MIAMI, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Mega TV, part of the Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS-NASDAQ: SBSAD) family announces the return of the unique independently produced poker game show “Latino Poker Series,” now better than ever with a full one-hour episode of the most captivating poker tournaments every night.
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“Latino Poker Series” is a television first, the only Spanish-language poker television show in the US Hispanic Market. Viewers will enjoy an action-packed hour of poker in its environment, and experience first hand the high speed of the game — exclusively on Mega TV, Monday through Friday at Midnight.
Poker is the third most-watched game globally, and “Latino Poker Series” will celebrate the fascinating game by bringing viewers face-to-face with this powerful gaming series. The widespread popularity of poker has grown into a substantial industry among Hispanics, making it the fastest-growing among gamers everywhere.
“Today we are airing our revamped one (1) hour show. We are very excited to air this pilot series and bring Poker to the Hispanic community,” stated William Riveron, Executive Producer & CEO of Latino Poker Series, Inc.
“Mega TV is honored to be part of this unique and sensational project, first of its kind in the Spanish-language television market. The passion for the game of Poker has really caught the attention of millions of viewers, and each week more people continue to discover and enjoy these tournaments. Mega TV confirms its commitment to bring premieres and original programming to the Spanish- speaking audience by supporting this independent series as it extends to a one hour show,” stated, Jose R. Perez, VP of Programming for Mega TV.
Joining the players of “Latino Poker Series,” are three great “Poker” enthusiasts: As commentator Danny Rivera, a radio personality and a distinctive voice of the advertising world. Yami Quintero, a broadcast professional that serves as the host of the show, and Artie Rodriguez, an avid poker player with over 25 years of experience as the color analyst.
Don’t miss the one hour premiere of “Latino Poker Series,” tonight at Midnight, exclusively on Mega TV.
Where to find Mega TV
In your favorite Mega TV channel: channel 22 in Miami, channel 57 West Palm Beach, channel 38.2 Orlando, FL, channel 36.2 Tampa, FL, channel 40.2 Charleston, SC, channel 19.2 Palm Springs, CA, channel 33.2 Fresno, CA , channel 13 in Chicago, IL, channel 26 in Dallas, TX, channel 48.2 in New York, NY, Channel 23 Salt Lake City, UT , channel 405 DIRECTV in the main cities in the USA and Puerto Rico, and channel 3008 on AT&T U-verse in the main cities in the USA
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/or operates 21 radio stations located in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary and Hurban format genres. The Company also owns and operates MegaTV, a television operation with over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution and affiliates throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. SBS also produces live concerts and events throughout the country and operates 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 www.spanishbroadcasting.com.
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