HBO Latin America and NBC Universal Sign Feature Film Agreement for Latin America & the Caribbean
From 2015, the deal gives HBO exclusive Pay Television rights to the studio’s movies in the region, excluding Brazil
HBO Latin America and NBCUniversal International TV Distribution announced today a multiple year deal to bring NBCUniversal’s feature films to HBO subscribers across Latin America (excluding Brazil) and the Caribbean, effective 2015.
This agreement grants HBO Latin America exclusive first-run premium pay television rights to a host of award-winning titles, Hollywood blockbusters and family-friendly animated movies for its HBO and MAX branded channels, HBO GO, as well as rights for the studio’s rich catalog of films for these channels and Cinemax.
“We are very proud to have accomplished this deal, as the addition of NBC Universal’s very strong content offering will reinforce our position as leaders in the industry. We look forward to bringing the best titles, with extended rights, to subscribers throughout the region, complementing our critically acclaimed original programming and reaffirming the important role that movies have in the pay-TV industry,” said Gaston Comas, CEO of HBO Latin America Group.
“With a stellar reputation of offering only the best movies and TV series to its subscribers, HBO Latin America is a key leader in the pay-TV industry. This deal is a testament to the caliber of NBCUniversal’s films and we are delighted to partner with HBO Latin America to bring our movies to their subscribers in this region,” said Belinda Menendez, President, NBCUniversal International Television Distribution and Universal Networks International.
ABOUT HBO LATIN AMERICAN GROUP
HBO Latin America Group is composed of affiliates of Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. and Ole Communications Group. HBO Latin America Group owns, operates and distributes the leading cable and satellite programming services in Latin America, Brazil and the Caribbean, including HBO, HBO2, HBO Signature, HBO Plus, HBO Family, HBO Caribbean, HBO On Demand, HBO GO, Cinemax, MAX, MAX Prime, MAX HD, MAX Caribbean, A&E, AXN, E! Entertainment Television, Sony Entertainment Television, Lifetime, History, H2 and Warner Channel.