America TeVe WFUN, South Florida Hispanics Choice for Political News Coverage

Oct 24, 2012, 11:14 ET from America TeVe

MIAMI, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again Hispanics in South Florida chose America TeVe to watch the third and last presidential debate, live from Lynn University, in Boca Raton, FL. America TeVe was the absolute leader in NHSI  Adults18+ above all stations that aired the debate in the Miami / Ft. Lauderdale DMA. Additionally, America TeVe WFUN surpassed Univision 23 (WLTV) by 43% delivering a 7.8 Rating / 14 Share against Univision's 4.4 Rating / 8 Share of the market, according to Nielsen.

The coverage of the debate featured simultaneous translation in Spanish by Cesar Cardoza and Marcela Lopez. Prior to the debate, Oscar Haza hosted a panel of renowned political experts on "A Mano Limpia," with democratic analysts Daniel Alvarez and Maria Garza, and republicans analyst Marcelo Llorente and State Representative Erick Fresen . After the debate, Pedro Sevcec went in depth on "Sevcec a Fondo," with democratic analyst Gustavo Marin and republican analyst Bob Macaulay. Furthermore, coverage of the debate was reinforced by a news team in Boca Raton, FL, that reported with live updates from 5PM to 11PM.

According to the Florida Department of State Division of Elections, 1,551,000 Hispanics were registered to vote statewide as of mid-July 2012. Similarly, recent studies by the Pew Hispanic Research Center confirm the power that the Hispanic electorate will have in choosing the next president of the United States. "Hispanics in South Florida have a very important role in the upcoming elections. It is our duty, as South Florida's Hispanic Station of choice for political news coverage to provide the community with the most reliable and objective political analysis in the marketplace. Our successful coverage of all four debates, as part of our series Desafio 2012, represents our commitment, to our viewers and the upcoming elections on November 6th," said Omar Romay, President and CEO of America TeVe.

About America TeVe: America TeVe is an independent Spanish language television station based in Miami, FL and owned by America CV Network LLC. America TeVe is committed to serve the Hispanic community by providing 9 hours of high quality news and entertainment programming. America TeVe has on-air distribution in Miami, New York and Puerto Rico. America TeVe can be seen in Miami in channel 48.1 and 41.2, Comcast 12 (Dade County) and Comcast 15 (Broward County), Atlantic 17, Direct TV 41, Dish 41, and Uverse AT&T on channel 48. New York on-air 34.1,on Verizon Fios 479. Puerto Rico over the air 42, Choice 21, Claro TV 24, Liberty 24 and Dish 7.

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