Telemundo Studios and Keshet International (KI) have secured a scripted deal to co-develop and produce a new original Spanish-language series. The series, set to air on Telemundo Network, marks the first of its kind between the companies. Perla Farias, svp, Scripted Development for Telemundo Studios will helm the series’ development. Telemundo Studios will produce the series, with KI’s head of Latin America, Kelly Wright, overseeing the project on behalf of the distribution and production group. The deal comes on the heels of the hire of Frank Scheuermann as head of Development and Production for the region, where he is charged with expanding the business’ local production and development capabilities.