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“AL ROJO VIVO” CATCHES WORLD CUP FEVER AND ANNOUNCES A MONTH OF PROGRAMMING FROM RUSSIA BEGINNING THURSDAY, JUNE 14 AT A SPECIAL TIME, 4:30 PM ET/3 PT

María Celeste travels to Moscow to present special programming about the world’s biggest sporting event, including segments with El Piolín and La Chiqui Bombom and visits from celebrities such as Paulina Rubio

Miami – June 11, 2018 – “Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste,” the news magazine that sets the agenda for Latinos, is moving its operations to Moscow to present a month of special programming around the world’s biggest sporting event, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, starting Thursday, June 14 at a special time, 4:30 P.M. ET/3 PT.

“The World Cup festivities extend far beyond the playing field to viewers’ homes, where fans suffer and celebrate along with their teams and the stories that spring up around them,” María Celeste explained. “‘Al Rojo Vivo’ will be there, bringing audiences exclusive programming from Russia, produced in our trademark impactful style and reflecting fans’ special relationship with the most popular sport on the planet.”

For the duration of the tournament, María Celeste will host the show from a set in Zarayde Park in Moscow, next door to the Kremlin. Throughout the month, she will present such special content as “Zona ARV en los Ángeles con Piolín” with the well-known radio personality, and “La Chiqui Bombom Mundial” with the famous Latin influencer. Also featured will be the daily reactions of fans in Russia and participating countries, stories about the World Cup from the United States and Latin America, visits to the Moscow set by celebrities such as Paulina Rubio, and other special “Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste” programming, all on Telemundo, the official network of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

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