The Lord of the Skies makes Telemundo the leading network in the US, Netflix announced 10 original shows for Argentina, Stranger Things is the most demanded show in Venezuela, Latina announces the premiere of Black Money Love, Disney plans a Star Wars series and trilogy, and more.
The Lord of the Skies season finale makes Telemundo the leading network in the US. The November 2 broadcast of Telemundo's super series ranked as the number one show among adults 18-49 and 18-34, outperforming all other US networks, regardless of language. According to Nielsen, the finale averaged 2.5 million total viewers and placed as the #1 show.
Netflix announced 10 original shows for Argentina. During a conference in Buenos Aires, Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix and Todd Yellin, VP of Product announced that the company is looking to champion local stories with productions like Go! Vive tu propia aventura, Fangio: el hombre que domaba las máquinas and Boca Juniors: la pretemporada. "At Netflix we believe in finding the best storytellers from all over", said Sarandos.
Stranger Things is the most demanded show in Venezuela. Days after its international premiere, the new season of Netflix’s original series stands as the most demanded show in the country with 10.6 million Average Demand Expressions according to Parrot Analytics. Hispanic titles like The Lord of the Skies and Se quién eres also stood out.
Latina announces the premiere of Black Money Love in Peru. The Peruvian channel has announced Inter Medya's Turkish drama, also known as Kara Para Ask, is "coming soon" to screens throughout the country in a timeslot yet to be announced. The drama has already been sold to more than 17 countries throughout Latin America.
Disney plans a Star Wars series and trilogy. During the presentation of its latest financial results, The Walt Disney Company announced its plans to premiere a new live-action Star Wars series for its OTT platform, as well as the production of a new movie trilogy based on the saga and developed by Rian Johnson. Disney will also produce other shows based on Monsters Inc., High School Musical and some Marvel properties.