Emilio Romano, president of Telemundo Media
Telemundo Media and Argos Television partner to produce series and novelas
24 de enero de 2012
Telemundo Media announced at NATPE that it has partnered with Argos Television to produce series and novelas in Mexico and has signed a landmark 600-hours global distribution agreement with Cadenatres in Mexico and Televen in Venezuela. We are expanding to Mexico to produce original content with Epigmenio Ibarra from Argos who brings a wealth of production expertise, a great creative team and access to top local talent in Mexico said Emilio Romano, president, Telemundo Media.Romano also pointed out that Telemundo International keeps growing its portfolio by adding hundreds of additional novela hours from Cadenatres and Televen, cementing its position as the second largest provider of Spanish-language content in the world Telemundo Studios, the production arm of Telemundo Media led by Joshua Mintz, has contracted production services from the leading Mexican producer Argos Television to produce a dramatic series and two novelas in Mexico.Telemundo Studios will supervise the project and Argos will provide the equipment and staff to execute all local production. Argos partnered with Telemundo Studios in a similar fashion for the production of certain episodes in Mexico of its blockbuster novela La Reina del Sur last year and has produced highly-rated novelas for Telemundo Studios in the past, including Los Plateados, Gitanas and Marina, among others. Telemundo International led by its president Marcos Santana, signed a three-year global distribution agreement with Cadenatres (Grupo Imagen) and Televen from Venezuela (Grupo Camero) to distribute 600 hours of high quality HD-novelas in the international markets, except Mexico and Venezuela. The deal includes the distribution of six novelas, the first of which is already in pre-production.