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Cine Sony Television Reaches Carriage Agreement With Comcast's Xfinity TV
CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 - Cine Sony Television, Sony Pictures Television's (SPT) network delivering a premium Hollywood entertainment experience in Spanish for the fast-growing U.S. Hispanic market, today announced a distribution agreement to expand its blockbuster programming to Comcast's Xfinity TV cable service.
Beginning today, Tuesday, October 22, 2013, Xfinity TV customers will have access to Cine Sony Television's offering of Hollywood films, music and TV series, presented uncensored and commercial free in Spanish. Cine Sony Television is available on Xfinity's broadly available Latino TV package. The agreement between Comcast and Cine Sony expands the network's Hollywood entertainment experience to subscribers of the Xfinity television lineup for the first time, and select Cine Sony TV films will be available on Xfinity on Demand and online at Xfinity.com/tv.
"We are committed to providing quality entertainment to the broadest range of TV viewers who would like more Spanish-language Hollywood content. With this multi-year Comcast deal we are now able to reach a significant amount of viewers who make up this vibrant market and drive box-office success," said Superna Kalle, senior vice president, networks, Sony Pictures Television and general manager, Cine Sony Television.
"We are excited to add Cine Sony to our Xfinity Latino channel line-up," said Ruben Mendiola, VP and GM of Multicultural Services at Comcast. "We are always looking to bring the best content available to our Latino video offering, like Cine Sony's Hollywood movies dubbed into Spanish. It's a new and high quality channel that reinforces our commitment to Latino customers."
About Cine Sony Television
Cine Sony Television is a Spanish language entertainment network from Sony Pictures Television, delivering Hollywood excitement to a rapidly growing U.S. Hispanic audience. Launched in August, 2012, the adrenaline-fueled network offers uncensored theatrical action-adventure, suspense, thriller and comedy films from Sony Pictures and other major studios, as well as television series and music programming. The network also offers on-demand content through its distribution partners. Cine Sony Television is distributed nationwide by Comcast, Cox Communications and Verizon FiOS. For more information, visit cinesony.com.