TELEMUNDO DOCUMENTARY “MR. TRUMP, PARDON THE INTERRUPTION” AIRS SEP. 29

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[Telemundo Trump Documentary]
Luis Fernández, Executive Vice President of Noticias Telemundo: “With this special, Telemundo develops a new standard in Spanish-language journalism. The documentary analyzes the impact the Trump presidency has had on the Latino community, led by Jordi Évole, one of the most relevant and influential Spanish-speaking journalists.”
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New Telemundo documentary explores impact Trump Administration has had on Latino community.

Telemundo announced the broadcast of “Mr. Trump, disculpe las molestias” (“Mr. Trump, pardon the interruption”), a documentary directed by acclaimed Spanish journalist Jordi Évole on Sunday, September 29 at 7 PM/ 6 C.

In “Mr. Trump, disculpe las molestias,” Évole interviews community members, celebrities and prominent figures across the country tapping into their hopes, beliefs and contradictions, while gauging the Latino community’s wide-ranging perceptions about the Trump administration.

“With this special, Telemundo develops a new standard in Spanish-language journalism. The documentary analyzes the impact the Trump presidency has had on the Latino community, led by Jordi Évole, one of the most relevant and influential Spanish-speaking journalists,” said Luis Fernández, Executive Vice President of Noticias Telemundo.

"Coming to the United States and being able to collaborate with Telemundo is a dream come true. We hope we can live up to the standards Latinos deserve,” said Évole.

In “Mr. Trump, disculpe las molestias,” Évole visits cities around the U.S., including El Paso, Miami, Tucson and Washington, D.C., plus the city of Juarez on the Mexican/US border. Along the way, journalists, elected officials and celebrities share the screen with local Latino community residents, to offer a first-hand testimony of their experiences under the current administration.

The documentary follows the format of Évole’s hit show on Spanish television, “Salvados,” which, this last year, has featured appearances by top newsmakers such as Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who spoke with Évole in the midst of the ongoing crisis in that country; and Pope Francis, who sat down for one of the very few interviews he has granted.

“Mr. Trump, disculpe las molestias” represents an opportunity for Évole to reach a new audience with his unique approach to analyzing current events. The program is a production by Producciones del Barrio.

About Noticias Telemundo:

Noticias Telemundo is a leading news provider for U.S. Hispanics. Its award-winning television news broadcasts, airing from the Telemundo Center, include the daily newscast "Noticias Telemundo" with José Díaz Balart, "Noticias Telemundo Fin de Semana" with Julio Vaqueiro, "Noticias Telemundo Mediodía" with Felicidad Aveleyra, the "Un Nuevo Día" news segment with Paulina Sodi, and the Sunday current affairs show "Enfoque con José Díaz-Balart." The "Noticias Telemundo Digital Team" provides continuous content to U.S. Hispanics via its growing online and mobile platforms. "Noticias Telemundo Investiga" produces investigative reports and in-depth documentaries. "Noticias Telemundo Planeta Tierra" with Vanessa Hauc offers environmental and climate change related information. In addition, "Noticias Telemundo" produces award-winning news specials, documentaries and news events such as political debates, forums and town halls.

About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises:

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 30 local stations, 50 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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