DISH expanded its programming lineup with the addition of Fusion Network, a new channel with a unique mix of original reporting, lifestyle, and comedic content aimed at young, multicultural viewers. As the first nationwide provider of Fusion, DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH), continues to grow its appeal to a variety of audiences.
"Through its television and digital properties, Fusion speaks to a diverse new generation across all DISH customers," said Alfredo Rodriguez, vice president of marketing. "DISH's overall lineup is greatly enhanced by Fusion, helping us to better connect with an important viewing demographic that is an increasingly influential member of today's marketplace."
Fusion is the latest programming to debut from the March distribution agreement with The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) that has vastly expanded live and on demand content for DISH customers. Subscribers to America's Top 250 packages and higher will see Fusion in their lineup as well as subscribers in most DishLATINO packages. Fusion On Demand will also be available in the coming week.
"Fusion is committed to delivering content that champions a diverse, smart, and inclusive America through programming that is infused with humor, diverse voices, and many viewpoints," said Fusion CEO Isaac Lee. "We are thrilled to be partnering with DISH to bring our unique content offering to a larger audience."
Fusion, which launched in October 2013, is a joint venture between Univision Communications Inc. and the Disney/ABC Television Network.