We already talked about Legacy: Jennifer Lopez, the biopic about the pop icon that´s going to kick off the network relaunch programming at NUVOtv. But did you really think that was it? Of course not, as NUVOtv is bringing aling four more specials to premiere as part of the relaunch campaign.
An all-new roster of top-tier talent, which includes Mario Lopez, Grammy award-winning music producer Rodney “Dark Child” Jerkins and comedian and actress Anjelah Johnson, rounds out the weekend’s stellar programming block.
NUVOtv’s re-launch weekend will feature its new on-air look with a sleek new logo and color palette along with the tag line – We Are It. Rebrand initiatives beginning July 1 also include a full refresh of the network website www.mynuvotv.com and heavier program integration of NUVOtv talent and network partners.
The new shows include:
Thursday, July 18 – 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
STEP TO IT – a never-before-seen behind-the-scenes look at the lives of professional back-up dancers on world tour with global icon and entertainer, Jennifer Lopez. This docu-series follows the journey of eight professional dancers performing night after night, across the continents, giving it their all, falling in love, dealing with injury, as they pursue their ultimate passion for dance. (1-hour special)
Thursday, July 18 – 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
HOUSE OF JOY – a docu-series featuring Grammy award-winning producer, Rodney “Dark Child” Jerkins, producer for some of today’s hottest stars (Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and many others), who is married to Joy Enriquez, a Mexican-American former pop-star who put her promising career on hold to raise a family. Now, Rodney is tasked with the challenge of reigniting his wife’s music career as he balances life with Joy’s extended family, all living under one roof. (1-hour series premiere)
Saturday, July 20 – 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
ANJELAH JOHNSON: THE HOMECOMING SHOW – a hilarious, exclusive, 90-minute comedy special featuring comedian, actress and YouTube sensation Anjelah Johnson of “Bon Qui Qui” and “Nail Salon” fame. (90-minute special)
Saturday, July 20 – 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
MARIO LOPEZ: ONE-ON-ONE – a Hollywood insider interview format show featuring a broad array of influential Latino superstars. Mario sits down with good friend Eva Longoria along with comedian George Lopez; international singing sensation and icon, Gloria Estefan; music artists Pepe Aguilar and Juanes, as well as other revered Latino figures. (30-minute special)
And here´s a video of Mario Lopez with Boxer Victor Ortiz
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