MundoFox Announces New Original Drama Series “Corazones Blindados”
The following is an unedited press release:
Top Colombian Police Series Based on Real Cases Features Action, Romance
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MundoFox, the newly launched U.S. Spanish language broadcast network, is proud to announce its newest original series “CORAZONES BLINDADOS” (“Armored Hearts”), set to air Monday through Friday at 8PM/7C starting Monday, Oct. 22.
A top hit in Colombia, “CORAZONES BLINDADOS,” with its cast of new Latino talent, tells the story of police force partners, Diana Ochoa and Raul Avila, played by Majida Issa and Andres Sandoval, who fall in love amidst fighting crime in Bogotá.
“CORAZONES BLINDADOS” is based on real life cases faced by the National Police Force of Colombia. Each daily hour-long episode was shot on location in high-definition in Bogotá. The series also has special scenes shot at the National School of Operations (CENOP), the military academy where Special Forces from Colombia and other countries train.
Packed with action, romance and suspense, “CORAZONES BLINDADOS” portrays relevant and controversial topics about everyday life such as women working in roles traditionally held by men, the difficulties faced by law enforcement officers, single working mothers, workplace romance, betrayal and the internal struggle to leave the past behind and give love a fighting chance.
“We are proud to bring the first original police drama series in Spanish to the U.S. TV market,” said Emiliano Saccone, President of MundoFox. “At MundoFox, our main focus is to entertain, inform and challenge…always taking bold strides by providing our audience with viewing options they can’t find elsewhere. The success of `CORAZONES BLINDADOS’ is a great addition to our current programming portfolio and we are confident that our audience will respond very positively to this great storyline.”
MundoFox currently has a base of 50 affiliate stations in markets representing nearly 80% of U.S. Hispanic households. The network is available on broadcast over-the-air television, as well as through cable, satellite and telco providers. Please visit www.mundofox.com for local channel listings.
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 1.2 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 new network, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, launched on August 13, 2012.
For more information, visit MundoFox online at http://us.mundofox.com.