Carnival Corporation, Univision Announce Second Season of "La Gran Sorpresa"
The second season of "La Gran Sorpresa" will premiere on
The inaugural series was hosted by award-winning television host Poncho de Anda. In season two, he will be joined by
The Christmas special, airing Saturday, December 22 on Univision Network, will feature a high-energy performance by Latin GRAMMY® Award winner Nacho. In addition, de Anda and Molina will recap the best moments from season one, take viewers behind the scenes on how the surprises came together and offer a sneak peek at the upcoming second season.
"La Gran Sorpresa" uses the power of travel to reunite families as they overcome hardships created by illness, separation and other challenges. For the new season, the series surprises a number of families as they sail aboard ships from Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises and Holland America Line – three of
"We are very excited to extend our partnership with
"We are proud to partner once again with
"La Gran Sorpresa" is the seventh Ocean Original series created by
The company currently produces three other travel series that appear weekly on ABC and NBC stations, and rank as number one or number two in their time slot. Cruise vacations continue to see strong growth every year, including a record 28 million guests expected across the industry in 2018, underscoring the popularity of cruises as one of the fastest-growing segments of the vacation industry. The strong ratings are further evidence that interest in cruise vacations continues to gain momentum.
Ocean Original series produced by
As part of its effort to immerse guests in the travel experience,
About Carnival Corporation & plc
Carnival Corporation & plc is the world's largest leisure travel company and among the most profitable and financially strong in the cruise and vacation industries, with a portfolio of nine of the world's leading cruise lines. With operations in
Together, the corporation's cruise lines operate 104 ships with 237,000 lower berths visiting over 700 ports around the world, with 21 new ships scheduled to be delivered through 2025.
In 2017, Fast Company recognized
Additional information can be found on www.carnival.com, www.fathom.org, www.hollandamerica.com, www.princess.com, www.seabourn.com, www.aida.de, www.costacruise.com, www.cunard.com, www.pocruises.com.au, and www.pocruises.com.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The company's broadcast assets include Univision Network, one of the top television networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast network in the country; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network; and Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 64 television stations and 58 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. Univision Cable Networks consists of Univision Deportes Network (UDN), the most-watched Spanish-language sports cable network in the U.S.; Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language entertainment cable network; Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to telenovelas; ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news; and an additional suite of cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit. Univision's cable portfolio also includes FUSION TV, an English-language news and lifestyle cable network; an investment in El Rey Network, a general entertainment English-language cable network. The company also owns and operates several premier digital destinations including Univision Now, a direct-to-consumer, on-demand and live streaming subscription service;Univision.com, the most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics; and Uforia, a digital music application featuring multimedia music content. The company's assets also include the digital brands associated with the Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion. For more information, please visit corporate.univision.com.
SOURCE Carnival Corporation & plc
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