MIAMI, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)– November 18, 2003 — Univision Network, Hispanic America’s favorite broadcast TV network, brings together the best in entertainment for the remainder of the November “sweeps” period, when nationwide TV audience levels are measured. As the period comes to a close, the network unleashes top-rated audience favorites guaranteed to capture Hispanic TV’s viewers across America.
Myrka Dellanos, co-host of Univision’s top-rated newsmagazine show “Primer Impacto” (“First Impact”) takes the day off from the studio and heads for Miami Beach… to visit with Ricky Martin in his multi-million dollar mansion. For the first time ever, Ricky lets viewers inside his spectacular home and gives them a complete tour of the premises — including his state-of-the-art recording studio, where he is currently working on a new album. In a candid, informal interview, the Puerto Rican pop idol talks to Myrka about his life, both personal and professional. Titled “Ricky Martin… En La Intimidad” (“Up Close and Personal with Ricky Martin”), this “Primer Impacto” special also includes clips of Ricky performing some of his most recent hits. It airs on November 22 from 7-8pm ET/PT (6-7pm Central / Mountain).
“El Gordo y La Flaca” (“The Scoop and the Skinny”), the best celebrity gossip reporting team on Spanish-language television, celebrate their fifth anniversary with hundreds of guests including Hispanic America’s favorite stars from Mexico City on Sunday, November 23 from 7-9pm ET/PT (6-8pm Central / Mountain Time). Lili Estefan and Raul De Molina host artist performances by David Bisbal, Axe-Bahia, Graciela Beltran, Jose Maria Figueroa, Ninel Conde and Rosario.
“Premios Oye 2003” (“Oye Music Awards 2003”) hits the small screen on Thursday, November 27, at 7pm ET recognizing the very best talent in the international music industry. Presented by Mexico’s National Academy of Music in a lavish ceremony, the special features superstar guests and fabulous performances by world-famous recording artists including by Bon Jovi, Sin Bandera, Banda El Recodo, Alejandro Fernandez, Inxs, Juanes, Kenny G, Paulina Rubio, Mana, and Alejandro Sanz. This highly anticipated special airs on November 27 from 7-9pm ET/PT (6-8pm Central / Mountain Time).
Hosted by Gloria Calzada, “Juan Gabriel: La Trayectoria” (“Juan Gabriel: His Career”) reviews Juan Gabriel’s personal life and career. With a career spanning three decades, Mexico’s “favorite son” has sold more than 30 million records. His performances in the USA have sold more tickets than any other Latin American artist and more than 200 artists have recorded his songs. Calzada unveils this star Thursday, November 27 from 9-11pm ET/PT (8-10pm Central / Mountain Time).
Univision Communications Inc. is the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Its operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 97% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a new general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 78% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 23 Univision Network television stations and 1 non-Univision television station; TeleFutura Television Group, which owns and operates 30 TeleFutura Network television stations; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 66 radio stations in 17 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 4 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes the Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, and a 50% interest in Mexico-based Disa Records labels as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S. located at http://www.univision.com. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles with network operations in Miami and television stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.
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