Univision Communications Inc. announced that Univision, UniMás and Galavisión are available on YouTube TV. Additionally, subscribers in the top Hispanic markets, including Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Dallas and Chicago, among others, also now have a new way to access Univision and UniMás’ highly rated local news, weather and programming. Univision's network and local content is immediately available to YouTube TV members as part of the subscription streaming service’s standard offering.
“We are delighted to partner with YouTube TV to expand Univision’s robust portfolio of networks and stations to include YouTube TV,” said Hamed Nasseri, Vice President, Content Distribution, Univision. “Amid the popularity of streaming services as well as the growing influence of our Hispanic community, this is an important step to ensure that our audience has access to our leading Spanish-language news, sports, and entertainment wherever they consume content. We are excited for today’s launch and recognize YouTube TV’s continued commitment to serving our growing and influential Hispanic audience.”
“We’re thrilled to introduce three new networks from Univision to our YouTube TV base membership, expanding our lineup of diverse content for our YouTube TV members,” said Lori Conkling, Global Head of TV & Film Partnerships at YouTube. “This launch will give our members access to even more Spanish-language news, sports and entertainment to enjoy on our service.”
In addition to Univision’s live network and local programming, YouTube TV will also carry the company’s video-on-demand (VOD) content at launch, making it even more convenient for fans to catch up on their favorite shows. Plus, YouTube TV subscribers will also be able to get authenticated access to the Univision App, the company’s TV everywhere platform, using their YouTube TV credentials.