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UP Entertainment partners with Canela.TV

July 20, 2021

Canela.TV, the video platform from Canela Media, a female and Latina-owned digital media company.and one of the first AVOD streaming services for U.S. Hispanics, has entered into a distribution partnership with UP Entertainment, home to UPtv, UP Faith & Family, AspireTV and Cine Romántico.

Cine Romántico is the first U.S. Spanish-language free ad-supported streaming movie channel dedicated entirely to romance movies. As part of the new partnership,

Cine Romántico streaming content will be made available to Canela.TV’s US and Latin American audiences.

“With this partnership, we’re one step closer to achieving our vision aimed at changing the classic style of television and being the place for top-quality videos at home or anywhere,” said Isabel Rafferty, CEO & founder of Canela Media. “We look forward to continuing to bring our audiences content with which Latinos can feel represented and learn more about Hispanic culture through entertainment.”

Targeted to Spanish speaking television viewers and dual language households, Cine Romántico features the best of Hollywood TV romance movies exclusively in Spanish.

Some of the content highlights available from Cine Romantico on Canela.TV include:

      Niñera Instantánea / Instant Nanny (AKA Reluctant Nanny) – After losing her new job on her first day of work, Libby has no choice but to accept a job has a live-in nanny for a single dad, Dan, fostering two kids. As Libby and Dan grow closer to the kids, will a dream job offer across the country pull Libby away from her new family, the dream she never knew she had? Cast: Jessy Schram, Aaron Hill, Elisabeth Rohm

      Casa Vita/ Love Throws a Curve – A baseball player, fighting for his dreams, finds unexpected happiness with a woman who works in his favorite restaurant.

      Hablando Románticamente /Romantically Speaking – When popular relationship expert Ariel finds her own public love life in shambles, her best friend Nathan stands in to help her keep up appearances – but this so-called expert might be the last to recognize what everyone else can already see. 

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Canela.TV on the launch of Cine Romántico in the US and Latin America,” said Melissa Ingram, senior vice president, multicultural networks and strategy, UP Entertainment. “Their Spanish platform is the perfect home for Cine Romántico’s entertaining, high-quality Spanish-language romance movies.”

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