(New York, NY) Ora TV, July 13, 2015 -- Ora TV, the on-demand digital network and Emmy Award-nominated production studio co-founded by global business leader Carlos Slim Helú and iconic broadcaster Larry King, announced today a new partnership with Uno TV, Mexico’s leading digital news channel with more than 8 million unique monthly viewers.
As part of the partnership, Uno TV will provide Ora TV (www.Ora.tv) with Uno TV’s premium Spanish language content across news, entertainment, and sports. The slate of programing encompasses more than 20 distinct shows, and will make Ora TV one of the largest providers of Spanish language content in the US, directly addressing the approximately 60 million US Hispanic audience.
Jon Housman, Ora TV’s CEO said: “Uno TV has built a leadership position in Mexico by creating strong franchises and timely, well-produced shows in a number of categories – they are a great complement to Ora’s existing programing and we’re excited to launch this initiative with them.”Luis Vazquez Fabris, Uno TV’s General manager said: “We have grown our programing and audience dramatically in Mexico over the last couple years, and we are excited to enter into the US market now with Ora TV.”
The Uno TV shows that will be part of this US launch and available on Ora TV are: Las 5 de Natalia, EnFoco, Sexo Opuesto, Las Mujeres, Historias de Uno, Olfato Político, Uno en Resúmen, Espejo Político, En La Mira, Zona de Curvas, Vida Zen, DressCode, Conexión Claro, Uno News, Noticias en Claro, and the editorial participations of several renowned personalities on politics, society, sports, technology, lifestyle and entertainment in Mexico such as Federico Reyes Heroles, Jesús Silva-Herzog M, Carlos Elizondo Mayer-Serra, María Amparo Casar, Leonardo Curzio, Javier Solórzano, Ana María Salazar,Alejandra Cullen, Luis Rubio, Maite Azuela, Martha Anaya, Javier Matuk, Raul Orvañanos and Andre Marin among many others, covering the top stories on the web.
Several of these shows will also be shown on Ora’s Dailymotion channel, as part of an initiative between Ora and Dailymotion, and several consumer brands to reach larger multi-cultural audiences. Tom Brown, Ora TV’s head of advertising sales said, “There is a clear demand for new, high quality, Hispanic-oriented content – especially with the best-in-class visibility that Ora and Dailymotion deliver – and I am proud to lead this exciting initiative within the advertising community.”
Uno TV and Ora TV also announced they will collaborate on a new edition of Newsbreaker en Español, a sister show to the popular social media series Newsbreaker, providing timely videos of breaking news and trending stories to Twitter, AOL, and other partners. Additionally, several of Ora TV’s programs including its Emmy-nominated Larry King Now will air on Uno TV in Mexico.
About Ora TV:
Ora TV is a television production studio and on-demand digital network launched in July 2012 with the Emmy nominated Larry King Now, viewed millions of times per month online, and broadcasted on TV around the world on Hulu and Ora.tv. Other Ora TV programming includes: Politicking with Larry King, DweebCast, Off The Grid with Jesse Ventura, Catching Hell, Emmy-nominated Real Girl’s Kitchen with Haylie Duff and Beer Geeks, plus the recently launched series Brown Bag Wine Tasting with William Shatner. Ora is funded by América Móvil, the leading Latin American wireless service provider, with a majority interest held by noted global business leader Carlos Slim Helú.
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About Uno TV:
Uno TV is a Mexican digital media company with a focus around Sports, News, Technology, Entertainment and University Debates. Uno delivers over 74 Million page views per month, and also reaches 55 Million users through its SMS and email user base.