MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NBC UNIVERSO, the modern, general entertainment cable channel for Latinos, announces the launch of its exclusive, multi-platform telecast of “Festival Internacional de Viña del Mar 2015,” Latin America’s largest and longest-running music festival. More than 34 hours of exclusive live coverage and television specials will be available in the U.S. exclusively through NBC UNIVERSO on multiple platforms: on TV, PCs, tablets/mobile devices and On Demand.
Beginning Sun., Feb. 22, NBC UNIVERSO will kick off its six-day live stream of the music festival, allowing anyone to stream live on NBCUNIVERSO.com all the pulsating performances in real-time, directly from Quinta Vergara amphitheater in the seaside city of Viña del Mar, Chile.
After the live action, subscribers of NBC UNIVERSO on participating cable, satellite, and telco services can also catch up on the full concerts at any time for up to 10 days after premiere via the NBC UNIVERSO NOW mobile app, as well as Video on Demand and TV Everywhere by entering the subscriber’s log-in information.
In addition, the cable network will also showcase the best of “Festival Internacional de Viña del Mar 2015” on TV beginning Wed., Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, with a one-hour kick-off special featuring Mexican music icon, Alejandro Fernandez. After that, for two full months on Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT starting March 1, NBC UNIVERSO will air television concert specials for viewers to re-live the performances by some of today’s biggest Latin artists worldwide.
“NBC UNIVERSO is all about bringing Latinos the biggest events and can’t-miss moments from around the world, and now we’re thrilled to offer one of the most acclaimed stages in Latin America to our viewers,” said Luisa Varona, Vice President, Programming, NBC UNIVERSO. “Music is a part of our network’s DNA, and as a modern cable channel for Latinos, we’re excited to exclusively bring Latin America’s ‘Festival Internacional de Viña del Mar 2015’ to U.S. audiences on whichever screen they choose.”
The live, online streaming of “Festival Internacional de Viña del Mar 2015” on NBCUNIVERSO.com kicks off Sun., Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. ET and includes the following line-up:
- Sun., Feb. 22 - Luis Fonsi; Yandel
- Mon., Feb. 23 – Ricardo Arjona; Reik
- Tues., Feb. 24 – Nicole, Emmanuel; Alejandro Fernandez
- Wed., Feb. 25 – Vicentico of Fabulosos Cadillacs; Pedro Aznar; Cultura Profética
- Thur., Feb. 26 – Romeo Santos; Noche de Brujas
- Fri., Feb. 27 – Oscar D’León, Nano Stern
For more information, please visit NBCUNIVERSO.com.
About NBC UNIVERSO:
NBC UNIVERSO is a modern general entertainment cable channel for Latinos, bringing the world’s top sports franchises and edgy, emotional programming to more than 40 million households in the U.S. As one of the most widely available modern cable channels for U.S. Latinos, NBC UNIVERSO delivers a thrilling mix of exclusive sports action – including FIFA World Cup™, NASCAR Mexico Series, NFL, Premier League and The 2016 Rio Olympics – along with signature series, blockbuster movies, music, must-see live events and strategic acquisitions, on TV, online and mobile devices. NBC UNIVERSO is part of Hispanic Enterprises and Content, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. For more information, please visit www.nbcuniverso.com.
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