Biblical drama originally shown by Edir Macedo’s broadcaster had broadcast rights acquired for 3.2 million reais
Edir Macedo and Bolsonaro
TV Brasil, an integral part of Empresa Brasil de Comunicação (EBC), will start showing the soap opera “Os Dez Mandamentos”, by Record TV, in its new programming grid.
To acquire the broadcast rights for the two seasons of the soap opera, the state-owned company paid about R $ 3.2 million to the station of the bishop and founder of the Universal Church, Edir Macedo, who is close to the president. Jair Bolsonaro.
The information was published in the journalist Guilherme Amado’s column in Época magazine.
Capital Letter asked for an EBC position on the reported amount, but has not yet received a return.
According to Denilson Morales, Director of Content and Programming at EBC, the company aims to “encourage national production” and “give visibility to major works”. For Morales, the biblical drama is “a successful case on Brazilian TV”. The premiere is scheduled for next Monday 05.
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