Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–April 27, 2005–It’s down to the last four hopeful contestants in the hit TeleFutura talent contest “Objetivo Fama” (“Objective: Fame”), and this coming Sunday, May 1st, only one will realize his or her dream of becoming the big winner. Viewers across the U.S. will begin to feel the excitement at 7 pm ET/PT (6 pm Central/Mountain) as TeleFutura broadcasts the Grand Finale of Objetivo Fama, LIVE from the Teatro de Bellas Artes de Caguas, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Hosted by actor/singer Víctor Noriega and the Puerto Rican model Yizette Cifredo, the program will present the decisive showdown between the four finalists: Anaís Martínez and Jairo Rosado from New York, Azucena Salazar from Los Angeles, and Rodolfo Castera from Puerto Rico. After four months of intense competition, extreme tension and high-flying emotions, these very talented singers will face off in the ultimate battle for a recording contract with Univision Music Group, providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make it big in the music business. The winner will also receive a brand new Pontiac G6, courtesy of General Motors and many other prizes.
The Grand Finale of Objetivo Fama will kick off with a Red Carpet special titled “Rumbo a la Fama” (“On the Road to Fame”), hosted by Marisa del Portillo, from the successful TeleFutura variety show “Escándalo TV,” and Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo, the witty and enormously popular radio personality from Univision Radio’s La Nueva 109.1 FM. Great surprises are in store during the arrival of the show’s celebrity guests. Among those walking down the red carpet will be the 16 eliminated contestants, on hand to lend support to the finalists on this very important night. “Rumbo a la Fama” will air live from 7 – 8 pm ET/PT (6-7 pm Central/Mountain).
The musical competition, which will take place from 8-10 pm ET/PT, will include a special appearance by Puerto Rican pop idol Ricky Martin, as well as a live performance by Mexican recording artist Pedro Fernandez. There will also be live segments featuring Mexican singer Carmen Jara from Los Angeles and WXTV/Channel 41 reporter Jack Rico from New York, where fans will be gathered to cheer for the contestants from their home towns. Tickets for the event at the Teatro de Bellas Artes de Caguas sold out in less than two hours, and thousands of fans will watch the show on giant screens placed outside the theater.
In keeping with viewers’ increased need for interactivity, Univision.com and Univision Móvil provide voting, video recaps of all gala competitions, contestant bios, photo galleries, ring tones and wallpapers. On the night of the Grand Finale, Univision.com will provide extensive red-carpet coverage and highlights of the best performances. For more information, log on to http://www.univision.com, Uniclave: Objetivo Fama.
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 98% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 83% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 27 Univision Network television stations and 1 non-Univision television station; TeleFutura Television Group, which owns and operates 33 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 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 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 27% 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