Bunim/Murray Productions’ BMP Latin is partnering with Emmy-winning journalist Lauren Sanchez (Extra) and CSI: Miami‘s Adam Rodriguez on a slate of development deals for unscripted projects. Sanchez will exec produce and host syndicated talk show Generations (working title), featuring a multi-generational panel of Latin women discussing everything from personal issues to social and pop culture topics. Rodriguez has been slated to develop and exec produce numerous unscripted series, some of which will highlight his personal interest in social and philanthropic issues. BMP Latin is currently producing Combate Americas, the first Spanish language Mixed Martial Arts competition reality series for mun2. The company also has development deals with multi-platinum Latin Urban recording artist Daddy Yankee and the Leonardo Lopez family, a successful Mexican-American family living the dream in Encino, CA. Bunim/Murray produces The Real World, Project Runway and Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
Telemundo Media and Spain’s Reset TV are partnering to own, develop, produce and distribute new musical competition program El Artista (working title) for the 2014-15 season. The companies also agreed to produce a new 13-episode, 2-hour weekend series based on the format, to be helmed by Reset TV founders Toni Cruz and Josep Maria Mainat. The deal was announced today at the 2014 NATPE Market & Conference in Miami. Reset TV is the company behind formats such as Cronicas Marcianas (Martian Chronicles), Mira Quien Baila (Look Who’s Dancing) and Operacion Triunfo (Star Academy), Telemundo International also announced the launch of a second feed for its pay TV channel in Latin America. Beginning February 1, its new feed will cover South America and the Caribbean, in addition to the original feed which serves Mexico.