Former Comedy Central gm and BBC America CEO Bill Hilary has returned to the land of cable networks after several years at Magna Global Ent and World TV Production Intl. He’s heading up programming for English language, Latino-focused net NUVOtv. We had to ask Hilary if he had any concerns coming in, not being Latino. Here’s his response, details on his supportive team and what to expect from the NUVOtv moving forward.

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