MIAMI, FL., November, 2023 – Semillitas, the 24-hour commercial-free Spanish-language children's animation channel owned by SOMOSTV (a company presided over by Luis Villanueva), was recognized on Tuesday, November 14, at The American Council of the Blind's 2023 Audio Description Awards Gala for its Outstanding Achievement: Spanish Media (USA).
The American Council of the Blind is a national member-driven organization representing Americans who are blind or have low vision. For more than 60 years, ACB has been a leader in national, state, local, and international advocacy efforts. With 68 affiliates, ACB strives to increase independence, security, equality of opportunity, and the quality of life for all people who are blind or have low vision. The Audio Description Awards Gala was created in 2021 to recognize outstanding achievement in audio description in entertainment and educational media.
Semillitas received this award in recognition of its dedication to providing accessible content for blind and visually impaired individuals. Thanks to a collaborative effort between Somos TV, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Dicapta Foundation, all Semillitas programming offers Closed Captions and Audio Description.
Semillitas continues to offer its audience the best and most recognized children’s animation, with internationally recognized brands and carefully selected themes to reinforce its mission of providing a television channel with wholesome, educational, and violence-free entertainment.
About Semillitas: “Semillitas” is a Pay TV channel with 24 hours of programming featuring the best and most recognized animated series in Spanish for children aged 0 to 5. It is produced and distributed by SOMOSTV LLC. SOMOSTV LLC is a company dedicated to the development and promotion of Pay TV in the Hispanic market of the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean through the launch of television channels on all platforms with technical and creative excellence. For more information, visit www.semillitas.tv