January 25, 2023– LOS ANGELES, CA – Estrella Media, the transformative Spanish-language media company serving a diverse multi-platform Latino audience in the U.S., has added KUDF’s primary channel in Tucson, AZ, to its EstrellaTV network affiliate group. KUDF began broadcasting EstrellaTV on its main channel at the first of the year and is carried on Dish Network Channel 14 and Cox Cable Channel 61. (EstrellaTV was previously multicast on KUDF’s 14.2 channel.)
KUDF is a minority-owned and operated television station serving the Hispanic community in southern Arizona, producing 10 hours of original content a week in addition to broadcasting the EstrellaTV network programming schedule. They produce a fully-local Spanish-language weekday and weekend prime news broadcasts in Tucson, covering local and regional content within Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. They also produce the weekend magazine shows “Arriba Tucson” and “Nuestra Hora con Lety.”
“Adding KUDF’s primary channel to the EstrellaTV affiliate portfolio allows us to expand our network’s reach in the Tucson community,” said Peter Markham, CEO, Estrella Media. “We are bullish about serving the important Hispanic and Spanish language audiences in the U.S. and growing our relationship with KUDF is key to our growth in Tucson and the southern Arizona area.”
About Estrella Media, Inc.
Estrella Media is a leading Spanish-language media company and one of the largest U.S. producers of Spanish-language video and audio content for multi-platform distribution worldwide, with a library of over 20,000 hours of original video content.
Estrella Media’s content studio feeds all its digital and linear media platforms, including EstrellaTV, its national broadcast television network that is seen in over 60 million U.S. households on 16 owned or operated stations and 35 affiliated stations, as well as through cable and satellite providers and digital streaming platforms; Estrella News, the first 24/7 Spanish-language multi-platform digital news network in the U.S.; and Estrella Games, the first 24/7 curated Spanish-language game show channel in the U.S. In 2021, Estrella Media’s digital content surpassed one billion viewership minutes.
Estrella Media also owns and operates 14 radio stations and the Don Cheto Radio Network, airing on 35 affiliated stations throughout the U.S., featuring one of the nation’s most popular radio talents, Don Cheto. Estrella Media also produces large-scale music festivals, concerts, and special events throughout the U.S.
To learn more about Estrella Media and company updates, please visit Estrella Media at estrellamedia.com, and follow us on Twitter @Estrellamedia_, Facebook @Estrellamediainc, and LinkedIn @Estrella Media, Inc.
Contacts for Estrella Media:
Hanna Bolte, HBolte@EstrellaMedia.com, 310-497-5586
Dina White, DWhite@EstrellaMedia.com, 917-226-8366