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FremantleMedia secures Sky Italia as home for X Factor, Got Talent

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 29-08-2015

There will be four more years for X Factor and three more years for Italia's Got Talent, as FremantleMedia has extended its contract with Sky Italy to keep both talent shows on air.

Women’s sports net increasing share of Spanish ad industry

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 29-08-2015

Social TV and growing sports channels seem to be driving women's sports in Spain – not so long ago completely out of TV schedules – into a new era, as linear and online audiences grow and the advertising industry eyes a new open business field.

Ingeñuety launches to let Latinos set sail for mainstream

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 29-08-2015

Amid changing US demographics where diversity, led by Hispanic groups, is driving important changes in the broadcasting industry, international business executive Sol Trujillo has joined Latino content and event producers David and Sarah Chavez to create Ingeñuity.

beIN Sports takes Portuguese football to Spanish homes

Pay-TV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 29-08-2015

beIN Sports, which launched in Spain two weeks ago, has won the exclusive rights to broadcast matches from Portugal's top football division, Primeira Liga, following an agreement with Mediapro.

Hackers zero on media and entertainment industry

Editor 29-08-2015

No media and entertainment firm wants to be the next company after Sony to have the personal details of its customers hacked but new research indicates that the sector is under increasing attack.

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