TeleColombia

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TeleColombia S.A.
Typebusiness and television producer
Founded1996
FounderBernardo Romero Pereiro
Headquarters,
ParentThe Walt Disney Company Latin America
Websitehttps://foxtelecolombia.com/

TeleColombia S.A. (formerly known as Fox TeleColombia) is a major Colombian television production company in Spanish, founded in 1995 as the programadora Producciones Bernardo Romero Pereiro. Its president is Samuel Duque Rozo. It changed its name to Telecolombia in 1999. In 2007, News Corporation's Fox International Channels bought a 51% share in the company,[1][2] which in turn, owned by The Walt Disney Company Latin America after its acquisition of 21st Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company on March 20, 2019.

In 2009 Fox produced Mental, the first American TV series produced in Latin America for international markets. The series was filmed at the Fox Telecolombia complex in Bogotá.

As of 2021, the company changed its name to TeleColombia as part of Disney phasing out the Fox brand.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hecht, John (June 27, 2007). "Fox Int'l Channels acquires Telecolombia". Associated Press. Retrieved 15 February 2019 – via The Hollywood Reporter.
  2. ^ "Fox International Channels compra Telecolombia S.A." Dinero (in Spanish). June 26, 2007. Retrieved 15 February 2019.

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