Cine Sony Coming to Xfinity Latino Package in Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region

New channel features Hollywood films, TV series and music dubbed in Spanish…

cinesonyComcast announced today that Cine Sony Television, a channel that features Hollywood films, TV series and music presented uncensored and commercial free in Spanish, is now available to Greater Chicago Region Xfinity TV customers who subscribe to the Xfinity Latino package.  The region includes Illinois, northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan.  Cine Sony will be available on Channel 619 in the Chicago area and on Channel 385 in Central Illinois.  In addition, package subscribers will be able to view select Cine Sony TV films on Xfinity On Demand and online at www.xfinity.com/tv.

“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.

“Comcast is thrilled to add Cine Sony to its Xfinity Latino channel line-up,” said Ruben Mendiola, vice president and general manager of Multicultural Services at Comcast.  “We are always looking to bring the best content available to our Latino offerings, like Cine Sony’s Hollywood movies dubbed into Spanish.  It’s a new and high quality channel that reinforces our commitment to Latino customers.”

About Cine Sony Television

Cine Sony Television is a Spanish-language entertainment network from Sony Pictures Television, delivering Hollywood excitement to a rapidly growing U.S. Hispanic audience.  Launched in August 2012, the adrenaline-fueled network offers uncensored theatrical action-adventure, suspense, thriller and comedy films from Sony Pictures and other major studios, as well as television series and music programming.  The network also offers on-demand content through its distribution partners.  For more information, visit www.cinesony.com.

About Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal.  Comcast Cable is the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses.  NBCUniversal operates 30 news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.  Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

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