Discovery announces US Hispanic TV slate

Gabriel Miramar-Garcia ©RapidTVNews | 18-05-2012

Discovery U.S. Hispanic, the home of Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia, has unveiled its 2012-2013 upfront slate, with the theme of 'Discover how far curiosity can take you.'

"Prepare yourself to be astounded by what our networks have to offer in the upcoming year," said Ivan Bargueiras, GM of Discovery U.S. Hispanic. "Our exceptional and diverse lineup satisfies the curiosity of our viewers like never before. This year’s upfront is about how Discovery U.S. Hispanic opens horizons, delivering amazingly unique content, carefully curated and produced for our Spanish-speaking viewers."

Discovery en Español heads-up the 2012-2013 season with originals such as NorteAmerica, an inside look at the natural wonders of our continent; Volando por el Mundo, which shows the world through the eyes of birds, in partnership with Google Earth, and Batalla de Ingenios, Discovery en Español’s first ever reality game show. Also, 2111 returns for a second season, showing what Latin America’s cities will look like in the year 2111.

Coming off a record-breaking year of double digit growth, Discovery Familia is introducing Sexy y Saludable ('East Yourself Sexy'), which follows women through their transformation from "saggy and stressed-out to sexy and stunning," and a new Spanish version of 10 Years Younger called 10 Años Menos, specially created for the Hispanic viewing audience.