Mother ends Chilean run as the third most watched Turkish drama ever. Find out more about this and another four unmissable stories in 60 seconds.
1) Mother Bows Out as Third Most Watched Turkish Drama in Chile
The Turkish drama, internationally distributed by Global Agency, aired its final episode on Mega as the most watched Turkish show since 1001 Nights and Fatmagul, and the second most watched show on Chilean TV in 2018. It scored an average rating of 22.4 points since its beginning. Read the full story.
2) Gilda Biopic Will Begin Filming in February 2019
The story about 'cumbia' singer Miriam Alejandra Bianchi, better known by her stage name Gilda, will be at the center of a new original biopic for television. Under the title Yo soy Gilda: amar es un milagro, the show was presented this Tursday on Buenos Aires, Argentina by production company Habitación 1520 and its director/producer Guillermo Pino. Read the full story.
3) Narcos Mexico Renewed for Second Season
Streaming platform Netflix has officially announced the renewal of the series from Gaumont Televisión. The new episodes will continue the origin story of the Guadalajara cartel and its expansion in the 80's, as well as the fight against drugs spearheaded by Mexican and American authorities. Read the full story.
4) MGM Plans Two Series per Year in LatAm
Chris Ottinger, President of Worldwide Television Distribution and Acqusitions at MGM, discussed the company’s production plans in LatAm in an exclusive for ttvnews. “We have changed our approach to Latin American sales in the last 12 months. The big change started with the production of the Luis Miguel show for Telemundo and Netflix," said the executive. Read the full story.
5) HBO‘s First Spanish Originals Confirms Stars
HBO Spain confirmed on Monday the casting of Elena Irureta and Ane Gabarain as the first two confirmed stars for Patria, its first local original production. The network also confirmed the series will begin filming at the start of 2019 in the Basque Country under the directorial efforts of Pablo Trapero and Félix Viscarret. Read the full story.