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TELEMUNDO EXPANDS TO 12 HOURS OF CONTINUOUS LIVE DAYTIME PROGRAMMING TO OFFER EXTENSIVE COVERAGE ON GLOBAL COVID-19 CRISIS STARTING MONDAY, APRIL 13

Morning Show “Un Nuevo Día” To Expand to 4.5 Hours from 7-11:30AM/6-10:30C

Telemundo Stations in Top Markets Continue to Deliver Live, Early Morning Local News

Viewers Can Also Watch Telemundo’s Daytime Line-up on the Telemundo App

MIAMI – April 10, 2020 – In response to the global Covid-19 pandemic, Telemundo is expanding its daytime programming to provide viewers with at least 12 hours of live news coverage and entertainment news, Monday to Friday, starting Monday, April 13. Telemundo owned stations in top Hispanic markets including Los Angeles, New York and Miami already deliver live, early morning newscasts starting at 5am ET/PT, while the Telemundo owned station in Philadelphia delivers morning news at 6am ET. As viewers actively seek reliable information and relevant upbeat entertainment news during this worldwide health crisis, Telemundo leverages its expanded daytime network and local stations to reinforce its commitment to inform, entertain and inspire its audiences with up-to-date, credible news and information throughout the entire day.

As part of this initiative, Telemundo’s “Un Nuevo Día" extends its weekday live broadcast for an additional half-hour beginning this Monday, April 13, to offer viewers four-and-half hours of the latest information and updates from 7am to 11:30am (6am to 10:30am CT), hosted by Rashel Díaz, Adamari López, Héctor Sandarti and Stephanie Himonidis.

“We are living through an unprecedented moment in our lives, and we want our audience to know we remain committed to providing them, throughout the entire day, the information they need to navigate these difficult times,” said Ronald Day, Executive Vice-president of Entertainment for Telemundo. “Now, more than ever, we are proud to offer Latinos and their families trustworthy and factual news and information, as well as uplifting entertainment, they can count on.”

Telemundo’s current daytime schedule, offered from 5am to 7pm ET (4am-6pm CT) during the current #StayHome period, includes (check local listings for updates):

  • At 5am ET/PT, Telemundo stations in Los Angeles, New York and Miami will continue to deliver live, early morning local newscasts to audiences, while the Telemundo owned station in Philadelphia will continue to present its local morning news at 6am ET.
  • Viewers across the nation can start the day with “Un Nuevo Día” at 7am/6c. The Emmy-award-winning morning show will bring an extra 30-minutes of news and information, in addition to special segments with experts who provide insights about COVID-19, as well as highlighting the heroes on the frontlines and everyday unsung heroes.
  • At 11:30am/10:30c, local markets continue with “Acceso Total,” followed by the local news at 12pm/11am CT.
  • “Noticias Mediodía” with Paulina Sodi begins at 12:30pm/11:30c with more news updates on the global crisis.
  • At 1:30pm/12:30c, Ana Jurka and Carlos Adyan bring viewers positive and entertaining stories on the new daytime show “En Casa con Telemundo” (At Home with Telemundo) to inspire, motivate and strengthen the whole family throughout the quarantine.
  • Coverage continues at 3pm/2c with a two-hour edition of “Al Rojo Vivo,” hosted by María Celeste Arrarás, with the first hour fully dedicated to COVID-19 entitled “Al Rojo Vivo Edición Especial: Coronavirus Estado de Emergencia,” followed by a second hour with more updates and human stories with a team of collaborators across the nation.
  • At 5pm/4c, viewers can tune-in to Telemundo stations in 27 markets to watch their afternoon local news.
  • The 12-hour daytime schedule wraps with “Noticias Telemundo” at 6:30pm/5:30c, hosted by José Díaz-Balart, offering the latest news, interviews and updates with prominent personalities and an acclaimed team of news correspondents covering COVID-19.

Telemundo’s daytime programming streams simultaneously on the Telemundo app, available on the Google Play Store and the Apple Store. Local audiences can watch their local news through Telemundo owned station apps and sites.

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