MIAMI, FL—(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–December 22, 2003–From a celebrity-filled New Year’s Eve fiesta to one of the most beautiful and traditional parades in the U.S.A.—Univision Network is where Hispanic viewers of all ages will bid “adios” to 2003 and welcome 2004 with a warm “bienvenido”.
“¡Feliz 2004!” – Wednesday, December 31, 10 pm ET/PT (9 pm Central)
The most popular TV personality in the Spanish-speaking world, “Sabado Gigante’s” Don Francisco, hosts the most popular New Year’s party on Hispanic television — a 3½ hour extravaganza featuring nonstop music, surprise guest-star appearances and live broadcasts from major cities across the U.S. and abroad. Originating from Univision’s Miami studios, “¡Feliz 2004!” will ring in 2004 time zone by time zone and take viewers to San Juan, Puerto Rico for the city’s famous midnight fireworks display; to San Antonio’s colorful Riverwalk; and of course, to New York City’s Times Square, the New Year’s celebration capital of the world, where popular TV hosts Raul De Molina and Charytin will bring home all the excitement of the traditional countdown.
“Desfile de las Rosas 2004” – Thursday, January 1, 11 am ET (10 am Central / 8 am PT)
Already a tradition in Hispanic homes across America, this annual Univision special won an Emmy Award in 2002 for “Best Live Special Event.” And the tradition continues once again as “Despierta America’s” Ana María Canseco brings viewers all the breathtaking splendor of the nation’s most beautiful parade live on New Year’s Day from Pasadena, California.
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 97% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a new general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 78% of U.S. Hispanic Households; 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 30 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 the 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 www.univision.com. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles with network operations in Miami and television stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.
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