UTILISIMA SET TO LAUNCH ON COMCAST XFINITY TV
Fox Networks (FN) announced today that Spanish-language channel Utilisima is set to launch March 4th on Comcast Xfinity TV's Multilatino tier on several Florida systems including Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Naples, Orlando and West Palm Beach. The announcement was made by Sean Riley, Senior Vice President, Distribution, FN.
"With these launches, Utilisima is now available on Comcast systems in most top 25 Hispanic DMAs," said Mr. Riley. "Most Multilatino subscribers will now have access to a lifestyle channel that has demonstrated tremendous popularity with Latina women and Spanish-language households."
In addition to Comcast, Utilisima is available via most major distributors including DirecTV, Dish, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS.
About Utilisima: Created in 1996, Utilisima offers 24 hours of Spanish lifestyle programming especially oriented to women. Utilisima is one of the largest producers of Spanish-language lifestyle content producing over 1,200 hours every year. One of Latin America's dominant entertainment destinations for women, Utilisima's programming spans across Food, Arts & Crafts, Home Improvement, Health & Beauty and Parenting. As a unit of Fox International Channels since 2007, Utilisima is distributed across Latin America, the United States, Canada, Spain and the Balcans.
About Fox Networks:Fox Networksis a unit of Fox Networks Group (FNG)and includes over 40 domestic programming services in which FNG holds interests. Together these networks reach more than 550 million
subscribing television homes and represents one of the media industry's largest and most diverse programming groups. Fox Networks distributes FX, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo Mundo, Fox Movie Channel, FUEL TV, FSN and 21 regional cable sports networks, SPEED, SPEED2, FOX Soccer, FOX Soccer Plus, FOX College Sports, FOX Deportes, Utilisima, Baby TV, BTN (co-venture with the Big Ten Conference) and BTN2Go. FNG also includes the Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Digital Media, and Fox Sports Enterprises, which manages interests in sports franchises and leading statistical information provider STATS, LLC.
Editor's note: See attached for Utilisima logo and episodic photo with caption.
Sol Doten (Fox Networks)