NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. ("SBS") (Nasdaq:SBSA) today announced the anticipated return of award-winning Latino radio talent, Luis Jimenez, to weekday mornings on WPAT-FM (Amor 93.1FM).
The new morning-drive show, "Sin Censura con Luis Jimenez" ("Luis Jimenez – Uncensored") will air weekdays from 6am to 10am and will include a supporting cast of co-hosts, pranksters and outlandish characters.
Jimenez has long been a mainstay of popular, cutting-edge Latino humor, having previously ranked #1 in the overall New York radio ratings as host of "El Vacilón de la Mañana" ("the Morning Jive") on sister station WSKQ-FM (Mega 97.9 FM) during the past two decades.
"I'm excited to be back home at SBS," crooned Jimenez, "and I'm looking to shake things up again on WPAT mornings - including giving my old gang at WSKQ a run for their money."
"Luis is a uniquely gifted entertainer and we're thrilled at the opportunity of presenting him to his legion of fans in New York City on WPAT 93.1FM, on selected stations throughout the country over Aire Radio Networks and globally via the LaMusica Smartphone App," stated SBS Chairman and CEO, Raúl Alarcón.
About Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is the largest publicly traded Hispanic-controlled media and entertainment Company in the United States. SBS owns and operates 20 radio stations in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco and Puerto Rico, airing the Tropical, Mexican Regional, Spanish Adult Contemporary, Spanish Oldies and Urbano format genres. SBS also operates AIRE Radio Networks, a national radio platform which creates, distributes and markets leading Spanish-language radio programming to over 100 affiliated stations reaching 88% of the U.S. Hispanic audience. The Company also owns and operates MegaTV, a television operation with over-the-air, cable and satellite distribution and affiliates throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. SBS also produces live concerts and events and owns 21 bilingual websites, including Lamusica.com, an online destination and mobile app providing content related to Latin music, entertainment, news and culture. For more information, visit us online at www.spanishbroadcasting.com.
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