Vme Presents Spanish TV’s Most Extensive Royal Wedding Broadcast
NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As Prince William and Catherine Middleton take their wedding vows on April 29, for royal watchers Vme is the network with the most extensive Spanish-language coverage. From the royal procession to a kiss on the famous Palace balcony, Vme broadcast La Boda Real: Principe William y Catherine Middleton with live team coverage led by veteran newsman, Daniel Viotto sharing commentary with Sasha Rionda on the dashing prince, his bride-to-be and the youthful energy this couple brings to the history, pomp and circumstance surrounding the Royal Family.
Vme will present all the main events with live coverage starting at 4:00am – 8:30am (ET) covering the Royal family as it travels to Westminster Abbey, the Ceremony and all the preceding and post-wedding ceremony events. Starting 8:30am – 1:00pm (ET) Vme will rebroadcast the celebration again in its entirety. Vme will also broadcast a 2-hour recap special of all the wedding highlights on Friday, April 29 from 10pm (ET) and on Sunday, May 1 from 3pm-5pm (ET).
From the extensive and exclusive vantage point of the BBC’s 130 cameras, Vme will bring unparalleled Spanish-language coverage from the best locations across London and the UK covering the route, procession, ceremony, as well as exclusive key royal locations including Clarence House, Buckingham Palace, St. Andrews and Westminster Abbey.
Daniel Viotto and Sasha Rionda are joined by the Vme Noticias team led by anchor, Ana Enriquez who will provide reports during the coverage on the life of Kate Middleton, the new role of Royalty, Kate and Diana as fashion icons, the princes’ apparent preferences for dating commoners, details about the royal couple and how the tragedy of Princess Diana still affects the lives of the royal family and the world.
In the week leading up to The Royal Wedding, Vme offers a week-long slate of royal programming with the Spanish-language U.S. premiere of three new royal-themed documentaries as well as a new drama based on the true life love story of Spain’s Prince Felipe. These featured programs include:
Jorge Gestoso Investiga Especial: William y Harry: Prisioneros de la Fama (Jorge Gestoso Investigates: William and Harry, Prisoners of Celebrity) Premiering Friday, April 22, 2011, at 9pm and midnight and Sunday, April 24 at 3:00pm (ET). As the British police and worldwide royal watchers become increasingly intoxicated with the cult of celebrity, this episode explores the extraordinary unintended consequences of this obsession. Prince William and Prince Harry, among the most well known young celebrities in the world are, in effect, royal prisoners. Their every move is followed by the world’s press and just as their mother Princess Diana found, the press is at its most intrusive in the area of their love lives.
Jorge Gestoso Investiga Especial: William y Harry: Su Futuro (Jorge Gestoso Investiga: Prince William and Harry, Into the Future) Premiering Friday, April 29, 2011, at 9pm and again Sunday, (ET) Explores the world of the celebrity surrounding the young royals and their elite circle of friends, who gain as much profile in the press as today’s pop idols, fashion icons and film stars but live in the constant public gaze.
Kate and Letizia: Dos Princesas Reales, (Kate and Letizia Two Royal Princesses) premiering Thursday, April 28 at 11:00pm (ET) delves into the lives and love affairs of two modern-day princesses – one from Spain and the other from England — and their relationships to their princes. Through privy insights from close friends and royal family experts, the special looks at how each of the couples met, fell in love and overcame the extraordinary challenges that arise when a everyday woman captures the heart of a prince.
In addition, Vme celebrates another great royal romance by premiering exclusively the extraordinary mini-series Felipe and Letizia on Estelares Vme from Monday, April 25 through Wednesday at 9:00pm or Thursday, April 28 at 9:00pm (ET). At a dinner party in Madrid, a prominent TV reporter named Letizia Ortiz meets the man of her dreams – Felipe de Borbon, the heir to the Spanish throne. Letizia is a modern, independent-minded woman who doesn’t fit the royal mold which makes the couple an unlikely match. Felipe’s parents King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia shudder at the thought of having a divorced commoner as a daughter-in-law and Spain’s future queen. Felipe and Letizia must overcome these obstacles and more for true love to reign.
Where to Watch Vme -
In more than 40 markets, Vme is available free over-the-air, and on basic digital cable. Vme is also carried nationally via satellite in the basic and Hispanic packages of Dish Network and DirecTV and on Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-verse where available. For local channel information go to vmetv.com/estaciones.
About Vme -
Vme has made the promise to be Contigo to Hispanic families delivering drama, music, sports, news, current affairs, Latin cinema, food, lifestyle, nature and educational preschool content. The 24-hour Spanish network, partnered with public television stations, is currently available in more than 10 million Hispanic homes. Vme is the first venture of the media production and distribution company, Vme Media Inc. To find out more please visit www.VmeTV.com