Mun2 Upfront: Regional Mexican Shows Lead with 'Alerta Zero' and 'Larrymania'

Larry Hernandez at The Billboard Mexican Music Awards, October 21, 2011.

Mun2, the bilingual cable network, has announced a slate of new and original programming. New content includes the music reality show "Alerta Zero," which is about a group of young Chicago-based regional Mexican band members on the road. And there's the return of "Larrymania" featuring singer/songwriter Larry Hernandez.

During an upfront presentation in New York, executives of the network announced the return of "Larrymania," which chronicles the singer/songwriter during his personal and professional life. New to the schedule is former Alacranes Musical crooner Memo Ibarra who stars in "Alerta Zero." Ibarra, who will be part of a regional Mexican panel at the Billboard Latin Conference on April 24 in Miami, appears with his Chicago-based bandmates who are seen behind-the-scenes while on tour. The show debuts on May 11.

Also premiering on the network is "Horoscopos," featuring sibling act Vicky and Marisol Terrazas known as the popular band Horoscopos de Durango. 

Other network highlights includes "Premios Billboard de la Musica Latina," which premiers on April 27 as a three-hour special featuring big names in Latin music including Carlos Vives, Gerardo Ortiz, Marc Anthony and Juan Luis Guerra.

Musical offerings also include "Al Tiro Con La Bronca" featuring radio DJ La Bronca and "mun2POP!" featuring Guad and Emeruade in a one-hour weekly original show about trends in the entertainment world.

Car culture magazine show "Dub Latino" also returns featuring artists such as Gerardo Ortiz, Roberto Tapia and Prince Royce. "Reventon," featuring hosts Yarel Ramos and La Bronca, focuses on regional Mexican music trends and is also back on the schedule.


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