NBC debuts new Hispanic sports programming

DetailsJuan Fernandez Gonzalez | 22 May 2015

NBC UNIVERSO, the NBC sports and entertainment cable channel for Latinos, is to debut Escena Deportiva, a new one-hour sports show for the Spanish-speaking audience airing the latest news about sporting stars.

escenadeportivaAs a leading piece of NBC's new sporting line-up for Hispanics, Escena Deportiva will air twice a week: on Friday nights (starting today, 22 May), Escena Deportiva la Previa will highlight the coming weekend's action; and on Monday nights, Escena Deportiva el Wrap Up will recap all of the action and storylines from the weekend.

From week-to-week, Escena Deportiva will showcase a mix of sports action relevant to US Hispanics from around the world, including the Premier League, Liga MX, FIFA World Cup events, NFL, MLB, the NBA and NASCAR.

The show, produced by NBC Deportes, will be co-hosted by Ana Jurka and Guadalupe Venegas, and feature interactive segments on social media platforms to engage Latino sports fans.

NBC UNIVERSO is a sports and entertainment cable channel for Latinos, bringing its programming to more than 40 million households in the US.