nuvoTV's MODEL LATINA: SOUTH BEACH Kicks Off Fifth Season with International Superstar Carlos Ponce as Judge Premieres Memorial Day, Monday, May 28 at 10:00PM (ET/PT)

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- nuvoTV's hit series, MODEL LATINA: SOUTH BEACH kicks off its fifth season with a special hour-long episode on Monday, May 28 at 10:00PM (ET/PT). After tackling New York and Las Vegas in the past two seasons, the series returns to America's hottest destination for Latino style – Miami's South Beach. Ten gorgeous Latinas will compete for a chance to win a $25,000 cash prize, a role as nuvoTV's spokesperson and a prestigious contract with international modeling agency Q Management.

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This season's judges panel will include international, heartthrob actor and recording artist Carlos Ponce (Couples Retreat, Alcanzar Una Estrella), sexy Victoria's Secret supermodel Ines Rivero and renowned fashion photographer Franco LaCosta. Puerto-Rican sports reporter and dazzling TV personality Jocelyn Pierce, will lead the series as the new host.

Throughout MODEL LATINA: SOUTH BEACH, the young and gorgeous model hopefuls will strut their stuff but will need to use their smarts to help them advance to landing the grand prize.

"The drama will be bigger, the challenges will be tougher than ever, and for the first time the celebrity judges will be in select photo-shoots with the models and will personally mentor them," said Maria Perez-Brown, nuvoTV's SVP Programming. "The girls are from across the country and represent the rich diversity and nuance of our core Bi-Cultural Latino audience. It will definitely be an unforgettable season as each of them strives to become the next Model Latina."

To view the trailer, please click the following link: http://news.mynuvotv.com/special/videos/ooyala.php?ooyalaId=BreWRsNDoYMc8W1Fyr_5GsJrnN2Mu73s

About MODEL LATINA

Bigger, brighter and bolder than ever before, nuvoTV's popular modeling competition series returns! Ten aspiring Latina models from across the country will face tough challenges that put their desire and determination to the test. They'll need to be on their game or be sent home. In the end, only one will have what it takes to become the next Model Latina!

About nuvoTV

nuvoTV (mynuvoTV.com) is the first and only English-language television network created for American Bi-Cultural Latinos 18-49A. Vibrant. Bold. Driven. nuvoTV embodies the spirit and lifestyle of today's Bi-Cultural Latinos. From lifestyle and comedy to music and movies, our unique line-up showcases unique and compelling original programming for the underserved Bi-Cultural Latino audience.

nuvoTV is available in major markets including Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Chicago and San Francisco/Bay Area, as well as the entire top 15 Hispanic DMA. Major distribution partners include AT&T U-verse, Comcast, Cox, Dish Network, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS.

Contact
Leif Helland / Elina Adut
lhelland@mprm.com / eadut@mprm.com
323-933-3399

SOURCE nuvoTV



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