June 28, 2006
Channel 11's "Houstonisimo" Spotlights Soccer in Houston
Houston -- KHOU-TV Channel 11 will broadcast the third installment of "Houstonisimo" on Saturday, July 8th at 6:30 p.m. The thirty-minute program previews what's hot in the Houston Hispanic community.
"Houstonisimo" host Nellie Gonzalez gets her game face ready as she learns Soccer 101 first hand from Houston Dynamo forwards Alejandro Moreno and Ronald Cerritos. Their introduction will give Channel 11 viewers insight into the soccer mania that has taken over the city. Nellie will give viewers a glimpse into the lives of two of the hottest Latino sensations to hit the soccer field.
Race to finish line with Nellie as she visits with Brazilian race car driver, Danilo Dirani during his stop at the Houston Grand Prix and find out what he does during his time off the track.
"Houstonisimo" viewers will savor some of the best Latin cuisine without leaving town. Come along as Nellie sets out to find the best margarita in Houston and discover the place this Mexican drink calls home.
"We're pleased to bring this entertaining show to our local audience," says Gonzalez. "It captures the diversity of the Houston community."
"Houstonisimo" which means the ultimate Houston, is a program reaching Houston's diverse community. The program airs quarterly on Channel 11 and is hosted by native Houstonian, Nellie Gonzalez. Gonzalez is a regular contributor of Channel 11's morning show, "Great Day Houston." In addition, she co-hosted Channel 11's 2006 Rodeo special, "Stars of the Rodeo."
"Houstonisimo" is produced by Marco Bracamontes. Don Graham is the executive producer.
KHOU-TV is part of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with 7,700 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 19 television stations, six of which are in the 15 largest U.S. broadcast markets. The Company also owns or operates seven cable news channels and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's daily newspapers are The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). The Company also publishes specialty publications targeting young adults and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and Al Dia in Dallas/Fort Worth, and El D and La Prensa in Riverside. Belo operates more than 30 Web sites associated with its operating companies. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Carey Hendrickson, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6626.