LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2015
LOS ANGELES, CA – May 5, 2015 – The TuYo revolution has officially begun! TuYo (http://www.tuyoTV.net), the first IPTV network owned and developed by award-winning Hispanic entertainment executives, will provide free, a la carte and pay-per-content channel, bilingual and multicultural entertainment options for viewers when it debuts in July. The network allows users to choose between curated content channels or the ability to create their own viewing grid within the digital network’s content mix of original series, scripted series, documentary films, novelas, reality, sports, gaming and news programming. The network is previewing some of its original content offerings at http://www.tuyotv.net.
“TuYo was created to expand the content options for audiences and creators on digital broadcast networks today,” said Pete Salgado, Founder/CEO of TuYo and the Executive Producer of the award-winning docu-reality series “I Love Jenni” and former manager of Latin Icon Jenni Rivera. “We have cultivated the best in programming and entertainment in Spanish and English, creating an opportunity for new and established talent and production partners to showcase the best in one-of-a-kind content serving an immediate viewing audience. We know that we have created a vital platform that delivers the best in unique bilingual content to a marketplace that has been waiting for this mix in one of the most-discussed platforms – IPTV.”
The TuYo executive team consists of leading Hispanic entertainment executives Mari Urdaneta (Emmy Award winning Producer, Latin World Entertainment), VP of Programming/Creative; Javier Morales (IM Records), VP of Acquisitions and Licensing; and Enrique Calderon (Lemon Films, OCESA MX), Director of Production.
“TuYo is the first Hispanic broadcast platform that includes talent in its business model, giving creators of all languages the opportunity to develop the in-house content that they’ve always dreamt of,” said Urdandeta. “It is content for a new generation of bilingual audiences.”
The network has entered into content platform partner agreements with U.S. and Mexico based companies and talent, including Latin World Entertainment, World of Wonder, VIP 2000, Dhana Media, Great Glass Productions, as well as celebrity partners including Emmy award winning host Carlos Calderon, actress Adriana Barraza (Babel, Amores Perros), singer Don Omar, actress/host Giselle Blondet, actress/host Karla Monroig, actress Adriana Fonseca, Singer Frankie J, actress/social media influencer Gaby Trucco TV Host Liliana Moyano, World Champion Boxer Fernando Vargas, Singer Sheyla Tadeo, Actress/Model Patricia Velazquez, Musical and Visual Artists Kool Aid & Edubb, Urban music VJ/radio host Frankie Needles, among others.
TuYo is already found on AppleTV, Roku, Google Chrome and Fire Fly TV; and can be downloaded on any Apple/Android, smart TV or tablet.
TuYo is a premium streaming IPTV service specializing in content for the connected audience. A privately held company, the network app can be found on the Apple and Google store, as well as through smart TV manufacturers including set-top boxes and DVRs. The company is based in Los Angeles, CA and distributes its content via IPTV.
About Pete Salgado:
Pete Salgado is an entertainment producer and manager, having worked with artists and actors in both general market and Hispanic. He is an award-winning Executive Producer of the cable TV series “I Love Jenni,” “Jenni Rivera Presents: Chiquis ‘n Control,” “Chiquis and Raq-C” and “Welcome To Los Vargas,” as well as the “Simplemente Jenni” broadcast TV special. He was the longtime manager and advisor to the late Latin music Icon Jenni Rivera.
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