"Lalola" Wins Nine Martin Fierro Awards Including Golden Award and is Voted Best...

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"Lalola" Wins Nine Martin Fierro Awards Including Golden Award and is Voted Best Fiction at Fund TV Awards in Argentina

LONDON--(Business Wire)--
Dori Media Group ("Dori Media" or "DMG"), the international media
company active in the field of television, with a focus on production,
distribution, broadcasting and merchandising of Telenovela, is pleased
to announce that its latest hit comedy "Lalola" won nine awards at the
38th Martin Fierro TV awards in Argentina last week, making it the
biggest winner of the ceremony. In addition, "Lalola" was voted best
fiction of the year at the Fund TV awards held this week in Argentina.

   "LaLola" is produced by Dori Media Contenidos, a subsidiary of the
Dori Media Group, and is based on an idea by Sebastian Ortega for
Underground Productions. The show tells the story of Lalo, a man who
wakes up one morning in the body of a woman, Lola, and is forced to
deal with the new and challenging life this entails.

   "Lalola" won the Golden Martin Fierro award for overall best
programme. The show also won awards for best comedy, actor, actress,
supporting actor in a comedy, direction, screenplay and acting

   Since it was first broadcast in Argentina less than a year ago,
"Lalola" has been sold to more than 52 countries including France,
Italy, Germany, Russia, Mexico, Chile and Vietnam. In the US, Sony
Pictures Television acquired the rights to the "Lalola" format and Fox
Broadcasting Company is producing a pilot for the North American

   On Sunday 6 July, "Lalola" started being broadcast on Antena 3 in
Spain and received 17% share of audience, nearly as much as the
Wimbledon tennis championship final won by Spanish player Rafael Nadal
on a different channel.

   Nadav Palti, CEO & President of DMG, commented: "We are extremely
pleased to see that our hit comedy "Lalola" received so many awards.
At Dori Media, we are committed to producing the best and most popular
series. This recognition and the audience reach of "Lalola" around the
world demonstrate that we are delivering on our commitment. We see a
bright future for "Lalola", for our other series and for the
Telenovela genre globally and in many new markets."

   Dori Media Group is an international media group that produces,
distributes and broadcasts telenovelas. The group owns approximately
4,300 television hours that it sells to a wide variety of audiences in
more than 50 countries. In Israel, Dori Media is the owner of Dori
Media Paran and Dori Media Darset, which produce daily series and
telenovelas for the Israeli market. It also owns and operates two
telenovela channels, Viva and Viva Platinum. In the Israeli market,
Dori Media also packages, produces and operates all of the movie
channels on HOT cable television and the series channel on HOT Extra.
In Indonesia, the company operates the Televiva Vision 2 channel that
is devoted to telenovelas and Baby TV Vision 3 for toddlers. The Dori
Media Group in controlled by Mapal Communications Ltd. one of the
largest media companies in the Israel. The group is traded on the
London Stock Exchange where its symbol is DMG.

Dori Media Group Ltd.
Nadav Palti, CEO & President
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