Luis Silberwasser

Telemundo chief Silberwasser to leave

Telemundo president, Luis Silberwasser, is to depart the company after four years with the US Hispanic broadcaster. Silberwasser will stay with the company through to October 1 to help with the transition. During his tenure at Telemundo, Silberwasser helped change the programming strategy and the positioning of the network.  He bet on new genres and […]

Silberwasser named Telemundo president

Former Discovery Network International content boss Luis Silberwasser has re-emerged as the new president of Spanish-language programming giant Telemundo. Silberwasser left his role as executive VP and chief content officer at Discovery Communications’ global programming arm last month, along with Julian Bellamy, who soon re-emerged as head of ITV Studios in the UK. Silberwasser will […]

Discovery seeks international content chief as Silberwasser leaves

Discovery Networks International is recruiting for a chief creative officer following the news that Luis Silberwasser and Julian Bellamy are leaving the company. Bellamy’s move to ITV was made official yesterday and Silberwasser’s departure was relayed to Discovery staff via an internal memo from new international president JB Perette. Perrette told Discovery employees that a […]

Discovery sees room for traditional pay TV growth in Europe

Discovery will continue to focus on traditional pay TV rather than new digital initiatives in international markets, with a subsidiary focus on traditional over-the-air free-to-air TV in markets where pay TV growth is levelling off, according to executives speaking to press at the broadcaster’s Upfront event for potential advertisers in New York. Discovery Networks International […]