Cine Sony TV Gains Comcast Xfinity TV CarriageMovie Network, VOD Titles Join Xfinity Latino TV Package 10/22/2013 12:18 PM Eastern
Cine Sony Television, Sony Pictures Television’s U.S. Spanish-language movie network, said it has a new distribution agreement to bring its movie programming to Comcast’s Xfinity TV cable service.
As of today (Oct. 22) Xfinity TV customers to Cine Sony Television 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, the programmer said.
“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,” Superna Kalle, SVP, networks, Sony Pictures Television and general manager, Cine Sony Television, said in a release.
“We are excited to add Cine Sony to our Xfinity Latino channel line-up,” Ruben Mendiola, VP and GM of Multicultural Services at Comcast, said in the release. “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.”
Cine Sony Television, launched in August 2012, also has distribution via Cox Communications and Verizon FiOS TV.