Vme TV Expands Nature Programming with Off the Fence

MIAMI, April 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vme TV, the only national Spanish-language television network affiliated with public television stations, has inked a deal with Off the Fence to broadcast a total of 75 hours of nature-focused, educational programming, beginning May 2015.

The array of factual content to air on Vme TV aims to provide a fresh perspective across a range of topics including environment, wildlife, climate and cultures. Off the Fence has been praised with more than 80 recognitions including those awarded by Royal Television Society, Emmy, Golden Panda and Grand Teton.

"Vme TV is pleased to collaborate with Off the Fence and expose our viewers to programming that is rich with knowledge and cultural learning," said Doris Vogelmann, Vme TV's vice-president of programming. "We hope to engage families and build on their understanding of their surroundings with content that will offer them a fascinating learning experience."

This agreement with Off the Fence complements Vme TV's mission: to provide enriching, quality programming for Hispanic Americans in the United States. By airing these programs, the network offers viewers a superior viewing experience that is entertaining for the entire family while simultaneously peaking interest in learning.

"Vme TV's platform is a natural fit for Off the Fence," said Ludo Dufour, sales manager at Off the Fence. "Our content seeks to inspire viewers and shape an understanding of the world around them. Vme TV's efforts to educate its audiences are without a doubt in tune with what our programming strives to accomplish."

Available in 43 markets and reaching more than 70 million households in the United States, Vme TV is available through Comcast, DIRECTV, DISH Network and AT&T U-verse among other local cable companies. To find your local channel or to learn more about Vme TV, visit www.vmetv.com or follow us on social media via www.facebook.com/vmetv or www.twitter.com/vmetv.

About Vme Television

Vme TV (pronounced veh-meh), is the first national Spanish-language television network in association with public television stations. Reaching more than 70 million households in the United States, Vme TV is broadcast in 43 markets by PBS stations and is available on DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse, as well as major cable companies including Comcast. The 24-hour digital broadcast service is dedicated to entertain, educate and inspire families in Spanish with a contemporary mix of original productions, exclusive premieres, acquisitions, and popular public television programs specially adapted for Hispanics. To find your local channel or to learn more about Vme TV, visit www.vmetv.com or follow us on social media via www.facebook.com/vmetv or www.twitter.com/vmetv.

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Source: Vme TV