La Peste

Sky Deutschland to take La Peste

Sky Deutschland is to carry Telefonica’s flagship drama series La Peste. The pay TV operator will air the six-part drama in double-episodes each Thursday at 20:15 from July 19 on the Sky Atlantic channel. The historical drama, set in Seville in the 16th century, is directed by Alberto Rodriguez and tells the story of a […]

Telefónica claims success for originals strategy as TV base grows

Telefónica has claimed success for its original content strategy in its full-year results, with strong growth of its TV platform in Spain and a ratings success for flagship drama series La Peste. Telefónica’s video revenues grew by 7% in the fourth quarter of 2017 and by 5.8% for the full year on the back of […]

Spanish SVOD net catches Plague with first original

Spanish subscription-on-demand platform Movistar+ has moved into the original programming game, ordering scripted series La Peste (Plague). The Telefonica-owned service is putting the series into production this month ahead of a release in October 2017, as part of a wider strategy to move into original programming. Plague is set in wealthy 16th century Seville, which […]