Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–September 17, 2003–Univision’s New Year’s Day live coverage of “El Desfile de las Rosas” (“The Tournament of Roses”) was presented with the “Best Live Special Event” Emmy for the third consecutive year. Organized by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) and the Los Angeles area Emmy Awards, the ceremony took place on Saturday, September 6, at the Academy’s Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in North Hollywood.
Ana María Canseco, “Despierta America’s” (“Wake Up America”) national morning program co-host, formed part of Univision’s award-winning team that brought the TV spectacular to viewers across the nation. As co-host of the event for the past three years, Canseco’s coverage has consistently received the recognition of the Academy. Rolando Nichols, KMEX-TV local news anchor and Raúl Rodríguez, world-renowned Rose Parade float designer, joined Canseco as part of the unbeatable commentary team.
Produced by Univision’s owned and operated station, KMEX-TV 34, and televised nationally on Univision Network, “El Desfile de las Rosas 2002” captured all the splendor and flamboyance of the 114th prestigious tournament without commercial interruptions. KMEX-TV competed head-to-head with KTLA-TV’s Tournament of Roses broadcast in this category.
Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN), the leading U.S. Spanish-language media company. Its operations include: Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S.; TeleFutura Network, a new 24-hour general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network; 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 29 TeleFutura Network television stations; Galavisión, a leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Music Group, which includes the Univision Music label, Fonovisa Records label, and a 50% interest in Mexican based Disa Records label; and Univision Online, a leading internet destination for the U.S. Hispanic community located at http://www.univision.com.