Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–January 22, 2007–The 4th season of TeleFutura’s highly awaited hit-reality show “Objetivo Fama” (Objective Fame) kicks off on Monday, January 29, with a series of specials. A smash hit in its first three seasons, “Objetivo Fama” returns for another season as 20 new aspiring singing stars vie for a coveted recording contract with Univision Music Group
“We are thrilled to offer fans all the ‘Objetivo Fama’ action on Monday’s in primetime,” said Bert Medina, Senior VP and Operation Manager, TeleFutura Network. “‘Objetivo Fama’ promises to be packed with music, excitement and suspense in this its fourth season.”
On Monday, January 29, from 8 pm – 10 pm ET/PT, “Objetivo Fama” auditions will feature a two-hour recap of the tryouts that took place across the country for this year’s participants. Auditions took place in 23 cities across the country and Puerto Rico, where the program is produced.
On February 5 from 8 pm – 10 pm ET/PT, Hispanic America will meet this year’s participants during a two-hour show, “Las 20 Estrellas de Objetivo Fama” (The 20 Stars of Objective Fame). Viewers will get a sneak peak at this year’s contestants and all the pride they bring to the show as representatives of their hometowns.
On February 12 from 7 pm – 7:30 pm ET/PT, “Conteo Final a La Fama” (Countdown to Fame) will feature all the final preparations, last minute jitters and flurry of emotions before the long awaited debut of the competition, which premieres from 7:30 pm – 10 pm ET/PT.
Popular Mexican singer/actress Yuri will reprise her role as host.
In addition to the recording contract with Univision Music Group, the top sponsors – McDonald’s, Pontiac, Sears and Verizon Wireless -are providing this year’s winner with a series of prizes, including a 2007 Pontiac G6 hardtop convertible, the opportunity to participate in a McDonald’s commercial and $10,000 worth of merchandise from Sears.
Past winners include Janina from Puerto Rico (2004); Latin GRAMMY nominee Anais from New York (2005); and Premio Lo Nuestro nominee Marlon Fernandez, the 2006 winner from Miami, who recently released his debut album titled “Mi Sueño” (My Dream) by Univision Records.
“Objetivo Fama” will air Monday’s from 8pm –10 pm ET/PT on the TeleFutura Network.
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 99% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 87% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 69 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 4 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, La Calle Records and 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 also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisa’s pay television channels in the U.S., and a non-voting 14.9% interest in Entravision Communications Corporation, a public Spanish-language media company. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles with television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.
For more information, please visit http://www.univision.net.