The studio specialized in content for digital platforms in Spanish is launched with more than 35 projects in development and production.
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced on Wednesday the creation of Telemundo Streaming Studios, the first Hispanic media studio dedicated exclusively to serving the growing Latino streaming audiences in the US and around the world.
After a decade of successes on different streaming platforms with original titles such as The Lord of the Skies, The Queen of the South, The Inmate, You cannot hide, Play with fire and, more recently, Tell me who I am, 100 days to fall in love, False identity and Mariposa de barrio, Telemundo is investing in expanding its production capabilities to create premium original fiction content, uniquely designed to meet the growing needs of direct-to-consumer platforms.
In addition to developing and producing its own IP (intellectual property), the new studio will offer production services to direct-to-consumer platforms seeking high-quality production capabilities and expertise.
“As the leading Hispanic-focused media company in the United States, Telemundo is defining a new era in Hispanic media with the creation of the first streaming studio,” said Beau Ferrari, CEO of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.
“Latinos are referents of cultural and technological change. We are the leading Hispanic media company serving Latinos today with the best original, premium and culturally relevant content across all platforms,” he added.
Based in Miami, Telemundo Streaming Studios will be under the award-winning Telemundo Global Studios production center, led by its president Marcos Santana, who will continue to oversee all original fiction productions for the Telemundo network and other platforms, including international co-productions.
Telemundo Streaming Studios will leverage Telemundo’s extensive experience and production expertise to develop and produce many of the most exciting and innovative Spanish-language programs for streaming platforms in the US and the world.
The new production unit launches with more than 35 projects in development and production, including the comedy-drama Woman Guns for Peacock and seasons 4 and 5 of the hit Netflix hit El Marginal, as well as the remake of the internationally acclaimed Tale of a Clan, the upcoming seasons of The Recluse, a remake of The Diary of a Gigolo, and the action series The Immortal.
“We are delighted to open a new, state-of-the-art studio, designed from the ground up to produce premium content with world-class producers and award-winning Hispanic talent in the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Spain and Argentina,” said Santana.
“As pioneers in the production of fiction content in Spanish for US Hispanics, we have a wide range of experience to invest in producing the best fiction content for the growing number of Latinos who consume their favorite shows on the platforms. streaming. With these new studios, Telemundo will be the go-to source for streaming Latino content in the United States and the world,” he added.