MIAMI, November 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Mega TV, the television entity of Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (“SBS”) (Nasdaq: SBSA) is pleased to announce the return of the renowned international journalist, author and host Jaime Bayly to its primetime programming. Starting Monday, November 15 at 10 p.m. (ET) – 11 p.m. (PT) in US and Puerto Rico. “Bayly” will reach millions of homes across the United States, Latin America, Puerto Rico, and the rest of the Caribbean.
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Jaime returns to Mega TV to host a new season of “Bayly”, an entertainment/news show with a “late night show” look and feel. Bayly will interview top celebrities, present powerful compelling human stories, latest news based on relevant events happening worldwide, and much more. This new phase of Jaime Bayly on Mega TV, marks his triumphant return to American television, promising the viewers to enjoy a distinctive “Bayly”… more amusing, exciting, and wittier than ever… without missing his trademark of controversy and his keen vision of reality.
Jose R. Perez, Vice President of Programming for Mega TV commented, “At Mega TV we are very pleased with all the new programming we have been offering to our viewers, and the return of Bayly is a great privilege to share with our audience.”
Jaime Bayly, born in Lima, Peru in 1965 is a respected television presenter with vast credibility throughout Latin America, besides being a writer widely read and praised by critics, his vocation for journalism, has led him to enjoy a cherished career in the field, for more than two decades. He has contributed with weekly opinion columns in major newspapers around the world including “Veintitres” in Argentina, “Correo” from Peru, and “El Nuevo Herald” from Miami.
He has won two literary prizes in Spain, the Herralde publisher prize in 1997 and a finalist of the Planeta award in 2005. In Miami, he has recorded television shows like: “Bayly”, and “Jaime Bayly Live”, among other programs. As a writer he has published nine novels and a book of poetry in Spain and Latin America. These books have been translated into numerous languages and published by prestigious companies in France, Italy, Germany, Greece, Holland, Turkey, China, Hong Kong, Portugal, Brazil among other countries. Two of his novels have been made into films: “No se lo digas a nadie” and “La mujer de mi hermano”.
Don’t miss Jaime Bayly on Mega TV starting next Monday November 15 at 10 p.m. (ET). – 11 p.m. (PT) in US and Puerto Rico.
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 New York, NY, Channel 23 Salt Lake City, UT , Canal 405 DirecTV Mas in the main cities in the USA and Puerto Rico.
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 Mega TV, 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 www.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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