ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright House Networks today announced it will launch two new Univision networks - Univision Deportes Network and Univision tlNovelas.
Univision Deportes, a 24-hour network offering unprecedented access to the live matches, sports news, entertainment and the interactivity Hispanic sports fans crave, will be available to Digital Basic and Nuestros Canales customers locally on Channel 944 in Standard Definition and Channels 1166 & 1944 in High Definition. Univision tlNovelas, the network that brings viewers the biggest telenovela hits of all time, many which have never been seen since their original broadcast, will be available on Nuestros Canales on Channel 931 in Standard Definition. Along with Univision Deportes Network and Univision tlNovelas, Univision will bring a comprehensive selection of Hispanic networks and content to Bright House Networks customers.
In addition, customers will have access to a robust offering of content for digital platforms and VOD, which includes "TV Everywhere" content for Bright House TV's platforms and access to Univision's UVideos and Univision Deportes digital properties.
Bright House Networks will also be among the first distributors to carry the El Rey Network. Created and programmed by renowned filmmaker Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures, El Rey is a new English-language entertainment cable network geared towards young-adult audiences launching in January 2014.
Univision Deportes Network and Univision tlNovelas will be available in most Bright House Networks service areas tomorrow, and El Rey will be available in January 2014.
About Bright House Networks
Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California.
Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. The company offers a portfolio of customizable, cutting-edge business solutions spanning Internet, MEF-certified Metro Ethernet, WiFi, security, telephony, and video. Bright House Media Strategies, the advertising arm of Bright House Networks, offers businesses advanced targeted advertising solutions. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive local news and sports channels in its Florida markets.
For more information about Bright House Networks or our products and services, visit brighthouse.com.
About Univision Communications
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching approximately 96% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMas, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching approximately 89% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavision, the country's leading Spanish-language cable network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to novelas, Univision Deportes Network, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to sports, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and an additional suite of six cable offerings - De Película, De Película Clasico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Distrito Comedia; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company's platforms; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or operates 69 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; UVideos, the first bilingual digital network serving Hispanic America offering popular Univision and new original and third-party programming, to be an on-demand service on whatever device audiences choose; and Interactive, a network of digital products and offerings including Univision.com, which continues to be, the No. 1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Movil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services; and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit Univision.net.
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