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Time Inc.’s PEOPLE en Español Announces Online Show La Esquina

First Bilingual Video Series Featuring Exclusive Celebrity Interviews and Pop Culture News

Sponsored by MundoFox

La Esquina Launches on PEOPLEenEspanol.com

Dec 3, 2014

NEW YORK, December 3, 2014 – PEOPLE en Español, the most trusted voice in Hispanic culture, announces the launch of La Esquina, a new online show which will be uploaded twice per week on PEOPLEenEspanol.com. The program is the first bilingual video series for the brand, sponsored by Spanish-language broadcast network MundoFox. La Esquina features exclusive celebrity interviews and covers the latest in pop culture news–including music, movies, fashion, technology and more! To view the show, visit PEOPLEenEspanol.com/La-Esquina.

During the month of December, special celebrity guests appearing on La Esquina include “Addicted” actor and “Dancing with the Stars” contestant William Levy; MundoFox’s television series “El Capo” actor Marlon Moreno; blogger and television personality Perez Hilton; actress and television host Adamari López and leading ladies Selenis Leyva & Dascha Polanco from the award-winning cast of the hit series “Orange is the New Black”.

 

“We are incredibly enthusiastic about partnering with MundoFox – a cutting-edge television network that is connecting with Latino viewers increasingly through online video technologies,” said PEOPLE en Español Publisher Monique Manso. “La Esquina enables us to offer custom content to our passionate audience of more than 12.7 million multi-platform users – many of whom are millennial Latinas who consume media in both Spanish and English.”

 

“La Esquina is a creative and engaging extension of PEOPLE en Español’s in-demand storytelling,” added PEOPLE en Español Managing Editor Armando Correa. “We’re inviting the PEOPLE en Español community to join us every week at La Esquina for an intimate look at their favorite celebrities, as they let us into their personal space and reveal some of their best kept secrets.”

 

“As the fastest growing Spanish-language network, the expansion of MundoFox’s digital footprint is imperative to meet the demand of our viewers. This extension of our partnership with PEOPLE en Español enables MundoFox to further engage with an active online audience,” said Oswald Méndez, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer at MundoFox.

 

For more on La Esquina, join the conversation: PEOPLEenEspanol.com, Twitter, Facebook, #LaEsquinaPeople.

 

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About PEOPLE en Español

 

PEOPLE en Español was launched in 1996 as a special issue, and today has become the top-selling Hispanic magazine in the United States. Published 11 times a year, PEOPLE en Español reaches an audience of 6.9 million every month with its editorial mix of Hispanic and popular entertainment, fashion and beauty trends, and compelling human-interest stories. PEOPLE en Español delivers original editorial content that captures the values, contributions and impact of today’s Hispanics in the U.S. The brand’s social media footprint includes over a 1,000,000 followers on Twitter and over 2.6 million fans on Facebook. For daily news, photos, exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity scoops, visit peopleenespanol.com.

 

About Time Inc.

 

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is one of the world’s leading media companies reaching more than 130 million consumers each month across multiple platforms. Its influential brands include People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Time, Real Simple, Southern Living, Entertainment Weekly, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine and Fortune, as well as more than 50 diverse titles at Time Inc. UK such as Decanter and Horse & Hound. Time Inc. is home to celebrated events and franchises including the Fortune 500, Time 100, People’s Sexiest Man Alive, Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year, the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen and the Essence Festival. As of September 30, 2014, Time Inc. operated approximately 40 websites that collectively have over 100 million average monthly unique visitors around the world. The company also operates integrated publishing businesses that provide content marketing, targeted advertising programs, branded book publishing and marketing and support services.

 

About MundoFox

 

MundoFox is a joint venture between Fox International Channels (FIC), 21st Century Fox’s international multimedia business, and RCN, the leading Latin American television network and production company belonging to Organización Ardila Lülle (OAL). Together FIC and RCN currently reach over 1.6 billion subscribers worldwide with original series, novelas, dramas, game shows, reality, news and lifestyle programming. MundoFox is broadcast over-the-air on the network’s affiliate stations as well as through cable, satellite and telco providers in markets representing nearly 80% of U.S. Hispanic households. MundoFox, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, launched in fall 2012.

 

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CONTACTS:

 

PEOPLE en Español

Dana Baxter

212-522-1634

 

Elvis Lizardo

212-522-9658

 

MundoFox

Andy Checo

212-822-7021

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