Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HMTV) (the “Company”) the only publicly traded pure-play U.S. media company targeting the high growth Hispanic TV/cable networks business, today announced that the Company has been added to the Russell 2000, Russell 3000 and Russell Global Indexes as part of Russell Investments' second-quarter IPO additions that took place after market close on June 28, 2013.
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About Hemisphere Media Group, Inc.Hemisphere Media Group (NASDAQ: HMTV) is the only publicly-traded pure-play U.S. Spanish-language TV/cable network business serving the high-growth U.S. Hispanic population. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Hemisphere owns and operates Cinelatino, WAPA Television and WAPA America. Cinelatino is the leading Spanish-language movie channel with more than 12 million subscribers in the U.S., Latin America and Canada, featuring the largest selection of contemporary Spanish-language blockbusters and critically-acclaimed titles from Mexico, Latin America, Spain and the Caribbean. WAPA Television is Puerto Rico’s leading broadcast station with the highest primetime and full day ratings in Puerto Rico. Founded in 1954, WAPA Television produces more than 60 hours per week of top-rated news and entertainment programming. WAPA America is the leading cable network targeting Puerto Ricans and other Caribbean Hispanics living in the U.S., featuring the highly-rated news and entertainment programming produced by WAPA-TV. WAPA America has more than five million U.S. subscribers.