The Global Phenomenon Arrives for the First Time in Spanish for U.S. Latino Viewers with the Participation of Belinda, Chino & Nacho, Angélica María and Poncho de Anda
Los Angeles, CA – MundoFox announced today that El Factor X will premiere on Monday July 29th. Following the massive success of The X Factor in the U.S. and around the world, this original Spanish-language version will feature young contestants from 8 to 15 years old and will give U.S. Latino viewers the opportunity to choose the next young Latino superstar or breakout music group. The globally renowned show will air on MundoFoxMonday through Friday at 7PM/6C.
Recently, the show’s host, Poncho de Anda, and the four judges—award-winning Latin recording artists Belinda, Chino & Nacho, and Latin American television and music icon, “La Novia de México” (Mexico’s Sweetheart), Angélica María—traveled to and searched various key U.S. cities, and succeeded in finding young, charismatic, and talented Hispanic singers from all over the U.S. to appear on El Factor X.
El Factor X is a production by FremantleMedia Latin America for MundoFox. The music competition format is a worldwide phenomenon with more than 500 million viewers across 17 countries. “The X Factor” format is owned by Syco, a global music, television and film production joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music Entertainment. For the latest information on El Factor X fans can visit http://www.mundofox.com/
MundoFox is a joint venture between Fox International Channels (FIC), News Corporation’s international multi-media 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 1.4 billion households worldwide with primetime comedies, dramas and daytime series, as well as factual, sports and lifestyle programming. Additionally both operate and program cable networks and twenty-four-hour global news channels. The network, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, launched in fall 2012.