Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez’s English-language, Latino-infused cable network El Rey will cease operations on Dec 31. The news comes after Univision announced last month that it had exited its minority position in the network and production studio created by Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures. El Rey has steadily lost linear distribution over the past year, with AT&T dropping the channel in January and Charter removing it in September.
El Rey Network has appointed veteran media industry executive Mauricio Rios vice president, programming and acquisitions. His background is in programming content for U.S. Hispanics and young viewers, with experience in engaging these core audiences through digital and streaming platforms, Rios will also leverage his extensive relationships to help El Rey expand the brand across new […]
Today, Suddenlink Communications and El Rey Network announced the launch of the 24-hour cable network on Suddenlink systems in select cities across the U.S. El Rey Network is an English-language general entertainment network founded by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez (From Dusk Till Dawn, Sin City, Spy Kids, Machete) that offers original scripted and unscripted programming, movies […]
Today, Dish Network and El Rey Network announced that El Rey Network is now available to Dish customers. El Rey Network is an English-language general entertainment network founded by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez (From Dusk Till Dawn, Sin City, Spy Kids, Machete) that offers original scripted and unscripted programming, movies and cult-classic acquired series “Dish is […]
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) – Prolific TV producer Mark Burnett has a new venture. He’s helping to launch an American version of the popular lucha libre wrestling league from Mexico. Burnett said Sunday that he is becoming a partner with Lucha Libre AAA to create the American league, and it will be shown on the brand-new […]