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JACQUELINE BRACAMONTES will be HOSTING “LA VOZ” STARTING SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24 th at 9PM/8C in TELEMUNDO
MIAMI – February 14, 2019 – Renowned TV host and actress Jacqueline Bracamontes, joins Telemundo’s “La Voz” as host of the singing competition starting Sunday, February 24th at 9pm/8c. Along with Jorge Bernal, Bracamontes will present the highly anticipated “Battles” and “Live Shows” of the hit reality competition featuring music superstars Luis Fonsi, Alejandra Guzmán, Carlos Vives and Wisin as Coaches of the first-ever Spanish-language version of the NBC series, “The Voice.”
“I’m so excited to be part of La Voz and work alongside renowned personalities that I love and respect so much,” said Bracamontes. “Due to my pregnancy, I decided not to be part of the Blind Auditions, but now I’m 100% ready to be back on Telemundo and be part of this amazing singing competition.”
“We are thrilled to have Jacky and welcome her to the first season of Telemundo’s La Voz,” said Ronald Day, EVP of Telemundo Entertainment Programming. “Nothing could be better than having two great TV personalities such as Jacky and Jorge hosting this great music competition, which has captivated audiences across the country as part of our family-friendly Sunday prime time line-up.”
Bracamontes, also known as Jacky, is one of the most important figures of Latin American television. The Mexican star who previously served as the host of “La Voz México” (The Voice Mexico) for five seasons, joined Telemundo last year for a multi-project long-term deal, including her first project as co-host of the primetime sports and entertainment show “Viva el Mundial y Más,” featuring highlights and updates of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. Throughout her career, she has starred in several successful telenovelas such as “Las Tontas No Van al Cielo,” “Heridas de Amor” and “Sortilegio,” as well as multiple Spanish-language television shows and specials.
“I’m pleased to welcome my dear friend Jacky,” stated Bernal. “We both know how critical the next two phases of the competition are and we are ready to face all the incredible emotions and surprises from our coaches, contestants and viewers.”
“La Voz” fans can join Telemundo.com/LaVoz and its YouTube channel along with digital reporter Jessica Cediel, who brings the latest scoop on the Coaches and contestants from a unique backstage, all-access perspective. The official site also features exclusive interviews, music performances and photo galleries.
Viewers can follow Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @LaVozUS using #LaVozUS, and join all the action of their favorite team with the Coaches hashtags: #TeamFonsi; #TeamGuzman; #TeamVives; and #TeamWisin.
“La Voz” is a production of Telemundo, Talpa Media USA, Inc. and Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television. The series is created by John de Mol, who serves as executive producer along with Cisco Suárez, EVP of Primetime Non-Scripted Programming at Telemundo, Stijn Bakkers and Tim van Rongen, Executive Producers for Talpa Media USA, and Macarena Moreno and Moira Noriega, Executive Producers for NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.
Press contact: Gerardo Oyola
Director, Alternative Programming Publicity
About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises:
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 27 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world, and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
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