Longest running talent competition show in U.S. Spanish-language television makes quarter finals comeback with new set design and strict safety protocols
BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AmericasGotTalent–EstrellaTV, one of the nation’s leading Hispanic broadcasting networks, announced today that its hit talent search show Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento recently resumed production amid new COVID-19 safety protocols.
Following California’s recently issued COVID-19 Best Practices Guide for Television and Film and the CDC’s recommended safety guidelines, the network has established rigorous sanitary, social distancing and safety measures to resume production of its #1 hit series Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento, which has been modified to adapt to the current health crisis. New quarter final episodes started airing Thursday, July 9, and will continue airing M-F 8P/7P C on EstrellaTV.
Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento, EstrellaTV’s flagship talent show, got a set redesign and facelift to reflect newly adopted social distancing standards. The new set features innovative virtual screens to accommodate a remote audience and contestants’ family members’ participation via video conferencing technology. The show’s new closed set has been designed with safety as a top priority, and production staff is limited to essential personnel only.
“Ensuring the safety of our crew, talent and contestants has always been of utmost importance to EstrellaTV. We are excited to get back on the air with new episodes and to move forward with our quarter finals, which we had to put on hiatus due to the unprecedented pandemic that has affected us all,” said Ivan Stoilkovich, EVP, Television Programming at EstrellaTV. “Our new set design follows strict social distancing guidelines, and we are taking every possible measure to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all those involved in making this show.”
About Estrella Media, Inc.
Estrella Media, Inc. is a leading vertically integrated, multi-platform, Spanish-language media company operating across top U.S. Hispanic markets. Estrella Media is one of the largest U.S. producers of Spanish-language television content, producing over 2,500 hours annually of original news and entertainment programming at the Estrella Studios in Burbank, CA, which is broadcast nationally on the company’s EstrellaTV Network. Its programming catalog, consisting of over 7,500 hours of original Spanish-language entertainment programming, is one of the largest libraries of content produced for the U.S. Hispanic marketplace. Additionally, Estrella Media is one of the most prolific developers and producers of Spanish-language radio talent and programming. The company’s Don Cheto Radio Network features one of the nation’s most popular radio talents. Estrella Media’s highly-rated television and radio programming is distributed through its owned and operated television and radio stations, affiliated stations, and related digital media properties. To learn more about Estrella Media and see company updates, please visit www.estrellamedia.com.
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