CBS AND CLAROVIDEO ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR CONTENT LICENSING AGREEMENT FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
Los Angeles, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 – CBS Studios International and CLAROVIDEO announced today a multi-year, non-exclusive licensing agreement that brings top CBS shows to CLAROVIDEO’s subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in Latin American and Caribbean markets starting in January 2014.
The deal, the first between CBS Studios International and CLAROVIDEO, includes hit CBS shows such as THE GOOD WIFE and CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, as well as SHOWTIME®’s CALIFORNICATION and NURSE JACKIE.
“The quality and success of the CBS titles included in this agreement round off a robust content offering that gives CLAROVIDEO subscribers access to a highly differentiated, quality product,” said Pablo Iacoviello, Director of Acquisitions at DLA, the Miami-based company that manages CLAROVIDEO’s SVOD service.
Armando Nuñez, President and CEO of the CBS Global Distribution Group, said: “Our deal with CLAROVIDEO offers CBS yet another opportunity to deliver its world-class content to Latin American and Caribbean audiences.”
CLAROVIDEO allows Latin American viewers to enjoy unparalleled programming and hit movies just weeks after their release in theaters. It also offers subscribers access to complete seasons of classic series, sports, blockbuster concerts and the most popular children’s shows all in one place, without scheduling restrictions and via most devices with an Internet connection.
CLAROVIDEO is an innovative online VOD streaming service that gives Latin American audiences immediate access to the most complete and attractive programming offer in the market. The service is operated by DLA, an affiliate of América Móvil, Latin America’s leading telecommunications services provider. CLAROVIDEO is currently available in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Chile and the Dominican Republic.
About CBS Studios International
CBS Studios International is the leading supplier of programming to the international television marketplace, licensing to more than 200 markets in more than 30 languages across multiple media platforms. The Studio participates in international channel ventures, currently comprised of 22 channels in 22 languages across 90 territories, reaching more than 100 million international households. CBS Studios International also exports a diverse lineup of formats for local production around the world. The division distributes content from CBS Television Studios, CBS Television Distribution, Showtime, CBS News, CBS Films, and a library of more than 70,000 hours of programming. CBS Studios International is a division of CBS Corporation.