Cine Sony TV To Launch On Comcast Cable

Spanish language movie network Cine Sony Television has reached a distribution deal with Comcast Cable, the network announced Tuesday.  

The Sony Pictures Television-owned service’s lineup of uncensored Spanish-language Hollywood films, music and TV series is now available to Comcast’s Xfinity customers on the operator's broadly-distributed Latino TV package, as well as on Xfinity On Demand and, according to network officials.

“We are committed to providing quality entertainment to the broadest range of TV viewers who would like more Spanish-language Hollywood content. With this multi-year Comcast deal we are now able to reach a significant amount of viewers who make up this vibrant market and drive box-office success,” said Superna Kalle, senior vice president, networks, Sony Pictures Television and general manager, Cine Sony Television in a statement.  

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