The new destination will offer thousands of hours of content to Spanish-speaking audiences in the US, including original productions.
Roku announced its expanding The Roku Channel to include a completely new category of entertainment with the launch of Espacio Latino, a brand-new Spanish language destination in the US, offering thousands of hours of content to Spanish-speaking audiences to discover and enjoy in one easy location.
From sports, news entertainment, telenovelas, movies, music and more, Espacio Latino features thousands of free, original, and exclusive movies and TV shows in Spanish, plus popular English titles dubbed and sub-titled.
Users can enjoy titles featuring popular stars including Hunting Ava Bravo (Wild Sheep Content, Top Dead Center Films, Chollawood Productions) starring Kate del Castillo, Hernan (A+E Networks) starring Oscar Jaenada and Michel Brown, A la Mala (Lionsgate) starring Aislinn Derbez and Mauricio Ochman, Enamorada (Cisneros) starring Gaby Espino and Rene Lavan, Amor Comprado starring Elizabeth Gutierrez and Marjorie de Sousa (Cisneros) and many more.
Espacio Latino will also feature more than 50 Spanish language Live TV channels, with over 25 of those being brand-new to The Roku Channel. All channels are accessible via Espacio Latino and The Roku Channel’s Live TV Guide. Content from Premium Subscriptions will also be available for streamers to enjoy in the category.
Roku Original titles will be available on Espacio Latino, including the recently released title Mamas narrated in Spanish by Zoë Saldaña, and the company’s first scripted Spanish Language Roku Original, Natural Born Narco, which will debut on July 8.
The company is already working with content partners to bring its streamers best-in-class Spanish language entertainment. New partners bringing content to Espacio Latino include NBCUniversal Telemundo, Hemisphere Media Group, Cisneros Media, Eurochannel, Weather Group, Canela.TV, plus existing Roku Channel partners including Lionsgate, Cinedigm, A+E Networks, BBC Studios, Sony Pictures Television, Film Movement, Pantaya, EstrellaTV, TelevisaUnivision, beIN Sports and more.