This Week’s Top Stories

FOX Entertainment Acquires Marvista Entertainment; Telemundo Readies the Premiere of Diary of a Gigolo; Pantaya and Caribbean Films Wrap Production on Líos de familia. Watch these and all of the week’s top stories in 60 seconds.

1. FOX Entertainment Acquires Marvista Entertainment

The independent studio will continue to be led by Fernando Szew and focus on developing and producing content for FOX’s digital platforms, including its AVOD service Tubi, as well as continue to work with its growing roster of third-party buyers and co-production partners. Read more.

2. Telemundo Readies the Premiere of Diary of a Gigolo

The Hispanic network released today a featurette showcasing the lead cast of the new miniseries, which will premiere in January 2022. Read more.

3. Pantaya and Caribbean Films Wrap Production on Líos de familia

The series marks the companies’ first co-production united some of the most talented actors and filmmakers in the country. Read more.

4. VICE Studios Develops LatAm Original for Netflix, Hires Head of Unscripted

The international producer is expanding its footprint in Latin America by developing the 6-part Mexican food series, Heavenly Bites, for the OTT platform, and announcing the appointment of Edgar Jaramillio as Senior Director, Unscripted in Latin America. Read more.

5. Natpe Miami Adds New Speakers for In-Person Event

The event’s organization presented new additions to its agenda, including sessions about international production of dramas and unscripted content, with participation from executives from Endemol Shine, Lionsgate, NBCU, Amazon, Banijay, Studiocanal, Fremantle, Sony, A+E and more. Read more.

6. Money Heist Continues to Be Netflix’s Most Demanded Series

The Spanish drama surpassed all series and movies, both in English and in any language, as the most watched title of the last week. Read more.

7. Keshet’s Thriller, Suspicion, to Premiere on Apple TV+ on February 4

Starring Uma Thurman and based on the Israeli series False Flag, the new drama will premiere globally on the platform with the first two episodes, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday. Read more.

8. For My Family Premieres Successfully on TVN

The Turkish drama, distributed by ATV, premiered on December 14 on the Chilean channel, registering a 9.9 rating, propelling TVN to second place in the broadcast TV ranking in its time slot. Read more.