NUVOtv Acquires ‘Dexter’ for Basic Cable Syndication
via press release:
NUVOtv ANNOUNCES BASIC CABLE SYNDICATION DEAL
FOR THE SHOWTIME DRAMA “DEXTER”
Acclaimed Drama Series Will Make its Basic Cable Premiere on NUVOtv in January 2014
LOS ANGELES, December 12, 2013 – NUVOtv, the premiere English-language entertainment network created for the modern Latino audience, announced today a content licensing agreement for the basic cable syndication rights to the SHOWTIME drama DEXTER. The award-winning, critically acclaimed series will make its basic cable premiere on NUVOtv on January 13, 2014 when the network begins rolling out episodes for all eight seasons – presented uncut and in their entirety.
“We are absolutely thrilled that NUVOtv has acquired the rights to air the first window of this groundbreaking series on basic cable,” said Bill Hilary, Executive Vice President, Programming, NUVOtv. “DEXTER’s brilliant ensemble of Latino cast members, in lead and supporting roles, throughout all eight seasons, will resonate positively with our young NUVOtv audience. Having been the #1 rated series on Showtime with the Latino audience, this multi-award-winning drama is a great addition to the slate of new original series planned for NUVOtv over the next year.”
Dexter Morgan is America’s favorite serial killer. As a Miami forensics expert, he spends his days solving crimes and nights committing them. Golden Globe® winner Michael C. Hall stars in the hit Showtime Original Series.
The series features a stellar cast of Latino actors including recent Alma-award winner Lauren Velez, David Zayas, Angel Juan Marcos Batista, Aimee Garcia, Christian Camargo, Edward James Olmos and Jimmy Smits, to name just a few. In support of the series’ January premiere on NUVOtv, the network has launched a dedicated area on its website at mynuvotv.com/dexter.
NUVOtv (www.myNUVOtv.com) is the premiere English-language entertainment network created for Modern Latinos, embodying the spirit and multi-dimensional lifestyle of the modern Latino audience. Providing original, Latino-inspired entertainment and lifestyle programming, NUVOtv is available in more than 32 million homes nationwide with major distribution partners: AT&T U-verse, Comcast, Cox, Dish Network, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FIOS. The network is widely available in all top Hispanic DMAs and most major US markets including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago and New York. Iconic superstar and powerhouse entrepreneur, Jennifer Lopez serves as NUVOtv’s Chief Creative Officer collaborating closely with the network on programming strategy, creative elements, production and marketing