Hulu to launch MundoFox content, including ‘El Mariachi’ series
What: Hulu, the website and over-the-top (OTT) subscription service , has launched 7 top titles from spanish-language broadcaster MundoFOX – including the current season of El Mariachi.
Why it matters:Through this partnership, Hulu becomes the first on-demand partner to distribute MundoFox's premium content.
Hulu, the website and over-the-top (OTT) ad-supported subscription service offering , has launched 7 top titles from Spanish-language broadcaster MundoFOX – including the current season of El Mariachi, to boost its Spanish programming lineup.
Hulu became MundoFOX’s first on-demand partner in April, first announced at the Hulu Upfront presentation in NYC. Through this partnership, Hulu can distribute MundoFox's premium content, which is currently available in 75% of U.S. Hispanic homes through affiliates. Mundo Fox is a joint venture between 21st Century Fox’s Fox International Channels and Colombian broadcaster RCN Televisión. Hulu is a joint venture of 21st Century Fox, Disney and NBCUniversal, according to Variety.
Users have free access to all current-season of episodes of “El Mariachi” and 13 episodes of “Dos Lunas”. For the five other MundoFox only one episode is available for free but users can sign up for Hulu Plus (US $7.99 per month) and watch the rest.
The MundoFOX titles now streaming on Hulu are:
Based on the Robert Rodriguez film of the same name, El Mariachi, is about Martin, a young mariachi musician who is mistaken as a hired assassin and is inadvertently thrown into a war with the cartels.
In a major slum called La Colina, young idealist Hache (Ricardo Abarca) and his friends will confront the drug dealers who control the neighborhood.
A critically-acclaimed series of mystery and intrigue that gathers elements from the real and the supernatural worlds; its main character, a 17-year-old who has escaped from a dark community.
Each week, the characters face a deadend or an inevitable fate that will change their lives forever.
The story of León Robles, a Spanish psychiatrist in a new town and a new job, searching for his twin sister.
A collection of dramatic series based on the classic Mexican musical known as “Corrido.”
The story of a woman, played by Barbara Mori, trying to cope with her split personality disorder sparked by a tormented past.