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Netflix Expands Spanish Programming Lineup

Netflix said it is expanding the amount of Spanish-language programming available to U.S. subscribers beginning later this month.

Additionally, the streaming video provider will launch an original Spanish-language series — soccer dramedy Club de Cuervos — on August 7.

Netflix's growing roster of Hispanic titles includes series, telenovelas, comedies, documentaries, movies and kids shows, via expanded partnerships with networks including Univision, UniMas and Telemundo.

“Generations have loved shows like El Chavo, and we are confident that they will enjoy recent titles like La Dictadura Perfecta as well as the latest addition to our originals slate, Club de Cuervos,” said Ted Sarandos, chief content officer at Netflix.

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