NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HITN-TV, the first Spanish-language educational media company in the US, is scheduled to present a collection of exciting new series guaranteed to deliver on HITN's promise of providing educational programming that also entertains. The new programming will start airing November 17, 2014.
The new series includes:
Mundo al Natural - This program will feature the award-winning series Wild Australasia and Wild Africa.
Espacio Ciencia - Featuring Wonders of the Universe, a pioneering science series that explores some of the most profound questions about our planet and space.
Simon Schama's Power of Art - This award-winning BBC documentary series - presented by historian and University Professor Simon Schama -- examines the biography of an artist and his key work through Schama's considerations and some re-enactments.
A Tu Salud! - A health magazine offering useful information about prevention, medical treatments, and recent advances in medicine. Interviews with health experts and doctors are featured.
In addition, HITN-TV will also feature the U. S. premier of the highly acclaimed drama series Hispania, The Legend. This historical fiction series, set in the Iberian Peninsula during the 2nd century BC, focuses on the dramatic events during the conquest of Hispania and subsequent oppression by the Romans.
"HITN-TV provides an alternative to the traditional programming offered by the Hispanic Television networks and it is our goal to continue enhancing our programming to offer even more interesting and educational content," said Florentina Almonte-Balseca, VP of Programming.
HITN-TV, established in 1983, is a branch of HITN and provides non-commercial Spanish-language educational programming in the United States. Currently, it is carried on Direct TV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, and in designated markets on Time Warner Cable, Comcast Cable, Optimum-Cablevision, Mediacom, Frontier Communications and Charter Communications. It offers educational, enriching, and empowering content to the fastest growing ethnic group in the US.
WHEN: Starting November 17, 2014
WHAT: HITN-TV to present its collection of new programming
WHERE: To view your local cable and satellite listings: