mun 2 to Air HECHO EN AMERICA News Special Tomorrow
mun2, the leading Hispanic entertainment cable network for Hispanic millennial adults, will air its one-hour "mun2 News Special Hecho en America" tomorrow at 8 p.m. EST/ 7 p.m. CST. The special will also be part of the "NBCUniversal on American Airlines" from October 15-31.
The influential series premiered as part of the network's Hispanic Heritage month programming. The series takes a cue from the motto of the new Latino movement - "50 million strong, making it in America." "Hecho en America" celebrates and allows the inspiring journey of Latinos achieving the American Dream to be told by those changing it.
Additional air dates for the news special are:
Sunday, October 6 - 10 a.m. EST/9 a.m. CST
Saturday, October 12 - 9 a.m. EST/8 a.m. CST
Sunday, October 13 - 2 p.m. EST/1 p.m. CST
The news special features prominent figures sharing their inspiring journey and how they are making a difference in their community on a daily basis. Featured are: Singer/Actress Christina Aguilera; actress and Honest Company co-founder Jessica Alba; Film Producer Elizabeth Avellan; Singer Ceci Bastida; CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA, Anna Maria Chavez; Singer Becky G; Chef Jose Garces; Comedian George Lopez; Comedian Al Madrigal President, Dream Act Coalition, Arizona, Dulce Matuz; Senator Robert Menendez; NCLR President & CEO Janet Murguia; musical group Ozomatli; Television Personality Ana Maria Polo; Latin alternative music artists Raul y Mexia; Artist/Activist Favianna Rodriguez; Senator Marco Rubio; Artist/Activist, Julio Salgado; and Fashion Designer, Rolando Santana.
The special features the original theme song "This Is My Home" written and performed by artist Ceci Bastida, which is also available as a free download at mun2.tv. Extended and additional interviews including will also be available on mun2.tv/hecho (http://www.mun2.tv/hecho), as well as clips from the special.
The special is created by Gloria Medel Solomons, Executive Producer, mun2, Producer Ilana Sod, Director of Photography & Editor Mariano Dabini. "Hecho" is the latest news special for mun2, which has won awards including the Peabody award for "mun2 News Special: For My Country? Latinos in the Military" in 2007.