The Nationwide Search For Television’s Next Hispanic Rising Star Begins





The Nationwide Search For Television’s Next Hispanic Rising Star Begins
Friday, September 23rd At Carlos Albizu University


MIAMI, FL – SEPTEMBER 20, 2011 – “Protagonistas, el Reality,” The Univision Network’s new reality competition show set to debut this fall, will hold open auditions in Miami on Friday, September 23rd beginning at 7:00 AM at Carlos Albizu University. Famed Mexican actor and presenter Ernesto Laguardia, host of the program which will also feature an expert panel of judges and professional coaches, will be on-site to meet contestants as they vie for the coveted title of Univision’s new protagonista in the first season of the show.


“Protagonistas, el Reality” will look for the nation’s most talented men and women as they compete for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make their onscreen debut in one of Univision’s upcoming network productions. Hopeful young contestants from across the country will compete in a number of challenges to make it to the top 20, from where only 12 actors and actresses who prove they can act, sing, dance and host will make the final cut and move into the “Protagonistas, el Reality” studio house in Miami.



Miami Audition
Friday, September 23rd – 7:00 A.M. to 12 NOON

Carlos Albizu University
2173 NW 99th Avenue

Miami, FL 33172

Miami audition:


Participants can log on to, keyword: “Protagonistas” for a registration form, rules and conditions, as well as a complete list of documents required at the time of audition.  All audition locations, dates and updates are also available on’s online and mobile sites.  See here for specific information on the Miami event.  Following the auditions, fans can view recaps, video and photos directly from the venue. 


To audition, participants must be between 18 to 28 years of age, Spanish-speaking and legal residents of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.  All auditions will be held from 7:00 AM to 12:00 NOON (local time). 

Complete online and mobile coverage of “Protagonistas, el Reality” will also be available on once the show begins, including exclusive videos, character bios and photos, the latest news and interviews with the participants and online forums for fans to comment and share with friends.


“Protagonistas, el Reality” is produced by Univision Studios and Imagina US.


[EDITOR’S NOTE: For more information on PROTAGONISTAS, EL REALITY, please visit]


Contacts:        Clara Pablo / Univision                                   Leslie Juarez / PMK*BNC

305-471-3915                                                  310-854-4838                           



About Univision Communications Inc

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the premier media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching 97% of U.S. Hispanic households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 86% of U.S. Hispanic households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, and a suite of six cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Clásico TV; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company’s platforms; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations and 70 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive Media, a network of national and local online and mobile sites including, which continues to be the #1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit


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