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    Eva Longoria Bastón to Host the Official Latino Inaugural 2021 Co-Produced By NGL Studios

     

     

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    Hispanic Federation brings together more than 50 Latino organizations to support historic event
    Hour-long special to stream nationally on The Choice channel on Peacock, Telemundo and Univision’s digital and social platforms featuring inspirational docu-shorts directed by Ben DeJesus

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – (January 18, 2021) Actress and activist Eva Longoria Bastón was announced today as the host of the official Latino Inaugural 2021: Inheritance, Resilience & Promise streaming on The Choice channel on Peacock, and on Telemundo’s and Univision’s digital and social platforms on Tuesday, January 19 at 9:30 p.m. EST as part of the official five day-slate of inaugural programming from the Biden-Harris Presidential Inauguration Committee. https://latinoinaugural.org/.  

    The eventwill feature appearances by Edward James Olmos, John Leguizamo, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Becky G, Ivy Queen, Farruko, Shaggy, Gaby Moreno, Emilio Estefan, Former Boston Red Sox David Ortiz aka Big Papi, Erik Rivera, Ana Navarro-Cárdenas, and Nicholas Gonzalez.

    With musical performances from:

    Lin-Manuel Miranda and Luis Miranda with a touching tribute to Puerto Rico
    Gaby Moreno featuring David Garza performing Fronteras
    An Emilio Estefan produced performance of One World, One Prayer performed by The Wailers, featuring Skip Marley, Shaggy, Farruko and Cedella Marley, Reyes spoken word performance of The Promise, Gilberto Santa Rosa performing Canta Mundo,
    Mariachi Nuevo, Santander performing This Land is Your Land, All-Star Tejanos
    United – Stefani Montiel, Joe Posada, Shelly Lares, David Marez, Chente Barrera, DJ Kane, Art Tigerina, Mark Ledezma, Mario Ortiz, Members of LA, 45 and Mariachi Azteca de America performing America The Beautiful: A Salute to the Latino Imprint    

    The hour-long special will focus on telling the stories of Latino contributions to society
    and stories that touch on the Latino American narrative in the United States,
    its history and challenges, and the promise for a better tomorrow. The show
    will honor members of Latino communities who kept the country running during
    the pandemic as members of our front line and essential workforce.

    Senators Catherine Cortez Masto, Robert Menendez and Ben Ray Luján, Senator
    designate Alex Padilla and Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus,
    Congressman Raul Ruiz, will join the special in contributing messages of hope, unity and thanks.

    “With so much at stake for families around the country, we are thrilled to welcome
    the Biden-Harris Administration and to celebrate their inauguration,” said
    Henry R. Muñoz III, Founder of Momento Latino and executive producer
    of the program. “Latino communities face existential threats every day –
    from the disproportionate spread of COVID-19 through our communities, to the
    requirement that we work essential jobs without essential benefits, to the fear
    of our democracy falling apart and the constant threat of deportation and
    family separation. We are gathering to celebrate Latinos’ contributions &
    our power in this country, and to honor the next era of American leadership in
    President Biden and Vice President Harris.”

    “A record number of Latinos cast ballots in our recent Presidential elections and
    overwhelmingly voted for change,” stated Frankie Miranda, President & CEO of Hispanic Federation, a presenting partner of the Latino
    Inaugural 2021: Inheritance, Resilience & Promise. “We extend our sincere
    congratulations to President-elect Joseph Biden Jr. and Vice President-elect
    Kamala Harris and are delighted to host an event to lift Latino voices in
    tribute to their inauguration, along with more than 50 of our fellow Latino
    national organizations, Latino elected and appointed leaders, and Latino
    celebrities and artists. We look forward to working together to fulfill the
    promise and hope that our communities have placed in the next Administration to
    ensure our issues are addressed, and pledge to do our part to help bring our
    country together to heal, rebuild, and prosper.”   

    The program will be streamed on Peacock’s The Choice channel and on the Telemundo appTelemundo.com, the Noticias Telemundo Facebook and YouTube pages. The event will also be streamed live on all of Univision News’ digital platforms, including UnivisionNoticias.com, @UniNoticias and @UniPolitica on Twitter, Univision Noticias and Univision Política on Facebook, the Univision Noticias Youtube Channel and the Univision app. It will also be available on the program’s official website, https://latinoinaugural.org/ and on the official inauguration website at https://bideninaugural.org/watch/. Closed captioning services will be made available.

    The program is co-hosted by 52 of the country’s largest and most influential Latino
    organizations, who have joined together to develop this inaugural event under
    the banner of Latinos Unidos. It will acknowledge the Latino voters who showed
    up in record numbers at the polls, honor the communities they come from, and
    showcase the historic achievements and proud representation displayed by Latino
    communities across the nation during this historic moment.
    Although they won’t gather in person, leaders of Latino communities across the country will use this moment to send a unified message of hope and pride and offer their
    collective congratulations to the incoming Biden-Harris Administration. 

    Eva Longoria Bastón and Henry R. Muñoz III are the executive producers of the program. David Chavez of INGEÑUITY, Elaine Coronado of Argus Events and Ben De Jesus of NGL Studios are the co-producers.

    The official Latino Inaugural 2021 sponsors include: Presenting: SOMOS and Momento Latino. Resilience Level: Hispanic Federation, Impact Level: Comcast NBCUniversal,
    Telemundo, Microsoft, DoorDash, American Beverage Association, and Hope Level:
    American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Charter Communications, and Primo
    TV.  

    “Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo is proud to support the Latino Inaugural 2021 and
    remains committed to bringing diverse voices and stories from American Latino
    communities to our networks and platforms,” said Mitch Rose, Executive Vice
    President, Federal Government Affairs.

    “The collective sacrifice of those performing the essential work necessary to keep
    our country afloat throughout this pandemic has been a story of tremendous
    resilience. DoorDash is proud to support the Latino Inaugural 2021, where the
    stories of our nation’s essential workers are being told and celebrated,” said
    Toney Anaya, Global Head of Government Relations for DoorDash

    About Latinos Unidos Created in partnership with Hispanic Federation and the Biden-Harris Presidential Inauguration Committee, Latinos Unidos is the host committee of
    the official “Latino Inaugural 2021: Inheritance, Resilience & Promise” and
    includes the following 52 organizations: 

    American GI Forum of the US, American GI Forum of the US, ASPIRA, Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA), Casa de Esperanza: National
    [email protected] Network for Healthy Families and Communities, Cesar Chavez Foundation,
    Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), Congressional Hispanic
    Leadership Institute (CHLI), Dolores Huerta Foundation, Familia Es Familia,
    Friends of the American Latino Museum, GreenLatinos, Hispanas Organized for
    Political Equality (HOPE), Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
    (HACU), Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), Hispanic
    Federation, Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Hispanic Technology & Telecommunications
    Partnership (HTTP), Hispanics In Philanthropy (HIP), Justice for Migrant Women,
    LA Collab, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA),
    LatinasRepresent, Latino Leaders Network, Latino Victory Foundation, League of
    United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Leonas for Biden-Harris 2020, MANA, A
    National Latina Organization, Mi Familia Vota, Momento Latino, National
    Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), National
    Association of Hispanic Federal Executives (NAHFE), National Association of
    Hispanic Nurses, National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC),
    National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, National Hispanic Leadership Agenda
    (NHLA), National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC), National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), National Latinx Psychological Association, The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL), SER Jobs for Progress National Inc., She Se
    Puede, Society of Hispanic and professional Engineers (SHPE), Southwest Voter
    Registration Education Project, The Latinx House, The United States Spain
    Council, UnidosUS, Union=Fuerza Latinx Institute, United Farm Workers (UFW),
    United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), United States Hispanic
    Leadership Institute (USHLI), United We Dream, Voto Latino Foundation

    ABOUT PEACOCK

    Peacock 
    is NBCUniversal’s new streaming service. Peacock delivers a world-class slate of exclusive Originals, on-demand libraries of hit TV shows, plus critically
    acclaimed films from the vaults of Universal Pictures, Focus Features,
    DreamWorks Animation, Illumination, and Hollywood’s biggest studios. In
    addition, Peacock taps into NBCUniversal’s unmatched ability to deliver a broad
    range of compelling topical content across news, sports, late-night,
    Spanish-language and reality. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast
    Corporation. 

    ABOUT NBCUNIVERSAL TELEMUNDO ENTERPRISES  

    NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company
    leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality
    Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This
    fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and
    Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a
    Revenue Strategy & Innovation unit. Telemundo Network features original
    Spanish-language entertainment, news, and sports content reaching 94% of U.S.
    Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 30 local stations, 50 affiliates,
    and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that
    serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated
    Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA
    World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit, including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, Underground Producciones, an internationally renowned production boutique based in Argentina as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Revenue Strategy & Innovation unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo
    Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content
    in the world; and Universo, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle,
    cultural experience, and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal
    Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast
    Corporation.  

    ABOUT UNIVISION NEWS

    Univision’s award-winning News division is committed to informing the country’s fastest growing segment across all media platforms, including TV, Radio, and Interactive. Hispanics count on the latest and most relevant content that impacts the community through: “Noticiero Univision,” the Network’s evening, late evening and weekend national newscast; Sunday public affairs program “Al Punto” (To The Point); newsmagazine shows“Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now) and “Primer Impacto” (First Impact); as well as morning news segments on “Despierta América” (Wake Up America). Univision has strengthened its news team and expanded its news operations by adding Investigative and Documentary Units.

    ABOUT NGL STUDIOS
    NGL Studios is NGL Collective’s award-winning in-house studio specializing in branded content, non-scripted and scripted Television and documentaries for today’s audiences led by Co-Founders Ben DeJesus and John Leguizamo, whose bodies of work are deeply rooted in the American Latinx experience.

    NGL Studios has grown exponentially in both branded and original IP that captures the essence of the Latinx experience.  
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