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Air Date: Thursday, October 26 on Telemundo (8-11 p.m. ET); Red Carpet pre-show: "La Alfombra de Latin AMAs” (7-8 p.m. ET)
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TELEMUNDO UNVEILS SPECIAL PROGRAMS AND INTERACTIVE DIGITAL COVERAGE SURROUNDING THE “LATIN AMAs” THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26 AT 8PM/7C ON TELEMUNDO

Red Carpet Show “La Alfombra de Latin AMAs” Kicks Off the Night at 8pm/7c, Followed by the Awards Ceremony at 9pm/8c, and Ending with all the Behind-the-Scenes Action featured on “Latin AMAs: Acceso VIP” at 11:35pm/10:35c

MIAMI – October 17, 2017 – Telemundo will feature special on-air programming and enhanced interactive coverage of the third annual “Latin American Music Awards” (Latin AMAs) with two TV specials and digital coverage across various platforms. Showcasing the fashionable and glamorous arrival of the stars on the red carpet at the iconic Hollywood Boulevard, “La Alfombra de Latin AMAs” will broadcast Thursday, October 26 live at 8pm/7c. After the Ceremony, at 11:35pm/10:35c, viewers will be treated to “Latin AMAs: Acceso VIP,” which will feature a unique behind-the-scenes look of the awards show. Produced by Telemundo and Somos Productions, the “Latin American Music Awards” will broadcast live on Telemundo Thursday, October 26 at 9pm/8c, from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA.

The digital coverage will include a Facebook Live “Behind the Scenes” featuring the best of rehearsals at 3pm EST. An ambitious multiplatform live stream on Facebook Live, YouTube Live and Twitter Live will take place from 7:30pm to 9pm EST with the best of the red carpet, followed at 9pm EST by another multiplatform live stream showcasing the best of the behind-the-scenes, winners’ reactions and celebrity interviews. Finally, another Facebook Live “Post Awards Experience” will take place on Friday, October 27 at 3pm EST.

Hosted by TV personalities Rashel Diaz (Un Nuevo Dia), Jorge Bernal (Suelta La Sopa), Jessica Carrillo (Don Francisco Te Invita/Al Rojo Vivo) and Quique Usales (Al Rojo Vivo), “La Alfombra de Latin AMAs” is a one-hour special that offers viewers the opportunity to see their favorite artists and celebrities as they walk down the red carpet on the legendary Hollywood Boulevard, leading up to the main event. With dynamic interviews and lots of fashion, the show will broadcast live on October 26 at 8pm/7c.

The post awards live special “Latin AMA’s: Acceso VIP” will be hosted by TV personalities Jessica Carrillo, Elva Saray (Acceso Total on Telemundo 52), Ana Jurka (Titulares y Mas) and Quique Usales (Al Rojo Vivo). Telemundo viewers will have a VIP pass to watch what happened behind the scenes during the “Latin AMAs.” Viewers will see exclusive interviews with winners and performers; as well as candid moments and surprise reactions not seen during the awards telecast. “Latin AMA’s: Acceso VIP” will air on Thursday, October 26 following the awards ceremony at 11:35pm/10:35c.

Fan can also participate and engage with the excitement of exclusive behind-the-scenes access of “Latin AMAs 2017” via the network’s digital coverage:

Facebook Live broadcasts on Thursday, October 26 at 3pm EST. Hosted by influencer and TV personality Christian Acosta, the program will feature the best of rehearsals, including interviews as the artists step off the stage.

The multiplatform live stream from Facebook Live, YouTube Live and Twitter Live on Thursday, October 26 from 7:30pm to 9pm EST will be hosted by influencers Christian Acosta, Sibley Scoles from E! , and actress and TV host Zuleyka Rivera, featuring the best and the most exciting moments from the carpet.

At 9pm EST another multiplatform live stream from Facebook Live, YouTube Live and Twitter Live from backstage will showcase the best from behind-the-scenes, winners’ reactions and celebrity interviews while enjoying a night of music.

In addition, the night’s special guest influencers, including Amanda Cerny, David Lopez, Eva Luna, Lauren Giraldo and Mariale Marrero, will have exclusive access to share their experience of this star-studded night through various platforms.

On Friday, October 27th at 3pm EST a new Facebook Live “Post Awards Experience” will recap the best moments, red carpet interviews and fashion and exclusive content from the awards ceremony.

The 2017 Latin AMA’s will be hosted by Becky G and Diego Boneta. The event will feature performances by Abraham Mateo, Alejandra Guzman, Angeles, Bacilos, Bad Bunny, Banda MS, Becky G, Camila Cabello, Chayanne, Chiquis Rivera, Christian Nodal, Fifth Harmony, Gente de Zona, Gloria Trevi, Jesse & Joy, Manuel Medrano, Natalia Jimenez, Pablo Alboran, Pitbull, Prince Royce, and Wisin.

The awards ceremony will also feature an array of award presenters including: Angelica Celaya, Carlos Gomez, Dascha Polanco, Don Francisco, Emeraude Toubia, Erika Ender, Julio Vaqueiro, Lambda Garcia, Manuel Turizo, Mariana Seoane, Regulo Caro, Santiago Ramundo y Ulises Chaidez y Sus Plebes.

The “Latin AMAs” will also broadcast live internationally on Thursday, October 26 through Telemundo Internacional, which can be seen in 24 countries and is available to 25 million subscribers in Latin America.

LatinAMAs Tweet: .@RashelDiaz @JorgeBernal @JessicaCarrillo @ChristianAcosta and others to host special shows surrounding the #LatinAMAs October 26 on @Telemundo

Facebook Post: Special TV shows and enhanced interactive coverage announced for the third annual “Latin AMAs” with two TV specials and multiplatform digital coverage. “La Alfombra de Latin AMAs” (Oct. 26 @ 8PM/7c) showcasing the fashionable and glamorous arrival of the stars on the red carpet at the iconic Hollywood Boulevard. “Latin AMAs: Acceso VIP,” (Oct. 26 @11:35PM/10:35c) featuring a unique behind-the-scenes look of the awards show. Also wall-to wall digital coverage featuring multiplatform Live Stream on Facebook Live, You Tube Live and Twitter Live. #LatinAMAs

The “Latin AMAs” honors artists in the genres of Pop/Rock, Regional Mexican, Urban, and Tropical, as well as categories for Favorite Crossover Artist, Favorite Collaboration, New Artist of the Year, Artist of the Year and Album of the Year, among others. The “Latin AMAs” nominees are based on key fan interactions with music, including (but not limited to) sales, airplay, streaming and social activity tracked by Billboard through its data partners Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound.

Fans can keep up with the latest news following “Latin AMAs” on social media and joining the conversation by using the official hashtag #LatinAMAs.

Facebook: Facebook.com/LatinAMAs

Twitter: @LatinAMAs

Instagram: @LatinAMAs

Snapchat: TeamTelemundo

Join the Conversation: #LatinAMAs

About dick clark productions

dick clark productions (dcp) is the world's largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the "Academy of Country Music Awards," "American Music Awards," "Billboard Music Awards," "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," "Golden Globe Awards," “Miss America,” “Hollywood Film Awards” and the “Streamy Awards.” Weekly television programming includes "So You Think You Can Dance" from 19 Entertainment and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world's most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com.

About Somos Productions

SOMOS Productions, LLC is an independent audiovisual content production company led by professionals with decades of experience producing talk shows, soap operas, dramas, specials and variety shows, among other genres. SOMOS Productions guarantees its clients reasonable production costs and top quality, supported by flexible structures, access to suitable facilities, equipment and with operational experience in handling complex products. The company has successfully delivered and is active in important production projects in the United States and Latin America.

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