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HITN-TV Adds Four Shows To Schedule

HITN-TV, the Spanish-language educational and public TV channel, is adding four new series to its lineup, according to officials.

La Tiendita de Mopatop, or Mopatop’s Shop, is a children's series co-produced by Jim Henson Productions and Carlton Television. Using stories designed to stimulate language development and creative thinking, children are introduced to age appropriate concepts such as shapes, musical sounds, the weather and friendship.

Another new series is Narigota- La Aventura del Agua, or Raindrop, the Water'sAdventure, an animation series that brings a message for children and families about the importance of preserving the environment, the series looks at the daily aspects of water including its uses, its importance in the environment, and water conservation.

Depicting real life stories about social issues like alcoholism, AIDS, cybernetic predators, drug abuse and domestic violence, Situación Límite, or Limit Situation, is a new tele-drama for the mature Hispanic audience. The series provides viewers with a comprehensive, up-to-date look at challenging, prevalent topics that impact not only Latinos but society as a whole.

La Tierra del Aguila, or Land of the Eagle, is an original documentary produced by the BBC focusing on the natural history of North America. The series relates the story of how North America was discovered and tamed. Providing multi-faceted enlightening information, the narrative is told through two sides: Native Americans and the European newcomers.