History en Espanol Makes DirecTV Debut


DirecTV has launched History en Espanol.

The network, combining programming from the U.S. and Latin America highlighting Hispanic culture, is now available on DirecTV Mas, the satellite service’s Spanish- and English-language programming package. Deal terms were not disclosed.

With the rollout, network officials say the History en Espanol is now available to all major U.S. distributors.  

“As the only cross-cultural network exclusively offering history to Latino audiences, History en españolbrings a unique perspective to Spanish-language programming and to the overall television landscape. The network has rapidly become a ‘must have’ for U.S. Hispanic audiences,” said Mark Garner, vice president of distribution and business Development at A&E Television Networks, in a statement. “We are pleased to extend our partnership with DirecTV, one of the nation’s premier satellite providers and a leader in offering quality Hispanic programming to customers.”  

Added John de Armas, vice president, WorldDirect, DirecTV: “History en español offers intelligent, thought-provoking entertainment. DirecTV Más is proud to partner with History en español to continue to deliver quality educational content to Hispanics nationwide.”