The following was issued by WWE today:
WWE????’s ECW Ignites mun2
January 6, 2009
Universal City, January 6, 2009 ??? mun2 announces it will rebroadcast World Wrestling Entertainment????’s, ECW series, on Friday nights starting January 9th at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
???We???re excited to expand our partnership with WWE with this new property,??? says Alex Pels, General Manager for mun2. ???The popularity of WWE among young Latinos has prompted us to continue providing action-packed, WWE entertainment for our audience, all while building strategic partnerships for the network.???
ECW, which has been one of SCI FI??’s highest rated programs, will bring a new level of entertainment to mun2??’s 2009 line-up and comes on the heels of the unprecedented success of WWE??’s RAW on mun2.
Last year, mun2 partnered with WWE in the highly successful on-air and online ???Ultimate Quincea??era??? sweepstakes. The initiative, which celebrated WWE RAW??’s 15th Anniversary, garnered a prestigious ???Emma??? Award (Excellence in Multi-Cultural Marketing Awards) from NAMIC (National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications).
RAW can be seen every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. and Sunday night at 6 p.m. on mun2.
mun2 is the preeminent voice for bilingual Latinos in America. Launched in 2001, mun2 was the first national cable network to offer bilingual programming for U.S. bicultural Latinos. mun2 is a multiplatform youth entertainment network that offers authentic content that reflects the lifestyle of the fastest-growing segment of the Hispanic population with original, relevant and cutting-edge programs in proven genres including music, movies, sports, fashion, and social activism. The network, which reflects emerging trends in all areas of pop and youth culture that are endorsed by its bicultural audience, is available nationwide on digital and analog cable, satellite and free television. mun2 reaches over 26 million U.S. TV households and is the first-ever bilingual Latino cable network to have full subscription to the Nielsen Homevideo Index measurement service. The network is part of Telemundo Cable Networks, a division of NBC Universal TV Networks Distribution.
For your daily dose of candy, glitters and freejoles, visit http://holamun2.com, mun2’s fully interactive site featuring all things mun2. A portal for bicultural youth to experience entertainment on their terms, holamun2 features exclusive interviews, original videos, entertainment news, interaction with other mun2 fans and ways to vote for what’s next on mun2. From politics and pop to videos and video games, holamun2.com is the online destination devoted to the lifestyles of Latino youth.
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