This Week’s Top Stories

Pantaya strikes deal with Corazón Films, Netflix bets on telenovelas with 6 new titles, Beta Film takes Italian drama, The Sea Beyond, to Latin America. Watch these and all of the week’s top stories in 60 seconds.

1. Pantaya Strikes Deal with Corazón Films

Under the terms of the deal, Corazón Films will produce premium original series exclusively for the streamer. Read more.

2. Netflix Bets on Telenovelas with Six New Titles

During the virtual event “Qué drama! Novelas con N de Netflix”, the platform presented six original productions from the the quintessential Latin American TV genre. Read more.

3. Beta Film Takes Italian Drama, The Sea Beyond, to Latin America

RAIPlay’s young adult drama has been sold to WarnerMedia Latin America for HBO Max, TV4 in Sweden, HOT in Israel, and BLU TV in Turkey. Read more.

4. Fremantle Bets on Another Korean Format: DNA Singer

The new music gameshow is created by FormatEast and creator Kyung Hwangbo for SBS, and will be distributed by Fremantle outside Asia. Read more.

5. Eccho Rights Adds New Territory for Viaplay’s Threesome

The series will air on SBS Viceland and the SBS On Demand service in Australia. Read more.

6. Disney+ Announces its Launch in 42 New Countries

As part of its global expansion, the platform will reach 42 countries and 11 territories in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by the middle of this year. Read more.

7. Dori Media’s La Entrega Sold to Globoplay in Brazil

The original crime thriller series highlights the vast number of people who go missing every day in Bolivia. Read more.

8. Café con aroma de mujer Is Still the Most Watched Title on Netflix Worldwide

The Colombian telenovela continues to lead the platform’s weekly rankings, once again surpassing all English and non-English-language series, as well as all movies. Read more.