Sunday, September 04, 2011

CNN en Español celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

CNN Release - Join CNN en Español in celebrating Hispanic Heritage month (September 15 – October 15) with five specials and rotating vignettes of prominent hispanics. A dream is much more than an idea: it is the pursuit, achievement and its sustainability. CNN en Español will take viewers behind the personal journeys to success of Hispanics and their dedication in guiding others as they pursue their American dream.

Patricia Janiot Presenta: Tributo al Exito
September 17th at 7PM
6 Replays September 18th – October 15th
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month, Patricia Janiot takes this opportunity to tell the stories of three Latinos in distinct stages in pursuit of their American dream. A dream is much more than an idea: it is the pursuit, achievement and its sustainability. Patricia takes you behind their personal journey to success plus their dedication in guiding others as they pursuit their American dream.

Ser Latino en U.S.A presented by Soledad O’Brien
September 25th at 7PM
6 Replays September 26th – October 15th
Boxer Marlen Esparza weighs 106 pounds, all muscle, and hits so quickly and so hard that she has to spar with guys. She was smart enough to get full scholarships to top colleges, even though she comes from a blue-collar neighborhood with a below average school. But she postponed college because Marlen dreams she will one day represent the US in the Olympics. Now the 2012 games will include female boxing for the first time. Standing in Marlen’s way are the competitors who share her Olympic aspirations. Marlen is in top form, a 5-time national champion who is just 21 and she has an opportunity to give her community something they crave – a hero.

Encuentro con Isabel Allende
October 2nd at 7PM
4 Replays October 2 – October 15

Isabel Allende is considered today the best known and most prolific female writer in Latin America. To read her works is to enter a universe of history and fiction, where her personal life and her family serve as the foundations to exceptional research on issues ranging from migration and the conquest of Chile, dictatorships, human trafficking, sexuality and above all, the innermost complexity of the human soul. This documentary, inspired by her most recent book, EL CUADERNO DE MAYA, will explore the childhood and youth of Isabel Allende, marked by a dictatorship and exile; her life as a mother, deeply affected by the death of her daughter Paula; her heart, which led her to become another immigrant to the United States where she almost became an illegal alien, and the world that she built in her own house of the spirits in San Francisco

Exito Latino
October 8th at 7PM
4 Replays October 8 – October 15
A sequel to this year’s segments of Exito on Directo USA, Exito Hispano will be a special, presented by Juan Carlos Lopez, on success stories of prominent Latinos and how they are influencing the world and making an impact on our daily lives and communities. Exito Latino will focus on the names and key players that have and will make a different in the US representing the best of our proudest Latinos.

Additional Features: (September 15 – October 15)
Weekly Hispanic Success Stories on: Café CNN, Notimujer, Nuestro Mundo, Directo USA,
Panorama Mundial, CNN Dinero, Mirador Mundial & Deportes.
Vignette rotation during commercial time of Prominent Hispanic Profiles
Replays of all five specials weekend of October 15th

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Anonymous Alexander said...

I really love this show! It`s my favorite !

6:55 AM  

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