LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- nuvotv announced today that it has picked up eight additional episodes of "Mario Lopez: One-On-One," which features Extra! correspondent and The X Factor host Lopez's exclusive and intimate interviews with today's most influential Latinos. First up are two new premieres: comedian George Lopez on November 29 and music moguls Gloria and Emilio Estefan on December 7. The series is currently in production on the remaining episodes; future celebrity interviews will be announced shortly.
The network also announced that it is partnering with DISH Network on a major national promotion supporting the original hit series. The multi-tiered partnership, running from November 7-December 5, will provide DISH's 14 million subscribers access to a wealth of co-branded content including episode previews, DISH YouTube bonus clips, a behind-the-scenes Blockbuster Channel interview with Mario Lopez and an all-expense paid Hollywood vacation sweepstakes through DISH Perks. Full episodes and bonus clips will also be available in HD on DISH video-on-demand.
Since its September 13 premiere, "Mario Lopez: One-On-One" has featured Hollywood's favorite housewife Eva Longoria and New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez. The Longoria episode delivered the show's highest-rated original telecast to date, as Longoria chatted with Lopez about her family, childhood and love lessons. Sanchez opened up about growing up in Southern California, his close relationship with family and being a bachelor who still takes relationship advice from mom.
"Mario's star power, strong connection to today's modern Latino audience, and his unparalleled ability to draw major talent have made his show an immediate hit with our viewers," said Michael Schwimmer, CEO of nuvotv. "We are pleased to be extending our relationship with Mario and his production team."
About "Mario Lopez: One-On-One"
As Hollywood's most trusted celebrity Extra! correspondent and The X Factor Host, Mario Lopez kicks convention aside, loses the cue cards and engages in some of the most fun, intimate and sexiest conversations you'll ever see with Tinseltown's A-List of Latino superstars on "Mario Lopez: One-On-One."
nuvotv's exciting series of half-hour interview specials features the multi-talented Mexican-American actor/author/TV host getting personal with famous friends like ALMA- and People's Choice Award-winning actress Eva Longoria and sports great Mark Sanchez with candid, off-the-cuff chats that reveal favorite celebs like never before! After all, who wouldn't trust a face like Mario's?
nuvotv (www.mynuvotv.com) is the first and only English-language television network created for American bi-cultural Latinos 18-49. Vibrant. Bold. Driven. nuvotv embodies the spirit and lifestyle of today's Latino audience. From lifestyle and comedy to music and movies, nuvotv's unique line-up of original programming is all shot in high-definition.
nuvotv is available nationwide on DISH Network, most major U.S. markets (Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Chicago and San Francisco/Bay Area, among others), as well as all of the top 15 Hispanic DMAs. Other major distribution partners include AT&T U-verse, Comcast, Cox, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS.
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