Today, DISH Network L.L.C. and El Rey Network announced that El Rey Network is now available to DISH customers.

El Rey Network is an English-language general entertainment network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez (From Dusk Till Dawn, Sin City, Spy Kids, Machete.) Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network unites the most culturally diverse generation in history through fearless original scripted and unscripted programming, movies, and cult-classic acquired series that awaken the renegade in everyone.

“DISH is pleased to deliver El Rey Network’s cutting-edge content to our broad customer base,” said Warren Schlichting, DISH senior vice president of programming. “El Rey’s unique original series and films allow us to deliver a new style of programming to our customers.”

“We are pleased that DISH understands the importance of providing something truly different for their subscribers and we couldn’t be more excited about our launch,” noted Robert Rodriguez, Founder and Chairman, El Rey Network. He added: “In addition to being a destination for exciting and action-packed content, El Rey has also become synonymous with iconic programming that better reflects the diverse face of America. We are proud of what we’ve accomplished both in front of and behind the camera and want to thank our friends at DISH for supporting that mission.”

El Rey Network is available on channel 253 in DISH programming packages including America’s Top 200, America‘s Top 250 and America’s Everything Pak, and Dish LATINO packages including Plus, Dos and Max.