partnership with Miami-based content distributor Digital Latin America. Twelve hours a month of shows from MTV, VH1 and Nickelodeon (such as &quo ...

  13. MTVNLA Names Acosta VP/CFO

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Latin America (MTVNLA) has appointed Juan C. Acosta to VP/CFO. He will be based in the company's Miami office and report to Scot McBride, executive VP/COO of MTVNLA. In his new role, Acosta will oversee numerous financial, accoun ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. MTV Español To Be Revamped

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be relaunched as MTV Tr3s in Q4. MTV Español will be revamped and relaunched in the fourth quarter of 2006 as MTV Tr3s. The move was announced April 3 by MTV Music Television president Christina Norman and MTV Tr3s GM Lucía Ballas-Traynor. Ball ...

  16. MTV Creates Viacom Networks Brazil

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST VNB to begin operations with Nov. 21 launch of VH1. MTV Networks Latin America has created Viacom Networks Brazil (VNB) as part of its continuing expansion. VNB will begin operations with the Nov. 21 launch of VH1 in Brazil. The channel will aim f ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. MTV Latin American Names New Media VP

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Focused on expanding mobile and online business. Luis Goicouria has been named VP of digital media for MTV Networks Latin America. In his new post, he will oversee the company’s new media division for all its properties, including MTV, Nick and VH ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. MTV Latin Names Distribution VP

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Paes de Barros will be based in Miami. Former senior director of distribution Alvaro Paes de Barros has been promoted to VP of the division for MTV Networks Latin America. Based in Miami, he will oversee traditional distribution and the company� ...

  22. MTV Latin America Names Chief

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pierluigi Gazzolo has been promoted to managing director of MTV Networks Latin America. Gazzolo will lead the business and creative development of all MTVN brands -- including MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon an Pierluigi Gazzolo has been promoted to managin ...

  23. MTV Latin America Names Chief

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pierluigi Gazzolo has been promoted to managing director of MTV Networks Latin America. Gazzolo will lead the business and creative development of all MTVN brands -- including MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon an Pierluigi Gazzolo has been promoted to managin ...

  24. MTV Latin America Names Programming Exec

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cantore takes VP post. MTV Networks Latin America has named Jacqueline Cantore as VP of programming. Cantore, who is based in Miami, was most recently involved in programming for two start-ups: SiTV, an English-langage channel for the U.S. Hispani ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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 ...