MIRAMAR, FL – (December 19, 2016) – TeleXitos, the national Spanish-language multicast network that delivers action-adventure series and feature films without subtitles, today announced that Airwolf and Knight Rider will air on the network for the first time beginning Monday, January 2, 2017. Airwolf will kick off TeleXitos’ primetime hour at 8 PM ET / 7 PM CT and Knight Rider will follow at 9 PM ET / 8 PM CT. Click here to view a promo.
“We are excited that our viewers will have an opportunity to watch Airwolf and Knight Rider, two outstanding classic television shows, in a language they prefer and during TeleXitos’ Primetime,” said Barbara Alfonso, Director, TeleXitos. “We look forward to kicking off 2017 with new programming that will allow viewers to revisit their favorite 1980’s crime fighting adventures alongside Stringfellow Hawke and Michael Knight.”
Making their Spanish-language debut in the United States, Airwolf tells the story of “Stringfellow Hawke,” a renegade pilot that makes a deal with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to find his missing brother. Originally aired in 1984 and starring Jan-Michael Vincent, the show’s major player is the high-tech military designed helicopter, “Airwolf” operated by Stringfellow Hawke and his operatives on their espionage missions.
The 1980’s classic show, Knight Rider, starring David Hasselhoff in his breakout role as a crime fighter, features the fan-favorite artificially intelligent Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, “KITT.” The series made its original debut on NBC in 1982 and aired for four years. Viewers can tune in to TeleXitos to watch “Michael Knight” and “KITT” take down criminals who operate above the law.
Launched in December 2014, TeleXitos features action-adventure programming in Spanish-language, without subtitles. The network is available in 21 markets, including Los Angeles (KVEA), New York (WNJU), Miami (WSCV), Houston (KTMD), Dallas-Fort Worth (KXTX), Chicago (WSNS), San Antonio (KVDA), San Francisco Bay Area (KXTX), Phoenix (KTAZ), Harlingen (KTLM), Sacramento (KCSO), Fresno (KNSO), Philadelphia (WWSI), Denver (KDEN), Boston (WNEU), Atlanta (WKTB), Las Vegas (KBLR), Tucson (KHRR), Hartford (WRDM), Salt Lake City (KTMW). Additionally, viewers in West Palm Beach (FL) market will be able to watch the new TeleXitos programming over-the-air or on Xfinity channel 229.
TeleXitos is the Telemundo Station Group’s national multicast network that serves as a destination for viewers who want to watch their favorite action and adventure television series and movies from the 1970s to 2000s in Spanish and without subtitles. As the first multicast network of its kind, TeleXitos features popular action and adventure television series, including "Miami Vice," “Law & Order,” “Baywatch,” "The A-Team," "Xena," "Hercules" and "Homicide: Life On The Streets," as well as blockbuster movies like "Hulk," "The Interpreter," "The Musketeer" and "Van Helsing." "TeleXitos" launched on December 1, 2014 on the multicast channels of the Telemundo Station Group stations and reaches nearly 20 million total households, including more than 4.5 million Hispanic households across the country. "TeleXitos" is programmed around the clock, complements existing Telemundo content and offers local Telemundo stations the opportunity to schedule daily blocks of time with local programming that is of interest to their viewers, like news, sports and special events.