THE NFL COMES TO NBCUNIVERSAL'S mun2 IN SPANISH ON SEPTEMBER 28th
The new "La NFL en mun2" franchise will feature Exclusive Spanish-language Telecasts of Primetime Hispanic Heritage Game, Thanksgiving Night Game, Playoff Games and Super Bowl XLIX
LOS ANGELES - September 22, 2014 - NBCUniversal's Hispanic cable network mun2, announced today it will broadcast in Spanish some of the most exciting NFL games of the 2014 season. The high-profile package includes the broadcast of the primetime New Orleans Saints-Dallas Cowboys Hispanic Heritage Game in Arlington, Texas, on September 28, and the NFL's Thanksgiving night game on November 27 featuring an NFC Championship Game rematch between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara. In addition, mun2 will offer a Wild Card game and a Divisional Playoff game followed by the exclusive Spanish-language telecast of Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona on February 1st , 2015.
"We are extremely proud to be making history by offering for the first time ever on our air the biggest sports event in US, the Super Bowl, in Spanish," said Ruben Mendiola, President, mun2. "Thanks to our partnership with NBC Sports Group, we are going to be able to bring the most culturally relevant coverage of the NFL's biggest game to the valuable and passionate Latino fans in their own language."
The announcement continues to cement mun2's plans to reach a broader multi-platform Hispanic audience for the network. mun2's Spanish-language NFL broadcasts will feature some of Hispanic television's most recognized announcers and authorities of the sport, coupled with exclusive shoulder programming supporting each game across multiple screens.
"La NFL en mun2" joins mun2's robust sports offering which includes the Barclays Premier League, La NASCAR en mun2, FIFA World Cup starting in 2015, and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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