V-me Rings in New Year with Music and Kids Specials

V-me Rings in New Year with Music and Kids Specials

December 31 and January 1 V-me offers smart and diverse programming for every member of the family


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New York, NY–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–December 18, 2007–V-me, America’s fastest growing Spanish network, rings in the New Year with two days of music and kids marathons on December 31 and January 1. Highlight programs include:

Music Program Highlights

Latin music fans can gain new perspectives on their favorite artists as V-me presents five back-to-back episodes of its original program, Estudio Billboard. Get inside the creative process with Franco DeVita, Jose Feliciano, Daddy Yankee, Gloria Estefan, Maná and Juanes in exclusive interviews with the ultimate Latin music insider, Leila Cobo. All offer fresh insights into their lives and music, and are always quick to illustrate with performances — from childhood favorites to new singles. Estudio Billboard is presented with English closed captioning for all music fans. Estudio Billboard specials air 8:00pm – 12:00am (ET) on December 31 and at 10:00pm on January 1.

To celebrate the New Year with an international lineup of alternative and indie bands, tune into live concerts from V-me’s series, Sesiones, featuring concerts recorded live at Mexico City’s Poliforum Cultural Siqueiros. Highlighted bands include Chetes, Delays and Bengala. Sesiones specials air December 31 at 1:00 am and 1:30 am (ET) and 9:00 and 9:30pm(ET) on January 1.

The New Year’s Eve party rolls on as Zeta Basio, bassist of the legendary Argentine rock band Soda Stereo leads a caravan of young people to the world’s top rock music festivals when V-me presents four episodes of its rockumentary series, Rock Road. 2:00am – 3:30am January 1.

Kids Marathon

By popular demand, V-me Niños highlights the network’s award-winning pre-school lineup by extending the regular daily 5-hour children’s block into a 10-hour festival. Kids and parents alike can start the new year with their favorite shows — Jim de la Luna, Las Tres Mellizas Bebés, Los Pies Mágicos de Franny, Connie La Vaquita and Plaza Sésamo — while learning basic letters and numbers, story telling & vocabulary, social development & “pre-science” skills. V-me kids marathon runs from 8:00am – 6:00pm(ET) on January 1.

V-me en Pantalla

V-me closes the holiday with a special offering from its nightly movie franchise V-me en Pantalla – the Oscar nominated Secretos del Corazón – starring Carmelo Gómez.

V-me is presented locally by public TV stations and carried on basic digital cable and digital broadcast in many cities and nationally on DIRECTV and DIRECTV Más channel 440, DISH Network Ch 9414 and DISHLatino Ch 846. Check your local listings for time and date in your local market or http://www.VmeTV.com for more information.

About V-me

V-me is a new national network, partnered with public TV, which engages America’s Latino families in Spanish with a lively mix of original and exclusive programs including: kids, lifestyle, nature, science, history, current affairs, music, arts, and nightly movies. The 24-hour network, with broadcast and digital carriage reaching one-third of all U.S. Hispanic TV households, is America’s largest Spanish digital channel and the fastest out-of-the-box sponsor-supported network in U.S. Hispanic media history. V-me is the first venture of the media production and distribution company, V-me Media Inc. To find out more visit http://www.VmeTV.com

V-me Rings in New Year with Music and Kids Specials