El Rey Network Now Available on Verizon Fios
Austin, TX, July 29, 2016 -- Today, Verizon Communications Inc. and El Rey Network announced that the network is now available to Verizon Fios TV customers. El Rey will be included in the Ultimate, Preferred, Mundo and Mundo Total TV plans on channel 198. El Rey Network is an English-language general entertainment network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez (From Dusk Till Dawn, Sin City, Spy Kids, Machete). Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network unites the most culturally diverse generation in history through fearless original scripted and unscripted programming, movies, and cult-classic acquired series that awaken the renegade in everyone. Current original series airing on El Rey Network include "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series," the Lucha Libre wrestling series "Lucha Underground" and "El Rey Network presents: The Director's Chair".
"We're excited that Verizon Fios customers will now have access to El Rey Network's action packed programming, including the upcoming seasons of 'Lucha Underground' and 'From Dusk Till Dawn: the Series'," commented El Rey Network President and GM Daniel Tibbets. "El Rey's programming reflects the diverse face of America and we are pleased that Verizon Fios sees the value in presenting this programming to their customers."
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York City, has a diverse workforce of nearly 162,700 and generated nearly $132 billion in 2015 revenues. Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with 113.2 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premiere all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.
About El Rey Network
El Rey Network is a 24-hour English language network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network unites "the new mainstream" through badass content that awakens the renegade in everyone. El Rey's action-packed slate is anchored by signature series including the original drama, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series", the one-on-one interview program, "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" and "Lucha Underground," a Lucha Libre wrestling series from Mark Burnett. El Rey Network's lineup also showcases a wide range of iconic feature films and TV series including genre, cult classics, action, and horror/sci-fi. El Rey Network LLC is jointly owned by Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures with a minority stake held by Univision Networks & Studios, Inc.