Endemol lines up 17 Latin American networks for ?q’viva! the chosen

MUMBAI: Television format creator and distributor Endemol has closed deals with networks across Latin America for XIX Entertainment’s ?Q’viva! The Chosen.

The Endemol team (Daniela Busoli from EndemolBrazil, Martin Kweller from EndemolArgentina, Mauricio Piccone from Endemol Latino and Veronique Verges from Endemol Worldwide Distribution) has delivered a distribution platform of 17 Networks covering all 21 Latin American markets for the talent series starring Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony
with show producer Jamie King.

?Q’viva! The Chosen, which seeks out today’s greatest talent in Latin music, artistry and dance, is being broadcast in three languages.

Networks throughout Central and South America will follow reaching a trans-continental audience of Spanish and Portuguese speakers with an English language version of the show airing in due course.

Endemol Argentina is XIX’s pan-Latin American production partner for the series, which was filmed through the second half of 2011 in cities and villages across 21 countries, including the US and Puerto Rico, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Peru.

Broadcast in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, ?Q’viva! The Chosen documents all the drama in the stories and personal journeys that Jennifer and Marc uncover as they travel across the continent over three months, assembling a cast of performers to create a spectacular live event and the greatest ever celebration of Latin culture.

XIX Entertainment CEO Simon Fuller comments, “The Latin American viewing audience is an underestimated powerhouse and Q‘Viva is our recognition and celebration of this plain fact. To showcase this amazing project to its full potential we’re delighted to work with Endemol to put together an unprecedented broadcast opportunity to ensure that the show is seen in every country of theAmerica‘s.”

?Q’viva! The Chosen will climax in what is expected to be the biggest Latin American live show ever, staged at a major venue in the US.

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