Wednesday, July 19, 2006


Telemundo Announces Start Of Production For Their New Reality Show, QUINCEAÑERA: MAMÁ QUIERO SER ARTISTA Hosted by Alan Tacher, the show marks the first production from the recently announced partnership with world-renowned hit maker Nostromo

Telemundo announced that it will begin production of QUINCEAÑERA: MAMÁ QUIERO SER ARTISTA, its first project with Nostromo, an industry leader in the production of reality series and game shows. QUINCEAÑERA: MAMÁ QUIERO SER ARTISTA will be a spectacular talent competition where 10 contestants, between the ages of 14 and 15, will fight for a chance to turn into reality their dream of becoming a star. The show is scheduled to air this fall during Telemundo′s weekend programming line-up.

QUINCEAÑERA: MAMÁ QUIERO SER ARTISTA will be hosted by renowned Mexican television personality, Alan Tacher ("La Academia"). The production will be lead by veteran producer and entertainment director, Giorgio Aresu and will operate with a team of more than 250 people.

The competition will take place in a beautiful stage, inspired by those of ancient Rome, which will be more than 1,200 square meters (almost 4,000 square feet) and which will be illuminated by more than 30,000 watts, enough to light-up two football fields. The audience, of approximately 3,600 people throughout the duration of the program, will show their support to the "quinceañeras" who will spend more than 2,500 hours with well-known voice and dance coaches, take part in 300 wardrobe changes, execute 10,000 dance steps and sing approximately 300 songs throughout the competition.

With more than 25 years experience, Giorgio Aresu and Alan Tacher have developed, produced and hosted some of the best known reality and game shows in Spain, Mexico and Italy, including "Gente con Chispa," "Desafío de Estrellas," "Aplauso, Aplauso," "Chispa Musical," and their most famous hit, "La Academia."