POWWOW Signs First Look Deal With Telemundo Media
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Telemundo Media has announced that it has signed a multi-year first look and Production Supervision, Development agreement with POWWOW, a leading independent production and development house serving the media industry. Under the new agreement, Powwow and its Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Gutman, will develop new programming formats to be offered to Telemundo on a first-look basis in the areas of variety, entertainment and unscripted programming.
"Powwow and Daniel Gutman bring a wealth of expertise in the development and production of Spanish-language television franchises,” said Emilio Romano, President, Telemundo Media. “They will work closely with our development and production teams to enrich our programming line-up with new, fresh and exciting properties and strengthen our connection with our viewers. This pact is in line with our mission to produce and deliver the best quality programming and to forge strategic alliances with the most talented people in our industry.”
“It is an honor to have the opportunity to collaborate with Telemundo in the endeavor of creating new entertaining, compelling and relevant content and discover new talent to offer to the Hispanic audience of the U.S. more alternatives and a broader experience,” said Daniel Gutman, CEO of Powwow.
Powwow provides content, format and franchise development, multi-country and co-production deals for the international market, as well as strategic and management consultancy services for the media industry. The company fosters the creation of alliances and new deals between entertainment companies in the general market, the Hispanic market, Latin America and Spain. In addition, Powwow operates as a talent think tank helping media companies identify, develop and hire talent for the global market. Powwow has offices in Miami, Los Angeles and Buenos Aires.
ABOUT TELEMUNDO MEDIA
Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, is a world-class media company, leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. Telemundo’s multiple platforms include the Telemundo Network, a Spanish-language television network featuring original productions, theatrical motion pictures, news and first-class sports events, reaching U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 14 owned stations and its broadcast and cable affiliates; mun2, the preeminent voice for young Hispanics in the U.S. reaching TV households nationwide on digital and analog cable, and satellite; Telemundo Digital Media, which distributes Telemundo’s original content across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices,www.telemundo.com and www.mun2.tv; an owned and operated full power station in Puerto Rico that reaches 99% of all TV households in that DMA; and Telemundo Internacional, the international distribution arm which has positioned Telemundo as the second largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide by syndicating content to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages.
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