Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–December 6, 2007–Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) (NASDAQ: SBSA) announced today on the “Bayly” show, that Alexis Valdés, the famous Cuban comedian, director and actor, had signed an exclusive contract with MEGA TV to broadcast his new program. The episode aired on Wednesday, December 5 at 10:00 PM EST on Mega TV Channel 22 and at 11:00 PM PST on DirecTV Channel 405.
His new show “La Hora de Alexis Valdés” will begin airing in January 2008, every Monday through Friday at 9:00 PM EST on MEGA TV Channel 22 and at 10:00 PM PST on DirecTV Channel 405.
Valdés, who defines himself as a sort of modern “buffon” with a great ability to make the audience laugh in an intelligent way” has won international prizes like the Sebastiá Guash and the “Ancla de Oro” (Anchor Of Gold) in Spain.
“I am excited about MEGA TV’s positive direction and believe that we will be great partners,” Valdés said. “I plan on taking my new show to a high level, building on what I have done in the past, in order to meet the great expectations of MEGA TV’s loyal and well-informed audience.”
“La Hora de Alexis Valdés” will feature a team of internationally renowned actors who will support the characters and situations that characterize the magazine-style TV show that has made him famous.
“MEGA TV is always looking to strategically expand its programming and we believe that Alexis Valdés has the talent to bring a great deal of value to the 9:00 PM time slot,” said Cynthia Hudson Fernandez, Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer at SBS. “His ability to engage and entertain the audience at the national level will be a great asset to the SBS and MEGA TV families.”
Do not miss Alexis Valdés’ new comedy show, “La Hora de Alexis Valdés,” starting in January of 2008, every Monday through Friday at 9:00 PM EST on Mega TV Channel 22 and 10:00 PM PST on DirecTV Channel 405.
About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment company in the United States. SBS owns and operates 20 radio stations located in the top Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, including the #1 Spanish-language radio station in America, WSKQ-FM in New York City, as well as 4 of the Top 7 rated radio stations airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Hurban format genres. The Company also owns and operates Mega TV, a television operation serving the South Florida market with national distribution through DirecTv. SBS also produces live concerts and events throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In addition, the Company operates http://www.LaMusica.com, a bilingual Spanish-English online site providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. The Company’s corporate Web site can be accessed at http://www.spanishbroadcasting.com.
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