MIAMI, FL,–(HISPANIC PR WIR – BUSINESS WIRE)–December 11, 2003–Following the official launch of the Univision Communications Inc. national Spanish-language health education initiative “Salud es Vida…¡Entérate!” (It’s Your Health… Learn About It!), Univision Network will broadcast a public affairs series that addresses health issues affecting U.S. Hispanics. With the mission of raising awareness, increasing knowledge and encouraging positive health decision-making, the first program of the series “Habitos Sanos…Vida Sana” (“Healthy Habits for a Healthy Life”) will air Saturday, December 13, from 10-10:30am ET/PT.
Maria Antonieta Collins, “Noticiero Univision’s” nationally recognized weekend co-anchor, will host the inaugural program of the series. She will focus on how a healthy lifestyle can help prevent the onset of certain diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and obesity. Featuring interviews with doctors and medical specialists, the program details risk factors related to each condition and provides reachable goals for implementing specific measures to help Hispanic TV viewers take control of their health.
Produced by Univision in conjunction with national health organizations, “Habitos Sanos…Vida Sana” will air Saturday, December 13, from 10-10:30am ET/PT (9-9:30am Central / Mountain). Following the first program of the series, Univision Network will air public service announcements designed to remind viewers how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
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 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 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.