Advanced Television

US Hispanic

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

Roku launches Espacio Latino

Roku has announced the launch of Espacio Latino, a new destination for US Hispanic audiences, offering a collection of programming geared at Spanish speakers on The Roku Channel, which is free for users. At launch, Espacio Latino will feature thousands of hours of free movies and TV shows in Spanish, some of which are original […]

June 6, 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

Research: Latinx viewers demand better representation

With conversations about race, cultural diversity, and inclusion front and centre in society, Latinx audiences expect to see even more diversity now in media than ever before, according to Horowitz Research’s latest FOCUS Latinx: Consumer Engagement 2021 report. Two thirds (64 per cent) of Latinx consumers surveyed feel the media plays a big role in […]

January 26, 2022

DistroTV debuts free-to-stream Spanish bundle

DistroTV, the independent, free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) platform, has lauched DistroTV Español. The new free-to-stream channel bundle features 20+ Spanish-speaking channels and will be available to Spanish speakers in the US, as well as Spanish speakers in Latin America. This comes on the heels of the streaming platform’s push to expand its global audience […]

January 21, 2022

Tplus brand launching on Peacock

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has announced the launch of Tplus, a new content brand designed to serve US Hispanics. Tplus content will launch on Peacock in autumn 2022 and will be available on the streamer’s premium tier. Programming will include a wide range of Spanish and English-language entertainment, news, and sports content appealing to all US […]

January 14, 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

Canela.TV launches Canela Music

Canela.TV, the AVoD streaming services for US Hispanics, has announced the availability of Canela Music. Featuring a combination of linear and VoD, Canela Music will offer a lend of Latin music programming, featuring various genres from Latin Pop, Regional Mexican, Classics, Romantic, and more. Verizon, Nissan and Target are amongst some of the partners teaming […]

October 14, 2021