BURBANK, CA – November 16, 2017 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – EstrellaTV, the fastest growing, minority owned Spanish language network in the U.S. announced today that the 2017 Spanish-language transmission of the Miss World competition will be broadcast on its network on Saturday, November 18 from 7-9PM E/6-8PM C.
Miss World is the longest running event of its kind and this year the pageant will take place in China with a total of 130 contestants from all over the world. For the first time in the U.S., EstrellaTV will be the official Spanish-language broadcaster of this 65-year old world beauty pageant. The organization’s long-running message of “Beauty With a Purpose,” is a theme that has been associated with social responsibility and fundraising of millions of dollars every year for charitable causes around the globe, and a mission that is in line with EstrellaTV’s own core values and principles.
Now in its 65th year, the Miss World beauty pageant is broadcast in 180 countries and is viewed by billions of people worldwide. EstrellaTV joins the ranks of global networks to add the show to its programming line-up, which also includes Paris Premiere in France, CTC in Russia, Zee TV in India and E! Entertainment Television, which will broadcast the pageant for English-speaking audiences in the U.S.
“At EstrellaTV, we are pleased to bring this world class event to Hispanic audiences in the U.S. It is the first time that we are airing such an event and look forward to positive audience feedback to this global brand,” stated Lenard Liberman, CEO, LBI Media, parent company to EstrellaTV Network.
About LBI Media, Inc.
LBI Media, Inc., is a leading Spanish-language entertainment company and one of the largest Spanish-language radio and television broadcasters in the U.S., based on revenues and number of stations. The company owns 16 radio stations (thirteen FM and three AM), ten television stations, “EstrellaTV,” a leading Spanish-language television broadcast network in the U.S., and Fenomeno Studios multi-channel network. Through EstrellaTV, we broadcast in 47 designated market areas, or DMAs, across the U.S. through both our owned television stations and affiliates. The company produces over 50 hours of original television programming at its Burbank Television Studios each week. The EstrellaTV programming catalog consists of over 7,500 hours of original Spanish-language television programming in genres including talk, drama, comedy, variety, reality, music and more. To learn more about LBI Media and see company updates, please visit www.lbimedia.com.