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Media brand mitú is working with Discovery US Hispanic on a multiplatform development agreement to produce a slate of original digital and television series around the former's most successful social influencers.

Programming will premiere on Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia, with complementing content across mitú's digital properties.

As part of the deal, both companies will develop long form series and digital assets in both English and Spanish customised for different social platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Vine, Pinterest and Periscope.

"We are thrilled to team up with mitú and build on their incredible success with millennial Latinos in the digital space and bring their widely followed talent to our networks", said Angela Recio Sondon, VP, content , Discovery Networks US Hispanic .

"This development agreement allows us to jointly serve our multi-screen audiences with relatable and high quality con the success of the two series mitú produced for Discovery tent and storytelling and offers our clients innovative solutions for branded entertainment stemming from our combined expertise and creativity". The new deal builds onFamilia in 2014, Gurús de Belleza and Casa Linda.

"Partnering with such a respected brand as Discovery is a great example of mitú's ongoing mission to provide our audience with compelling, culturally relevant content wherever they are", added Beatriz Acevedo, president and co-founder of mitú . "We develop our digital content based on data and insights and are excited to roll out these new formats featuring mitú talent that has been previously incubated on our mitú platform."