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POKÉMON ANIMATION ARRIVES TO TELEXITOS MAY 2

MIRAMAR, FL – (April 27, 2020) – Spanish-speaking audiences can experience one of the most beloved animated series of all time when Pokémon seasons 1-5 airs on TeleXitos beginning Sunday, May 3 at 12 p.m. ET (check local listings). The Spanish-language audiences in the U.S. can watch the classic Pokémon series in Spanish without subtitles, and for free, over-the-air. TeleXitos is available in 32 U.S. markets.

To celebrate the arrival of Pokémon to TeleXitos, the Network will also air Pokémon: The First Movie (1999) on Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m. ET (check local listings). The films Pokémon the Movie 2000 (2000) and Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! (2017) will also air on TeleXitos as part of the Network’s “Cine Familiar” feature films presentation (check local listings for local air dates/times).

“The Pokémon franchise has captured the imaginations of millions of people worldwide for decades. We are thrilled for our audiences to experience classic episodes all over again or for viewers who may not have seen Pokémon yet, to create new and fun experiences through the adventures of Ash Ketchum and his partner Pikachu,” said Barbara Alfonso, Sr. Director, TeleXitos.

Seasons to Air on TeleXitos:

Season 1: Pokémon: Indigo League

Season 2: Pokémon: Adventures in the Orange Islands

Season 3: Pokémon: The Johto Journeys

Season 4: Pokémon: Johto League Champions

Season 5: Pokémon: Master Quest

For more details and information about Pokémon on TeleXitos, visit TeleXitos.com, and the network’s Facebook and Twitter channels at @TeleXitos.

About TeleXitos
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 Law & Order, Miami Vice, The A Team, Knight Rider, Magnum, P.I., Grimm, and Covert Affairs, as well as blockbuster movies like The Amazing Spiderman, The Legend of Zorro, Jumanji, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon. TeleXitos launched on December 1, 2014 on the multicast channels of the Telemundo Station Group stations and is available in 32 markets, including all top 10 U.S. Hispanic television markets 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.

About Pokémon
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing and marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit www.pokemon.com.

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