From The Creators Of “The Biggest Loser,” Univision’s New Weight-Loss Challenge Series “Dale Con Ganas” Premieres Wednesday, January 11 At 10 P.M.

01/06/12 . Univision PR

This is much more than a competition, it’s also a real-life family novela

Alfonso “Poncho” de Anda will host new series where the lucky winner will receive $100,000


WHAT:                      Dale con Ganas” (Give It Your All), hosted by Alfonso ‘Poncho’ de Anda, co-host of Univision’s top rated morning program “Despierta América” (Wake-Up America), airs weekly beginning January 11. Over the course of three months, top Hispanic trainers María Simón, Marcelo Crudele, Oscar Luna and Luis Alberto Aracena, will work with four Hispanic families who will compete, face defeat, succeed and transform their bodies and their lives publicly.  The journey is gruesome as they not only have to take their bodies to the limit, but are also challenged emotionally to discover their true selves and make positive changes in their daily lives. The contestants will face weekly weigh-ins, while home viewers interact by emailing their predictions all week long.  During the 12th and final episode, the winning finalist will receive a grand prize package of $100,000 and a well-deserved self-esteem boost for the entire family.  On “Dale con Ganas” however, each and every family member wins by improving their health and their life.  The series is coproduced by Dave Broome’s 25/7 Productions, the creator of The Biggest Loser, and Estefan Film and Television Productions in collaboration with Univision Studios. 

WHEN:                      Premieres Wednesday, January 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT (9 p.m. CT)

WHERE:                   Univision Network

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Fans can follow every step of the show, including full video episodes, at Univision.com, keyword: Dale con Ganas. Online and mobile coverage includes behind the scenes video with moments not seen on TV, show recaps, photos, and in-depth host and participant bios. Plus, users can interact directly with the show on the “Pregúntale a Poncho” section, where they can ask host Poncho De Anda questions.

CONTACT:             

Priscilla Senior

305-640-3592

psenior@univision.net

About Univision Communications Inc.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching 97% of U.S. Hispanic households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 88% of U.S. Hispanic households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, and a suite of six cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Clásico TV; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company’s platforms; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations and 70 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive Media, a network of national and local online and mobile sites including Univision.com, which continues to be the #1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.univision.net.


DE LOS CREADORES DE “THE BIGGEST LOSER”, LA NUEVA SERIE DE UNIVISION “DALE CON GANAS”, UN DESAFÍO PARA PERDER PESO, ESTRENA EL MIÉRCOLES, 11 DE ENERO A LAS 10 P.M.

Esto es mucho más que una competencia; también es una novela familiar de la vida real

Alfonso “Poncho” de Anda conducirá la nueva serie donde el ganador recibirá $100,000


QUÉ:                          Dale con Ganas”, conducido por Alfonso ‘Poncho’ de Anda, copresentador del popular programa matutino de Univision, “Despierta América”, se transmitirá semanalmente a partir del 11 de enero. Durante el trascurso de tres meses, los entrenadores hispanos de primera María Simón, Marcelo Crudele, Oscar Luna y Luis Alberto Arácena, trabajarán con cuatro familias hispanas quienes competirán, enfrentarán la derrota, tendrán éxitos y transformarán sus cuerpos y vidas en público. La aventura es sumamente exigente, ya que no sólo deberán hacer el máximo esfuerzo físico, sino que también enfrentarán el desafío emocional de descubrir quiénes son realmente y hacer cambios positivos en su vida diaria. Los concursantes deberán pesarse semanalmente, mientras que los televidentes participarán desde su casa enviando mensajes electrónicos con sus predicciones durante toda la semana. Durante el 12º episodio, que es el último, el finalista que gane recibirá un premio de $100,000, y la autoestima de toda la familia merecidamente aumentará muchísimo. Sin embargo, en “Dale con Ganas”, cada uno de los miembros de la familia gana al mejorar su salud y vida. La serie es producida conjuntamente con 25/7 Productions de Dave Broome, el creador de “The Biggest Loser”, y Estefan Film and Television Productions, en colaboración con Univision Studios.

CUÁNDO:                 Se estrena el miércoles, 11 de enero a las 10 p.m. hora del Este/Pacífico (9 p.m. Centro)

DÓNDE:                   Cadena Univision

INFORMACION ADICIONAL:

Los aficionados pueden seguir todos los pasos del programa, incluyendo episodios completos en video, en Univision.com, palabra clave: Dale con Ganas. La cobertura en Internet y para dispositivos móviles incluye escenas detrás del escenario con momentos no vistos en televisión, resúmenes del programa, fotos y biografías detalladas del conductor y los participantes. Además, los usuarios pueden interactuar directamente con el programa en la sección “Pregúntale a Poncho”, donde le pueden hacer preguntas a Poncho de Anda, el conductor.

CONTACTO:          

Priscilla Senior

305-640-3592

psenior@univision.net

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