LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NUVOtv, the first and only English-language cable network for Modern Latinos, today announced tune-in information for its entirely new lineup of programming beginning on July 18 and kicking off with the world premiere of a Jennifer Lopez biography special – "Legacy: Jennifer Lopez". An all-new roster of top-tier talent, which includes Mario Lopez, Grammy award-winning music producer Rodney "Dark Child" Jerkins and comedian and actress Anjelah Johnson, rounds out the weekend's stellar programming block.
NUVOtv's re-launch weekend will feature its new on-air look with a sleek new logo and color palette along with the tag line – We Are It. Rebrand initiatives beginning July 1 also include a full refresh of the network website www.mynuvotv.com and heavier program integration of NUVOtv talent and network partners.
TUNE-IN TIMES AND DATES
Thursday, July 18 – 8:00 p.m. ET/PT
LEGACY: JENNIFER LOPEZ – an exclusive marquee event with unprecedented intimate access into the personal life and career of this inspiring artist and powerhouse entrepreneur, with Jennifer Lopez acting as Executive Producer and Nuyorican Productions producing.
Thursday, July 18 – 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
STEP TO IT – a never-before-seen behind-the-scenes look at the lives of professional back-up dancers on world tour with global icon and entertainer, Jennifer Lopez. This docu-series follows the journey of eight professional dancers performing night after night, across the continents, giving it their all, falling in love, dealing with injury, as they pursue their ultimate passion for dance. (1-hour special)
Thursday, July 18 – 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
HOUSE OF JOY – a docu-series featuring Grammy award-winning producer, Rodney "Dark Child" Jerkins, producer for some of today's hottest stars (Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and many others), who is married to Joy Enriquez, a Mexican-American former pop-star who put her promising career on hold to raise a family. Now, Rodney is tasked with the challenge of reigniting his wife's music career as he balances life with Joy's extended family, all living under one roof. (1-hour series premiere)
Saturday, July 20 – 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
ANJELAH JOHNSON: THE HOMECOMING SHOW – a hilarious, exclusive, 90-minute comedy special featuring comedian, actress and YouTube sensation Anjelah Johnson of "Bon Qui Qui" and "Nail Salon" fame. (90-minute special)
Saturday, July 20 – 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
MARIO LOPEZ: ONE-ON-ONE – a Hollywood insider interview format show featuring a broad array of influential Latino superstars. Mario sits down with good friend Eva Longoria along with comedian George Lopez; international singing sensation and icon, Gloria Estefan; music artists Pepe Aguilar and Juanes, as well as other revered Latino figures. (30-minute special)
NUVOtv (www.myNUVOtv.com) is the first English-language television network created for Modern Latinos; embodying the spirit and multi-dimensional lifestyle of the Modern Latino audience. From fashion and comedy to music and movies, NUVOtv's line-up of original and acquired programming is progressive and unique.
In 2012, iconic superstar and entrepreneur Jennifer Lopez announced an exclusive creative, production and marketing partnership with NUVOtv to bolster the network's mission to deliver entertainment for the Modern Latino audience. Lopez and her production company, Nuyorican Productions, are collaborating closely with NUVOtv on all creative elements, including programming strategy, production and marketing. On May 15th, Jennifer was appointed Chief Creative Officer.
NUVOtv is currently available in more than 33 million homes nationwide with major distribution partners: AT&T U-verse, Comcast, Cox, Dish Network, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FIOS. The network is widely available in the top Hispanic DMA and most major US markets including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago and New York.
Tune in to NUVOtv on July 18th for the launch of the network's programming line-up with the television debut of LEGACY: JENNIFER LOPEZ at 8 PM ET/PT.
Visit www.mynuvotv.com to make sure your cable provider carries NUVOtv!
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