Antena 3

Parrot Analytics: Spanish drama tops French digital original in-demand list

Spanish heist drama La Casa de Papel, which was originally shown on Antena 3 in its home market but is marketed internationally as Money Heist by Netflix, topped Parrot Analytics’ list of in-demand digital originals in France for the week ending July 1 with 4.2 million average demand expressions, placing it far ahead of second-placed […]

YipTV launches OTT TV service for expats and immigrants in US

US-based YipTV has launched a new OTT TV service aggregating channels from around the world to distribute to multilingual consumers in the US.  The YipTV service – an acronym for Your Individualised Personalised TV, according to the company – will provide access to a range of 50 international services on a rolling contract for US$14.99 […]

Atresmedia to expand to Latin America, plans Spanish kids channel

Spanish media group Atresmedia, owner of channels Antena 3 and La Sexta, plans to expand to Latin America this year, and also hopes to replace one of the digital-terrestrial channels it was forced to close in 2014 with a kids channel next year, group CEO Silvio González has told local newspaper El Economista.  González told […]

Creuheras likely interim successor to Lara Bosch at Atresmedia

Spanish publishing group Planeta’s vice-president José Creuheras Margenat is to take on the chairmanship of TV group Atresmedia on an interim basis following the death of the group’s previous chairman José Manuel Lara Bosch at the weekend, according to local reports. Creuheras, who is godfather to the children of Lara Bosch’s late brother Fernando and […]

Romania’s Intact Media reports channel audience gains

Romanian broadcaster Intact Media Group, which operates the country’s Antena channels, reported year-on-year increases in audience figures across all time slots during 2014.  The firm, which broadcasts five TV networks in the country, said that its flagship Antena 1 channel showed “significant audience appreciation” on most time slots on the commercial target, the biggest of which […]

Antena 3 and La Sexta to complete merger next month

Spanish broadcasters Antena 3 and La Sexta are set to complete their merger on April 25. The process will be completed at Antena 3’s annual general meeting and comes less than four months after the two companies agreed to merge. The move completes the integration process that began in December and will see La Sexta […]

Antena 3 and La Sexta in merger agreement

The respective board of directors of Antena 3 and La Sexta have agreed to merge the Spanish broadcasters. The move completes the integration process that began last month. The merger will see La Sexta shareholders getting 14% of the new entity. The deal comes a year after Mediaset-owned commercial broadcaster Telecinco acquired smaller rival Cuatro […]