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Azteca 54 to Launch Dr. Pacheco Health Show in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Azteca 54, the flagship Azteca America station in Los Angeles, is pleased to announce the launch of a new health program with one of the most recognized doctors in the Latino community, Dr. Pacheco. The program will air weekdays, starting Monday, July 29 at 8:30am and will focus on bringing the audience reliable and practical health information that will encourage good eating habits, exercise and lifestyle tips to promote a healthier living. Dr. Pacheco's show is all about learning to keep a healthy mind, body and spirit to have a positive physical effect.

Dr. Pacheco has received numerous awards and recognitions for his accomplishments in the medical field and his involvement in the Hispanic community. He is known for his extensive humanitarian activities through numerous fund raising events as well as through his television and radio work.

"We are very excited to have Dr. Pacheco on our air to provide valuable and relevant information to our audience as part of our commitment to keeping our community informed," said Khaled Abdelwahed, Vice President and General Manager of Azteca 54.

The interactive format allows audiences to get answers to their health questions in the daily segment, "Preguntale al Doctor" (Ask the Doctor). Dr. Pacheco is also very focused on keeping kids healthy and he will address many of the health risks that affect Hispanic children, including obesity and diabetes.

In addition to important healthcare issues, Dr. Pacheco will also be updating audiences on key health policy changes including federal healthcare mandates.

Dr. Pacheco show will air Monday-Friday at 8:30 am on Azteca 54.

About Azteca America

Azteca America engages Spanish-language viewers by creating unique, passionate and enlightening content that is relevant to the daily lives of our audience. Wholly owned by Mexican broadcaster Azteca, S.A.B de C.V., the second-largest producer of Spanish language content in the world. Azteca America complements its Mexican programs with an innovative lineup of shows from third-party producers and distributors to ensure the finest programming for its audience. The company provides tailored, multi-platform advertising solutions for clients seeking to reach the most dynamic consumer group in the country.

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CONTACT: Widad Leal (818) 630-6000 wleal@aztecaamerica.com

Source: Azteca America