Sorpresa!'s Branded Block Launches Nationwide on Mega TV Via DirecTV
Sorpresa! block will allow us to continue to provide an in language, in culture viewing experience that our Hispanic children and their families will enjoy
by Impact Wire Tuesday, February 17, 2009
"Sorpresa!'s unique style and commitment to serve the Hispanic children's audience along with our previous success with the branded block with them makes us confident that this new venture will be very successful. The Sorpresa! block will allow us to continue to provide an in language, in culture viewing experience that our Hispanic children and their families will enjoy," stated Cynthia Hudson, EVP/ CCO of SBS and the Managing Director of Mega TV.
"We are very happy to continue our partnership with Mega TV and to support their launch on DirecTV, enabling our programming to serve a wider audience beyond our existing 1.1 million cable subscribers," said Maria Badillo, SVP of Programming. "We have selected a collection of popular programs from Sorpresa! representing both educational and entertaining content, including preschool programs like Cubeez, Bali, Zumbers, Boom and Reds, and Telmo and Tula: Little Cooks."
Sorpresa!, a Juniper Content Corporation company, is the nation's first Hispanic children's television network and digital community. Sorpresa! is offered on Comcast, Cablevision, Charter Communications, Cox Communications, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS, participating National Cable TV Cooperative systems and in Puerto Rico on Liberty Cable Systems, Choice Cable and OneLink.
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About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States. SBS owns and/or operates 21 radio stations located in the top Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, including the #1 Spanish-language radio station in America, WSKQ-FM in New York City, as well as 4 of the Top 8 rated radio stations airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Urban format genres. The Company also owns and operates Mega TV, a television operation serving the South Florida and Puerto Rico markets, with national distribution through DirecTV Mas and over-the-air affiliates. SBS also produces live concerts and events throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In addition, the Company operates www.LaMusica.com, a bilingual Spanish-English online site providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. The Company's corporate Web site can be accessed at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.
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