SPTI, Nick Latin America team for telenovela

'Isa TKM' will begin filming in August

MEXICO CITY -- Sony Pictures Television International and Nickelodeon Latin America will co-produce the teen series "Isa TKM," their first joint telenovela production in Venezuela, it was announced Thursday.

Filming begins in August, and a pan-regional premiere is planned for several months later.

In Mexico, Nick co-produced four seasons of the live-action kids series "Skimo," while SPTI is an experienced telenovela producer.

Penned by Venezuelan playwright Mariela Romero, "Isa TKM" will be dubbed in Portuguese for Nickelodeon Brazil.