HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Estrella TV Network announced it will air specials of comedian Kiki Melendez' breakthrough comedy #LocosYContentos, on Fridays at 7:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m. Central). The specials of #LocosYContentos will prove more irreverent and cutting edge than ever, featuring celebrity hosts on each show.
Popular stand-up comic and actor Paul Rodriguez will host the upcoming special this Friday, April 24 at 7 p.m. For more information visit www.estrellatv.com
"In the tradition of SNL, Mad TV and In Living Color, #LocosYContentos is the culmination of many years of trying to create a national platform for Latino comics," said writer and producer, Estela Sainz. "We are building an empire with Spanish stand-up; a first for television in America."
"This is the cutting edge of Spanish-language stand-up. This is the place where Latino comics converge with a common purpose: to make people laugh," said Kiki Melendez, Executive Producer and CEO of Latin Hollywood Films.
#LocosYContentos is produced by Estrella TV, the leader in original Latino content produced in the U.S. in association with Latin Hollywood Films whose credits include Showtime Networks' Hot Tamales Live!, Kiki Desde Hollywood, and the ground-breaking film, Journey of A Female Comic.
The shows will include popular segments like "Kiki on the Street," as well as cleverly written sketch comedy exploring trends and culture for Latinos and non-Latinos across America. The one-hour format is taped in front of a live studio audience. Sketches are filmed on location.
More information on Kiki Melendez at www.kikikiss.com
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SOURCE Estrella TV