Advanced Television


Canela.TV on WatchFree+

Canela Media, a minority-owned technology driven company committed to redefining digital media experiences for the Hispanic community, has announced that the Canela.TV free channel is now available on VIZIO’s free streaming service. Canela.TV on WatchFree+ offers over 10,000 hours of entertainment for adults and children including comedies, docuseries, novelas, cartoons, dramas and action films. WatchFree+ […]

December 15, 2022

Moonbug content on Canela Kids

Canela Media, the technology driven company providing digital media experiences for the Hispanic community, has bolstered the content line-up for Canela Kids through a partnership with Moonbug Entertainment. Canela Kids, a section on Canela.TV curated for children ages 2-12, now features three new linear channels, entirely in Spanish: Moonbug Kids, Love Nature amd Mundo Pequeño. […]

August 23, 2022

DAZN, Fathom Events bring Canelo vs Triple G to US cinemas

In a boxing rubber match, Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennadiy ‘GGG; Golovkin, two of the Sweet Science’s all-time pound-for-pound greats, will confront each other a for a third time on September 17th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Thanks to a partnership between DAZN and Fathom Events, fight fans across the US will be […]

August 17, 2022

Canela.TV on Roku’s Espacio Latino

Canela Media has announced that six of Canela.TV’s channels will debut on The Roku Channel’s Espacio Latino, their new Spanish language offering. Some of the channels being offered will be available directly in Espacio Latino as well as in The Roku Channel’s Live TV Guide. “Hispanic audiences have long been an underserved consumer – an […]

June 7, 2022

Canela Media launching Canela Kids

During a virtual IAB NewFront Presentation, Canela Media’s founder and CEO Isabel Rafferty announced that the company will be adding to its portfolio of ad-supported brands with Canela Kids, a new Spanish-language AVoD destination for kids ages 2-12. The Canela Kids app, launching August 16th, will be available on all devices and feature educational, safe […]

May 6, 2022

Canela appoints Banerjee as CPTO

Canela Media, the digital media technology company, has announced the appointment of Dr Shampa Banerjee as its first ever Chief Product & Technology Officer (CPTO). Prior to joining Canela Media, Banerjee served as an Executive Vice President at ViacomCBS and the Chief Product Officer for Pluto TV. The announcement was made by Isabel Rafferty, Canela […]

May 4, 2022

Canela Media closes $32m Series A funding

Canela Media, a digital media technology company, has announced the completion of an oversubscribed $32 million (€28.6m) Series A funding round. The investment was co-led by Acrew Capital and Angeles Investors with participation from Link Ventures, TEGNA Ventures and Samsung NEXT. BMO Harris Bank provided an additional $10 million of capital. In addition, existing investors […]

February 25, 2022

Canela.TV uses AI-powered Moods

Canela.TV, the AVoD services for US Hispanics, has expanded its partnership with Vionlabs, to offer subscribers personalised content discovery based on the emotions each content category evokes. This is Vionlabs first partnership in the US going live with Moods, which is part of Vionlabs Fingerprint+ product. Moods harnesses AI to analyse video metadata to extract […]

February 8, 2022

Canela.TV app on Samsung TV

Canela.TV, the AVoD streaming service for US Hispanics, has announced the launch of its app on Samsung TV. Samsung TV owners in the US can now access a complete library of Spanish-language movies and series with the Canela.TV app on VoD and on linear FAST Channels. Integrated into Samsung’s Smart TV platform, Samsung TV owners […]

January 6, 2022

XUMO adds Canela.TV

Canela.TV, the AVoD service for US Hispanics, is joining XUMO’s roster of  channels. The free, ad-supported XUMO TV service brings together digital streaming content across 12 genres, featuring live and on-demand entertainment. Canela.TV is available on channel 501. “Canela.TV is changing the way Latinos can feel represented and learn more about Hispanic culture through entertainment,” […]

December 16, 2021