HITN will start airing, in Spanish, “Servant of the People,” starring Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine. HITN aired the show this April 4th at 9:00 pm ET/PT in the United States. HITN-TV currently reaches more than 44 million homes in the United States and Puerto Rico through Directv, AT&T U-verse, AT&T TV, Dish Network, Verizon FiOS TV, Comcast Xfinity, Charter Spectrum, Mediacom, CenturyLink, Prism, and Altice; plus Liberty Cable and Claro in Puerto Rico.
“We are delighted to be able to transmit ‘Servant of the People’, in Spanish, for our community. Volodymyr Zelensky has, without initially setting out to, become a world-class modern hero, and we believe that this series will allow the public to know in-depth his strengths and weaknesses as well as the vision and spirit of leadership that has inspired his people,” said Erika Vogt -Lowell Director of Programming and Acquisitions for HITN.
The comedy enchanted the Ukrainian people and led Zelensky to win the presidential elections in 2019. “Servant of the People” is the story of a humble high school teacher that is nominated by his students for the presidency of the country. With the help of the students, the teacher surprisingly wins the elections and establishes a government based on principles of honesty and service. In the series, the character defies corruption and faces problems with simplicity and unusual clarity. This utopic idea of how a president should be made Zelensky the President of Ukraine, winning by more than 73% of the votes. Many of the particularities of the character have been reflected in Zelensky and in his way of governing. The comedy also shows the normal and dynamic life in Ukraine, a country that right now faces a conflict with Russia.
To help raise awareness of the children and families impacted by the conflict in Ukraine, the Spanish-language television network will be directing viewers to UNICEF, where audiences can find resources on how to help in the humanitarian effort.
Volodymyr Zelensky has, without initially setting out to, become a world-class modern hero ” Erika Vogt -Lowell Director of Programming and Acquisitions for HITN