CNN en Español Broadcasts Special Coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games

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June 13th, 2012

via press release:

Starting Monday, July 23th through Monday, August 13rd, CNN en Español will broadcast a special coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Anchor Elizabeth Pérez will be in charge of reporting live from the Olympic park in London and will report on the preparations, rehearsals and competitions, and will have interviews with the participants in this grand event, which will be transmitted during CNN en Español’s daily shows.

 

At the same time, the sports anchors, Luis Gerardo Bucci, Diego Bustos and Marcela Trucios will be in charge of giving an analysis with daily summaries and statistics of the main sporting events and its players from Atlanta.

 

Moreover, starting June, the shows Encuentro, Directo USA, Panorama Mundial and CNN México: Perspectivas will include daily segments with a complete coverage on the Olympics and it will continue to develop during the transmission of the Olympic events.

 

CNN en Español’s special coverage will bring the most up to date information of the sporting events. In addition, the network will broadcast specials with some of the most important participants. There will be chronicles and anecdotes from their country of origin in special programs like “Tras el oro.”

 

CNN en Español’s viewers will be informed about the different sporting disciplines, records and expectations of the contestants. At the same time, special guests, such as former athletes, will be commenting during the competitions.

 

This special coverage will count on an important web component on CNNEspanol.com and the networks social media, giving information on the most important events, the behind the scenes, emblematic images and the curiosities around this historic competition.

 

Starting June through Monday, August 13, CNN en Español will dedicate its programming to the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

 

 

 

CNN en Español

CNN en Español, the first 24-hour television network of CNN independently produced in a language other than English, was launched March 17, 1997. It provides continuous news coverage of news that is most relevant to the region and the world, with context and in-depth analysis, and shows that go in-depth with topics like economy, finances, health, technology and entertainment. Since its launch, CNN en Español has multiplied its subscriber base up to 29 million households and hotel rooms in Latin America and 7 million households in the United States. In its 15 years, the network has set the standard for credible, timely and relevant news coverage that offers viewers a unique way to engage with their world, providing them with all the news, information and actuality they need to stay informed and make smart decisions to secure their futures.

 
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