A cable network that’s part of the A+E Networks family is undergoing a relaunch today, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. The network is History en Espanol, which relaunches with a new on-air look, new programming strategy, and more than twice the number of premiere hours.
The announcement was made today by Edward Sabin, Managing Director, Americas, and Head of Commercial Operations, International. Said Sabin: “We’re injecting HEE’s primetime schedule with new genres of programming to serve an even wider segment of the growing Hispanic audience throughout the U.S. as we continue to grow our channel.”
“The new lineup includes popular docuseries such as ‘Barbarians Rising’ and factual hits such as ‘Hunting Hitler’ and ‘Pawn Stars,’ along with ground-breaking scripted series,” the announcement notes. “In addition, HEE is set to premiere ‘Embajadores de la Mafia,’ which delves into the arrival of the Italian-American mafia in Latin America. The channel will also launch a Spanish language Facebook fan page offering even more opportunities for audiences to engage with their favorite shows.”
Beginning today, HEE’s prime-time programming features nightly vertical themes. Here’s how they’re described in the announcement:
- Monday kicks off with a new “High Octane Auto” programming block that features a new season of Counting Cars together with returning favorites Leepu & Pitbull and Lost in Transmission.
- On Tuesdays, historical treasures are found and restored inback-to-back episodes of the new season of American Restoration followed by American Pickers.
- Wednesdays “Epic Mysteries” focus on the unknown with the HEE premiere of Missing in Alaska together with In Search of Ancient Aliens and Hangar 1: The UFO Files.
- Thursdays’ “Wild History” block will launch an all-new season of Mountain Men, and the return of Ice Road Truckers: Deadliest Roads and Ax Men.
- Primetime on Fridays will kick off weekends throughout November with “The Hidden Truth,” a three-hour programming block featuring HEE premieres of Last Days of the Nazis and Hunting Hitler.
- Saturday’s “Mega Specials + Dramas” will feature Seven Deadly Sins, The Bible Rules and specials God v. Satan, The Real Face of Jesus, Secret Access: The Vatican and Jesus: The Lost 40 Days.
- Sundays will focus on reality with new and returning episodes of Pawn Stars, History’s blockbuster series.
History en Espanol launched in 2004 and is widely distributed in the U.S. on AT&T; Charter; Comcast; Cox; Dish; DirecTV; Verizon FiOS; and other carriers.