April 2, 2007
Channel 11's Houstonisimo to Air
HOUSTON -- Channel 11 will broadcast "Houstonisimo" on Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. The thirty-minute program previews what's hot in the Houston Hispanic community.
The special includes an interview with movie directors Quentin Tarantino and Texas native Robert Rodriguez they prepare for the release of the new film, "Grindhouse." The directors talk with host Nellie Gonzalez about working together and with some of Hollywood's biggest names.
The show also includes a stop in Florida to visit with Houston's newest outfielder, Carlos Lee. The Panamanian talks about his life in Houston and his plans for a winning season. Other Astros players talk about Lee and the contribution he is expected to make to the team. Nellie also gives viewers an inside look at the Astros clubhouse.
Nellie takes tango to the next level as she visits a Houston hot spot that offers singles a chance to learn the famous Latin dance and mingle with others. The show also includes a visit to Caf Piquet, a local eatery offering authentic Cuban cuisine.
"Houstonisimo," which means the ultimate Houston, is a program featuring 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."
"Houstonisimo" is produced by Marco Bracamontes. Don Graham is the executive producer.
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