A&E Ole Networks, a joint venture between AETN and Ole Communications, which operates A&E, History and Bio in Latin America, will have its original non-fiction programming represented by AETN International.
The A&E Ole Networks original productions are available in Spanish, with a selection also available in Portuguese. Some of the fare includes Historia Secreta (29 x 1 hr), produced for History and focuses on the untold stories of the history that lies beneath Latin American cities (pictured); Historia A La Cara (11 x 1 hr), which looks at the stories and history behind Latin America’s most popular foods, wines and culinary traditions; Unidos Por La Historia (10 x 1 hr), which explores Latin America’s diversity with the help of historians, musicians, journalists and actors; Ciudades Inventadas (1 x1 hr), which explains why three Brazilian cities were created as capitals for geopolitical purposes; and Cristo Renentor (1 x 1 hr), gets into the origins of Cristo Renentor (Christ the Redeemer), the famous 39-meter statue in Rio de Janeiro, all produced for History. For Bio, AETN International will represent Biografia, with episodes on Oscar Arias, Fernando Botero, Paulo Coehlo, Isabel Allende and Gilberto Gil.
Eddy Ruiz, executive vice president & general manager, A&E Ole Networks, said in a release, “We are thrilled to have the global power of AETN behind us to distribute our world-class, quality non-fiction programs, and bring a taste of Latin America to the international market.”