¡Sorpresa! Lines Up Pispas & More


WEST PALM BEACH: Spanish-language children’s channel ¡Sorpresa! has slated the network premiere of two educational series for preschoolers and kids titled Pispas and El Mundo Animal de Max Rodríguez.

The animated series Pispas tells the story of a group of best friends who use their imaginations to travel around the world with their magical toy, Pispas the van. The show focuses on problem-solving skills and will air Monday through Friday at 10 a.m.

El Mundo Animal de Max Rodríguez will premiere on Monday, March 6, at 7 a.m. The series chronicles the adventures of Max, an eccentric dreamer who wants to follow in the footsteps of the Crocodile Hunter, and Chambimbe, a wise and loyal iguana who accompanies Max on his journey of exploration.

Reruns of El Mundo Animal de Max Rodríguez will air at 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. Reruns of Pispas will air at 3:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ¡Sorpresa! offers programming from Latin America and across the globe. It is currently available on Charter Spectrum, Claro TV, Cox Communications, Frontier Communications, Liberty Cable, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable and VEMOX.

El Mundo Animal de Max Rodríguez and Pispas are extremely well-written shows; the production teams behind these series did a wonderful job showcasing educational programming that’s also entertaining,” said Jesus Piñango, the director of TV content strategy at Olympusat, which owns ¡Sorpresa! “At Olympusat we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality content suitable for Hispanic children.”