Fusion: A New ABC-Univision TV Network For Millennial Hispanics Launched By Combined 'GMA' And 'Despierta America' Show [VIDEO]

GMA and Despierta America
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What happens when the two biggest morning shows in America join forces with the newest team in morning TV? Well, one major historic television event in two languages that you will witness next Monday, Oct. 28, when Univision's "Despierta America" and ABC's "Good Morning America" get together for a day to celebrate the launch of Fusion, a news, pop culture, and satire TV and digital network in a morning television mega broadcast. These two shows, which are America's #1 morning shows in English and Spanish, will simulcast portions of their broadcast to both television networks, a combined audience of over 6 million viewers.

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The morning mega event will see Karla Martinez and Raul Gonzalez of "Despierta America" joining the "GMA" team live in Times Square while ABC's Lara Spencer and Sam Champion will travel to Miami to be live from the "Despierta America" set. Plus, the hosts of "The Morning Show" on Fusion, Pedro Andrade, Mariana Atencio and Yannis Pappas, will join the festivities at "Despierta America" to mark the first time the three morning shows broadcast together in two languages. It will all go down next Monday starting at 7 a.m. ET/PT.

And in case you were wondering what Fusion is all about, is a new network that will engage and champion a young, diverse, and inclusive America with a unique mix of smart and irreverent original reporting, lifestyle content and comedy programming. Fusion will launch in millions of households nationwide on October 28 as six major distributors have already agreed to carry the cable network including Cablevision, Charter, Cox, AT&T U-Verse, Verizon FiOS and Google Fiber. You can follow the team online at Fusion.net and @ThisIsFusion on Twitter. This is a joint venture between Univision Communications Inc. and the Disney/ABC Television Network that was announced on May 7, 2012.

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Maria G. Valdez

Born and raised Dominican living in New York (do not confuse with Dominican-York), who claims to be Sofia Vergara’s long lost daughter and who has an unhealthy obsession with JLo. Associate Editor of Latin Times, overseeing the editorial operation and content strategy of the website. Trained journalist and musical theater performer with solid entertainment instincts. Experience covering human interest stories and social and large scale events with focus on Latino entertainment. Maria began her career in journalism in her native Dominican Republic where she worked for Ritmo Social, one of the country's most prestigious magazines, and as on-air co-host of a radio variety show.