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Fox launches Spanish-language lifestyle channel in U.S.

Fox International Channels (FIC) is launching a U.S. domestic feed for its Spanish-language lifestyle channel Utilisma. The channel, which airs 100% original lifestyle content, has been available in the U.S. via a domestic feed, but FIC is launching the domestic feed in response to a demand for original Spanish-language lifestyle programming is sees in the country. Leading up to the U.S. domestic launch the channel has been ramping up its original content with well known talent from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Venezuela and other countries. Some of the channel's key programming include Design Shop which features the creation of unique objects for the home; Beauty Plan which, through host and Mexican soap opera star Manola Diez, provides beauty tips and examines different styles; and Make it Simple which looks at simple ways to tackle crafty projects.
May 12, 2010

Fox International Channels (FIC) is launching a U.S. domestic feed for its Spanish-language lifestyle channel Utilisma. The channel, which airs 100% original lifestyle content, has been available in the U.S. via a domestic feed, but FIC is launching the domestic feed in response to a demand for original Spanish-language lifestyle programming is sees in the country. Leading up to the U.S. domestic launch the channel has been ramping up its original content with well known talent from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Venezuela and other countries. Some of the channel’s key programming include Design Shop which features the creation of unique objects for the home; Beauty Plan which, through host and Mexican soap opera star Manola Diez, provides beauty tips and examines different styles; and Make it Simple which looks at simple ways to tackle crafty projects.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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