Hulu signs deal with Telemundo, Sony to add Spanish-language content

Hulu announced it has signed new multi-year agreements with Telemundo and Sony Pictures Television that will add hundreds of episodes of popular telenovelas, Almodovar films and Spanish-language programming to the streaming service for the first time.

In its first-ever deal with Telemundo, Hulu will add five popular Spanish-language series from the network to its library. All past episodes of hit series “La Reina del Sur”, “Celia” and “Bajo El Mismo Cielo” are now available to stream on Hulu, and the complete catalogs of “Tierra de Reyes” and “La Patrona” will make their debut beginning April 15th. The agreement was made by the NBCUniversal Television and New Media Distribution group.

Through a separate deal with Sony Pictures Television, Hulu has acquired the streaming rights to a selection of telenovelas and teleseries including “Lady”, “La Vendendora de Rosas”, “Doña Barbara”, as well as comedy series “Los Beltran” and crime dramas “El Mariachi”, “Metastasis” and “En la Boca del Lobo”. The deal also encompasses feature films “El Mariachi” and “The Secret in Their Eyes”, as well as nine critically acclaimed films from Academy Award-winning Director Pedro Almodóvar, including “The Skin I Live In”, “Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown”, “All About My Mother”, “Bad Education”, “Broken Embraces”, “Talk to Her and Law of Desire”, which are all now available to stream on Hulu.