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Fabrica de Huevos (Egg Factory), an Audacious Primetime Comedy Series, Launches on Azteca America on May 16 First-of-its-kind animated programming on Spanish-language TV

Azteca America will challenge stereotypes about Hispanics

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 16, Azteca America, THE Mexican network for US Hispanic audiences, launches Fabrica de Huevos, an animated comedy program at 10:00 PM Eastern / 9:00 PM Central.  This bold and irreverent show created by and for Latinos in the U.S., is a different approach to what Spanish-television offers viewers in primetime. The new comedy adventure starts when animated egg characters cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

The new series is produced by the creators of HuevoCartoons, brothers Gabriel and Rodolfo Riva Palacio Alatriste.  Their Huevo Cartoon movie was the highest grossing film in the history of Mexican cinema. This unique vignette-style show combines live action and animation with the comedic flair that U.S. Hispanic audiences crave. Also featured in the sketches is the very talented Wendy Braga Peraza -- the vivacious female side-kick who perfectly complements the offbeat comedy of the Riva Palacio Alatriste brothers.  Rounding out the cast is the versatile writer and performer Fernando Meza Munoz who also lends his voice to several of the delightful animated characters.

"Fabrica de Huevos uses wit and verve to address the unique challenges Hispanics in this country face as they adapt to their adoptive homeland," said Marlene Braga, Vice President of Programming for Azteca America.

Fabrica de Huevos will air on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:00 PM Eastern/9:00 PM Central as part of Azteca America's comedy lineup which starts on May 14 with Buenas Noches America, followed by El Pelado de la Noche on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  This unprecedented lineup will have viewers laughing all evening and all week-long.

About Azteca America

Azteca America engages Spanish-language viewers by creating unique, passionate and enlightening content that is relevant to the daily lives of our audience. Wholly owned by Mexican broadcaster Azteca, S.A.B de C.V., the second-largest producer of Spanish language content in the world, Azteca America complements its Mexican programs with an innovative lineup of shows from third-party producers and distributors to ensure the finest programming for its audience. The company provides tailored, multi-platform advertising solutions for clients seeking to reach the most dynamic consumer group in the country.

For Fabrica de Huevos talent interviews, please contact Widad Leal at (818) 631-0828 (cell).

For Fabrica de Huevos images please contact Widad Leal at wleal@aztecaamerica.com.

Press Contact:
Daniel McCosh
011 5255 1720 0059
dmccosh@gruposalinas.com

SOURCE Azteca America




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