Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMTV) is the only publicly traded pure-play U.S. media company targeting the high growth U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets with leading broadcast and cable television and digital content platforms. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Hemisphere owns and operates five leading U.S. Hispanic cable networks, two Latin American cable networks, and the leading broadcast television network in Puerto Rico, and has ownership interests in a new broadcast television network in Colombia and a Spanish-language OTT service in the U.S. Hemisphere’s portfolio consists of:
Cinelatino: the leading Spanish-language movie channel, featuring the largest selection of contemporary Spanish-language blockbusters and critically-acclaimed titles from Mexico, Latin America, Spain and the Caribbean.
WAPA America: the leading cable network targeting Puerto Ricans and other Caribbean Hispanics living in the U.S., featuring the highly rated news and entertainment programming produced by WAPA.
WAPA: Puerto Rico’s leading broadcast television network with the highest primetime and full day ratings in Puerto Rico. Founded in 1954, WAPAproduces approximately 70 hours per week of top-rated news and entertainment programming.
Pasiones: the prominent network showcasing the most popular telenovelas and serialized dramas from the top global content producers.
Centroamerica TV: the leading network targeting Central Americans living in the U.S., the third-largest U.S. Hispanic group, featuring the most popular news, entertainment and soccer programming from Central America.
Television Dominicana: the leading network targeting Dominicans living in the U.S., featuring the most popular news and entertainment programming from the Dominican Republic.
Canal 1: a partnership with leading Colombian content producers, is one of only three national broadcast television networks in Colombia. The partnership was awarded a 10-year renewable broadcast TV concession for Canal 1 in Colombia in 2016. The concession provides the partnership with a rare opportunity to access one of Latin America’s most robust and stable economies with an attractive television advertising market. It also provides Hemisphere the opportunity to produce high quality content which can be repurposed on HMTV’s channels and syndicated internationally. The partnership began operating the network on May 1, 2017.
PANTAYA: a cross-platform Spanish-language digital subscription service that is well positioned to be the dominant player in the Spanish-language digital/OTT space. Launched August 1, 2017, the service will allow audiences to access many of the best and most current Spanish-language films. It will include content from Hemisphere’s movie library, Pantelion’s U.S. theatrical titles, Lionsgate’s movie library, and theatrical releases in Mexico.
REMEZCLA: an influential digital media company targeting English speaking and bilingual U.S. Hispanics aged 18–35 through innovative digital content. Hemisphere’s investment is a complementary extension of its portfolio, broadening the Company’s footprint and its reach with the highly coveted Millennial audience.