El Rey Network Launches on Verizon Fios


AUSTIN: Through a deal with Verizon Communications, El Rey Network is now available for Verizon Fios TV customers in the U.S.

The network, a 24-hour English-language channel founded by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, will be included in the Ultimate, Preferred, Mundo and Mundo Total TV plans. Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network offers original scripted and unscripted programming, movies and cult-classic acquired series.

Current original series airing on El Rey Network include From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, the lucha libre program 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 General Manager 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.”