MIAMI, Oct. 7, 2013 / PRNewswire – HBO Latin America and Comarex announce the signing of a distribution agreement through which the representative company will take HBO Latin America’s original content to emerging countries in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Oceania and select European territories.
“We are very pleased that our major original productions from Latin America will now be enjoyed by a much wider global audience, just as they are, for instance, by the subscribers in the United States who have become fans of our series,” said Emilio Rubio, President of Distribution and New Business for HBO Latin America. “We want to continue expanding the success of HBO Latin America by bringing the best of our regionally produced premium entertainment to more markets, worldwide.”
Comarex is a global distributor of Hispanic content and programming. This agreement includes ‘HBO Latin America Originals’ productions that have already been enjoyed by television viewers throughout several other countries, and are recognized on an international level by the public and critics, alike. Epitafios, Alice, Capadocia, Filhos do Carnaval, Mandrake, Mulher de Fases and Profugos are among the most popular HBO Latin America series listed in the agreement.
“At Comarex, we feel very proud that HBO Latin America would place their trust in us to execute the international distribution efforts of such successful series,” stated Marcel Vinay, CEO of Comarex.
About HBO Latin America
HBO Latin America Group(SM) is a group of affiliated businesses belonging to Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. and Ole Communications Group. HBO Latin America Group’s companies operate, direct, and are proprietors of the leading cable and satellite service providers in Latin America, Brazil and the Caribbean, including the signals of HBO, HBO2, HBO Signature, HBO Plus, HBO Family, HBO HD, HBO Caribbean, HBO On Demand, HBO GO, Cinemax, MAX, Max Prime, MAX HD, A&E, AXN, E! Entertainment Television, Sony Entertainment Television, Sony Spin, The Biography Channel, The History Channel, and Warner Channel.
Comarex is a leading distributor of Hispanic programming and digital content. Founded over 30 years ago, the company has grown and has adapted itself to the newest technologies and advancements of the entertainment industry. Offering the best content, the Company distributes over 42,000 hours annually, to over 110 countries. Comarex is the exclusive sales agent for various production companies, including: Azteca, at a global level; Studio 100, MTV Networks, Mediaset Distribution, and Deacon Media, throughout Latin America; and most recently, HBO Latin America in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa. Comarex’s catalogue is composed of a wide selection of genres including, soap operas, feature films, documentaries, game-shows, sports, children’s programming, news, music, series, reality shows, and mobile content. The Comarex team also possesses extensive experience in the distribution of cable channels. Currently, the company operates and distributes the channels Azteca Internacional, Azteca Novelas, and Azteca HD in Latin America, Puerto Rico, Europe, and Canada.