Hemisphere Media Group's networks to launch on YouTube TV

WAPA América, Cinelatino y Pasiones, which serve the U.S. Hispanic/Latino market at large, will be offered as part of the streaming service’s plans.

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Three of the Hemisphere Media Group, Inc’s cable networks are now available in HD on YouTube TV, YouTube’s subscription streaming service that lets users watch live and on-demand TV on any screen. WAPA América, Cinelatino y Pasiones, which serve the U.S. Hispanic/Latino market at large, are the ones that users can watch on the platform.
 
“We look for partners who mirror our values and understand the importance of serving the Hispanic/Latino market with high-quality, culturally relevant content; as such, we are delighted to expand our overall relationship with Google and join forces with YouTube TV once again. We at Hemisphere Media Group strive to reach our consumers via the platforms they enjoy and feel comfortable with, and are thrilled to not only reaffirm, but bolster our offering, bringing our audiences more of the programming they love anytime, anywhere, now via YouTube TV,” said Alan Sokol, President and CEO of Hemisphere Media Group, Inc.
 
The three networks will be offered as part of the streaming service’s Spanish Plan for an  initial rate of 24.99 dollars per month for the first six months, and 34.99 per month after. The networks will also be included as part of the Spanish Plus add-on for existing YouTube TV Base Plan customers for 9.99 dollars per month for the first six months, 14.99 per month after.
 
With this alliance, subscribers access to more of their favorite Spanish-language content including top-rated news and entertainment programming from Puerto Rico, blockbusters and critically acclaimed films from Mexico, Latin America, Spain and the Caribbean, and hit international telenovelas and drama series.
 
YouTube TV is a subscription streaming service that lets viewers watch live and on-demand TV from more than 85 top channels through a simple and award-winning experience. It offers live & local sports, news, shows, movies, and more, and can be watched on any screen (phone, tablet, TV, computer). Membership comes with free unlimited cloud DVR storage space to record all your favorites, personalized watch recommendations, and a family plan.