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MEDIA ALERT: FIRST DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TO BROADCAST LIVE ON TELEMUNDO TODAY, JUNE 26 AND THURSDAY, JUNE 27 AT 8:55 P.M. ET

8:55 P.M. ET // 7:55 P.M. CT // 5:55 P.M. PT

WHAT: Telemundo will host the first democratic presidential primary debate of the 2020 cycle live from Miami, Fla in partnership with NBC News and MSNBC. The prime time event will be broadcast live across all three networks with real-time Spanish-language translations on Telemundo. Post-debate special program to immediately follow. Telemundo will stream the debates live and in full on: NoticiasTelemundo.com, on mobile and OTT apps, as well as on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

WHO: Noticias Telemundo anchor José Díaz-Balart to moderate the debate alongside Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt, Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow.

Julio Vaqueiro, Felicidad Aveleyra and Paulina Sodi to co-host post-debate special program. Maria Elena Salinas will be guest journalist. Analysts to include Victoria M DeFrancesco, Daniel Garza, Carmen Márquez and Paola Ramos.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27 from 8:55 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET. Post-debate special program to follow on Telemundo from 11 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET.

WHERE: Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. The Arsht Center is located at 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Fla., 33132.

Contact: Camilo Pino. Publicity Director, Telemundo Network News/C: 305.322.9584/E:camilo.pino@nbcuni.com/ A: Telemundo Center, 2350 NW 117th Place, Miami, FL 33182

About Noticias Telemundo:
Noticias Telemundo is a leading news provider for U.S. Hispanics. Its award-winning television news broadcasts, airing from the Telemundo Center, include the daily newscast "Noticias Telemundo" with José Díaz Balart, "Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana" with Julio Vaqueiro, "Noticias Telemundo Mediodía" with Felicidad Aveleyra, the "Un Nuevo Día" news segment with Paulina Sodi, and the Sunday current affairs show "Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart." The "Noticias Telemundo Digital Team" provides continuous content to U.S. Hispanics via its growing online and mobile platforms. "Noticias Telemundo Investiga" produces investigative reports and in-depth documentaries. "Noticias Telemundo Planeta Tierra" offers environmental and climate change related information. In addition, "Noticias Telemundo" produces award-winning news specials, documentaries and news events such as political debates, forums and town halls.

About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises:
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Noticias, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 28 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.