El Rey crowns Mauricio Rios as head of programming and acquisitions DetailsEditor | 07 November 2018 Former Universo Channel and Fox Latin American Channels executive Mauricio Rios is to spearhead a drive by Latin-focused entertainment brand El Rey to expand across new platforms.El Rey Network is jointly owned by Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade with a minority stake held by Univision Networks & Studios. The company develops and produces linear and digital programming as well as integrated branded entertainment offerings and its flagship is a 24-hour English-language entertainment and lifestyle cable channel that has a Latinx lens on popular culture.The industry veteran will act as vice president, programming and acquisitions and El Rey believes that it can prosper with what it feels is his proven ability to program content for US Hispanics and young viewers, and his deep expertise in engaging such core audiences through digital and streaming platforms.Rios boasts two decades