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A+E launches Lifetime in Latin America

A+E Networks Latin America has teamed up with Sony Pictures Television to launch the female-focused Lifetime channel in Latin America.

A+E Networks Latin America, a joint venture between A+E Networks and Ole Communications, and Sony Pictures Television said they will launch Lifetime in Latin America and Brazil in July.

The channel will feature scripted drama series, non-fiction series and movies.

Scripted drama shows will include the premier of Witches of East End starring Julia Ormond and Mädchen Amick, the new season of Eva Longoria-produced Devious Maids and Drop Dead Diva with Brooke Elliott.

Non-fiction shows will include Dance Moms, Bring It! and Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition, while movies on the channel will include Steel Magnolias, Liz & Dick, Drew Peterson: Untouchable and Talhotblond.

“We are thrilled to partner with Sony Pictures Television for the launch of Lifetime in Latin America and Brazil,” said Sean Cohan, executive vice-president, international, A+E Networks.

“Lifetime and its content have an extremely loyal fan-base around the globe, and we are confident that it will develop an equally loyal audience in the Latin American region.”