Robert Rodriguez http://kut.org en Robert Rodriguez Moves to TV Screens With El Rey Network http://kut.org/post/robert-rodriguez-moves-tv-screens-el-rey-network <p class="p1">Director Robert Rodriguez is probably best known for movies like “<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Mariachi">El Mariachi</a>,” the “<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spy_Kids_(franchise)">Spy Kids</a>” franchise and, most recently "<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machete_kills">Machete Kills</a>." But later this year, the successful filmmaker is making a big move to the small screen, launching his very own television channel called the <a href="http://www.elreynetwork.com/">El Rey Network</a> with the intent of attracting a modern, English-speaking Latino audience.</p><p class="p1">It’s a growing community that Rodriguez believes has been underserved by Hollywood and the broadcast networks.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/116694103" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:59:13 +0000 Jenny Dubin 8997 at http://kut.org Robert Rodriguez Moves to TV Screens With El Rey Network Rodriguez and Spy Kids Actors to Visit Children's Hospital http://kut.org/post/rodriguez-and-spy-kids-actors-visit-childrens-hospital <p>Actors from the fourth installation of Robert Rodriguez&#39; s <em>&quot;Spy Kids&quot;</em> films will meet with the children of<a href="http://www.dellchildrens.net/"> </a><span><a href="http://www.dellchildrens.net/">Dell Children&rsquo;s Medical Center</a> on </span> Saturday.</p><p>The new <em>&quot;Spy Kids&quot; </em>stars Rowan Blanchard, Mason Cook, along with old Spy Kids Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara and Rodriguez himself will be greeting the children and signing posters at 1 p.m., before their red carpet Austin premier at <a href="http://www.thelongcenter.org/">The Long Center for Performing Arts</a> at&nbsp; 4 p.m.</p><p> Fri, 12 Aug 2011 22:10:28 +0000 Kristen Cabrera 2212 at http://kut.org Rodriguez and Spy Kids Actors to Visit Children's Hospital