via press release:
TR3S PREMIERS NEW SEASON OF QUIERO MI BABY & DEBUTS A NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR ITS CATCHY BILINGUAL THEME SONG “DE NUEVO” BY ELI JAS
New cast of bicultural parents captivate viewers with powerful, real-life stories, spanning multiple miscarriages, realities in gay parenting, long-lost family reunions and a Down syndrome tot suits up for Miami Swim Week!
New episodes hold court every Monday at 9pm, starting today August 20th
Miami, FL August 20th, 2012 – Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más, one of the leading bilingual/bicultural entertainment destinations for Latinos in the US, announces a new dose of bicultural parenting on Quiero Mi Baby, and debuts a new music video for its series theme song “De Nuevo”, featuring Latin star Eli Jas. The sophomore-season of Quiero Mi Baby delivers an awe-inspiring and emotional sneak-peek of bicultural parenting, taking viewers into the realities of gay parenting, multiple miscarriages, disconnected families, mixed faiths and overcoming genetic disorders. Quiero Mi Baby premieres every Monday at 9pm starting August 20th.
August 20th – “Frijoles & Pad Thai”
Alicia and Steven are one of those extremely diverse couples that went from eating frijoles to Pad Thai! After seven-years of marriage, they were desperate for a baby but fate had other plans. After multiple miscarriages and stint in the adoption world, Alicia finally gets pregnant and prays her way through the nine-months, in the hopes her misfortune doesn’t resurface.
August– 27th “New Marriage, New House, New Career & New Baby”
Mix a workaholic Mexican/Puerto Rican wife with a very chill Puerto Rican husband and you score the recipe for a united Latin family. In less than a year, Yliana and Josh exchanged vows, bought a home, upgraded their career and delivered their first born. Overwhelmed by multiple milestones and overbearing dogs, make their baby arrival a challenging, yet exciting welcome.
September 3rd - “Two Mommies in the Park”
Tarsha never expected to fall in love and end her partying lifestyle but the idea of sharing parenting duties with her partner Iris was a dream. Following a lengthy search for a Puerto Rican donor, the new mommies now face the realities of gay parenting, from the legalities around guardianship to the Who’s your daddy? question.
September 10th – “A Baby Reunion”
Alabama-native Heather fell even harder for her husband Alex after meeting his loving Latino family. And although her new family is worlds away from her challenging upbringing and estranged mom, Heather is looking forward to tackling motherhood. But the delivery of baby boy Xane Alberto brings an unexpected and overwhelming emotion that encourages her to reunite with her birth mother.
September 17th “A Multi-Faith Baby”
An office romance quickly turned into a faith-driven marriage for Adriana and Brett. Following their courtship, the couple eagerly awaited the birth of their baby boy, but were devastated with the news of a stillborn. After sharing their experience with a local support group and regaining their strength, beautiful Baby Vienna came into their world. And what better way to celebrate a new daughter than with both a Jewish baby-naming ceremony and a catholic baptism!
September 24th – “Championing Down Syndrome”
High school sweethearts Ceceliz and Juan Fernando migrated to the States for college, where they rekindle their romance and tied the knot. At their delivery, they were shocked by the news that their baby had Down syndrome. The initial shock took a while to overcome, but bringing baby Valentina home quickly empowered them champion the cause, and give her a normal life. Recently gracing the cover of People Magazine, Valentina’s busy schedule includes a modeling gig as the new face of Miami swimsuit designer Dolores Cortes and meeting dignateries including an upcoming visit with the Vice President of Ecuador.
About Eli Jas
Season two of launches with a spanking-new music video of “De Nuevo”, featuring the multicultural Latina Eli Jas. Tr3s introduced Eli Jas as part of its Descubre & Download artist in January 2012 and her debut single "Tú Me Haces Volar” drew thousands of downloads making her the most successful D&D to date. Born in Chelsea, in the borough of Manhattan, the 20 year old is shaking up the Latin music industry with her R&B phrases, pop melodies and sultry voice. Her unique mash up of pop production over Bachata grooves is incredibly infectious, a style that stems from the authenticity of Eli Jas.
About Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más
Tr3s: MTV, Música y Más, owned and operated by Viacom International Media Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), reaches 6.1 million Hispanic TV households (45% of US Hispanic Total TV HH) and 34 million total TV households. The network’s programming embraces the trilogy of cultures that represents Latino life – Latin American plus American equals US Latino - through original productions, key acquisitions, and content from MTV Networks’ portfolio of entertainment brands. Tr3s embraces the key lifestyle aspects of Latino identity -- milestones, making it and music -- as well as social responsibility through its initiative “Agentes de Cambio”, which tackles issues that affect Latinos today. The network also taps into the growing number of Latinos that are digitally connected through www.tr3s.com.